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Huskers to Clash with Clemson in B1G/ACC Challenge

The Nebraska women's basketball team will collide with Clemson in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Thursday, Nov. 30, the Big Ten Conference announced on Wednesday. The conferenc... Read More

Five Rocks chosen as permanent venue for Balloon Glow

Organizers of the annual Old West Balloon Fest have announced that Five Rocks Amphitheater will be the permanent home for the event's Balloon Glow, which is scheduled this year for Sunday, September 3rd. The Board of Directors say the public acces... Read More

Dawes Treasurer preparing to change plea?

Dawes County Treasurer Barb Sebesta is apparently preparing to change her Not Guilty pleas to 7 misdemeanors... 6 counts of official misconduct and 1 of forgery...stemming from a state audit last year. Following a hearing by phone between her atto... Read More

Fundraiser brings in close to $19K for Bayard families

The Rafferty and Liakos benefit cattle auction at Platte Valley Livestock on Monday, June 26, brought in $18,936.67. "We had a fair crowd and there were certainly several folks who did more than their fair share," said Jerry Weekes owner of Platte... Read More

Settlement Reached in 'Pink Slime' Defamation Lawsuit

ABC says it has reached a settlement with a South Dakota meat producer that filed a more than $1 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on the company's lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed ``pink slime.'' ABC spok... Read More

Thune Urges USDA to Reverse Requirement to Destroy Usable CRP Hay

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), a longtime member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, on June 27 urged U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to reverse a USDA requirement that would force farmers and ranchers to destroy useable... Read More

Kansas Farmers Say Wheat Yields Lower Than Last Year

Harvest has been rolling in Sublette since June 16. Zach Laffrey, of McCoy Grain Co, says yields have been average for their area. He reported about 150,000-200,000 bushels of wheat have been taken in since harvest started. He said harvest won't b... Read More

Strong storm leaves its mark on Scottsbluff and beyond Tuesday evening

A couple of waves of thunderstorms blew across eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska yesterday and last evening.  The earlier round brought rain, hail and strong winds to many areas including half inch hail reported at Lodegepole at 5:15 p.m. A c... Read More

Hall County Farmer's Weed Problem Becomes Taxpayer Problem

Taxpayers step into a thorny situation, over overgrown weeds near Alda. And it could cost big bucks to deal with.  The Hall County weed superintendent says a farmer west of Grand Island left about 1,400 acres unplanted this spring. Noxious weed... Read More

ChemChina Promises Growth

BASEL, Switzerland (DTN) -- Syngenta and its new owner, ChemChina, wasted little time basking in the satisfaction of a long-fought acquisition. ChemChina Chairman Ren Jianxin explains his goals for Syngenta's growth during a press conference a... Read More

Jail calls from Lexington helps FBI nab

Authorities say a Montana man accused of shooting at a Kansas state trooper is a bank robber dubbed "the AK-47 bandit" by the FBI. Stephen Woolery, special agent in charge of the FBI in Los Angeles, said Tuesday that Richard Gathercole of Roundup,... Read More