Nebraska plant giving away tons of rotten sugar beets

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) _ Western Sugar Cooperative officials say the co-op must dispose of 10,000 tons of rotten sugar beets and has offered them free to livestock feeders. The co-op's Jerry Darnel... Read More

New Program Will Allow U.S. Strategic Command to Study At UNO

A new program will allow some of the top security specialists working for U.S. Strategic Command to study leadership at the University of Nebraska at Omaha this semester. The group of 10 that begins their 13 weeks of study at UNO this weekend inc... Read More

Kansas Water Authority accepts report on proposed aqueduct

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ The Kansas Water Authority accepted a report on proposal to build an aqueduct to take water from the Missouri River to southwestern Kansas. The authority will circulate the report to appropriate legislative committees. But boar... Read More

Lawmakers to Debate Over Minimum Wage Again

Despite resounding voter support last year to increase the minimum wage, Nebraska lawmakers could find themselves debating the issue yet again. A legislative committee on Monday will review two new minimum wage bills. One would boost the wage for... Read More

Winter Storm Warning and Advisory continues until 6:00pm

...WINTER STORM WARNING AND MUCH OF THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY EXTENDED UNTIL 6 PM... .LIGHT SNOW CONTINUES DECREASING IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AND WILL GRADUALLY END. THE MAIN THREAT THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE BLOWING SNOW. STRONG WINDS HAVE RED... Read More

Minutemaids tame the Bison, McCook boys squeak past Lexington in OT

Saturday's high school rivalry matchup between Lexington and McCook proved to be a showstopper. In the first game of the Saturday matinee doubleheader, the Minutemaids won convincingly over the Lady Bison 51-40. Meanwhile in the boys action, McCook ... Read More

Accidents force closure of parts of I-80 in Nebraska

  LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Several sections of Interstate 80 are closed in eastern Nebraska because of accidents in the snowy conditions Sunday morning. Officials are encouraging people to stay off the roads in eastern Nebraska and Iowa if... Read More

Nebraskans Filling Tax Returns Have a Chance to Contribute to Wildlife

Nebraskans filing their tax returns again have the chance to contribute to a wildlife and habitat conservation fund. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the optional donation appears on Line 42 of the state's 2014 income tax forms. Kristal... Read More

Dave Domina to Present Update on Water Law Issues & Syngenta Corn Litigation

Holdrege, NE – Dave Domina and Brian Jorde, agricultural lawyers representing farmers and ranchers across Nebraska, will host a series of free informational meetingsproviding updates on issues critical to agricultural producers and our state’s ec... Read More

Game & Parks to begin collaring mountain lions

LINCOLN – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission field staff have begun efforts to capture and collar mountain lions. This effort is the beginning of a four-year research project. Game and Parks plans to place GPS tracking collars on seven to 15 ... Read More

Whippets Win SWC Title

The Minden Whippets won the Southwest Conference Tournament for the fifth time in the last 6 years as they defeated Ainsworth 60-50 on Saturday. Minden took an early 20-9 lead into the second quarter lead by Taylor Kissinger who scored 15 points in t... Read More