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Huskers Host No. 18 Illinois on Wednesday

The fifth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team enters the final week of the regular season with an eight-match win streak and will look to continue it against No. 18 Illinois on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the ... Read More

Shamrocks Win C1 Title

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Cole Harrington rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns and Brady Przymus ran and passed for scores as No. 3 Columbus Scotus won its first state football title since 1993 with a 32-27 victory over top-ranked Norfolk Catholic in t... Read More

Grand Island woman convicted in fatal Nebraska hit-and-run on I-80

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. A 30-year-old Grand Island woman has been convicted of two charges stemming from a fatal hit-and-run collision on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Mandy MacDonald pleaded no contest on Monday... Read More

USDA Forecasts 38% Fall in Farm Income

Net U.S. farm income will drop 38% this year to $55.9 billion, the lowest level in more than a decade, reflecting depressed crop prices and softening dairy and hog markets, federal forecasters said Tuesday. USDA said net farm income will drop to the... Read More

Popular Insecticide Ban Would Leave Farmers Looking for Options

A series of court decisions and actions by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency threatens to remove a popular Dow AgroSciences insecticide. EPA recently proposed a ban of chlorpyrifos -- the active ingredient in Dow AgroScience's Lorsban, an org... Read More

Ex-UNK student takes deal on accusation of campus sex assault

KEARNEY, Neb.  A 20-year-old Lexington man who took a plea deal in a campus sex assault case is scheduled to be sentenced in January. The Kearney Hub reports that Jorge Gutierrez-Alavez pleaded no contest and was convicted of attempted sexual ass... Read More

(Video) Minutemen Look For Improvement

Lexington will need to use  speed and outside shooting this season if the Minutemen are going to  improve upon last year's 8-18 season. 5th year head coach Jeremy Wieseler returns three starters from last year, including 6-2 senior Trevor McKeone w... Read More

Car-train crash SW of Holdrege results in minor injuries to one

The Nebraska State Patrol reports a car-train crash occured 4 miles southwest of Holdrege Monday afternoon resulting in minor injuries to a woman who was a passenger in the front seat. Phelps County authorities were summoned to the crash site at 2... Read More

EPA Expected to Slightly Boost RFS Corn-Based Ethanol Mandate

Declining gasoline prices are giving the EPA room to hike the mandate levels on ethanol relative to the coming announcement on the Renewable Fuel Standard. The Environmental Protection Agency is set to issue its Renewable Fuel Standard for three year... Read More

China Commits to Accelerating Reviews of U.S. Biotech Crops

China has committed to accelerating its review of U.S. GMOs, a move that would smooth trade in biotech crops, Obama administration officials said after an annual bilateral meeting on trade issues. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who was in Chin... Read More

Tyson Shares Soar As Meatpacker Forecasts Record Profit

Tyson Foods Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, reported better-than-expected quarterly sales on Monday, sending its shares up by over 10 percent as strong demand for chicken products and a boost from its purchase of sausage seller Hillshire Brands... Read More