Project to close I-80 near Kearney

A message board project will force overnight closures on Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska next month. The Nebraska Roads Department says a stretch of the westbound lanes east of Kearney will... Read More

Export Exchange this week

Export Exchange 2015 kicks off October 20 in Seattle. The event, sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council and the Renewable Fuels Association, brings export customers to U.S. exporters. Trade teams from 30 top destinations for U.S. corn, barley, sorghum ... Read More

Perdue Farms Antibiotic Free

A Perdue Farms brand is now verified as antibiotic free, made with no antibiotic, ever. The company announced last week its’ Simple Smart brand of fully cooked, frozen breaded products are now USDA Process Verified for being made from chickens rais... Read More

Top Republicans make gay marriage issue in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov. Sam Brownback are raising gay marriage as an issue to help paint their challengers as too liberal for GOP-leaning Kansas in the final weeks of tough re-election races. Both publicly declar... Read More

UNK sends out New Frontiers

UNK has put out a new publication called New Frontiers. Chancellor Doug Kristensen says the publication focuses on faculty members. "This New Frontiers honors eight faculty members. It's an in depth, very nice piece about each of these faculty mem... Read More

European Farm Groups Asked EU to Approve GM Varieties

Six European farm groups asked the European Union last week to approve eight genetically modified grain varieties to be used in food and feed processing before the current commission leaves office on November 1. The groups said in a joint release tha... Read More

Nebraska man says feds price eagles too high

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Macy man charged with killing a bald eagle is arguing in federal court that prosecutors have greatly overvalued the bird at $10,000. According to rreports, the bird's worth could make a difference in Lamar Bertucci's sentence. ... Read More

Bank offers $100 bonus to 200 new college accounts

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Two hundred Nebraska families that start college savings accounts this fall will receive a $100 boost. First National Bank of Omaha says it hopes the payments will encourage people to start saving for college while their kids are y... Read More

Omaha Children's Museum opens farm exhibit

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Kids visiting The Omaha Children's Museum can now learn a little more about what goes on outside the city's borders. According to reports, a new 10,000-square-foot agriculture-centered exhibit dubbed ``Once Upon a Farm'' opened Sat... Read More

App offers information for Nebraska voters

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska voters can check their registration, request an early ballot and find polling place locations with a mobile website made available by the state. The Nebraska Secretary of State's office says the ``Voter View'' website is... Read More

UNK beats Lindenwood to give Morris career win number 100

Kearney, Neb. – Juniors Bronson Marsh and Romero Cotton each ran for 112 yards and the defense came up with a goal line stand as Nebraska-Kearney beat Lindenwood, 31-13, Saturday afternoon at Ron & Carol Cope Stadium at Foster Field. The Lop... Read More