US delays decision on ethanol in gas

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Obama administration is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the U.S. fuel supply. Last year the Environmental Protection Agency proposed to reduc... Read More

Department of Natural Resources Director Resigns

(Lincoln, NE)  Director Brian Dunnigan of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources resigned on Thursday. Director Dunnigan was appointed by Governor Heineman to the position in 2008 after serving in the Department for over 30 years. Director Dun... Read More

Bluffs man on probation to be arraigned on theft charge

A 20 year old Scottsbluff man is facing possible revocation of probation after being charged with felony theft by receiving stolen property and a minor in possession of alcohol charge. Court documents say Nebraska State Patrol investigators became... Read More

Congressional delegation blasts Obama executive order

The members of Nebraska's Congressional delegation have criticized President Obama for using another Executive Order last night to establish important federal policy. Obama's unilateral action to implement immigration reform offers deportation relief... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.6 pct in October

Nebraska's unemployment rate dropped 2-10ths of a point in October to an annually-adjusted 3.4%. That's down 4-10ths of a point from a year ago and well under the national rate for October of 5.8%...which itself was down a full 1.4-points from last O... Read More

Department of Natural Resources Director Resigns

(Lincoln, NE)  Director Brian Dunnigan of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources resigned on Thursday. Director Dunnigan was appointed by Governor Heineman to the position in 2008 after serving in the Department for over 30 years. Director Dun... Read More

NCBA Submits Comments on Standards for Grades of Carcass Beef Proposal

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association submitted comments last week regarding a proposed change in standards of grading beef. Significant changes in the industry have occurred since the late 90's when the last grade standards were published. Based... Read More

Larsen new TCD president, SWBC plans to hire 100 in next two months

New officers for the Twin Cities Development Board were elected Thursday and some positive economic development news was also announced. The positive news involved SWBC, the company that has purchased the Nationstar building. TCD Executive Directo... Read More

Conaway Ready to Work on Next Farm Bill, Immigration

Texas Republican Mike Conaway who was recently confirmed to be chairman of the House Agriculture Committee has said he’s ready to work on the next farm bill and Immigration reform. The comments come on the heels of president Obama’s executive ord... Read More

Huskers To Host Minnesota

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Both teams are coming off losses, but the vibes around Nebraska and Minnesota couldn't be more different. The 21st-ranked Cornhuskers (8-2, 4-2 Big Ten) spent the week trying to come to grips with having allowed an FBS-record 40... Read More

President Obama Outlines Immigration Reform Executive Orders

President Obama will grant legal status and work permits for five million illegal immigrants by executive order—a plan that that the American Farm Bureau claims won’t help agriculture. In a prepared statement, AFBF said “In practical terms, we ... Read More