Kansas Wants EPA To Withdraw Proposed Water Rules

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he and top officials in his administration are asking the federal government to withdraw a new rule asserting regulatory authority over many of the... Read More

FARM Program Report Shows Continued Widespread Adoption of Animal Care Practices

ARLINGTON, VA – Dairy farmers nationwide continue to demonstrate widespread adoption of industry standards that assure high-quality care for their animals, according to a report released today by the National Milk Producers Federation. The summa... Read More

SCED building Sunset Cottages to help address housing need

Housing has been an ongoing issue in Loup City over the last few years. Sherman County Economic Development Executive Director Jill Young says studies show a need for housing for low to middle income people. "We had a housing study done back in 20... Read More

Thursday night football scores

^PREP FOOTBALL= Anselmo-Merna 70, Brady 32 Bertrand 46, Loomis 8 Bloomfield 72, Plainview 0 Boone Central/Newman Grove 32, Norfolk Catholic 16 Boys Town 42, Arlington 28 Bruning-Davenport/Shickley 50, Pawnee City 6 Burwell 52, Amherst 48 Cent... Read More

2014 Nebraska Travel Industry Award Winners Announced

  NORTH PLATTE, NEB. —Nebraska’s tourism industry professionals honored their peers at the Celebrate Nebraska Awards Gala Thursday evening at the Quality Inn & Suites/Sandhills Convention Center in North Platte, Nebraska. The event cappe... Read More

UNL suspends FarmHouse fraternity

  Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 23, 2014 – The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has suspended its chapter of FarmHouse fraternity following a university police investigation into events leading up to the death of a UNL freshman in early September, V... Read More

Deadline nearing for Central Nebraska Business Idea Contest

The Deadline for the Central Nebraska Business Idea Contest is 5 p.m. on Monday. UNK Director for Rural Research and Development, Sean Kaskie, says ideas don't have to be fully thought out. "It's pretty easy. All you have to do is email us a two-m... Read More

Bethel Lutheran Church having presentation

Bethel Lutheran Church in Holdrege is having a presentation on Saturday called "Culture Wars in the Christian Church." Pastor Jamie Strickler has more. "In the late 1700's in the Enlightenment Period of time some modern type Theolosians have taken... Read More

USDA Launches Site to Provide Climate Information to Producers

Earlier today, the USDA Climate Hubs web site was launched. The new site provides a portal for farmers, ranchers, forest landowners, and others to find useful, practical information to help cope with the challenges and stressors caused by a changing ... Read More

Nebraska and Kansas Reach Agreement Approved by the Republican River Compact Administration

Imperial, Neb. – An agreement reached Wednesday gives Nebraska 100 percent credit for augmentation water NRDs are pumping this year to maintain compliance with the Republican River Compact, and ensures water being stored in Harlan County Reservoir ... Read More

Governor Backs Kansas High Court Justices' Ouster

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is endorsing an effort to persuade Kansas voters to remove two justices from the state Supreme Court. Brownback said during a news conference Thursday that he's voting against retaining Justices L... Read More