Governor's appreciation reception to be held in Central Nebraska

An appreciation reception will be held in Broken Bow Tuesday to honor Governor Dave Heineman as his 10-year tenure winds down. Governor-elect Pete Ricketts will also be attending. It will be held on D... Read More

Nebraska & Kansas among 21 states joining in suit to overturn  gun control law

Twenty-one states, including Nebraska & Kansas,  are asking a federal appeals court to overturn provisions of Maryland’s gun-control law that bans 45 assault weapons and limits gun magazines to 10 rounds. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick... Read More

Brazil Still Suffering from Transport Handicap

The U.S. transportation system may be creaky, but it works far better than the so-called "roads of death" Brazilian truckers must use to haul soybeans to export markets. Despite decades of political promises, Latin American transport systems continue... Read More

Husker win streak comes to an end at Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Despite a spirited comeback to force a fifth set, the No. 10 Nebraska volleyball team fell at No. 11 Illinois, 3-2 (25-16, 22-25, 25-18, 24-26, 15-10), on Wednesday night at Huff Hall. The loss snapped the Huskers' eight-match w... Read More

100th Meridian Boss Gobblers to donate turkeys

The 100th Meridian Boss Gobbler Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is kicking off the 6th Annual Turkey Care Program in Cozad. Chapter President, Mark Stutterheim talks about the idea behind the program. "About six years ago, NWTF c... Read More

Parole head says she was pressured to parole more

The chairwoman of Nebraska's parole board says a former prisons director pressured her into paroling more inmates in an effort to reduce crowding. Esther Casmer testified under subpoena Tuesday that some inmates were paroled even though they hadn't ... Read More

University of Nebraska hires branding firm

The University of Nebraska has hired a Philadelphia-based branding firm to help the university brag about its institutes, online class offerings and general educational opportunities. The Lincoln Journal Star says the 12-month, $605,000 contract i... Read More

NCF Accepting Applications for Beef Industry Scholarship

DENVER- Applications for 2015-16 beef industry scholarships sponsored by the CME Group are now being accepted. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry. Students studying educati... Read More

Stapleton woman dies in Lincoln County accident

  A Stapleton woman died in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning about 3 miles north of North Platte on Highway 83. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has identified her as 34-year-old Michelle Heisz. She was a passenger in a van, being ... Read More

Veto Looms On Ohio Ag Runoff Bill

Gov. John Kasich will veto broad legislation that addresses Ohio's toxic algae problem and other agricultural and environmental matters unless provisions related to basic telephone service are removed, a member of the Republican governor's administra... Read More

Dairy Farmers Have Less than Two Weeks Left to Enroll in New Farm Bill Dairy Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today encouraged dairy farmers to register by Dec. 5 for the new dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) that gives farmers the cert... Read More