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Nebraska lawmakers conclude historic 2015 session

Nebraska lawmakers have concluded a 2015 session marked by high-profile votes on taxes, immigration, state spending and the death penalty.     Senators and Gov. Pete Ricketts focused on their polic... Read More

Nine Huskers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

The Nebraska softball team was recognized for another successful year in the classroom on Thursday, as nine of a possible 11 Huskers were named to the academic All-Big Ten team. All nine Huskers honored have earned academic All-Big Ten recogni... Read More

Nebraska railroad track renovation to be completed in August

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. Union Pacific Railroad is undertaking a major track renovation project on its main line east of Grand Island and as far as Columbus. Union Pacific will replace 36,000 concrete rail ties and put in place 153,000 tons of new balla... Read More

SW Nebraska Bull Center

  Mark & Lisa Dixon, Owner/Operator 72199 Ave 377, Benkelman, NE 69021 Office: 308-423-2700 Fax: 308-423-2706 Cell: 308-414-2274 email: Read More

Hulton Named USHL GM Of The Year

CHICAGO, Ill. – The United States Hockey League today announced that Tri-City Storm Head Coach and General Manager Jim Hulton has been named the 2014-15 USHL General Manager of the Year as determined by a vote of league coaches and general managers... Read More

(Audio) Eagle Riders collect letters to raise awareness about children's mental health

LEXINGTON- The Pony Express, motorcycle riding mental health advocates, The Fraternal Order of Eagles-Eagle Riders, are traveling across the state collecting letters from youth and families about mental health and substance use issues, before they pa... Read More

Semi tips near Elm Creek,  two people injured

The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office and emergency responders handled a semi-trailer accident early  Friday near Elm Creek.  Sergeant Dave Gibbs says shortly after 3:30 a.m.,  sheriff's deputies were called to mile-marker 256, near the Elm Creek In... Read More

EPA Releases RFS; Ethanol Volumes Below Statute, Boost for Biodiesel

While the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard keeps corn-based ethanol below the statutory 15 billion gallons for 2015 and 2016, the proposal released by EPA Friday would provide a much-needed boost for biodiesel. In 2014, the rule proposes 13.25 billi... Read More

Gov. Ricketts names CIO

Lincoln – Thursday, Governor Pete Ricketts announced Ed Toner as the new Chief Information Officer for the State of Nebraska. His appointment comes at the conclusion of a search for a director who will assist the Governor with initiatives to utiliz... Read More

Ethanol Supporters Not Happy with EPA's RVO Decision, Praise for Infrastructure

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2014, 2015 and 2016. Unfortunately, the EPA continues to cling to the “blend wall” methodology that false... Read More

Kansas FFA Members Receive Scholarships During Convention

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Orscheln Farm & Home Stores of Kansas awarded eight scholarships to FFA members from across the state during the third session of the 87th Kansas FFA Convention on May 28. The Orscheln Farm & Home Stores scholarships are ... Read More