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EPA sends biofuels volumes targets to White House

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sent blending targets for the country's renewable fuels program to the White House for review ahead of a fast-approaching June 1 deadline for publicl... Read More

Hog farmers more likely to carry drug-resistant bacteria: U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hog farmers are six times more likely than the general population to carry an infectious bacteria that can cause skin and respiratory problems and resists treatment from multiple drugs, according to a new U.S. research study. T... Read More

OSU says GMO measure could hamper research

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) _ Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.  Backers of Measure 2-89, the Lo... Read More

Hernandez pleads not guilty to murder charge in Goshen County District Court

A 47-year-old man accused of killing a 21-year-old Torrington woman has pleaded not guilty to the charges he faces. David Hernandez is charged with the murder of Ashley Craig. In Goshen County District Court today, Hernandez was arraigned on the c... Read More

Nebraska Forest Service Offers Assistance For Woody Biomass Heating

Lincoln, Neb., May 4, 2015 -- Seasonal heating costs can be unpredictable for the 325-plus Nebraska nursery greenhouse operations with enclosed plant-growing structures. With that in mind, the Nebraska Forest Service is promoting woody biomass heatin... Read More

Keil To Transfer From NU

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and we w... Read More

Trueblood joining Husker basketball program

Lincoln -- University of Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Johnny Trueblood will join the Husker basketball team as a walk-on for the 2015-16 season. Trueblood, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after a decorated career ... Read More

Nebraska senators approve controversial State Patrol leader

Senators have approved Gov. Pete Ricketts' choice to lead the Nebraska State Patrol despite concerns about his involvement in a gender discrimination lawsuit 10 years ago. The Legislature voted 32-7 Tuesday to approve Bradley Rice of Elkhorn. R... Read More

Keil to transfer from Nebraska to Florida State

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and w... Read More

Kimball electrical system work scheduled for Thursday

Both contractors and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) will be working on one of the City of Kimball’s electrical substations and the power line that feeds Kimball’s electricity on Thursday. Work at the south substation is tentative... Read More

Sorghum Scholarship Winners Named

The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Association has named two Nebraska high school seniors to receive their 2015 NeGSPA Scholarship.  Selected are Kailey Conway daughter of Robert and Kelli Conway of Campbell, NE and Carly Hunzeker daughter of Marc... Read More