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NACD President Participates in Climate Change Panel

WASHINGTON, DC-- April 24, 2015—National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) President Lee McDaniel represented the nation's 3,000 conservation districts at a climate change forum yesterday... Read More

National Grasslands Visitors Center to close for renovations

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) _ The National Grasslands Visitors Center in northwest Nebraska is scheduled to close for renovations. The U.S. Forest Service says the facility will close starting May 4, and could remain closed until early July. Employees will be... Read More

UNL scholar among team that quantifies ecosystem loss in Science study

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln rangeland ecologist is among the co-authors of a study published in Science that has quantified land use change and the reduction of ecosystem and cropland productivity stemming from large-scale expansion of oil and g... Read More

 Pavement work scheduled on I-80 in western Nebraska

KIMBALL, Neb. (AP) _ Pavement repairs have been scheduled to begin the week of May 4 on Interstate 80 near Kimball in western Nebraska. The Nebraska Roads Department says the work will begin at Exit 20 and extend east to Exit 22. There will be lane c... Read More

Nebraska Wheat Crop Report

According to the USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report dated April 20, 2015, an inch or more of precipitation was common throughout the state, with two to three inches reported in west central counties. Temperatures averaged six degrees above n... Read More

Big issues loom for Nebraska lawmakers as session nears end

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ With a little more than a month left in the session, Nebraska lawmakers still to have to take final action on some of the year's largest and most contentious issues. The list includes the budget, property taxes, medical marijuana... Read More

Brownback Proposal Would Raise Taxes To Close Budget Gap

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas is expected to increase taxes to close a budget shortfall, but Republicans who control the Legislature don't yet agree on the outlines of a plan. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback wants to protect major income tax cuts he p... Read More

Law Enforcement Torch Run taking place in May

This year's events for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics take place in mid to late May. Minden's torch run begins at 5:00 p.m. on May 14th, and will start at Browns Market and end at the town square with a BBQ. Kearney's to... Read More

American Agricultural Labs Receives Grant

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NEDED) has just announced approval of a grant for the expansion of American Agricultural Laboratory, Inc. The grant to McCook Economic Development Corporation from the Site and Building Fund in the amo... Read More

UNK Baseball: Lopers Win Finale to Salvage the Series

Kearney, Neb. – Third baseman Kyle Carnahan hit a two-run walk-off homer to lift Washburn to a 6-5 win over the Nebraska-Kearney in the first game of a double header Saturday evening in Topeka, Kansas. The Lopers bounced back to win the night ca... Read More

Hastings splits with Mount Marty

Hastings - The Hastings College softball team missed its chance to host the opening round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament splitting with Mount Marty dropping game one 16-11 while rolling in game two 16-1 on a home run filled d... Read More