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Neb. PSC to hold  workshop on direct access to 9-1-1

The  Nebraska Public Service  will hold a workshop on Tuesday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to discuss the issue of direct access to 9-1-1  services from multi-line telephone systems.  The works... Read More

Wheat Commissions Host Japanese Millers to Build Confidence in U.S. Supplies

Japanese consumers demand the highest quality and safety in their food. To help maintain a preference for U.S. wheat to produce the best wheat foods, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) is working with the Washington Grain Commission, Oregon Wheat Commission... Read More

CEO Forrest Roberts Resigns from NCBA

Forrest Roberts has announced his resignation as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), effective July 31. Roberts has been the CEO of NCBA since 2009. Roberts is leaving NCBA to pursue other opportunit... Read More

Nebraska senator seeks input for study on rural economy

LINCOLN, Neb.  A Nebraska lawmaker is turning to the public for ideas on how to grow the state's rural economy and population. Sen. Burke Harr of Omaha said Monday that he is seeking the input as part of a legislative study of how to expand rural... Read More

Federal food program struggles to reach rural Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A child advocacy group says children in a third of Kansas counties don't have access to summer food programs. Many sites across the state provide the federally funded summer meals. But the Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and ... Read More

High court won’t review Kansas citizen proof rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will continue allowing residents of Arizona and Kansas to register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship. The justices on Monday rejected an appeal from Republican officia... Read More

SCOTUS Rules Against EPA Emission Rules

A divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled against federal regulators' attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants. The rules began to take effect in April, but the court split 5-4 along ideological lines to r... Read More

Pedestrian struck and killed by car in Scottsbluff

SCOTTSBLUFF - A 68-year-old man who was killed while walking near East 20th Place in Scottsbluff has been identified as Michael Schmidt from Leipzig, Germany. Captain Tony Straub says that Schmidt was here in the United States on tour at the ... Read More

Senate Ag Chair Plans for Movement on COOL in July

Senate Ag Chair Pat Roberts says the Senate must take action in July on Country of Origin meat labeling. The House and Senate went on recess following the end of last week, but once back in session, Roberts would like to see the Senate move forward w... Read More

(VIDEO) 5 injured in tractor pull accident at Boelus

Authorities say five people have been injured in an accident at a tractor pull at Boelus.  The accident  happened Sunday afternoon,  leaving four men and woman injured, two of them  were critically injured.  According to   Howard County Sherif... Read More

Indiana: $300 Million Worth of Crops Lost to Flooding So Far

Torrential rains and resulting flooding have killed off as much as 5 percent of Indiana’s corn and soybean crops and already cost the state’s agricultural economy about $300 million since the beginning of June, Purdue Extension economist Chris Hu... Read More