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Study Shows Aquifers Contaminated by Natural Uranium

Nearly 2 million people throughout the Great Plains and California live above aquifer sites contaminated with natural uranium that is mobilized by human-contributed nitrate, according to a study from ... Read More

(Audio) Thayer Central Schools Serving Locally Grown Nebraska Beef

Yesterday a celebration was held at Thayer Central High School to kickoff their new school lunch program that will include fresh locally raised beef donated by area producers. "We are very excited about the program. We are in the process of having... Read More

Follow Us to Kansas

Last fall, the inaugural Angus Means Business National Convention & Trade Show proved to be one of the industry’s must-attend events for its membership, education and trade show venues. This year, participants will have the added opportunity to... Read More

Woman charged in Nebraska toddler's suffocation death

HASTINGS, Neb.  A 33-year-old Hastings woman has been accused of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a toddler, killing her. The Hastings Tribune reports that Azudany Serrano-Contreras was arrested Wednesday and charged with committing intent... Read More

Agriculture Education Students Awarded for Kansas Agriculture Skills & Competencies Certificates

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Twenty-four students from seven schools in Kansas have been awarded the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Kansas Agriculture Skills & Competencies Certificate. Schools with students earning certificates include Buhler US... Read More

Husker volleyball starts this weekend

The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team opens the 2015 regular season with the Nebraska Invitational at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this weekend. The Huskers will host Tulsa on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the season opener. NU will then play Grand Cany... Read More

USDA Awards Energy Funding to 23 Nebraska Recipients

Twenty-three Nebraska applicants have been selected to receive $486,026 in grants from USDA Rural Development through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).  Funds will be used to install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency imp... Read More

Change In Game Time For Lexington Softball

Due to the increased chance of rain, the Lexington softball games at Grand Island Northwest today  have a change. Varsity game is now at 5pm, JV game to follow weather permitting....... Read More

Kansas AG Schmidt Asks EPA to Withdraw WOTUS Rule

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has joined 27 other states in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw the final regulation regarding the “Clean Water Rule: Definition of Waters of the United States.” The regulations, known... Read More

Pellet fire makes for long night for Cozad Fire

COZAD - The Cozad Fire and Rescue Department battled a pellet fire for almost three hours late Tuesday night and into early Wednesday morning at Cozad Alfalfa. Firefighters responded to an alfalfa pellet fire inside one of the mills at 11:35 p.m. ... Read More

Ag Sec Vilsack Promising More Money to Protect Sage Grouse

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his agency plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse , regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections. Vilsack told The Asso... Read More