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South Korea Adopts New Poultry Import Policy

The South Korean Ministry of Agriculture has adopted a new regionalization policy that is good news for the U.S. poultry and egg industry. The new policy prevents a countrywide ban on U.S. exports to Korea in the event of a future finding of Highly P... Read More

Nebraska Crops Team takes third at Oklahoma Panhandle State University

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Intercollegiate Crops Judging Team competed in the Regional Crops Judging Contest on Feb. 10 at Oklahoma Panhandle State University and placed third in the four-year division against 15 other Midwest four-year and t... Read More

Groundbreaking for Gering High renovation set for Monday

Gering High School will hold a Groundbreaking Ceremony  Monday, March 19th at 2:00 pm to mark the beginning of construction on its new addition and renovation. Superintendent Bob Hastings, along with members of the school bond committee and Board... Read More

Panhandle Equality hosting community meeting to prevent youth suicide and combat bullying

Panhandle Equality is spearheading an effort prevent youth suicides, combat bullying, and improve the quality of life and mental health of youth in our Panhandle communities. A community meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 27 at the Guadalup... Read More

Cooler, Wetter for Planting in Midwest

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers in the Midwest could be in for a slow start to the row-crop planting season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2018 spring forecast suggests. The agency's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) is cal... Read More

Area athletes shine at CSC High School Meet

Nearly all the teams participating in the 28th annual Chadron State College High School Invitational Track and Field Meet on Saturday could claim some highlights after the nine hours of competition ended. A total of 497 athletes participated. The... Read More

Huskers Lose To Hawks

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (10-8) managed 14 hits, but left 12 runners on base in a 6-2 loss to Northwestern State at Hawks Field on Saturday afternoon. The Huskers scored one run in the first inning after starting pitch... Read More

Huskers Fall To Sun Devils

Austin, Texas - No. 10 seed Nebraska matched No. 7 seed Arizona State blow for blow for 36 minutes but a 14-0 Sun Devil run over a four-minute span late in the third quarter was the difference, as the Huskers fell 73-62 in the first round of... Read More

Huskers Fall To Sun Devils

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Robbi Ryan scored 16 points and Kianna Ibis added 14 to lead No. 7 seed Arizona State over No. 10 Nebraska 73-62 in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament on Saturday. The Sun Devils opened up a tight, defensive stru... Read More

Scottsbluff man given prison for sexually assaulting teenage girl

A 31-year-old Scottsbluff man has been sentenced to 25 to 40 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. Derek Fresorger was given the sentence Friday on both counts of First Degree Sexual Assault of a Minor. District Judge Leo Dob... Read More

Work resuming on Highway 385 expansion

Weather permitting, work is scheduled to resume March 20 on a stretch of Highway 385 that is part of the Heartland Expressway according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Werner Construction LLC, of Hastings, Nebraska, is the contractor... Read More

Nebraska Continues To See Modest Groundwater Decline

Unlike parts of Colorado and Kansas, Nebraska isn't in danger of running out of groundwater from the High Plains Aquifer anytime soon. But the largest source of usable water in the state is still on average below pre-pumping water levels, according t... Read More

UW officials considering no tuition hike for 2018-19

University of Wyoming officials are considering no tuition increases for the 2018-2019 academic year despite a Board of Trustees policy that calls for a 4 percent increase each year. Instead the university officials are looking to raise mandatory... Read More

Controlling Weeds in and Fertilizing Winter Wheat, Particularly Late-Seeded Fields

Many winter wheat fields were seeded late last fall because of rainfall at normal planting time. The late seeding resulted in stands that are not as competitive with weeds and younger plants that can be more susceptible to herbicide injury. These con... Read More