Lt. Gov. Foley to speak in Lexington Wednesday

Lt. Gov. Mike Foley will be in Lexington Wednesday January 28th  where he will be meeting with Dawson Area Development representatives and touring the Dawson County Opportunity Center. He will be spe... Read More

Senate Dems block GOP effort to wind down pipeline debate

WASHINGTON  Senate Democrats have temporarily stalled progress on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, the top priority of the Republican-controlled Congress. The Senate voted 53-39 Monday to cut off debate on the bill, in a procedural... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Monday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final (13) North Carolina 93 Syracuse 83 Final (15) Iowa St. 89 (19) Texas 86 TOP-25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 1) South Carolina 79 (12) Texas A&M 61 Final OT (20) Iowa 78 (15) Nebra... Read More

Roberts names US Senate Agriculture Committee Staff

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts from Kansas has named senior staff for the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee. Roberts is the committee chairman and named Julian Baer, formerly of OFW Law, as senior policy adviser for nutrition... Read More

National Pork Industry Forum Coming Up

The 2015 National Pork Industry Forum - with the theme People, Pigs, Planet - will take place March 5th through the 7th in San Antonio, Texas. This year’s theme goes hand in hand with the Pork Checkoff 2020 Strategic Plan - which is focused on anti... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Monday BOYS BASKETBALL= Boys Town 76, Omaha Concordia 53 Central City 41, Schuyler 34 Walthill 60, Allen 51 ^CRC Tournament= ^Quarterfinal= Bruning-Davenport/Shickley 45, Shelby/Rising City 36 High Plains Community 66, Cross County 52 ^Neb... Read More

Huskers fall in top twenty showdown

Iowa City - Emily Cady produced 19 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, but No. 15 Nebraska suffered a 78-72 overtime loss at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Monday night. Tear'a Laudermill added 19 points, including 17 after halftime, but the Huskers h... Read More

Nebraska farmer visits South American counterparts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska farmer recently visited Colombia and Brazil to learn more about international markets for U.S. crops. The Nebraska Corn Board says John Greer from Edgar was part of a delegation with the U.S. Grains Council. Gree... Read More

New theme for Nebraska State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair has unveiled their theme for this year. It's "Fun is in the Fair". Marketing Director Shaun Schleif this year's theme "highlights the family focused fun that is the primary ingredient in every state fair." He adds that with "l... Read More

Olive Township's 'Naked Farmer' grateful for recovery

OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) _ Tim Vander Zwaag confidently walks through his house without assistance and has a firm handshake with a wide smile. And he laughs, even at his nickname _ The Naked Farmer. ``It's a very unique story,'' he told The H... Read More

USDA Creates More Bird Habitat Opportunities on Irrigated Farmland

WASHINGTON, Jan 26, 2015 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini today announced that the Conservation Reserve Program now will encourage more bird habitats to be established in irrigated farmland... Read More