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Statewide vanpool program to begin in Nebraska

June 26, 2017 (Lincoln, Nebr.) – The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) Transit Section has contracted with Enterprise Rideshare to bring a statewide vanpool program to Nebraska. A vanpool is a ... Read More

Summer’s here – and the time is right for: ‘Water, Rest and Shade’

WASHINGTON – Summer has begun and it brings hot weather – and potentially dangerous work conditions. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration reminds employers and workers to take precautions to stay saf... Read More

Chinese-owned Syngenta eyes Bayer assets to bolster seeds

Switzerland's Syngenta (SYNN.S), the crop protection company acquired by ChemChina, has vowed to bulk up its seeds business and join the chase for assets rival Bayer (BAYGn.DE) must sell to gain regulatory approval for its takeover of Monsanto(MON.N)... Read More

Introducing the Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame class of 2017

SEWARD, Neb. – The Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame committee has announced its selections for the class of 2017. The Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome the following members into elite company this fall: Stephanie Beberniss Tietjen, Euni... Read More

Rollover crash west of Lexington results in death

One person has died following a single-vehicle rollover crash west of Lexington at approximately 10:48 p.m. on Monday. The Dawson County Sheriff's Office says the driver was westbound on Road 755 just past Road 431 when he lost control of the vehicle... Read More

California to List Glyphosate as Cancer-Causing

Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)... Read More

DHHS receives $2 Million Opioid Response Grant

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services received a $2 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for opioid response. The grant, awarded to the Division of Behavioral Health,... Read More

Monsanto Statement on Arkansas Plant Board Decision on Dicamba

Helping farmers protect their crops from troublesome weeds is a big focus for many modern agriculture companies, including Monsanto. Make no mistake about it: on the farm, weeds are much more than just an eye sore. They grow big and spread fast. They... Read More

Winter Wheat Harvest Now In Full Swing Across Kansas

According to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, for the week ending June 25, 2017, winter wheat harvest was in full swing across the state. Winter wheat condition rated 8 percent very poor, 15 poor, 31 fair, 40 good, and 6 excellent. Wi... Read More

Man arrested in Kearney's Medicap Pharmacy burglary

A 26 year old Kearney man has been arrested for the burglary which occurred at Medicap Pharmacy on June 25, 2017. Jal Thong was arrested for Burglary, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Trespassing. He was placed at the Buffalo County Jail. The... Read More

Secretary Perdue to Travel to China to Mark Return of U.S. Beef

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to China this week, joining with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hiatus.  In events ... Read More