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Kansas Wheat Harvest Report-Days 10 & 11

Many farmers were able to wrap up their wheat harvests just in time to celebrate the holiday weekend, but some farmers in northwest Kansas were just starting their harvests in time to enjoy the firewo... Read More

Ne. Dept. of Ag seeking volunters for community gardens task force

  LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is seeking individuals who are interested in becoming a member of the Community Gardens Task Force, a new group created through legislation in the 2015 session of the Nebraska Unicameral. ... Read More

Kansans named to Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees

Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey congratulated three Kansans recently appointed by USDA chief Tom Vilsack to serve on the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee (APAC) and two of six commodity specific Agricultural Technical Advisory ... Read More

Ryan Cotton Selects Champions 2015 National Junior Limousin Show and Congress

A total of 165 head of cattle were lead into the show ring for the second show day at the 2015 National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLSC). Judge Ryan Cotton, Ponce Inlet, Fla., had a full schedule of events as he evaluated the 94 Limousin hei... Read More

In death, Nebraska girl helps Pennsylvania boys live on

PITTSBURGH - A North Platte Nebraska girl who died of brain cancer Tuesday at age 3 is posthumously helping two Pennsylvania children. Olivia Swedberg's mother saw 2-year-old Lucas Goeller's story on Facebook and messaged his mother in Pittsburgh ... Read More

Alcohol a factor in rural Gothenburg pickup rollover

GOTHENBURG - The Gothenburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to a single vehicle rollover accident early Saturday morning, approximately three miles east of Gothenburg. Fire Chief, Mark Ballmer said they reported to a Ford F-150 pickup in a ditch ... Read More

Beatrice native co-produced movie that premiers July 10th

If you like horror movies and a Beatrice native, a movie called "The Gallows" is coming out Friday, July 10 and one of its producers is Chris Lofing, a native of Beatrice. Lofing wrote and directed a short film called "Cross," which recieved acclaim ... Read More

‘Shark Tank’ Investor Barbara Corcoran to Address 97th AFBF Annual Convention

Acclaimed real estate mogul and “Shark Tank” investor Barbara Corcoran will give the closing session keynote address at the 97th American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show in Orlando, Florida, on Jan. 11, 2016. &nbs... Read More

Rodeo bull sends judge to hospital after mauling

GOTHENBURG - Gothenburg Rodeo fans saw first hand how dangerous rodeos can actually be, after a judge was mauled by a bull at Friday night's competition at the Gothenburg Rodeo. Timekeeper, Clair Schrock attempted to evade a bull by trying to climb a... Read More

Gov. Ricketts' Independence Day statement

Lincoln – Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Independence Day: “Across Nebraska on Independence Day, Nebraskans perform annual traditions as they gather to watch fireworks, grill on the back porch, march in ... Read More

Lawsuits challenge railroad's authority to OK oil pipeline

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The U.S. government began handing out land to railroads to encourage development more than 150 years ago, but questions remain about how much control those companies have over the land.   Union Pacific faces several laws... Read More