November 20, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.44 (+0.16) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.44 (+0.16) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.44 (+0.16) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.41 (+0.17) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimbal... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.6 pct in October

A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for October dropped to 3.4 percent. The Nebraska Labor Department said in the report released Friday that the rate was four-tenths of a point under the October 2013 rate of 3.8... 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

Cougars drop five set thriller in first round of nationals

Leticia Silva and Stephanie Massanet combined for 34 kills, but it wasn’t enough as the Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team lost a hard-fought, five-setter to Arizona Western College in the first round of the NJCAA national tournamen... Read More

 Cougars top York JV

YORK – The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team got back on the winning track with a 94-84 win over York College junior varsity Thursday afternoon. The Cougars put five players in double figures as WNCC coach Russ Beck said... Read More

Huskers focused on Senior Day battle with Gophers

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team held its weekly walkthrough on Thursday for 45 minutes inside the Hawks Championship Center. Head Coach Bo Pelini spoke to the media afterwards. “We finished it up,” Pelini said. “I think our guy... Read More