February report: Economic growth likely in Midwest, Plains

A new report suggests economic growth is ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states. The survey report issued Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index climbed to 57.0 in Febru... Read More

CPNRD Approves Project SENSE: New Nitrogen Management Program

(GRAND ISLAND, NE) On Thursday, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board of directors approved participation in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Project SENSE pilot program in the amount of $16,500/ year for three years.  The pi... Read More

Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A federal judge has blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban, but the decision will not take effect until March 9. U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon on Monday ordered the state to not enforce its ban. Seven same-sex couples filed a... Read More

Nebraska governor's office: No more ban on gay fostering

A spokesman for Gov. Pete Ricketts' office says the state is no longer considering the sexual orientation of a person seeking to become a foster parent. The spokesman tells the Omaha World-Herald   the state health and human services department has... Read More

NSAA Dual State Wrestling Championship Results

Class A Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Millard South 2nd Place - Omaha Burke 3rd Place - Kearney 4th Place - Grand Island 5th Place - Hastings 6th Place - Papillion-LaVista 8th Place - Lincoln Southwest 8th Place - Omaha North 1st Pl... Read More

Rawhide Corral Available for Rainwater Basin Wetland Grazing

Cattle producers who engage in wetland grazing programs or who work with public land agencies in the Rainwater Basin may avail themselves of a portable livestock corral and handling equipment through a no-cost lease. The Little Blue Natural Resour... Read More

Kansas School Funding Plan Aimed At Ending Budget Surprises

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Top Republican officials in Kansas are working on a plan to overhaul funding for public schools designed to prevent unanticipated demands for new spending. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is calling on the GOP-dominated Legislat... Read More

Lopers Win Regional Title

Kearney, Neb. – The 7th-ranked Nebraska Kearney wrestling won the 2015 NCAA West Regional with 128.50 points and qualified seven individuals for the NCAA Championships in two weeks. The regional was held Friday and Saturday in Pueblo, Colo. This wa... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Sunday's Games= Vancouver 6, St. Louis 5, SO Winnipeg 5, Los Angeles 2 Florida 4, Tampa Bay 3 Pittsburgh 5, Columbus 3 Washington 4, Toronto 0 Anaheim 3, Dallas 1 Monday's Games= Nashville at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Carolina at Chicago... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday's Games= L.A. Clippers 96, Chicago 86 Houston 105, Cleveland 103, OT Portland 110, Sacramento 99 Charlotte 98, Orlando 83 Indiana 94, Philadelphia 74 Golden State 106, Boston 101 Oklahoma City 108, L.A. Lakers 101 New Orleans 99... Read More

Bill would raise salary for Nebraska Supreme Court Justices

  LINCOLN - Nebraska Supreme Court justices and other judges across the state could be looking at raise. Gov. Pete Ricketts and the judicial branch both proposed salary increases, but the governor's proposal is less than what the judges ha... Read More