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Brexit Decision Not Likely to Have Significant Impact on US Agricultural Trade

On June 23, the United Kingdom held a referendum to determine whether the country would remain a member of the European Union or leave. After a 52 percent majority voted to leave, it was determined th... Read More

Nebraska State Fair Will Feature 4-H Exhibits & Video Wall

Visitors to the 147th Nebraska State Fair – Aug. 26 to Sept. 5 in Grand Island – will celebrate the people, products and talent of Nebraska. The fair is a chance for about 144,000 Nebraska 4-H youth, representing all 93 counties, to share what th... Read More

Eagles zeroing in on season opener

With only one-third of the practices remaining, the Chadron State College football team is beginning to zero in on its season opener on Saturday, Sept. 3, when Fort Lewis will visit Elliott Field. The coaches say the Eagles have shown plenty of pr... Read More

Ricketts speaks about Brand Committee, ag advisory role with Trump

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts said today the challenges  the Nebraska Brand Committee and the State Tourism Commission are having are because they are not accountable to his office. Ricketts made the comment prior to a town hall meeting in Scot... Read More

Some Viptera Claims Tossed but Multiple Syngenta GMO Corn Lawsuits Continue

A federal judge last week dismissed claims made by a group of farmers in a class action lawsuit against Syngenta that the company should have done something to inspect and keep harvested Viptera and Duracade GMO MIR162 corn from being shipped to Chin... Read More

AKSARBEN Coronation & Scholarship Ball Royal Court Announced

The AKSARBEN Coronation & Scholarship Ball Committee has announced the members of the Royal Court for the 2016 AKSARBEN Coronation & Scholarship Ball, scheduled for Saturday, Oct.15 at Baxter Arena in Omaha. The Royal Court is comprised of... Read More

Huskers Take Top Spot in Big Ten Preseason Poll

The top-ranked Nebraska volleyball team was unanimously picked as the favorite in the Big Ten Conference Preseason Poll selected by the Big Ten's 14 head coaches. After claiming their fourth national title last season, the Huskers top the preseason p... Read More

IRS Targets Popular Estate Tax Saver

A proposed IRS regulation could make it much more difficult for family-owned businesses to avoid federal estate taxes when assets exceed the current per-person limit of $5.45 million. That could prove especially painful to farm estates where a modest... Read More

Local Blinddog Smokin' performance will be videotaped for Youtube

One of the country's most popular blues, soul and funk bands and a local favorite Blinddog Smokin' will take the stage this Friday night at the Five Rocks Amphitheater in a benefit concert for the local Soroptomist Club. The band loved the energy ... Read More

New soils and nutrient management specialist appointed at PREC

Dr. Bijesh Maharjan will join the faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center Sept. 6 as soil and nutrient management specialist. Maharjan’s appointment was announced by Dr. Jack Whittier, Research and E... Read More

Wal-Mart shoplifter caught with wide variety of drugs

A woman who was caught stealing from Wal-Mart is facing much more than a petty shoplifting charge. When Scottsbluff Police arrived to the store on Friday evening they made contact with 33-year-old Nina Dubray. One of Wal-Mart's employees told the ... Read More