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ASA Praises House Passage of Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON (May 1, 2015) – The House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill earlier today, significantly increasing funding for... Read More

 ACLU official says Colorado Springs traffic stop appears unjustified

A video taken by a Colorado Springs man during a March traffic stop has gotten more than 30,000 views on YouTube and is the subject of a Colorado Springs Police Department investigation. Police say they aren't commenting on the investigation or tr... Read More

Agriculture Secretary to Travel to Colorado to Announce Funding for Conservation Projects in 50 States

DENVER, Colo.  May 4, 2015 – TODAY, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Colorado and join local leaders to announce a substantial investment to improve the nation's water quality, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and prot... Read More

Monday last day to purchase tickets for Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

The annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast will be held this Thursday morning at the Gering Civic Center, but today is the final day to secure tickets. The Mayors of Scottsbluff, Terrytown and Gering will be there as you enjoy breakfast, entertainment by... Read More

Thorpe to be sentenced on escape charge Monday

A man who escaped custody while on work release from the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center February 5th will be sentenced Monday afternoon in Scotts Bluff County District Court. 26 year old James Thorpe had entered a no contest plea to an escap... Read More

NRCS Extends Comment Period for Agricultural Conservation  Easement Program Interim Rule

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Jason Weller recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend the deadline to provide public comment on the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s (ACEP) interim... Read More

Iowa State University Soil Productivity Rating System Updated

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University researchers have released the equation for calculating Iowa’s Corn Suitability Ratings, the updated soil productivity index for the state’s soils. The updated Corn Suitability Rating 2 (CSR2) provides an in... Read More

Minimum wage cut? Nebraska teens say they need the money

Nebraska legislators who support a proposed minimum wage cut for student workers argue pay is less important for young employees than learning the value of hard work, but some teens say they're saving for college or helping pay families bills. The... Read More

Huskers Win Series On The Road

Evanston, Ill. – With the chance to win its first Big Ten road series of the year on the line, the Nebraska baseball team (33-17, 8-10 Big Ten) delivered an 11-0 shutout against the Northwestern Wildcats (15-31, 5-13 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon at... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday, May 3= Washington 104, Atlanta 98, Washington leads series 1-0 Golden State 101, Memphis 86, Golden State leads series 1-0< Monday, May 4= Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Houston, 9:30 p.m.  ...... Read More

Lincoln, NE – The 2015 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School. Concordia Team 1 will now prepare for the National Envirothon in Springfield, Missouri in July. This is Concordia High School’s third straight w... Read More