Study shows divide between farmers, scientists on climage change

A Purdue University study shows farmers have a significantly different view of climate change and its causes than do scientists and climatologists. That difference is hardly surprising, but the degree... Read More

39th Great American Smoke Out today

Today is the 39th Great American Smoke Out. The American Cancer Society held the first one in 1976, and it has the same mission today: encourage smokers to quit for one day, then to quit all together. Tabi Prochazka of the Panhandle Public Health ... Read More

Yeutter Receives Farm Bureau's Highest Honor

Nebraska Farm Bureau has selected Dr. Clayton Yeutter of Eustis, Neb., as the 2014 recipient of its highest honor, the Silver Eagle Award. The award will be presented to Dr. Yeutter on Dec. 9 at the 2014 Nebraska Farm Bureau Convention in Kearney. D... Read More

Creighton rallies to beat No. 18 Oklahoma

OMAHA, Neb. - Down 42-24 early in the second half, the Creighton men's basketball team came all the way back to defeat No. 18 Oklahoma 65-63 on Wednesday, Nov. 19, before 17,393 fans in Omaha. Creighton moved to 3-0 on the season with the second-... Read More

VA meetings on Hot Springs medical center to be held today in Alliance, Scottsbluff

VA officials and representatives of the consultant preparing an Environmental Impact Statement on proposals to close the agency's Hot Springs medical center will hold open house meetings today from 1-3:00 in Alliance at Newberry's and tonight from 6-... Read More

Huskers win at Washington State

Pullman, Wash. - All five Nebraska starters finished in double figures to power the No. 16 Huskers to an 82-61 women's basketball win at Washington State on Wednesday night at Beasley Coliseum. The Huskers improved to 3-0 with their first road wi... Read More

ADM Sues Syngenta Over GE Corn

(Dow Jones) -- Archer Daniels Midland Co. sued Syngenta AG over losses the grain trader and processor said it suffered after Syngenta sold genetically engineered corn in the U.S. that had yet to win approval in China. ADM said Syngenta's push to sel... Read More

Conaway Named as House Ag Chairman

The House Republican Steering Committee this week selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee in the next Congress. "I am humbled and honored to be selected as the 50th chairman of the storied House... Read More

Defense attorney: Male jurors 'browbeat' female jurors into verdict

Defense attorney Jim Mowbray Wednesday evening accused male jurors on the Dylan Cardeilhac jury of "browbeating" women jurors  into a guilty second degree murder verdict in an impassioned rant against having teens charged as adults. The jury deli... Read More

Cardelihac convicted of second-degree murder in corrections officer's death

A Scotts Bluff County District Court jury has convicted a 16-year-old Torrington teenager of second degree murder in the Valentine's Day death of a Scotts Bluff County Corrections Officer. The jury, which returned the verdict after eight hours of ... Read More