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Potential water service line scam in Broken Bow

BROKEN BOW - The City of Broken Bow is alerting residents of a potential scam. Some residents have been receiving a letter from a company called HomeServe Line Protection offering insurance coverage f... Read More

Nebraska and Iowa Governors Announce American Ethanol Pump Labeling Initiative

Governors of the nation's top two ethanol-producing states jointly announced the launch of a statewide pump labeling initiative to promote the American Ethanol brand. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and Iowa Governor Terry Branstad have announced ... Read More

BASF lines up financing for potential Syngenta takeover

German chemicals group BASF has lined up a loan package from large multinational banks for a potential takeover offer for Syngenta, the Swiss crop chemicals maker, but will bide its time, several people familiar with the matter said. Syngenta has ... Read More

Electric bill scam strikes again; Norfolk targeted  NPPD warns customers to not fall for demands

Columbus, Neb. – It is happening again in Norfolk. A phone scam in which business owners and residents are falsely threatened their electricity will be shut off if they do not pay their electric bill immediately with a pre-paid, “Greendot” card... Read More

U.S. Economic Model Shows COOL Losses Overstated by Billions

In a 41-page brief to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the United States Trade Representative (USTR) demonstrated that Canada and Mexico inappropriately overstated their losses related to the U.S. mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) law by... Read More

Kansas corn, soybean crops in good shape

TOPEKA, Kan-- Kansas corn and soybean crops were generally in good shape last week as farmers got into their fields an average of 5.7 days. The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says temperatures were above normal in the eastern half... Read More

Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies called to injury accident north of Sutherland

Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies were called to an injury accident Monday at 5:14 p.m.  on North River road, north of Sutherland.   It was reported a vehicle had run into the ditch and turned over.  Deputies and rescue workers arrived on the sce... Read More

USBCA Starts Industry-wide Conversation on the Eve of Major Biotech Commercialization

Last week, the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance's Domestic Working Group held a technology meeting in Montreal to recommit to address any worldwide asynchrony regulatory risks associated with the commercial possibilities for biotechnology during the next ... Read More

Work Continues on York Water Towers

The construction of York's Water Tower up by the Interstate has been under way roughly a week now. JR Stelzer Co, based out of Lincoln has the contract and according to Mitch Doht, the City's Public Works Director they've made great progress in the b... Read More

York County Fair Begins This Week

The York County Fair will begin on Thursday. There is a full lineup of activities to look forward to this year. The Farmer's Market will kick things off Thursday afternoon. Friday events will be a ranch rodeo along with Aaron Watson's performance. ... Read More

Man accused of imposing 'slave contract' to get mental tests

A competency evaluation has been ordered for a Lincoln man accused of forcing his girlfriend into a ``slave contract.''   The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Judge Stephanie Stacy stopped a hearing on Monday at which 36-year-old Nicholas Talbot wa... Read More