U.S. Biodiesel industry Challenges EU Trade Barriers

WASHINGTON -The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) on Tuesday filed comments with the European Commission challenging unfair trade duties that have blocked U.S. biodiesel from being exported to Europe sin... Read More

Alliance hearing today on proposed expansion of Highway 385

        Panhandle leaders hope for a good turnout later today at a Nebraska Department of Roads public hearing in Alliance on the draft environmental assessment for widening Highway 385 to 4 lanes from Alliance to the L-62A junction south of A... Read More

Heineman Worries Corrections Investigation Becoming Politically Motivated

The state senator heading the special legislative committee investigating practices at the Corrections Department told the Omaha World Herald he'll subpoena memos and emails regarding how the governor, attorney general and others determined which inm... Read More

New Calculator Can Help Soybean Farmers with Seed Decisions

ST. LOUIS - Facing lower soybean cash prices this year, farmers are looking for opportunities to add to theirbottom lines. Growing identity-preserved (IP) soybeans is one option for additional profit opportunities, but the costs can seem overwhelming... Read More

Decent rains and prices lift US winter wheat area

Hard red winter wheat seedings will lead a rise in US wheat area for 2015, as rainy weather in the southern Plains, and a relatively strong insurance price, attract farmers to the grain. The International Grains Council, forecasting the biggest wo... Read More

The Meat Industry Hall of Fame introduces  the Class of 2014

During a moving and occasionally humorous event held at the Charleston Place Hotel in Charleston, SC on September 13, "One of the most distinguished Classes to be inducted into the Meat Industry Hall of Fame joined the ranks of our five previous Clas... Read More

Texas firm purchases Nationstar building, more layoffs for Nationstar

Twin Cities Development Executive Director Rawnda Pierce  announced Tuesday a  diversified financial services company based out of San Antonio, Texas  has purchased the Nationstar Mortgage building in Scottsbluff.  SWBC employs nearly 2,000 peopl... Read More

Review hearing delayed for 70's Sutherland family murderer

A judge has postponed an annual review hearing for a man who killed six members of a western Nebraska family in 1975. Lincoln County District Judge Donald Rowlands rescheduled the hearing for Erwin Simants to Nov. 18. Simants has lived at the L... Read More

Blackburn Named National Sorghum Producers Director of Operations

LUBBOCK, Texas — The National Sorghum Producers has named Jennifer Blackburn director of operations. Blackburn previously held the position as NSP’s communications coordinator four and a half years before taking on this new role. She has also ... Read More

NU and Michigan State Could Turn Into Shootout

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) _ No. 10 Michigan State is off to a historic start on offense and faces another high-scoring team in No. 19 Nebraska to open Big Ten play on Saturday night. Michigan State (3-1) has scored 201 points through four games, best ... Read More

Kimball phone service restored, Minatare still asking for reduced water use.

Minatare residents are being asked to limit their use of water due to the large amounts of rain the town has received in the last 48 hours. The city says sewers are full and pumps are working overtime to handle the load. Residents are being asked ... Read More