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Huskers knock off Nittany Lions in 5 to advance to National Championship

Kansas City, Mo. - In another epic NCAA Tournament match between Nebraska and Penn State, the Huskers survived one match point and rallied from a 2-1 deficit Thursday night to defeat the Nittany Lion... Read More

Fischer Backs Legislation to Help NE Producers Mitigate Drought

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, announced she has cosponsored legislation to reauthorize the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS). Across the country, NIDIS w... Read More

Resistance, safety are key factors in private pesticide applicator training

Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2018, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, can contact their local Nebraska Extension office for information on pestic... Read More

Black Hills wildfire 50% contained at 47,000 acres

The Legion Lake Fire in the Black Hills, which went from burning 4,000 acres to more than 47,000 acres in just 24 hours, is now about 50% contained. A fallen power line is believed to have started the wildfire on Monday has become the third-larges... Read More

Lt. Governor visits the Twin Cities to discuss economic development

Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley had a busy Thursday here in the Valley, as he spoke with government officials, business owners, and several organizations about Nebraska, its economy, and the issues the state is facing. Nebraska's second in command ... Read More

Frost wins Eddie Robinson coach of the year award

DALLAS - Scott Frost, who led Central Florida to a perfect regular season before taking the Nebraska job, has won the Eddie Robinson Award as the national coach of the year. The Football Writers Association of America and the Sugar Bowl announced ... Read More

GHS students win state award again in Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest

For the second year in a row, students in Gering High School teacher Justin Reinmuth's engineering class have won the state award in the National Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. Reinmuth's students' project this year is a three-stage filtering... Read More

Legacy of the Plains

The Legacy of the Plains Museum has announced its newest upcoming Christmas event. Yuletide Lights on the Prairie will take place this Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and are inviting everyone to come see the museum in a whole new light. Staff and vol... Read More

Report: Nebraska 911 plan would allow for text, photo, video reports

Nebraska's 911 director is proposing a plan that would enable emergency reporting via text, photo or video. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Director David Sankey updated Nebraska lawmakers Wednesday on a plan to implement an upgraded 911 syste... Read More

ASA Introduces New Class of DuPont Young Leaders

St. Louis, MO (December 13, 2017) The 34th class of American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young leaders recently began their leadership journey at DuPont Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa. The Johnston training session was the first phase... Read More

Registration Now Open for 2018 World Meat Congress

For the first time in more than 20 years, the world’s premier gathering of red meat industry leaders is coming to the United States. Hosted by the International Meat Secretariat (IMS) and the U.S. Meat Export Federation(USMEF), the 22nd World Me... Read More