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Report shows groundwater levels on the rise

The 2015 Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report reveals that much of the state is beginning to recover from the 2012-13 drought. From spring 2014 to spring 2015, water levels began ... Read More

February 05, 2016

February 05, 2016 Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 3.74 (-0.06) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 3.74 (-0.06) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 3.74 (-0.06) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 3.84 (-0.06) New Alliance / Alliance, 3.84 (-0.06) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/... Read More

Crawford couple charged with animal neglect have April 1st pre-trial date

A Crawford couple accused of improperly taking care of cattle in Sioux County are now charged with two misdemeanor counts and have a pre-trial April 1st court date. The Sioux County Court says 33 year old Calvin Vantine and his 25 year old wife Calin... Read More

Central Plains Irrigation Conference planned for Feb. 23-24

KEARNEY, Neb. – The 2016 Central Plains Irrigation Conference and Exposition will take place Feb. 23-24 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney, Nebraska. Kansas State University, Colorado State University, the University of Nebraska and th... Read More

Panhandle locations first Nebraska Tourism 2016 service sites

The Nebraska Tourism Commission has announced two panhandle locations have been chosen as the first two service sites for 2016. The first project will be the restoration of the historic Fort Robidoux Trading Post in Gering during National Tourism ... Read More

APHIS Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Biotechnology Regulations

OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA is asking for the public's input on whether the agency should draw up new rules to regulate biotechnology products, according to a notice filed in the Federal Register this week. The Animal Plant Health Inspection Service h... Read More

Nebraskan charged after cattle carcasses found at feed yard

A man faces several charges after 93 cow and calf carcasses were found at his feed yard in southern Nebraska's Furnas County. Online court records say 59-year-old Steve Clason, of Beaver City, is charged with six counts of abandoning or cruelly ne... Read More

Monument trail remains closed from December rock slide

Saddle Rock Trail at Scotts Bluff National Monument remains closed after a rock slide in December caused an estimated 25,000 to 30,000 tons of rock to cover a portion of the trail up to six feet deep. National Park Service Ranger Leslie Gaunt says... Read More

Will he, or will he not...retire?

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP)_ If this was Peyton Manning's final game, he's going out on top. The 39-year-old Broncos quarterback said immediately after winning Super Bowl 50 that he was taking some advice from Tony Dungy, his former coach when he pla... Read More

21st Century Equipment CEO inducted into Nebraska Business Hall of Fame

Panhandle businessman Owen Palm is one of the 3 newest members of the Nebraska Business Hall of Fame. Palm, President and CEO of 21st Century Equipment was inducted last week along with the late Moe Beardmore - a longtime Omaha-area car dealer, an... Read More

Producers Focus on Herd Sire Selection

Spring breeding season has arrived, and many cattle producers are likely thinking about selecting their next herd sire. This one decision could affect their profitability drastically, and with the stress of calving season, it is easy to get lost in s... Read More