Thursday night football scores

^By The Associated Press= ^PREP FOOTBALL= ^Class D-1= ^First Round= Amherst 50, Ansley-Litchfield 22 Bloomfield 66, Scribner-Snyder 56 Blue Hill 55, North Central 29 Bruning-Davenport/Shickley ... Read More

Huskers to face Big Ten newcomers

The 14th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team heads to the East Coast this weekend to battle the two Big Ten newcomers, Rutgers and Maryland. The Huskers will face Rutgers on Halloween on Friday at 6 p.m. (CT) in Piscataway, N.J. Nebraska will then head d... Read More

Minden Bond Issue to be decided

Minden Public Schools has a bond issue of about $23 million that will be decided on Tuesday. Superintendent Dr. Melissa Wheelock says the scope of the project is a new high school connected to the middle school. "The scope of the project calls for... Read More

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks public comment on environmental impacts of proposed transmission line in Nebraska

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is publishing a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement that will assess the natural and human effects of issuing a permit to authorize the take of the federally endangered American burying bee... Read More

CNPPID To Hold J-2 Reservoir Public Hearings

The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will hold a series of public hearings next week about the J-2 Regulating Reservoirs project that would be constructed south of the Platte River between Lexington and Overton. The schedule f... Read More

CNPPID schedules three public hearings on controversial J-2 Regulating Reservoir

The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will hold a series of public hearings next week about the J-2 Regulating Reservoirs project that would be constructed south of the Platte River between Lexington and Overton. The schedule f... Read More

Governor hopefuls say vets home decision stands

Nebraska's candidates for governor say they won't interfere with a decision to build the new Central Nebraska Veterans' Home in Kearney instead of Grand Island. But the Kearney Hub reports that Republican Pete Ricketts and Democrat Chuck Hassebroo... Read More

COOL Reform Coaltion Asks Congress for Immediate Action

The COOL Reform Coalition has sent a letter to Congress asking for immediate action to change the Country of Origin Labeling rule for muscle cuts of meat. The letter states, " On October 20, 2014, a World Trade Organization (WTO) Compliance Panel re... Read More

American Ethanol Gets Loud and Proud in Texas

Corn farmers in the Lone Star State are bringing their message about the benefits of American Ethanol to NASCAR fans at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend with one of the largest E15 promotions of the year. "We have done 12 major promotions this ye... Read More

Consumer Groups Want Bee Killing Pesticide out of Lowe’s

Consumer campaigns are urging Lowe’s to take ‘bee-killing’ pesticides off its shelves.   Friends of the Earth said the environmental group and its allies have organized more than 30,000 people to “swarm” Lowe’s stores around the country ... Read More

Randy Rogers Band to Headline Red Dirt On the River

The Randy Rogers Band will headline what is being titled the ‘Red Dirt on the River’ concert slated for January 2, 2015 at the Viaero Event Center. Joining Rogers will be popular Red Dirt country artists’ Stoney LaRue and Wade Bowen. Tickets go... Read More