AFBF Leads Delegation to Reduce Trade Barriers Abroad

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 15, 2014 – American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to incre... Read More

Soybean Growers from 11 States Tapped to Lead ASA WISHH

ST. LOUIS (Sept. 15, 2014) – American Soybean Association (ASA) President Ray Gaesser has confirmed the election of 16 soybean growers from 11 states to ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Committee in 2014-2015. New officers a... Read More

Dawson county compliance checks

On Friday,  the Nebraska State Patrol  conducted compliance checks at 14 retail outlets in Dawson County. During the effort, five of the 14 businesses checked were found to be non-compliant after selling alcohol to a minor. Of the five businesse... Read More

Public hearing this week on proposed gun signage

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Kansas officials are holding a public hearing this week on proposed signs to be placed on buildings where firearms are prohibited. A state law that took effect July 1 legalized the open carry of guns across the state. But b... Read More

Vilsack Highlights Conservation Efforts in Midwest

Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack announced more than $15 million in Conservation Innovation Grants to 47 organizations to accelerate innovation in private lands conservation. Secretary Vilsack announced Monday the funding of $15.7 million while visi... Read More

Heineman asked about property taxes during Call-in Show

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman responded to a property tax question during Monday's Statewide Governor's Call-in show. Heineman says decisions should be made locally. "The real key to property taxes in this state is to hold the line on local gove... Read More

I-80 to be closed at Gothenburg overnight September 29th and 30th

I-80 Westbound will be closed between the hours of 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM September 29th into the morning of the 30th. Traffic will be routed off of I-80 at the Gothenburg I-80 Interchange off ramp, and back onto I-80 using the Gothenburg I-80 Intercha... Read More

Garbacz Receives National Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture

LINCOLN – Stan Garbacz, the Agricultural Trade Representative for the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA), has been awarded the James A. Graham Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture.  The award was presented to Garbacz late last week d... Read More

North Platte Police Department Activity

    Four people, Cody Bruce, Briana Gray, James Horn, and Aaron Bosveld were incarcerated at the Lincoln County Detention facility after it was discovered they were in a trailer that had methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in it. ... Read More

Eight Finalists Named for UNK Homecoming Royalty

Eight finalists for homecoming royalty at the University of Nebraska at Kearney were announced Monday. The king and queen will be crowned at 9 p.m. Thursday at the Health and Sports Center. They also will be recognized during halftime of UNK’s f... Read More

Governor appoints two new representatives to Nebraska Wheat Board

Governor Dave Heinemann recently appointed Bob Delsing of Hemingford, Neb. and Steve Wiese of Wilber, Neb. as directors for Districts 1 and 6 respectively on the Nebraska Wheat Board. Delsing, his wife Karen, now deceased, and their three children... Read More