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Broken Bow brewery thrives in Nebraska's Sandhills

BROKEN BOW - Nearly seven months after opening their doors and pouring their first beer, Kinkaider Brewing in Broken Bow has exceeded owners, Nate Bell, Dan Hodges, Barry Fox and Cody Schmick's expect... Read More

New SW Nebraska economic development consultant named

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has hired Ashley Rice-Gerlach of Cambridge, Nebraska to serve as economic development consultant for southwest Nebraska.  She will provide business development, expansion, start-up, and community devel... Read More

Chryst Looks To Keep Wisconsin At The Top

Wisconsin hopes a native son can help keep the Badgers on top the Big Ten West Division. This fall Madison, native Paul Chryst will lead the Wisconsin football program. Chryst knows all about the program having served as offensive coordinator from 20... Read More

CNH Industrial Celebrates 50 Years of Operations in Nebraska

CNH Industrial N.V.  celebrated an important milestone in Nebraska this past weekend, marking 50 years of operations at its Grand Island plant during an event on Saturday, July 25. Local dignitaries, including Sen. Curt Friesen of Henderson, Grand I... Read More

DuPont Trims Outlook on Ag Sector Weakness

Chemical company DuPont has seen shares tumble, after it trimmed its full-year earnings forecast, lowering expectations for sales in its farm segment due to "continuing weakness in global agricultural markets". The US conglomerate, for which relie... Read More

Number of groups hiring Nebraska lobbyists reaches new high

LINCOLN, Neb.  A new report says more groups than ever are turning to lobbyists to try to exert influence in the Nebraska Legislature, but spending on specific lawmakers remains difficult to track. Common Cause Nebraska said in a report Tuesday t... Read More

Kansas State University Student Awarded 2015 Forrest Bassford Award

Nicole Lane, a senior majoring in agricultural communications and journalism at Kansas State University, was awarded the 2015 Livestock Publications Council (LPC) Forrest Bassford Student Award sponsored by Alltech. Lane was presented a $2,000 schola... Read More

NCGA tells EPA to “Stay the Course” on Renewable Fuel Standard

In comments submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Monday, the National Corn Growers Association highlighted the importance of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and urged the Agency to restore the 2014-16 corn ethanol volume to statut... Read More

Trade Policy Talks, Priorities Take Center Stage at USGC Annual Meeting

MONTREAL, CANADA – U.S. Grains Council (USGC) delegates received powerful insights into the global grain trade and trade policy’s role in the future dynamics of the market during Monday's opening general session. Informa Economics Vice Presid... Read More

Lincoln Co. to house state prisoners

  The Lincoln County Detention Center began housing Nebraska Department of Correction Inmates on Monday. The Detention Center in North Platte will house around ten state inmates initially but, will house more if space allows. The Lincoln Coun... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Monday's Games Baltimore 2 Atlanta 1, 11 Innings Arizona 4 Seattle 3, 10 Innings Tuesday's Games Atlanta (Teheran 6-5) at Baltimore (U.Jimenez 7-6), 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Morgan 1-2) at Toronto (Doubront 1-0), 7:07 p.m. Pittsbu... Read More