Bill to change investigation, punishments of livestock cruelty cases

LINCOLN--Testimony at a public hearing Tuesday was equally divided on a bill that would change the way livestock cruelty cases are investigated and penalized. Legislative Bill 393, introduced by ... Read More

National Wheat Foundation Announces Wheat Yield Competition

PHOENIX, AZ – February 26, 2015 – Today the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) announced the creation and implementation of a National Wheat Yield Contest during a press conference at Commodity Classic. Through the primary support of BASF, NWF is ab... Read More

Hastings ends 17-year State Tournament drought

Grand Island-Hastings and Holdrege squared off Friday night for bragging rights in the girls B-5 District Final. The Tigers cut down the net for the first time since 1998 and is Lincoln bound as they downed the Dusters 52-41. Holdrege's impressive 10... Read More

Master's overtime winner downs Sioux City

KEARNEY, Neb. – Nick Master scored both the tying goal with under three minutes to go in the third period and the game-winner in overtime as the Tri-City Storm (28-12-6) defeated the Sioux City Musketeers (31-12-5) 4-3 on Friday night at the Viaero... Read More

Harsher sentences against domestic violence could come with proposed bill

LINCOLN--Sen. Rick Kolowski of Omaha saw a lot of harassment in his time as a high school principal. A bill he has introduced would tighten up current law on punishments for stalkers and domestic violence perpetrators. LB 307 would make sente... Read More

West Point Officials Updated On Wimmer's Plant Closing

West Point city officials met Friday morning with a couple of representatives from the Land O'Frost Wimmer's plant to discuss the announced closing of the plant later this Spring. Mayor Marlene Johnson says one of the topics they discusses concern... Read More

USDA Releases Data Showing How Trans Pacific Partnership Benefits All 50 States

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 - In conjunction with a series of Made in Rural America Executive Actions announced today by President Obama and the White House, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released data today showing the opportunities for ag... Read More

Huskers drop series opener at LMU

Los Angeles – The Nebraska baseball team (4-4, 0-0 Big Ten) took a 1-0 lead in its series opener against the Loyola Marymount Lions (6-2, 0-0 WCC) on Friday night, but the Lions scored the final four runs of the game to take the opener, 4-1 on Frid... Read More

Vikings Come Up Short

North Platte, A slow start was too much for Bertrand to overcome as the Vikings lost to Sandhills/Thedford in the D2-4 District Final 50-43 on Friday night. The Knights jumped out to a 15-2 first half lead and would never trail. In the third quarter,... Read More

National Weather Service says snow is  forecast for south-central Nebraska and northern Kansas over the weekend

The National Weather Service  (NWS)  in Hastings  is urging south-central Nebraska and north-central Kansas residents to be prepared for some winter weather this weekend.  Meteorologist Julia Berg says the system will bring snow to those areas...... Read More

DuPont Leader Outlines Path for Growth in Agriculture and Nutrition & Health Segments

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 26, 2015 – DuPont Executive Vice President James C. Borel discussed growth priorities driven by key research advancements and product launches across the Agriculture and Nutrition & Health segments at today’s Bank ... Read More