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Northern Storms Easing Drought, Dryness Worsening in the Southwest

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows late-season winter storms are shrinking dry conditions in the northern Midwest and Plains states, but the southwest remains critically dry. Parts of Kansas, Ok... Read More

O’Rourke Family Selected as 2018 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award Recipient

Governor Pete Ricketts joined Sand County Foundation, the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (AFAN), Cargill, and the Nebraska Environmental Trust to announce the O’Rourke Family’s RuJoDen Ranch as the recipient of the 2018 Nebras... Read More

Doumer's two grand slams help WNCC softball sweep NJC

STERLING, Colo. – Brooke Doumer had 11 RBIs and two grand slams on the day as the Western Nebraska Community College softball team swept a Region IX conference doubleheader from Northeastern Junior College Thursday in Sterling, Colorado. The fir... Read More

Whitney Lake closing to boating for short period Sunday

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will close Whitney Lake Wildlife Management Area to boats and other watercraft during a 3½-hour training exercise of the Nebraska Wildland Fire Academy this Sunday, April 22. As part of the exercise, firefig... Read More

WNCC baseball falls twice to NJC

STERLING, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team fell twice to Northeastern Junior College on Thursday in an Empire Conference doubleheader in Sterling, Colorado. In the opener, NJC’s Tanner Schoeninger tossed a 2-hitter ... Read More

K-State’s meat animal evaluation team victorious

LUBBOCK, Tex. — Kansas State University successfully defended its national title at the 2018 Collegiate Meat Animal Evaluation Contest in Lubbock, winning the event for the third year in a row. The competition includes live market animal carcass... Read More

(Video) Spring Game Preview With Sean Callahan

Nebraska will hold its annual Red-White Spring Game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, with kickoff set for 11 a.m. The game will be carried live on the IMG Husker Sports Network and televised live to a national audience on BTN. This is the first chanc... Read More

Husker Women to Face Strong Set of Big Ten opponents in 2018-19 Conference Schedule

The Nebraska women's basketball team announced its home and road Big Ten opponents for 2018-19, which the conference released on Thursday, April 19. Nebraska's 18-game Big Ten Conference schedule will be released with dates and times at later dates w... Read More

Kimball wind turbines project to be operational in Mid-June

The Project Manager for the new, larger Kimball wind mill project says they are still "commissioning" the turbines before hoping to begin operations in the middle of June. The construction of a larger 30 megawatt capacity wind project in the same ... Read More

City planners to hear revised KAAPA Ethanol plans for headquarters

KEARNEY — KAAPA Ethanol Holdings will present revised plans Friday to city officials for its new company headquarters. During its regular meeting, the Kearney Planning Commission will hear vacation, rezoning and development plan reques... Read More

(Video) Governor Ricketts proclaims Rodeo Week in Nebraska

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts  proclaimed Rodeo Week in Nebraska while horseback with members of the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association. Before signing the proclamation,  Governor Ricketts sited Nebraska's rich agriculture roots and wes... Read More