Agriculture, Interior Departments partner to measure conservation impacts on water quality

ALTON, Ill., Oct., 2014 - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced a new partnership agreement today that will provide a clearer pict... Read More

Huskers Receive Blackshirts

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for its Saturday morning Big Ten conference showdown with Rutgers University on Tuesday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for nearly two hours inside of the Hawks Championship Ce... Read More

Farm Bill's APH Yield Exclusion to be Implemented in 2015

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Tuesday announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. The Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion, available nat... Read More

October 21, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.29 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.29 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.29 (+0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.05 (+0.01) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.28 (Basis Change) West Plains LLC/Gering, ... Read More

Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of change to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights. Gay couples began to apply for ma... Read More

October 20, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.28 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.28 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.28 (-0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.04 (-0.01) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.22 (Basis Change) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.21 (... Read More

Carhenge visitation at 47,000 for tourist season

City of Alliance Visitors Bureau Director Kevin Howard says over 47,000 people entered the Carhenge Parking lot in the six month tourist season. Howard says the city installed a car counter in early April to get an accurate number on the attractio... Read More

Variety of Topics in Wind, Solar and Transmission Sessions  at Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference

Lincoln, NE- A variety of topics concerning wind and solar power, as well as transmission issues fill the agenda for the seventh annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference being held October 29-30, 2014 at the LaVista Conference Center.  The theme of... Read More

Canada Threatens US With Tariffs

Canada is looking at slapping duties on iconic U.S. products ranging from California wine to ketchup after the World Trade Organization (WTO) found America's meat-labeling laws offside for a third time in five years. A WTO appeal panel ruled that a ... Read More

Skelton: Quality service is the priority when considering airline bids

The Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority will be making a decision Wednesday on which of four airlines submitting essential air service bids to serve the airport with flights between Scottsbluff and Denver for the next two years is the preferred one... Read More

Harms: Governor needs to accept responsibility for Corrections Dept. mistakes

State Senator John Harms says Governor Heineman needs to take more accountability for the mistakes made by the Department of Corrections in miscalculating prison sentences and releasing prisoners early. Harms says the situation was caused by Corre... Read More