White House Issues Action Plan to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria

WASHINGTON—The White House issued the most extensive action plan ever against drug-resistant bacteria, or superbugs, seeking to curb antibiotic use at farms and hospitals—and promote tests to find... Read More

USDA Extends ARC and PLC Deadlines

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April 7, 2015, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net progra... Read More

Local DECA students excel at State Career Development Conference

Over one thousand students from 28 DECA Chapters competed at the Nebraska State Career Development Conference in Lincoln March 20-22, 2015. The conference was held at the Cornhusker Hotel. Students competed in a variety of events from written test... Read More

Dark window tint leads to jail stint

A Gering teen pulled over for having too dark of window tints on his car received much more than a citation Thursday afternoon. 19-year-old Koby Kilpatrick was pulled over on 27th Street by a Scottsbluff Police Officer for having dark tints. Du... Read More

Chadron State releases 2015 volleyball schedule

CHADRON - The Chadron State College volleyball team has released its schedule for the upcoming 2015 season. In all, the Eagles will play 20 matches, including their first-ever contest in the Chicoine Center Sept. 18 when they host Fort Lewis. The ... Read More

Huskers knock off 19th rated Grand Canyon

Phoenix, Ariz. - The 15th-ranked Nebraska sand volleyball team defeated No. 19 Grand Canyon late Thursday night, 3-2. With the victory, the Huskers are now 3-2 in the sand season. Grand Canyon fell to 5-3. The Antelopes had won three straight ent... Read More

In the cool of spring, plan for the heat of summer

As soon as the planters are in the shed, the crew at Weborg Feeding Co. near Pender, Neb., will unpack the shades in preparation for summer in the yard. The 16 portable tarp systems they’ve purchased in the last two years are just one more step in... Read More

Wheat Growers Express Concern Over IARC Glyphosate Reclassification

Washington, D.C. – March 26, 2015 – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) expressed concern about the claims of a recent, stand-alone report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that moves to reclassify glyphosate... Read More

Authorities investigating North Platte grass fire Thursday

Authorities are investigating after a grass fire burned for nearly two hours and threatened homes south of North Platte's Lake Maloney. Battalion Chief Jason Trimble of the North Platte Fire Department says he believes the fire had spread 100 acre... Read More

Colorado to defend pot law for 1st time

Colorado is defending its pot law for the first time Friday in a filing due to the U.S. Supreme Court. Friday is the deadline for Colorado to respond to a legal challenge from Oklahoma and Nebraska. The lawsuit challenges Colorado's legalizatio... Read More

Avalanche end three game skid with win against Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) _ Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night. Jarome Iginla also scored and Ryan O... Read More