Colorado defends pot law, says states free to legalize weed

Legal weed in Colorado isn't hurting its neighboring states. That's according to a Supreme Court filing Friday that marks the first time Colorado has defended legal marijuana in writing. Colorado s... Read More

Hearing on Implementing the Agricultural Act of 2014: Commodity Policy and Crop Insurance

“Good morning. Thank you Chairman Crawford for holding today’s hearing and I look forward to working with you and the rest of the subcommittee. “A lot of work went into writing – and finally passing – the 2014 Farm Bill. Farm programs ar... Read More

Nebraska's unemployment lowest in nation

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Nebraska has the lowest unemployment rate in the nation.  Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate is the lowest in the country according to rankings released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Stat... Read More

Nance named to All-District team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 27, 2015) – Wyoming’s Larry Nance Jr. has been named to the All-District 17 First Team, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Friday. The senior forward claimed first-team accolades for a second-s... Read More

USDA Extends ARC and PLC Deadlines

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April 7, 2015, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net progra... Read More

Local DECA students excel at State Career Development Conference

Over one thousand students from 28 DECA Chapters competed at the Nebraska State Career Development Conference in Lincoln March 20-22, 2015. The conference was held at the Cornhusker Hotel. Students competed in a variety of events from written test... Read More

Dark window tint leads to jail stint

A Gering teen pulled over for having too dark of window tints on his car received much more than a citation Thursday afternoon. 19-year-old Koby Kilpatrick was pulled over on 27th Street by a Scottsbluff Police Officer for having dark tints. Du... Read More

Chadron State releases 2015 volleyball schedule

CHADRON - The Chadron State College volleyball team has released its schedule for the upcoming 2015 season. In all, the Eagles will play 20 matches, including their first-ever contest in the Chicoine Center Sept. 18 when they host Fort Lewis. The ... Read More

Huskers knock off 19th rated Grand Canyon

Phoenix, Ariz. - The 15th-ranked Nebraska sand volleyball team defeated No. 19 Grand Canyon late Thursday night, 3-2. With the victory, the Huskers are now 3-2 in the sand season. Grand Canyon fell to 5-3. The Antelopes had won three straight ent... Read More

In the cool of spring, plan for the heat of summer

As soon as the planters are in the shed, the crew at Weborg Feeding Co. near Pender, Neb., will unpack the shades in preparation for summer in the yard. The 16 portable tarp systems they’ve purchased in the last two years are just one more step in... Read More

Wheat Growers Express Concern Over IARC Glyphosate Reclassification

Washington, D.C. – March 26, 2015 – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) expressed concern about the claims of a recent, stand-alone report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that moves to reclassify glyphosate... Read More