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Fan cited for assault at youth softball game

  It was a rough game last week at the Lexington Optimist Ball Fields and it didn't involve the players. On the evening of June 23rd, an altercation broke out between a fan and a coach at a 10... Read More

(Video) United Suppliers, Land O’Lakes Announce Merger

 Land O’Lakes, Inc. and United Suppliers, Inc. of Ames, Iowa today announced their intent to merge their crop inputs businesses. Together, the two organizations will provide owner customers’ expanded product offerings, enhanced precision agricul... Read More

6 YRTC juveniles escape Sunday, 4 apprehended, two still missing

KEARNEY - Six juveniles escaped from the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center (YRTC) in Kearney around 7 p.m. on Sunday night. Four were apprehended within hours, but two still remain on the loose. A spokesman from the Kearney Police Departme... Read More

President Obama Signs Trade Promotion Authority into Law

Trade promotion authority (TPA) will soon help create and strengthen international trade agreements, opening valuable markets and providing an advantage for U.S. farmers. President Barack Obama signed TPA into law on Monday, June 29, 2015. Soyb... Read More

Storm Looking For New Coach

KEARNEY — After leading the Tri City Storm to one of its best season's in franchise history, General Manager and Head Coach Jim Hulton is not coming back for next season. Monday it was announced that he is the new head coach of the Charlottetown Is... Read More

Neb. PSC to hold  workshop on direct access to 9-1-1

The  Nebraska Public Service  will hold a workshop on Tuesday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to discuss the issue of direct access to 9-1-1  services from multi-line telephone systems.  The workshop will be held at Nebraska Innovation Campus Aud... Read More

Crop Progress and Condition June 28

Nebraska For the week ending June 28, 2015, rainfall of one inch or more was recorded in portions of north central Nebraska as well as southeastern areas, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures averaged near... Read More

Ranchers Reject Federal Bureaucrats Unsubstantiated Answer to Managing Sage Grouse

The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service recently finalized their Environmental Impacts Statements (EISs) for resources management and land use plans, claiming a need for more restrictive management for sage grouse on federal lands. The ... Read More

Doctors plan second hospital in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.  A group of doctors wants to open a second hospital in Grand Island and says that it'll take at least two years to build and have it operational. Dr. Molly Johnson says that CHI Health isn't giving enough consideration to physi... Read More

Wheat Commissions Host Japanese Millers to Build Confidence in U.S. Supplies

Japanese consumers demand the highest quality and safety in their food. To help maintain a preference for U.S. wheat to produce the best wheat foods, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) is working with the Washington Grain Commission, Oregon Wheat Commission... Read More

CEO Forrest Roberts Resigns from NCBA

Forrest Roberts has announced his resignation as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), effective July 31. Roberts has been the CEO of NCBA since 2009. Roberts is leaving NCBA to pursue other opportunit... Read More