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NPPD asking customers to reduce electric usage

Due to high demand for electricity today, Nebraska Public Power District and local electric utilities are requesting that residents, businesses, irrigators, and industry voluntarily cut back on the ... Read More

Ethanol Supporters Not Happy with EPA's RVO Decision, Praise for Infrastructure

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2014, 2015 and 2016. Unfortunately, the EPA continues to cling to the “blend wall” methodology that false... Read More

Decision on Bridgeport Police department on the council agenda Tuesday

A definitive decision on the future of the Bridgeport Police Department may be only a few days away. The Morrill County Commissioners earlier this week agreed to offer a proposal that would have the Sheriff's office hire four deputies to provide l... Read More

Fort Morgan sweeps Gering

Gering Platte Valley Companies traveled to Fort Morgan, Colorado for a doubleheader Thursday and came home with their first two losses of the young season. Fort Morgan won the opener 5-to-3 and took the night cap 4-to-1. Gering took a 3-to-0 le... Read More

Late collapse dooms Zephyrs

Westco Zephyrs head coach Mark Moran said before the game that Cheyenne, Post 6 would be the best team that will visit Cleveland Field this season.  Through five innings the Zephyrs were hanging right with Cheyenne, leading 2-to-1, before the roof c... Read More

World Pork Expo Begins Wednesday

Next week - 20,000 pork producers and other professionals around the world will join at the World Pork Expo - the world’s largest pork-specific trade show - in Des Moines, Iowa. National Pork Producers Council President Ron Prestage says World Pork... Read More

Five Huskers advance

Austin, Texas – Five members of the Nebraska track and field team punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships with their performances on Thursday at the NCAA West Preliminary Round at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the University of Texas campus. ... Read More

(VIDEO) LePorte to retire from KRVN Radio

Longtime KRVN Farm Director Mike LePorte will retire on June 1, 2015 after 25 years with the radio station. LePorte started his broadcast career in 1966 and his Farm Broadcast career in 1983. Since 1990 he has been at KRVN and the Rural Radio Network... Read More

Unicameral's resolution urges FRA to support two person trains

The Unicameral has passed a non-binding resolution sponsored by Senator Al Davis of Hyannis that urges the Federal Railroad Administration to adopt a rule that "ensures public safety and promotes the efficient movement of freight, while supporting in... Read More

EPA Rules Would Restrict Pesticides, Protect Pollinators

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new pesticide label restrictions designed to protect managed bees used as part of pollination services from foliar applications during bloom, according to a document released by the agency Thursda... Read More

Scottsbluff boys golf team wins Class B state title

Using the combination of talented player and great depth the Scottsbluff Bearcats boys golf team captured the Class B team title Thursday afternoon in Grand Island. Scottsbluff bested runner-up Beatrice 636 to 640. The Bearcats entered today with ... Read More