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Kansas, Nebraska Reach 1-Year Agreement on River Water Use

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas and Nebraska will extend for one year an agreement that allows Nebraska to pump more of its share of the Republican River while ensuring Kansas eventually gets all the water ... Read More

Rogers Leads Holdrege To Win Over Gothenburg

Holdrege-Holdrege senior running back Cooper Rogers had a night to remember rushing for 303 yards and three scores as the Dusters opened up the season with a 34-21 win over Gothenburg. Rogers who missed all of last season with an injury went 80 yards... Read More

Deere Unveils New 9RX Series

The line includes seven models - four in "ag" trim and three scraper machines. The four ag models are the 9470RX, 9520RX, 9570RX and 9620RX with the model number denoting engine horsepower. Three models - the 9470RX, 9520RX and 9570RX are available i... Read More

EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

  WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. Th... Read More

USDA to Approve Simplot's Genetically Engineered Potato

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops. Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. says that the Russet Burbank can also be stored a... Read More

The Fun is in the Fair Food

GRAND ISLAND - Always one of the top three reasons fairgoers attend the Nebraska State Fair, Fair Food will not disappoint when the gates open on August 28th  in Grand Island. State Fair facilities director, Jaime Parr says, “The favorites will... Read More

4th Congressional Hearing Planned on Colorado Mine Blowout

DENVER (AP) _ A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced Friday it plans a hearing on Sept. 16. ... Read More

 Home Federal of Nebraska to merge with Home Federal of Grand Island

Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Grand Island (HFGI)  has announced it has entered into an agreement with Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Nebraska (HFNE) to merge with HFGI, pending regulatory approval. HFGI will be the surv... Read More

Minatare signs preliminary agreement for beef plant

MINATARE, Neb.  The city of Minatare has taken a big step toward construction of a beef processing plant that could bring an estimated 600 jobs to the Nebraska Panhandle community. The City Council on Wednesday voted to sign a preliminary agreeme... Read More

Heavy rain and flooding in eastern &  northeast counties

The National Weather Services has issued flood advisories for several eastern Nebraska counties after thunderstorms dumped heavy rain.   Norfolk radio station KNEN  reports that a stream flood advisory was to expire later Friday morning in portion... Read More

Kearney Catholic Golf Invite Results

Thursday August 27th Kearney Catholic, 395 Doniphan Trumbull, 395 Cozad, 397 GICC, 428 Arcadia-Loup City, 441 Gothenburg, 502 Ravenna, 541 St. Paul, 541 Individual Resutls Brandi Lemek, Doniphan Trumbull 77 Kaylei Becker, Cozad 84 M... Read More