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State Pesticide Regulators Face Hundreds of Dicamba Investigations and 2018 Decisions

ARLINGTON, Va. (DTN) -- State pesticide regulators and departments of agriculture are struggling to manage the workload of hundreds of 2017 dicamba injury investigations as well as looming decisions o... Read More

Growing Carpenter Center needs another access road

Terrytown Mayor Kent Greenwalt admits having only one access to the growing Carpenter Center in his community has become an issue the city will have to address. Greenwalt says the narrow access to the Carpenter Center with cars parked on both side... Read More

John Erixon Named Head of Nebraska Forest Service

John Erixson has been named the next state forester and director of the Nebraska Forest Service. He was deputy director for two years and was promoted after a national search. "I am proud of how well the Nebraska Forest Service serves Nebraska, an... Read More

Scottsbluff parking lot rollover Wednesday morning

One person was transported to Regional West Medical Center following a bizarre two-vehicle rollover accident in the Scottsbluff Walmart parking lot Wednesday morning. Emergency responders were dispatched to the Walmart parking lot shortly after 10... Read More

(Audio) Central Conference Accepts Lexington

Lexington high school received some good news this week as the Central Conference on Tuesday voted 8-1 to accept Lexington as the 10th member of the league.  Lexington received word from Central Conference Chairman, Mike Lucas, (York High School), t... Read More

Mitchell council to consider cashing in CD to make Care Center payment

The Mitchell city council will hold a special meeting Thursday evening to consider cashing in a CD in order to make the Mitchell Care Center bond payment of $76,000. The city council earlier this year refinanced their Care Center bond debt over a ... Read More

Governor Ricketts to Host First Annual Nebraska Steak Fry

Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced plans for an annual "Nebraska Steak Fry" that will debut with four fellow Republican governors. The governor's re-election campaign said Wednesday the event will include Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, Missouri Gov. Eri... Read More

Funding for 42nd Street construction approved by council

The much awaited 42nd Street construction from Avenue I to 5th Avenue is now planned for next summer after the city council approved on final reading an ordinance authorizing four million dollars in bonds to fund the project. Public Works Director... Read More

Beef Cattle Contribute to Sustainable Food System

A recent study by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization says cattle raised for beef production play a key role in maintaining a sustainable food system. Meat industry publication Meatingplace reports that the research essentially... Read More

The Residency Accessible Community Garden Club Helps Harvey Victims

This week, members from the Residency Garden Club presented a $1,500 check to go towards Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The members said they saw the need by so many victims and wanted to help, and used funds from the profits of their indoor far... Read More

Tyson Foods Puts Plans for Kansas Poultry Plant 'On Hold'

Tyson Foods says its plans to build a $320 million chicken-processing plant near Tonganoxie are ``on hold.'' This after local officials in Kansas backed away from an incentives package to bring a Tyson Foods processing facility to the northeast c... Read More