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Stabenow States Concern with Clovis Nomination

Senate Agriculture Committee Ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow is concerned that Sam Clovis is not qualified to be an Agriculture Department Undersecretary. In a statement last week, Stabenow said: ... Read More

Grant applications being taken to promote outdoor recreation

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting grant applications for parks, outdoor facilities and other projects promoting outdoor recreation. The grants are funded by the Land and Water Conservation Fund, a program administered by the Nat... Read More

UW private donations lower than last year, but still high

Private donations to the University of Wyoming have fallen significantly from the year before, but officials say giving remains at a high level. UW received $52.7 million from private donors in fiscal year 2017, which ended June 30. In fiscal yea... Read More

Nebraska Forest Service promoting forest management to reduce wildfires

The Nebraska Forest Service would like to work with forest landowners in the Wildcat Hills and Pine Ridge areas to reduce the timber that could lead to wildfires. The Wildcat Hills, Pine Ridge and Niobrara Valley forests in the Valentine area are ... Read More

Gabel announces bid for Governor

Krystal Gabel is formally announcing her run for Governor, challenging Gov. Pete Ricketts for the Republican bid in the 2018 Nebraska Republican Primary. In November 2016, Gabel (I) advanced to the General Election for Metropolitan Utilities Distr... Read More

Spring Wheat Tour Preview

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- When crop scouts hit the road next week for the Wheat Quality Council's annual Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour, they'll take plenty of water, said tour organizer and council president Dave Green. It's a pity they can't take ... Read More

University of Nebraska looking to revitalize Greek life

An ongoing partnership between fraternities, sororities, advisers and university staff has launched at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to find the path toward a national model of Greek life. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the initiative... Read More

Scotts Bluff Celtic Gathering moving to new location, date

  The Scotts Bluff Celtic Gathering Executive team announces their decision to move the Celtic event to Five Rocks Amphitheater in Gering. President Andrew Hunzeker states, “We are excited to move the event to Five Rocks. We have already ou... Read More

B-7 Legion Tournament: Friday scores, Saturday schedule

Here's a look at the B-7 legion baseball tournament being held at Oregon Trail Park in Gering. Day one scores from Friday... Sidney               0         1       6 Gering PVC   10       6       1 WP: Chris Palomo (5... Read More

Nebraska high court rejects Norfolk bank killer's appeal

The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected a postconviction appeal by a death-row inmate who helped carry out one of the deadliest bank shootings in U.S. history. The state's high court on Friday upheld a lower court decision rejecting _without an ev... Read More

Dairy Queen raising money for Children's hospitals on Thursday's Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen is encouraging people to eat dessert later this week to help raise money for children's hospitals. The restaurant chain will donate at least $1 from every Blizzard sold Thursday as part of the annual fundraiser  to benefit Children's... Read More