Resolution Recognizes Value of Locally-Led Soil and Water Conservation Efforts

WASHINGTON, DC--March 30, 2015--A bipartisan, concurrent resolution recently introduced in the U.S. Senate and House recognizes the value of locally-led soil and water conservation and the rol... Read More

Two county I-80 pursuit Sunday ends at Cozad

One person was arrested following a 26-mile pursuit Sunday afternoon on Interstate 80 in Lincoln and Dawson counties. According to initial information from Nebraska State Patrol, a trooper began the pursuit of an eastbound vehicle about 2 miles west ... Read More

Conventional Soybean Oil Fattens Mice in New Study

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Soybean oil might be making Americans fatter and sicker, according to new research from University of California-Riverside (UCR) scientists. They found that, despite eating the same amount of food, mice fed with a diet rich in con... Read More

Tractor Program Still in Effect

USDA NRCS continues to accept applications for FY2015 funding consideration under the EQIP National Air Quality Initiative (NAQI).  The NAQI priorities are placed on replacing and destroying in-use off-road farm equipment powered by Tier 0 diesel en... Read More

State Plane Flew Lawmaker To Vote

ASSOCIATED PRESS - State records show Rep. Virgil Peck of Montgomery County used a state plane to fly from western Kansas to Topeka and back to vote on school finance bill. Peck was the only passenger on the plane from Coffeyville to Topeka on Mar... Read More

(VIDEO) Roof Pros warehouse building destroyed in Sunday fire

  A building comprised mostly of wood and metal sheeting that once housed a lumber yard and a rental equipment business went up in flames Sunday. Lexington Fire Chief Dahlas Holbein tells the Rural Radio Network that firefighters were s... Read More

Bid approved for Fieldhouse building construction

  The Lexington City Council accepted a bid from T.L. Sund Constructors of Lexington Tuesday to construct the new Fieldhouse Facility at soccer fields to the north of the Optimist Outdoor Recreation complex. Sund's submitted the lowest of 5 b... Read More

Greetings from the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association

It’s another exciting year for the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association, and we’re pleased to share this information with our alumni, friends and members. Join us for our 2015 rodeo Please join us April 17 – 18 for the University of ... Read More

Huskers bring brooms and complete sweep of the Longhorns

Lincoln – The Nebraska baseball team (21-7, 3-0 Big Ten) completed a three-game sweep of the No. 16 Texas Longhorns (17-11, 5-1 Big 12) on Sunday afternoon at Hawks Field with a 6-2 win. The Huskers have posted sweeps in each of their last three we... Read More

Winds cause rural Gothenburg fire

Nasty winds are to blame for a rural Gothenburg cornfield fire near D&D Feedlot Sunday morning. The Gothenburg Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched at 10 a.m. to Roads 772 and 408. "There was a burn permit issued on Saturday to clean up c... Read More

Kansas officials hope budget puzzle pieces drop into place

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback hopes the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature wraps up several key budget issues this week. Lawmakers must erase a projected shortfall of nearly $600 million for the next fiscal year. The Senate... Read More