Chairwoman Stabenow to Convene Hearing on Voluntary Partnerships to Improve Water Quality

Washington, DC – Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing, “Farmers and Fresh Water: Voluntary Cons... Read More

Semi accident closes westbound I-80 at Bushnell

Slick conditions including black ice are reported on many roads throughout the southern panhandle this morning as snow and freezing temperatures are causing motorists problems. The Nebraska State Patrol Troop E Communications Center in Scottsbluff... Read More

FFA Joins Organizations in #GivingTuesday

The National FFA Organization and National FFA Foundation are joining more than 10,000 organizations in an effort to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. #GivingTuesday is December 2nd - the Tuesday after... Read More

Wyoming lottery is winner for UW, CFD, State Fair

The new Wyoming lottery has made winners out of some players and a few venerable state institutions and events as well. Since it began operations this year, the Wyoming Lottery Corp. has worked out contracts to become a sponsor of University of Wy... Read More

Organizations Call Executive Order on Immigration Good First Step

Farmworker Justice says as many as 450-thousand farmworkers and spouses could qualify for relief under President Obama’s executive order on immigration - according to The Hagstrom Report. With protection against the fear of deportation - the organi... Read More

Prof: Mental health services lacking in Nebraska

A longtime psychologist says Nebraska has dismantled important mental health services over the last decade, effectively turning jails and prisons into the state's biggest treatment centers. University of Nebraska-Lincoln psychologist William Spau... Read More

November 25, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.61 (+0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.61 (+0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.61 (+0.15) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.54 (+0.13) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.53 (+0.13) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.56 (+0.13) ... Read More

November 24, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.46 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.46 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.46 (Steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.41 (-0.01) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.40 (-0.01) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.43 (-0.0... Read More

Animal Scientist Funston Gets Regional Extension Award

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska Extension beef cattle reproduction specialist Rick Funston has been honored for his beef and heifer management work. Funston won the 2014 Regional Excellence in Extension award for the North Central Region from Cooperati... Read More

Former panhandle hospital administrator sentenced to prison

A former panhandle hospital administrator has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for his guilty plea in August to possession of child pornography. Federal Judge Richard Kopf sentenced Jim Parks Tuesday, noting after his prison term it... Read More

Harms recognized by Health Center Assocation of Nebraska

Senator John Harms was recognized Tuesday by the Health Center Association of Nebraska (HCAN) as a Health Center Advocate of the Year. Nancy Thompson, HCAN CEO said “Senator Harm’s efforts in the last Nebraska legislative session expanded fund... Read More