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Two First Student buses slide off county roads; no injuries

Tuesday morning's precipitation caused some tough travel conditions for some, and resulted in two separate buses sliding off the roads west of Scottsbluff. Patricia Dooley with First Student says the first bus was carrying two students near County... Read More

Local Chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho Celebrates 100 Years, Honors UNL Chancellor and UN President

Lincoln, NE. The Kappa Chapter of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity celebrated its 100 th year as the fraternity for agriculture at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. Alumni from throughout Nebraska and the Midwest came to Lincoln this past weekend to... Read More

Friday last day to get tickets for the OTCF Barn Party & Agri-recognition event

The Oregon Trail Community Foundation Barn Party and Agri-Recognition Dinner Event will be held Thursday, April 6th at the Gering Civic Center. Bob Kelley a member of the Agri-Recipient Selection Committee for OTCF, says the purpose of the event i... Read More

17 area students awarded $1,000 scholarships from WESTCO

WESTCO is pleased to announce 17 area scholarship recipients for their 2016-17 scholarship program.  Recipients will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to further their education. Carli Cullan is the daughter of Chris and Joei Cullan and will gr... Read More

Farmers Still Face Problems Reining in Premium Costs

OMAHA (DTN) -- The failure of the House health insurance bill last week leaves farmers and other small business people without any relief from increasingly higher premiums. The defeat of the bill last Friday left House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., dec... Read More

Huskers Return Home to Face Wildcats

Lincoln - Following a five-game road trip to the state of California last week, the Nebraska baseball team (12-10, 0-0 Big Ten) returns home for a non-conference game against the Kansas State Wildcats at 6:35 p.m. on Tuesday night at Hawks Field. ... Read More

Cowboys Drop First Game of CBI Championship

CONWAY, S.C. – A slow start offensively hindered the Cowboys in a 91-81 loss to Coastal Carolina in the first game of a best of three championship of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Five Four on Monday evening in Conway, S.C. The t... Read More

Op-Ed: Ensuring a Strong Future for Agriculture

Last week was National Ag Week, and Nebraska has a lot to celebrate. Thanks to the hard work and innovative practices of our farmers and ranchers, the Third District is the top-producing agriculture district in the country. We are grateful for their ... Read More

WNCC sweeps Miles on Monday

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team took five of six Empire Conference games from Miles Community College over the weekend, including taking both doubleheaders on Sunday and Monday. On Sunday, The Cougars captured two impressive win... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union Board of Directors Call for a Ban on Brazilian Food Imports

At their spring meeting, the Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) Board of Directors issued a renewed call for the reinstatement of Country of Origin labeling following the breaking news over extensive corruption involving the Brazilian meat-packing giant, ... Read More

Rural Maxwell man gets 20-60 years in prison for killing wife

A rural Maxwell man has been given 20 to 60 years in prison for killing his wife on their farm in western Nebraska. The Nebraska attorney general's office said 62-year-old Emerson Craig was sentenced Monday in Lincoln County District Court in Nort... Read More

Avian Influenza Spreads to Georgia

Georgia, the nation’s top poultry-producing state, confirmed Monday the likely presence of low pathogenic avian influenza. The state's agriculture department confirmed the presumptive low pathogenic avian influenza in a northwestern Georgia county ... Read More

High School Soccer Scores

Boys Tuesday (03/28/2017) Kearney 4, Norfolk 3 (SO) Lexington 4, Holdrege 0 Lincoln North Star 2, Columbus 1 Lincoln Southwest 2, Fremont 1 Lutheran High/Norfolk Catholic 4, Northwest 1 (OT) Omaha Roncalli Catholic 2, Plattsmouth 1 Omaha ... Read More

Major League Baseball Spring Training

March 28th INTERLEAGUE= Final Baltimore 5 Atlanta 4 Final Houston 7 Miami 3 Final Texas 4 Colorado 3 Final Milwaukee 13 Cleveland 12 Final Arizona 15 Seattle 6 Final Boston 9 Pittsburgh 2 Final Toronto 10 Philadelphia 4 ___= AMERICAN ... Read More