UAS Would Lower Costs and Environmental Impact of Farming

Unmanned Aerial Systems will make farming more efficient, lower operating costs, and reduce their environmental impact, NCGA Manager of Public Policy Clint Raine told a group of policymakers and repor... Read More

Gov. Ricketts calls on Ernie Chambers for apology for comparing police to ISIS

A well-known Nebraska senator is facing more criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group.  The governor is calling for an apology  and one lawmaker is calling for his resignation. The backlash continued Thursday against Senator Ernie Ch... Read More

NSAA announces Academic All-State awards

A number of area student-athletes have been honored by winning  Winter 2015 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association Academic All-State Awards. The Nebraska School Activities Association has recognized students with these awards during the fa... Read More

Man facing 15 charges following early morning traffic stop

What started as a minor traffic violation turned into a laundry list of charges for a Gering man. Around 1 a.m.,  a trooper saw a car driven by D.J. Gibbons make an improper turn. The trooper pulled Gibbons over and smelled marijuana coming from ... Read More

Farm Bureau Urges New York Mayor to Rein in Carriage Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – Writing that horse caretakers take pride in protecting the health and safety of their animals and horse-drawn carriages are iconic guides to many American cities, the American Farm Bureau Federation has called on ... Read More

Scottsbluff man convicted of intentional child abuse

A Scotts Bluff County District Judge has found a Scottsbluff man guilty of intentional child abuse causing serious bodily injury. Cody Olbricht had a bench trial this week on the charge. Court documents say that back in September, Olbricht's gi... Read More

Both Chadron State teams tabbed for fourth

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Chadron State College men's and women's track and field teams have both been tabbed to finish fourth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll. Chadron State men's team is led by All-American Da... Read More

Five Huskers named Academic All-Big Ten

Lincoln – Five University of Nebraska men’s basketball players were honored Wednesday, as the Big Ten Conference announced its Winter Academic All-Big Ten teams. Nick Fuller, Kye Kurkowski, Trevor Menke, Shavon Shields and Leslee Smith were am... Read More

Huskers mix Big Dance with graduation success

Lincoln - Nebraska was one of only 19 schools in the 64-team field of the 2015 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament to post a 100 percent Graduation Success Rate, according to research done by the Institute of Diversity and Ethics in Sport. It marke... Read More

Miles selected to be Reece's All-Star coach

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 26, 2015) – The University of Nebraska’s Tim Miles and Jim Crews of Saint Louis University have been named head coaches for the 2015 Reese’s Division I College All-Star Game, which will be played on Reese’s Final Four ... Read More

Farmers and Ranchers Embrace  Drones in Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2015 – Farm Bureau member Jeff VanderWerff explained the value and risks of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in agriculture in his testimony before a Senate subcommittee today. The Michigan farmer and agronomist discussed... Read More