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Big Ten Media Days Set For Chicago

Big Ten football media days get underway today in Chicago. Coaches and players from Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan State, Maryland, Iowa and Ohio State will all be on hand. Wisconsin led by he... Read More

Gabel announces bid for Governor

Krystal Gabel is formally announcing her run for Governor, challenging Gov. Pete Ricketts for the Republican bid in the 2018 Nebraska Republican Primary. In November 2016, Gabel (I) advanced to the General Election for Metropolitan Utilities Distr... Read More

Spring Wheat Tour Preview

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- When crop scouts hit the road next week for the Wheat Quality Council's annual Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour, they'll take plenty of water, said tour organizer and council president Dave Green. It's a pity they can't take ... Read More

University of Nebraska looking to revitalize Greek life

An ongoing partnership between fraternities, sororities, advisers and university staff has launched at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to find the path toward a national model of Greek life. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the initiative... Read More

Scotts Bluff Celtic Gathering moving to new location, date

  The Scotts Bluff Celtic Gathering Executive team announces their decision to move the Celtic event to Five Rocks Amphitheater in Gering. President Andrew Hunzeker states, “We are excited to move the event to Five Rocks. We have already ou... Read More

B-7 Legion Tournament: Friday scores, Saturday schedule

Here's a look at the B-7 legion baseball tournament being held at Oregon Trail Park in Gering. Day one scores from Friday... Sidney               0         1       6 Gering PVC   10       6       1 WP: Chris Palomo (5... Read More

Nebraska high court rejects Norfolk bank killer's appeal

The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected a postconviction appeal by a death-row inmate who helped carry out one of the deadliest bank shootings in U.S. history. The state's high court on Friday upheld a lower court decision rejecting _without an ev... Read More

Dairy Queen raising money for Children's hospitals on Thursday's Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen is encouraging people to eat dessert later this week to help raise money for children's hospitals. The restaurant chain will donate at least $1 from every Blizzard sold Thursday as part of the annual fundraiser  to benefit Children's... Read More

Livestock Haulers Visit Washington, D.C.

en livestock haulers from Iowa, as well as several U.S. pork producers, traveled to Washington this week to meet with government officials about a pending mandate from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (... Read More

Ag sector weakness weighing heavily on rural economy

Drought conditions in some areas and weak grain prices are among factors weighing heavily on the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western states. The overall Rural Mainstreet Index for the region plummeted to 40.7 in July from June's index... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Friday's Scores and Saturday's Games INTERLEAGUE= Final N-Y Mets 7 Oakland 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Houston 8 Baltimore 7 Final Texas 4 Tampa Bay 3, 10 Innings F... Read More