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Investigators say Nebraska man had shot wife before he died

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) _ Sarpy County Sheriff's officials have revealed more information on an incident in an Omaha suburb that left a woman with a gunshot wound to her head and her husband dead. Chi... Read More

Fischer Backs Legislation to Help NE Producers Mitigate Drought

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, announced she has cosponsored legislation to reauthorize the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS). Across the country, NIDIS w... Read More

Resistance, safety are key factors in private pesticide applicator training

Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2018, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, can contact their local Nebraska Extension office for information on pestic... Read More

MPCC Rodeo Team coach wins team roping world series

Not everyone can boast about winning the World Series. Garrett Nokes can. The McCook cowboy took first place in the #12 Ariat World Series of Team Roping Finale on Tuesday night alongside his roping partner, Scott Smith, of Wray, Colo. The men r... Read More

Nebraska 911 plan would allow for text, photo, video reports

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska's 911 director is proposing a plan that would enable emergency reporting via text, photo or video. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Director David Sankey updated Nebraska lawmakers Wednesday on a plan to implement ... Read More

CAB offers $40,000 in Colvin Scholarships

Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) is now accepting applications for its annual Colvin Scholarship, awarded to college juniors, seniors and graduate students committed to the beef industry. The Colvin Fund honors CAB co-founder and executive director ... Read More

Senator Roberts & K-State Pres. Gen. Myers Look Ahead to Safeguard Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Kansas State University President General Richard Myers’ critical testimony on the remaining challenges to agriculture security before the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) Wednesday said ... Read More

Nebraska Extension offers 2018 training for commercial, noncommercial pesticide applicators

Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Training dates are set for Nebraska's commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification, or recertification of their license, to use or purchase restricted use pesticides (RUPs) ... Read More

Canada and Mexico Working to Strengthen Trade Ties

While the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations are in between rounds, Mexico and Canada are still busy talking trade. Canada’s Ag Minister just wrapped up a two-day trip to Mexico City aimed at strengthening their bilateral relationship... Read More

Natural Gas Utility Focuses Energy on Giving Back During Improving Life Week

LINCOLN, Neb. — When Black Hills Energy employees parked their trucks and put boots to the ground in the communities it serves, Judy Duckworth of Scottsbluff felt an extra jolt of holiday spirit. Judy was having issues keeping the pilot light l... Read More

Man dead, woman critically wounded in eastern Nebraska home

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a shooting in eastern Nebraska that left one person dead and another in critical condition. The Sarpy County sheriff's office says it found the body of a 68-year-old man in the garage of a home ... Read More