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EPA sends biofuels volumes targets to White House

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sent blending targets for the country's renewable fuels program to the White House for review ahead of a fast-approaching June 1 deadline for publicl... Read More

Dawson County Ag Groups Donate Beef To Area Schools

The Dawson County Cattlemen and Farm Bureau joined forces along with Tyson Fresh Meats to offer the beef as part of a healthy and nutritious lunch.   Dawson County Farm Bureau President Britt Anderson says the idea came from a county office in West... Read More

Hog farmers more likely to carry drug-resistant bacteria: U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hog farmers are six times more likely than the general population to carry an infectious bacteria that can cause skin and respiratory problems and resists treatment from multiple drugs, according to a new U.S. research study. T... Read More

Foundation event raises $320,000 to reinvest in community

  The Lexington Community Foundation raised an estimated $320,000 over the weekend during their annual fundraising event called The KEY.  The KEY involves a dinner and various auctions including live, silent and online.  Foundation Director... Read More

OSU says GMO measure could hamper research

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) _ Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.  Backers of Measure 2-89, the Lo... Read More

I-80 Overpass at Hwy 83 North Platte-Maxwell Bridges

NORTH PLATTE- Weather permitting; construction will begin May 11 on the Interstate 80 overpass bridges on Highway US-83 in North Platte, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads.  Work will be performed on both the northbound and southbound bri... Read More

State Receives 100,000th Concealed Carry Application

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says the state has received 100,000 applications for its concealed carry program. Schmidt says there are currently 89,399 active licenses issued in Kansas. Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bil... Read More

Nebraska Forest Service Offers Assistance For Woody Biomass Heating

Lincoln, Neb., May 4, 2015 -- Seasonal heating costs can be unpredictable for the 325-plus Nebraska nursery greenhouse operations with enclosed plant-growing structures. With that in mind, the Nebraska Forest Service is promoting woody biomass heatin... Read More

Keil To Transfer From NU

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and we w... Read More

Trueblood joining Husker basketball program

Lincoln -- University of Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Johnny Trueblood will join the Husker basketball team as a walk-on for the 2015-16 season. Trueblood, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after a decorated career ... Read More

Keil to transfer from Nebraska to Florida State

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and w... Read More