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Area Players Selected For Shrine Soccer Game

The Nebraska Shrine Soccer games will be held at Creighton University, May 28th in Omaha. The Women's game will start at 11am while the Men's game will follow at 1pm.Those players from our area who ha... Read More

Wyoming Congressional Delegation Supports Blocking Sage Grouse Protection

Wyoming's congressional delegation but not the state's governor say they support a legislative effort to block federal protection of the greater sage grouse for at least six years. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso are co-sponsoring a bill from Sen.... Read More

LCF to celebrate 14th Key Event this weekend

The Lexington Community Foundation will celebrate the 14th annual Key Event, Friday and Saturday at the Holiday Inn Express in Lexington. The Key is the LCF's main fundraising event of the year. LCF Executive Director, Jackie Berke explains the mi... Read More

Retrofitting on schedule at biodiesel plant in Beatrice

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) _ Production is expected to begin at a biodiesel plant in Beatrice later this year now that a massive retrofitting is underway and on schedule. The plant was built in 2007 and purchased in late 2011 by Duonix Beatrice, a joint ve... Read More

McPherson County Star Signs With NPCC

North Platte Community College Lady Knights Head Volleyball coach Alexa Hopping has signed Ashley Starr to a national letter of intent for the upcoming school year. Starr played volleyball for the McPherson County Longhorns. In her senior year, Starr... Read More

Tyson Plans to Stop Antibiotic Use in Chickens by 2017

Tyson Foods says it wants to stop using human antibiotics in its U.S. chicken houses by September 2017 and that it will explore doing the same in its beef, pork and turkey operations. The move comes as restaurants demand more natural produce and ami... Read More

Feedlots Go Further In The Red

Cattle feeders didn’t get any relief last week as they saw margins fall even deeper in the red. Continued struggles in the cash market put further pressure on feeder margins, which finished the week at negative $206.94 per head, down from neg... Read More

NCGA Submits Comments to Federal Agencies Regarding Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems

Last week, the National Corn Growers Association submitted comments to both the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration about proposed rules regarding the comm... Read More

Nebraska oil and gas board cleared in meetings laws dispute

A special investigator says the Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission didn't violate state open meetings law when it met last month to consider a proposed wastewater disposal well in Sioux County.      Bold Nebraska and the Nebraska Sierra... Read More

Bertrand Track And Field Invite Results

Boys 1) Bertrand 124 2) Mullen 109 3) Southern Valley 101 4) Maxwell 49 5) Wilcox/Hildreth 41 6) Loomis 32 7) Alma 29.25 8) Sumner/Eddyville/Miller 28.25 9) Eustis/Farnam 7.25 10) Overton 1.25 2015 Bertrand Invite - b... Read More

Bees prefer nectar containing pesticides

Bees are attracted to nectar containing common pesticides, scientists at Newcastle University and Trinity College Dublin have discovered. This could increase their chances of exposure to high levels of pesticides. Previous studies have suggested that... Read More