Huskers fall late to Minnesota

Lincoln - For the second straight day, clutch hitting powered No. 12 Minnesota to a hard-fought victory over the Nebraska softball team, as the Golden Gophers pulled away late for an 8-3 win Saturday ... Read More

Hastings College Softball sweeps Dordt

Sioux Center, IA - After coming from six runs down in game one the Hastings College softball team finished off the sweep of Dordt 9-8 and 5-3 to stay undefeated in Great Plains Athletic Conference play on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Broncos d... Read More

Storm lose to Fargo

KEARNEY, Neb. – A pair of Fargo Force (25-26-6) forwards  scored their first goals of the season to defeat the Tri-City Storm (34-16-6) 2-1 at the Viaero Event Center on Friday night. The Force swept the weekend series with Tri-City, and claimed t... Read More

Nebraskans urged to use caution with downed power lines

Nebraska's largest public power utility is urging residents to be prepared for possible power outages due to spring storms.    The Nebraska Public Power District's warning comes in observance of Severe Weather Awareness Week.  Joel Dagerman with ... Read More

Focus On Summer Camp

Summer camp is a great opportunity for kids to branch away from home and make new friends. However, the idea of leaving home for the first time can be scary for children. It isn’t unusual for first-time campers to feel uncertain about being away fr... Read More

March 31 Deadline for Farm Bill Approaching; Extension Available in FSA Offices

With less than one week until the sign-up deadline, 77 percent of farmers have made their election into the farm bill risk management program, according to USDA Farm Services Agency officials testifying today at a hearing of the House Agriculture Sub... Read More

Cattle killed after wandering onto Nebraska highway

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska authorities say no people were injured, but several head of cattle were killed when the animals got out of an enclosure and wandered onto a nearby highway. The North Platte Telegraph reports that five cows and one ... Read More

AVTT Wall coming to Imperial

The American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall comes to Imperial April 22nd-26th. Imperial Chamber of Commerce President Merrilyn Leibbrandt says Jana Pribbeno sort of spearheaded the effort. "Jana Pribbeno is a very active member of our Chamber. Sh... Read More

Nebraska USDA Rural Development Launches New Website

Lincoln, March 26, 2015 – USDA Rural Development has launched a new website in Nebraska to enhance program accessibility and customer service.   The new website (http://www.rd.usda.gov/ne) features quicker and more intuitive access to pr... Read More

Safety-net programs keep 48,000 NE children out of poverty

Safety-net programs seem to be making a dent in fighting child poverty in Nebraska.  A  recent report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation uses a U.S. Census Bureau calculator called the  "supplemental poverty measure"  that takes into account the ... Read More

“Today in Energy” brief looks at how U.S. ethanol exports last year were the highest in three years

“According to EIA monthly supply data through December 2014, which EIA released in late February, U.S. exports of fuel ethanol in 2014 reached their second-highest level at a total of 826 million gallons. This level was second only to the 1.2 billi... Read More