Nebraska’s leading economic indicator signals slower growth ahead

Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell by 0.45 percent in September, marking the second decline in three months. “The decline in the Leading Economic Indicator suggests weaker growth for th... Read More

Zebra Musssels Make Their Way Into Nebraska Lake

An infestation of zebra mussels at Offutt Base Lake in Bellevue is causing experts to call for a statewide boat inspection program. "We need a formal boat inspection program to keep our state from having more water bodies infested," said Allison Z... Read More

USDA to Launch New Farm Bill Program to Help Provide Relief to Farmers Affected by Severe Weather

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. The Actual Production History (APH) Yi... Read More

Variety of Topics in Wind, Solar and Transmission Sessions  at Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference

Lincoln, NE- A variety of topics concerning wind and solar power, as well as transmission issues fill the agenda for the seventh annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference being held October 29-30, 2014 at the LaVista Conference Center.  The theme of... Read More

UNK hosts Nebraska Court of Appeals Nov. 12

KEARNEY – The Nebraska Court of Appeals will be in session at the University of Nebraska at Kearney on Nov. 12. This event marks the first time that all three female judges of the Court of Appeals will sit together on a panel. Judges Frankie Moo... Read More

Local Golfers Make All-State

The Nebraska Coaches Association (NCA) announces the 2014 Nebraska High School Super-State Girls Golf Team & All-State Selection.  Super-State is an all class honor determined annually by the by the NCA Golf Sports Advisory Committee. Classif... Read More

Canada Threatens US With Tariffs

Canada is looking at slapping duties on iconic U.S. products ranging from California wine to ketchup after the World Trade Organization (WTO) found America's meat-labeling laws offside for a third time in five years. A WTO appeal panel ruled that a ... Read More

Area compliance checks conducted

Law enforcement  compliance checks were conducted in some area counties over the weekend. The  Nebraska State Patrol had minors try to buy alcohol at 62 business in Adams and Webster Counties on Friday.  Of 49 businesses checked  in Adams Coun... Read More

Slow Corn Harvest Continues, Quality Remains High

Corn harvest progress fell further behind the five-year average according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Report released yesterday. While only 31 percent of the crop was harvested as of October 19, the forecast of a high quality crop remains u... Read More

Journalist being treated for Ebola still improving

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska doctors treating an American video journalist for Ebola say he could be released by the end of the week if tests show he's free of the deadly virus. Ashoka Mukpo has been treated at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omah... Read More

Syngenta lawsuit against Bunge over GMO corn revived on appeal

By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - A federal appeals court has opened the door for Syngenta Seeds to revive a lawsuit it brought against Bunge North America in 2011 over the agribusiness company's refusal of a type of genetically modified corn. ... Read More