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Justice Department Not Satisfied With Bayer/Monsanto Proposals

Bayer’s plan to get antitrust approval from the U.S. Justice Deparment hasn’t satisfied the expectations of U.S. officials. Two sources told Bloomberg that those officials are worried that the ... Read More

Potential eruptions at Yellowstone geyser, world's largest

Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world's largest active geyser for the first time since 2014. Park officials said employees reported seeing an eruption at the Steamboat Geyser in northwest Wyoming Thu... Read More

Nebraska to use new computer-adaptive tests

A state official says Nebraska's new academic assessments may eventually reduce the time students spend in state testing and get scores back to districts quicker. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the state Department of Education's Nebraska Stu... Read More

South Korea Adopts New Poultry Import Policy

The South Korean Ministry of Agriculture has adopted a new regionalization policy that is good news for the U.S. poultry and egg industry. The new policy prevents a countrywide ban on U.S. exports to Korea in the event of a future finding of Highly P... Read More

Nebraska Crops Team takes third at Oklahoma Panhandle State University

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Intercollegiate Crops Judging Team competed in the Regional Crops Judging Contest on Feb. 10 at Oklahoma Panhandle State University and placed third in the four-year division against 15 other Midwest four-year and t... Read More

Groundbreaking for Gering High renovation set for Monday

Gering High School will hold a Groundbreaking Ceremony  Monday, March 19th at 2:00 pm to mark the beginning of construction on its new addition and renovation. Superintendent Bob Hastings, along with members of the school bond committee and Board... Read More

Panhandle Equality hosting community meeting to prevent youth suicide and combat bullying

Panhandle Equality is spearheading an effort prevent youth suicides, combat bullying, and improve the quality of life and mental health of youth in our Panhandle communities. A community meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 27 at the Guadalup... Read More

Cooler, Wetter for Planting in Midwest

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers in the Midwest could be in for a slow start to the row-crop planting season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2018 spring forecast suggests. The agency's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) is cal... Read More

Area athletes shine at CSC High School Meet

Nearly all the teams participating in the 28th annual Chadron State College High School Invitational Track and Field Meet on Saturday could claim some highlights after the nine hours of competition ended. A total of 497 athletes participated. The... Read More

Huskers Lose To Hawks

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (10-8) managed 14 hits, but left 12 runners on base in a 6-2 loss to Northwestern State at Hawks Field on Saturday afternoon. The Huskers scored one run in the first inning after starting pitch... Read More

Huskers Fall To Sun Devils

Austin, Texas - No. 10 seed Nebraska matched No. 7 seed Arizona State blow for blow for 36 minutes but a 14-0 Sun Devil run over a four-minute span late in the third quarter was the difference, as the Huskers fell 73-62 in the first round of... Read More