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Midwest Farmers Cooperative Breaks Ground on Shuttle Facility

Syracuse, NE will be the home of the new Midwest Farmers Cooperative Grain Shuttle Facility. Tuesday, a groundbreaking was held for the new facility, which will feature over 2 million bushels uprig... Read More

Report: Too many inmates out before prison riot in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A report investigating a deadly riot at a Nebraska prison says too many inmates were outside their cells at the time of the incident.   The report distributed Monday says multiple inmates at Tecumseh State Correctional... Read More

Missing Juniata man found

The Adams County Sheriff's Department in Hastings reports  that  a missing Juniata man has been found and he seems to be fine.  Floyd Hanson,  an 85 year old white male had not been driving for several months, however he was seen driving away fro... Read More

USDA Sees Record Soybean Planted Acreage

Corn and soybean stocks as of June 1 came in near pre-report estimates, at 4.45 billion bushels and 625 million bushels, respectively. USDA also expects record soybean acreage at 85.14 million acres, up from March's Prospective Plantings estimate of... Read More

2016 Dairy Margin Program Sign-Up Begins This Week

Sign-ups for the 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program begin July 1. A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) news release says the voluntary program provides financial assistance to participating dairy operations when the margin – the difference bet... Read More

Storm Makes New Hire

KEARNEY, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm announced Tuesday morning that Bill Muckalt   has been named the seventh head coach and general manager in franchise history, agreeing to a multi-year contract. Muckalt, a forward in the NHL for five seasons from... Read More

Ostrander leads her national team to title

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Alicia Ostrander's U.S. Collegiate National Team squad took first place at the program's round-robin tournament held in conjunction with the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships. Ostrander's CNT Blue Team defeated... Read More

West Nile Virus Arrives in Nebraska

  Lincoln – West Nile virus is synonymous with summer in Nebraska. A mosquito pool in Webster county is the first one to test positive for the virus this season. “We spend more time outdoors over the Fourth of July and throughout the summe... Read More

Valley® Irrigation Appoints Dixon as Vice President of Global Operations

Valley® Irrigation, The Leader in Precision Irrigation®, has appointed Joshua Dixon as the vice president of global operations. An experienced global manufacturing executive, Dixon has extensive knowledge of lean enterprise, supply chain organiz... Read More

Habitat Project Planned on Bassway Strip WMA

LINCOLN – A habitat project will begin sometime this summer on Bassway Strip Wildlife Management Area in Buffalo County to benefit bobwhite quail, wild turkey, white-tailed deer and many other species. The primary focus of the project will be to... Read More

American Agri-Women Recognizes Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas as a 2015 'Champion of Agriculture

American Agri-Women (AAW) recently presented Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas with its “Champion of Agriculture” award as part of its 2015 Fly-In to Washington, D.C. AAW is the nation’s largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women and i... Read More