Continuing Resolution expected to pass in Senate Thursday

Congress Wednesday passed a Continuing Resolution which would fund the federal government until December 11th. The bill will be debated in the Senate today, and is expected to pass and be on the Presi... Read More

USDA grants approval to Dow's Enlist GMO corn and soybeans

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday gave final approval to new genetically modified corn and soybeans developed by Dow AgroSciences that, while heavily criticized by environmentalists and some farmers, are portrayed by Dow as an answer to... Read More

Huskers Rally for 3-1 Win Against Creighton

The No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team rallied from a slow start to defeat the Creighton Bluejays 3-1 (21-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-20) in the first meeting between the teams since 2011 before 8,060 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Wednesday night. ... Read More

Judge dismisses challenge to Lt. Governor ballot

Lancaster County District Judge Lori Maret dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday that challenged the decision by Secretary of State John Gale to list Mike Foley as the Republican lieutenant governor candidate. Maret ruled one day after hearing argumen... Read More

Crews still looking late Wednesday for apparent drowning victim

The Goshen County Sheriff's office said late Wednesday afternoon that crews will continue to look a for the body of a 53-year-old Torrington man who is thought to have drowned in Hawk Springs Reservoir until the search is successful. Guernsey Stat... Read More

Harms:

The keynote speaker at this year's annual State of the Valley luncheon Wednesday was State Senator John Harms, who focused on the need for passage of the Scottsbluff High School bond issue. Harms told those in attendance we are a "community at risk",... Read More

Statues of Four Secretaries of Agriculture to be Dedicated Saturday

Statues honoring four Nebraskans who made lasting, national impacts on agriculture and natural resources have come to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus. Commissioned in 2012 as part of the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Land Grant... Read More

Farm groups: Growers are the first line of defense against unapproved traits

Farm industry groups want to remind farmers that they're the first line of defense in protecting U.S. export markets, especially when it comes to harvesting and marketing corn that contains traits not approved by key importers. "It's really critical... Read More

3 people arrested in Lincoln County slaying

Three people have been arrested in the slaying of a man whose body was found on a riverbank near North Platte. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says two people reported seeing the body late Tuesday along the South Platte River. Officers say th... Read More

Heineman Discusses International Trade, Announces Conference

Today, Gov. Dave Heineman discussed Nebraska’s efforts to expand international trade efforts specifically in Japan, and announced that Nebraska has been chosen to host the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association’s 50th annual conference in September 2018.... Read More

Neb. Corn Board, Univesity of Neb. create Presidential Chair

The Nebraska Corn Board has made a $2.0 million commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation to establish the permanently endowed Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair. The endowment will provide annual support to the Institute of Agricult... Read More