University of Nebraska hires branding firm

The University of Nebraska has hired a Philadelphia-based branding firm to help the university brag about its institutes, online class offerings and general educational opportunities. The Lincoln J... Read More

Dairy Farmers Have Less than Two Weeks Left to Enroll in New Farm Bill Dairy Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today encouraged dairy farmers to register by Dec. 5 for the new dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) that gives farmers the cert... Read More

C1-7 First Team All District Football Team

Class C1-7 First Team All District Football Team Offense OL Cade Svoboda                    Ord OL Dylan Folkers                     Gothenburg OL Tyler Baker                       ... Read More

Deere & Co. predicts 20% decline in sales

Deere & Co. projected a 20% decline in farm equipment sales for the recently started business year, warning again that lower commodity prices and falling farm incomes are putting pressure on demand for agricultural machinery. The Moline, Ill., c... Read More

Wallace Woman is Western Nebraska Clerk of the Year for USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development State Director Maxine Moul Wednesday presented a plaque to Mary May, Wallace Village Clerk, for her excellence in service to her community and USDA. “It is with great pleasure that we honor a clerk who has helped her Villa... Read More

Flood warning issued for part of Hall County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Hall County in south-central Nebraska. The service says an ice jam has formed in a channel of the Platte River south of Interstate 80 near Grand Island. The service warns that floodwater ... Read More

Highway closed north of North Platte

  The Nebraska Department of Roads is reporting that Highway 83 is closed just a few miles north of North Platte( or at Mile marker 86)  due to an accident. Traffic is being rerouted by Nebraska State Patrol.      ... Read More

NCBA's Cattlemen's College Lineup Set for Feb. 3-4 in San Antonio

DENVER— The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Cattlemen’s College, now celebrating its 22nd year, has established a reputation as one of the most thorough cattle producer education programs in the nation. Sponsored by Zoetis, the 2015 e... Read More

Heroic Nebraska banker, Iowa teen to be honored

A Nebraska bank president and an Iowa teenager who kept their cool and saved others will be honored during halftime of the Nebraska-Iowa ``Heroes'' football game on Friday. Gene Willers is president of Midwest Bank in Pilger, and on June 16 he sav... Read More

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 Conservation to Protect our Land and Waters” will ex... Read More

Brownback: ‘Everything’ on Table to Fix Budget Gap

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he is “looking at everything” to fill a projected $279 million budget deficit for this fiscal year, including the possibility of tweaking the state’s income tax policy. The Wichita Eagle repo... Read More