USDA Expands Investments in Next-Generation Bioenergy Development

Phoenix, Ariz., Feb. 26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of up to $8.7 million in funding for bioenergy research and education efforts as well as publishing... Read More

Huskers to celebrate most successful senior class ever

The Nebraska women’s basketball team closes its 2014-15 home schedule by sending off the most successful senior class in school history when the Huskers take on Ohio State Sunday afternoon in Lincoln. Tip-off between the Big Red (20-8, 10-7 Big ... Read More

Husker men capture Big Ten indoor track and field title

GENEVA, Ohio - The Nebraska men's track and field team took home its first Big Ten Track and Field Indoor Championship on Saturday evening, running away with the trophy with 127 points at the SPIRE Institute. The Huskers entered the day... Read More

Twin Cities Legion Baseball banquet set for March 27

The WESTCO Twin Cities Baseball banquet is scheduled for Friday, March 27 at the Hampton Inn and Suites. The banquet is the main fund raiser for the organization.  You will have a chance to win $5,000.  Raffle tickets cost $100.00.  Meal ticket... Read More

Seton Hall edges Creighton by one...again

NEWARK, N.J. -- Angel Delgado's putback with 15.9 seconds left provided the winning margin as Seton Hall defeated Creighton 67-66 on Saturday afternoon in Newark, N.J. The win was the third straight game between the schools decided by one point, and ... Read More

Girls State Basketball Tournament to tipoff Thursday without Hemingford

A C2-6 District final loss, 53-to-49, to North Platte St. Pat's Saturday night in Sidney stung the Hemingford Bobcats, but it looked like the hurt would be soothed by a wild card bid to next weeks Girls State Basketball Tournament for the 21-3 team. ... Read More

Bill to change investigation, punishments of livestock cruelty cases

LINCOLN--Testimony at a public hearing Tuesday was equally divided on a bill that would change the way livestock cruelty cases are investigated and penalized. Legislative Bill 393, introduced by Sen. Ken Schilz of Ogallala, would do three things... Read More

Polar Plunge raises record $35,000 for Nebraska Special Olympics

The 4th annual Scotts Bluff County Polar Plunge blew all the previous records for participants and donating " out of the water". 143 participants, over 40% more than last year, took part in jumping into the frigid North Platte River at Riverside P... Read More

Kansas State University's Everest and Danby are top Kansas planted wheats

Kansas Wheat Alliance varieties continue to be the leading hard red winter and hard white wheat varieties planted in the state of Kansas. Both developed by Kansas State University, the top hard red winter wheat was Everest and the top hard white whea... Read More

National Wheat Foundation Announces Wheat Yield Competition

PHOENIX, AZ – February 26, 2015 – Today the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) announced the creation and implementation of a National Wheat Yield Contest during a press conference at Commodity Classic. Through the primary support of BASF, NWF is ab... Read More