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EPA Says No Chlorpyrifos Ban

The pesticide ingredient chlorpyrifos will not be banned by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to a news release issued by the agency late Wednesday. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a... Read More

NCGA Applauds EPA Decision on Chlorpyrofis

The National Corn Growers Association today applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for dismissing a petition related to the crop protection tool chlorpyrifos. “We are pleased with the EPA’s decision today to deny a petition against... Read More

Friends of the Midwest Theater has received two grants to support the upcoming world premiere of SNOWCATCHER. $1,500 from the Nebraska Sesquicentennial Commission and a $1650.00 grant from the Nebraska Arts Council for the one-woman play SNOWCATCHER.... Read More

NSP ID's man wanted for questioning in Ogallala death

The Nebraska State Patrol is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for questioning in the investigation of a suspicious death early Tuesday morning in Ogallala. Keith County Attorney Randy Fair says 25-year-old John Fratis was... Read More

(AUDIO) Gering's Stark signs to swim at Occidental College in L.A.

On Wednesday afternoon at Gering High School, Scottsbluff/Gering Seacat senior John Stark signed to further his education and continue his swimming career at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. Stark made the announcement in front of fa... Read More

Huskers Open Big Ten Play at Indiana

Lincoln - Coming off an 11-1 win over Kansas State on Tuesday night, the Nebraska baseball team (13-10, 0-0 Big Ten) heads to Bloomington, Ind., this weekend for its first Big Ten series of the year. The Huskers will meet the Indiana Hoosiers (14-9-1... Read More

Second Half Surge Lifts the Pokes Past Coastal Carolina

LARAMIE, Wyo. – The Cowboys caught fire in the second half of Wednesday night’s must-win game against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, rattling off 48 points for an 81-57 win and forcing a third and final game for the College Basketball Invitat... Read More

CSC to build $11 million sports complex

 Chadron State College has announced plans for a  new $11.1-million dollar Sports Complex that replace the existing grandstand and press box at Elliott Field/Don Beebe Stadium, convert the field to artificial turf, and build a track to the sout... Read More

Smith Visits with Nebraska 4-H Students During National Conference Trip

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) welcomed Nebraska 4-H students Leah Treffer of Cozad and Tigh Renken of Bertrand to the U.S. Capitol today.  The students also went with Smith to the House floor. Treffer and Renken were selected to attend the Nati... Read More

March 29, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.84 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.84 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.84 (Steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.25 (-0.01) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.25 (-0.01) Frenchman Va... Read More

Dr. Alexander Pavlista retires from Panhandle R&E Center

Dr. Alexander Pavlista’s retirement from the faculty of the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center at the end of March marks the end of 50 years of continuous research, 29 of them at the Panhandle Center. Pavlista knew he... Read More