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Nebraska watershed adopts new groundwater plan

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska watershed has adopted new groundwater protections. The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District board has adopted a new groundwater plan that limits ... Read More

NGFA Calls on Congress to Act

OMAHA (DTN) -- Leaders of the National Grain and Feed Association see some rays of hope for resolving the Section 199A boondoggle in the tax law, following some comments made by lawmakers on the topic over the past few days. NGFA issued a news relea... Read More

Conservatives rally behind pay raise for Nebraska lawmakers

Six years after Nebraska voters rejected a pay increase for state lawmakers, a fresh crop of senators is asking again. A legislative panel will review a proposed ballot measure Wednesday that would set lawmaker salaries at half of Nebraska's media... Read More

Cabela's headquarters employees receive buyout offers

The remaining employees at Cabela's former headquarters in western Nebraska have received buyout offers. The Omaha World-Herald reports Bass Pro Shops delivered the offers to Cabela's employees in Sidney, Nebraska, last week, but it's not clear h... Read More

Legislation Designed to Save Pollinators Introduced in House

Representatives Earl Blumenauer of Oregon and Jim McGovern of Massachusetts introduced the Saving America’s Pollinators Act. The legislation is designed to protect the health of honey bees and other critical pollinators. Estimates are that the U.S.... Read More

United Way of Western Nebraska Serving Box Butte & Dawes Counties hosting grant workshops

The United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte & Dawes Counties is hosting two grant workshops to assist non-profit organizations in completing the 2018-2019 United Way funding application. The first workshop will be held on Wednesday, F... Read More

Leaders of congressional tax-writing committees commit to fixing Section 199A of new tax law

The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) commended the leaders of the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees for their statements committing to addressing as soon as possible the unintended consequences of Section 199A of the Tax Cu... Read More

State Wrestling- Panhandle Brings Home 5 Golds, 26 Total Medals

Here is a rundown of medal winners from the State Wrestling Tournament that wrapped up on Saturday in Omaha. STATE CHAMPION- 106, Paul Garcia, Scottsbluff def Gabe Grice, Omaha Gross Catholic by SV 3-1 STATE CHAMPION- 285, Garrett Nelson, Scott... Read More

Huskers Look for Win at Illinois

The Nebraska men's basketball team looks to continue its push toward postseason play on Sunday afternoon, as the Huskers visit Champaign to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini. Tipoff from the State Farm Center is set for 1:30 p.m. (MT) and Sunda... Read More

WNCC baseball drops doubleheader to Miles

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team dropped a doubleheader to Miles Community College on Saturday in non-conference action at Cleveland Field. In the first game, WNCC held a 10-0 lead after two innings and then watch Miles come ba... Read More

WNCC men fall to Otero

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team battled back from a 10-point second half deficit, but in the end, the No. 23 Otero Junior College held on to capture an 86-82 Region IX South Sub-region game Saturday at Cougar Palace. ... Read More