Variety of Topics in Wind, Solar and Transmission Sessions  at Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference

Lincoln, NE- A variety of topics concerning wind and solar power, as well as transmission issues fill the agenda for the seventh annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference being held October 29-30, 201... Read More

Canada Threatens US With Tariffs

Canada is looking at slapping duties on iconic U.S. products ranging from California wine to ketchup after the World Trade Organization (WTO) found America's meat-labeling laws offside for a third time in five years. A WTO appeal panel ruled that a ... Read More

Area compliance checks conducted

Law enforcement  compliance checks were conducted in some area counties over the weekend. The  Nebraska State Patrol had minors try to buy alcohol at 62 business in Adams and Webster Counties on Friday.  Of 49 businesses checked  in Adams Coun... Read More

Slow Corn Harvest Continues, Quality Remains High

Corn harvest progress fell further behind the five-year average according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Report released yesterday. While only 31 percent of the crop was harvested as of October 19, the forecast of a high quality crop remains u... Read More

Journalist being treated for Ebola still improving

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska doctors treating an American video journalist for Ebola say he could be released by the end of the week if tests show he's free of the deadly virus. Ashoka Mukpo has been treated at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omah... Read More

Syngenta lawsuit against Bunge over GMO corn revived on appeal

By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - A federal appeals court has opened the door for Syngenta Seeds to revive a lawsuit it brought against Bunge North America in 2011 over the agribusiness company's refusal of a type of genetically modified corn. ... Read More

New atlas will help find 'gaps' in crop production

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A new mapping tool unveiled Monday and developed by the University of Nebraska and other project partners could help boost global crop production while conserving land and water. The Global Yield Gap Atlas allows farmers, gove... Read More

Former Obama aide Carney to speak at Fort Hays State

HAYS, Kan. (AP) – Former White House press secretary Jay Carney will speak at Fort Hays State University on the eve of this year’s midterm elections. The university says Carney will speak the evening of Nov. 3 as part of the Sebelius Lecture S... Read More

Kansas Governor, Challenger Discuss Gay Marriage

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vowed Monday to defend Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage, while Democratic challenger Paul Davis said during a debate Monday that there's nothing either of them can do at this point because the matt... Read More

Lincoln tailgating spot permanently bans alcohol

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A popular Nebraska football tailgating spot has permanently banned alcohol after a violent incident that ended with 13 arrests and sent a police officer to the hospital. The Indian Center's board of directors voted 4-3 Monday to... Read More

World Series Begins Tonight

KANSAS CITY (AP) _ The wait is almost over for the opening game of the World Series. Game 1 for the Giants and Royals will be played Tuesday night in Kansas City, with James Shields taking the mound for the home team against NLCs most valuable player... Read More