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Wisconsin grocery stores testing new technology

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — At Woodman's Market, grocery shoppers can grab a cart, fill it with food, and have a cashier ring them up — business as usual. But for the more adventurous, the store is al... Read More

Broadway Bombers Softball announces meeting and tryout dates

The Broadway Bombers will be holding a parent/player meeting on Wednesday, January 24th at 6 p.m. at the Elite Health Center (820 W. 42nd St., Scottsbluff). This parent/player meeting is for anyone interested in trying out for the Broadway Bombers... Read More

Omaha community activist announces as Democratic candidate for Governor

An Omaha community activist has announced her intention to run for Governor as a Democrat. Vanessa Ward told KNEB News she has served her community for over 30 years working to bring people together for a common cause. Ward says she plans to tr... Read More

Grant funding offered in Kansas, Nebraska for wood-based biochar

The Kansas Forest Service and Nebraska Forest Service have partnered with private industry to form the Great Plains Biochar Initiative. The result is grant funding available for biochar development. Biochar is a carbon-rich organic product with mu... Read More

Despite court challenges, Keystone XL developer moving forward

The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline says it is moving forward with its plans and hopes to begin construction next year. TransCanada Corp. said Thursday that its decision builds on the Nebraska Public Service Commission's decision to approve ... Read More

Iowa Group Calls for Ban on New Livestock Facilities

A group in Iowa wants state lawmakers to ban the construction of animal confinements until Iowa’s water quality is significantly improved. With ties to the Humane Society of the United States, the Iowa Alliance for Responsible Agriculture is ask... Read More

Report: Trump Falling Behind on USDA Nominees

President Donald Trump has nominated just seven of the 13 Agriculture Department positions that require Senate confirmation. The Senate has confirmed just four nominations, being Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Deputy Secretary Steve Censky an... Read More

Don Beebe Classic golf Tournament Registration Open

CHADRON, Neb. -- January 17, 2018 -- Registration for the CSC Golf Classic Don Beebe Tournament is now open with a deadline of April 25, 2018. The tournament will be May 25-27, 2018 beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Friday May 25th at Country Kitchen. G... Read More

*Audio* Gov. Ricketts Announces Red Willow as Newest Livestock Friendly County

MCCOOK – Governor Pete Ricketts named Red Willow County as the newest county in Nebraska, and the first one this year, to be designated a Livestock Friendly County (LFC).  The LFC program is administered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture ... Read More

Huskers Host No. 23 Michigan tonight

After a thrilling one-point victory over Illinois on Monday evening, Nebraska wraps up its brief two-game homestand on Thursday, as No. 23 Michigan pays a visit to Pinnacle Bank Arena. Tipoff is set for shortly after 8 p.m., and a limited number o... Read More

Argentine drought seen cutting corn crop by up to 3.7 mln tonnes

BUENOS AIRES-(Reuters) - The drought in the heart of Argentina's Pampas grains belt is expected to reduce corn yields and cut up to 3.7 million tonnes from the projected 2017/18 harvest, local analysts said on Wednesday. Argentina, the world's No.... Read More