Tractor Program Still in Effect

USDA NRCS continues to accept applications for FY2015 funding consideration under the EQIP National Air Quality Initiative (NAQI).  The NAQI priorities are placed on replacing and destroying in-use o... Read More

Greetings from the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association

It’s another exciting year for the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association, and we’re pleased to share this information with our alumni, friends and members. Join us for our 2015 rodeo Please join us April 17 – 18 for the University of ... Read More

Huskers bring brooms and complete sweep of the Longhorns

Lincoln – The Nebraska baseball team (21-7, 3-0 Big Ten) completed a three-game sweep of the No. 16 Texas Longhorns (17-11, 5-1 Big 12) on Sunday afternoon at Hawks Field with a 6-2 win. The Huskers have posted sweeps in each of their last three we... Read More

Winds cause rural Gothenburg fire

Nasty winds are to blame for a rural Gothenburg cornfield fire near D&D Feedlot Sunday morning. The Gothenburg Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched at 10 a.m. to Roads 772 and 408. "There was a burn permit issued on Saturday to clean up c... Read More

Kansas officials hope budget puzzle pieces drop into place

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback hopes the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature wraps up several key budget issues this week. Lawmakers must erase a projected shortfall of nearly $600 million for the next fiscal year. The Senate... Read More

April 6th Is Date For 4-H Public Speaking Contest

The Custer County 4-H Public Speaking Contest will be held Monday, April 6 at the 4-H Building in Broken Bow, beginning at 6:30 p.m., according to Colleen Peterson, 4-H Aide at the Nebraska Extension - Custer County Office. Registrations are due by M... Read More

Kansas Senate panel to consider expanding liquor licenses

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- GOP legislators are weighing the political risks of voting on legislation allowing supermarkets to sell stronger alcohol. Republican Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce said in a Wednesday meeting of the GOP Senate caucus that ... Read More

 Man sentenced to prison for running synthetic drug ring

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The leader of a large synthetic drug-dealing business has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison. According to reports, U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon sentenced 48-year-old John Ways Jr. on Friday. Ways is the former op... Read More

Roof Pros building destroyed near downtown Lexington

Update: 10:09 a.m. A fire was reported in Downtown Lexington Sunday Morning. It's being reported that the Roof Pros Building, located at Highway 30 and Lincoln Street, has been destroyed. Courtesy/ A large section of the Roof Pros building in ... Read More

Cattle killed after wandering onto Nebraska highway

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska authorities say no people were injured, but several head of cattle were killed when the animals got out of an enclosure and wandered onto a nearby highway. Reports say that five cows and one calf were killed Thursda... Read More

Corn Sales to Western Hemisphere Surge

As of March 12, the Western Hemisphere claimed nearly 708.6 million bushels in outstanding sales and accumulated exports of U.S. corn for the 2014/2015 marketing year, 102 million bushels more than last year at the same time, the U.S. Grains Councol ... Read More