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‘Shark Tank’ Investor Barbara Corcoran to Address 97th AFBF Annual Convention

Acclaimed real estate mogul and “Shark Tank” investor Barbara Corcoran will give the closing session keynote address at the 97th American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade S... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday's Games Cleveland 5, Pittsburgh 2 N.Y. Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 5, 12 innings Detroit 8, Toronto 6 Houston 12, Boston 8, 10 innings L.A. Angels 8, Texas 2 Chicago White Sox 1, Baltimore 0 Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2, 10 inni... Read More

Retired military dogs find new purpose in US meth wars

INDIANAPOLIS - Military dogs that spent years in war zones are putting their noses to new uses by helping police in the U.S. combat methamphetamine and other drugs. The dogs headed to Indiana, Texas, Tennessee, Nebraska and Georgia are part of a v... Read More

Smithsonian

Humanities Nebraska will partner with the Smithsonian Institution through the "Museum on Main Street" program to bring a traveling exhibit that celebrates work and various industries to seven communities across Nebraska in 2015 and 2016. "The Way ... Read More

Nebraska AG says university violated open meetings act

Nebraska's attorney general says the University of Nebraska violated the state's open meetings law when it held private meetings as part of its search for a new president. The Lincoln Journal Star reports Attorney General Doug Peterson concluded t... Read More

Lexington baseball celebrated

  Tom Stuckey returned to Lexington Wednesday where he observed a refurbished outdoor sign commemorating the two Legion champion baseball teams in Lexington. The costs were defrayed from memorial funds of Stuckey's mother and from the Lexingt... Read More

North Dakota's Jeff Campbell champ in College Home Run Derby

  OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Jeff Campbell of North Dakota won the College Home Run Derby, hitting 10 homers in the finals to easily defeat Wake Forest's Will Craig on Thursday night. Campbell set a derby record with 20 first-round homers, the longe... Read More

Several Ag and Industry Groups Ask Court to Ditch EPA’s Water Rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation,  National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Public Lands Council, and 11 other agricultural and industry groups today asked a federal court to vacate the controversial new rule redefining the scope of federal jurisdi... Read More

Health Alert Issued for Sutherland Reservoir in Lincoln Co

The state has issued a health alert for toxic blue-green algae at Sutherland Reservoir in Lincoln County.  This is the first health alert issued in the 2015 recreational season.  Weekly sampling has been conducted at 50 public lakes in Nebraska sin... Read More

Meat and Dairy to Eclipse Biofuel in Agriculture Demand

Changing diets in emerging countries will boost global demand for meat and dairy products in the next 10 years, shifting grain supply towards livestock feed as use of crop-based biofuel is curbed by lower oil prices, the FAO and OECD said. In thei... Read More

USDA seeks applications for grants to help repair housing in rural communities

USDA is seeking applications for grants to make housing repairs for low and very-low income rural residents.  The USDA's Tony Hernandez is Rural Housing Service Administrator.  Hernandez says the grants are through USDA Rural Development's Housing ... Read More