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Gaussoin Named to National USDA Advisory Board

Roch Gaussoin, head of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been appointed to the USDA National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Econom... Read More

Fall Herbicide Application Could Help Control Marestail in Soybeans

Herbicide effectiveness on marestail depends largely on the stage of growth and size of the plants. Marestail generally is most susceptible to herbicides when it is small and still in the rosette stage of growth. Once marestail starts to bolt and exc... Read More

Three Huskers Honored with B1G Weekly Awards

Three members of the top-ranked Nebraska volleyball team were honored with weekly awards from the Big Ten Conference on Monday. Middle blocker Amber Rolfzen was named the Big Ten Player of the Week, while libero Justine Wong-Orantes was the Defens... Read More

Shepard Picks Up Preseason Honor

Lincoln - Nebraska's Jessica Shepard claimed a spot on the Preseason All-Big Ten Women's Basketball Team as chosen by the conference coaches and media for the 2016-17 season. Shepard, a 6-4 sophomore forward from Fremont, Neb., is coming off a first-... Read More


(Bloomberg)-DuPont Co is planning to sell a business making herbicides to help reduce potential antitrust sticking points to a $59 billion merger with U.S. competitor Dow Chemical Co., according to people with knowledge of the situation. Evercore ... Read More

Proposed cul-de-sac parking change to be discussed by Gering council

The Gering city council this evening will consider an ordinance to change parking regulations for cul-de-sacs in the city. The proposal would eliminate diagonal or perpendicular parking in cul-de-sacs that has been allowed since council action in ... Read More

US Ethanol Could Help Japan Achieve Greenhouse Gas Reduction

A study recently released by the U.S. Grains Council found that a significant portion of U.S.-produced corn ethanol will likely meet Japan's 50% greenhouse gas reduction threshold over gasoline, something the group said supports the case for that fue... Read More

Four members of Mitchell family hospitalized following Sunday collision

Four members of a Mitchell family whose vehicle collided with a loaded semi Sunday afternoon on the east edge of Scottsbluff remain at regional West Medical Center. The Nebraska State Patrol says two of the four are in the intensive care unit. The... Read More

Scottsbluff looking to establish committee to manage riverfront property

The City of Scottsbluff Parks and Recreation Department is looking for people interested in serving on a committee dedicated to the development of the riverfront property alongside and adjacent to the current Monument Valley Pathway and Riverside Par... Read More

Syngenta and ChemChina Miss EU Deadline for Antitrust Remedies

Syngenta AG and China National Chemical Corp. didn't submit proposed remedies to resolve potential antitrust concerns related to their planned merger by last Friday's deadline, an EU official said Monday, raising concerns about how quickly the deal w... Read More

Parents urged to take Halloween safety precautions

Nebraska health officials are reminding parents to take safety precautions on Halloween. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says taking a few simple steps can help keep kids safe while trick-or-treating. Kids should never go o... Read More