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Federal appeals court upholds Nebraska plant's $2.3M penalty

OMAHA, Neb.  A federal appeals court has affirmed a $2.3 million penalty against a company that operated a rendering plant in Lexington and violated the federal Clean Water Act and the Nebraska Envir... Read More

Study Shows Aquifers Contaminated by Natural Uranium

Nearly 2 million people throughout the Great Plains and California live above aquifer sites contaminated with natural uranium that is mobilized by human-contributed nitrate, according to a study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Data from r... Read More

(VIDEO) 8-28 High School Preview Show

This fall our sports team will be previewing the high school football games that we will be broadcasting on 880 KRVN, 93.1 The River and KAMI 1580. This week we preview Lexington at Scottsbluff (880 KRVN), Gothenburg at Holdrege (93.1 The River) a... Read More

Monsanto, rivals eye next step after Syngenta deal collapse

Aug 26 Monsanto Co, having ditched an audacious $46 billion offer for Syngenta AG , may downshift to a humbler strategy of beefing up its crop protection portfolio through other acquisitions, partnerships and licensing agreements. The deal's colla... Read More

Sriracha-scented tickets spice up new Nebraska Lottery game

LINCOLN, Neb.  The Nebraska Lottery says it will be selling Sriracha-scented scratch tickets as part of a new $2 scratch game. It's called Hot Sriracha, and each ticket contains a scent replicating that of the famous Asian sauce. The game offers... Read More

(Audio) Thayer Central Schools Serving Locally Grown Nebraska Beef

Yesterday a celebration was held at Thayer Central High School to kickoff their new school lunch program that will include fresh locally raised beef donated by area producers. "We are very excited about the program. We are in the process of having... Read More

Follow Us to Kansas

Last fall, the inaugural Angus Means Business National Convention & Trade Show proved to be one of the industry’s must-attend events for its membership, education and trade show venues. This year, participants will have the added opportunity to... Read More

Woman charged in Nebraska toddler's suffocation death

HASTINGS, Neb.  A 33-year-old Hastings woman has been accused of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a toddler, killing her. The Hastings Tribune reports that Azudany Serrano-Contreras was arrested Wednesday and charged with committing intent... Read More

Agriculture Education Students Awarded for Kansas Agriculture Skills & Competencies Certificates

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Twenty-four students from seven schools in Kansas have been awarded the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Kansas Agriculture Skills & Competencies Certificate. Schools with students earning certificates include Buhler US... Read More

Husker volleyball starts this weekend

The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team opens the 2015 regular season with the Nebraska Invitational at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this weekend. The Huskers will host Tulsa on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the season opener. NU will then play Grand Cany... Read More

USDA Awards Energy Funding to 23 Nebraska Recipients

Twenty-three Nebraska applicants have been selected to receive $486,026 in grants from USDA Rural Development through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).  Funds will be used to install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency imp... Read More