Avian Influenza Confirmed in Wild Birds in Washington State

USDA has confirmed cases of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in wild birds in Washington State. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service says two separate strains were identified. Neither vi... Read More

NFL Scores

NFL Thursday, Dec. 18= Tennessee at Jacksonville, 8:25 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20= Philadelphia at Washington, 4:30 p.m. San Diego at San Francisco, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21= Baltimore at Houston, 1 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m. Atlanta... Read More

Men's Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Wednesday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final (12) Ohio St. 97 NC A&T 55 Final (16) Washington 86 Grambling St. 38 Final OT Cincinnati 71 (19) San Diego St. 62 Final (25) Michigan St. 66 E. Michigan 46      ...... Read More

Nebraska game officials seek info on slain cougar

Officials with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission say they're looking for the person who shot and killed a female mountain lion south of Chadron in western Nebraska. The agency says the wild cat was shot illegally and its carcass left in the P... Read More

New astronomy major at UNK is one-of-a-kind in Nebraska

A new astronomy major sets the University of Nebraska at Kearney apart from other campuses in Nebraska. The program, which launched during the 2014-15 academic year, is the only undergraduate astronomy major in Nebraska. Under the new program, ... Read More

Pelini ripped Neb's AD in last talk with players

Bo Pelini lambasted Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst in a profanity-filled talk during his final meeting with his players. The Omaha World-Herald on Wednesday reported that it obtained an audiotape of Pelini's address to the players on De... Read More

Southwest Airlines adding several Omaha flights

Southwest Airlines says it plans to add several new seasonal flights from Omaha's Eppley Airfield starting next year. Omaha television station KETV reports that Southwest's daily nonstop seasonal service from Omaha to Los Angeles will resume on J... Read More

RFS Celebrates Seven Years of Success

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — This Friday marks the seventh anniversary of the signing into law of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA). The law expanded the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and set America on a path toward a cleaner... Read More

FCSA To Distribute Record Cash-Back Dividend for 2014

Omaha, Nebraska – December 17, 2014 – Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica), a customer-owned financial cooperative, has approved a 2014 cash-back dividend of $160 million to its eligible customer-owners. FCSAmerica serves the credit and r... Read More

Associated Press All State Football Squads

CLASS A Position_Name, School, Height, Weight, Grade Offense Receiver_Clester Johnson Jr., Bellevue West, 6-2, 185, Sr. Receiver_Marquise Lewis, Omaha North, 5-11, 180, Sr. Lineman_Trevor Benham, Millard North, 6-5, 245, Sr. Lineman... Read More

Gov. Heineman Updates Veterans’ Participation for Driver’s Licenses, Military Honor Plates

(Omaha, NE) Today, Gov. Dave Heineman provided an update on the Nebraska Veterans’ Registry and encouraged recognition of military service.  The Registry was created in 2013 by the Nebraska Legislature to place the word “veteran” on driver’s... Read More