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Herbicides, bugs on plant strategies wrestle tenacious invasive weed

Cheyenne area rancher Nina Haas walked slowly in the range grass, lush from summer rain, looking down at Dalmatian toadflax plants, and stopped. Something had grabbed her attention, and she went do... Read More

Wheat organization 'Tweets' back on Trump Comments

President Donald Trump’s recent comments on wheat exports to Japan have generated some negative press among one of his biggest groups of supporters. The Hagstrom Report reported when the president was speaking in Pennsylvania, one of the topics ... Read More

UNMC students, faculty in Kearney offer free sports screenings Sept. 7 for Special Olympics athletes

Physical assessments allow athletes to compete in the Special Olympics Students and faculty from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Kearney Division and UNMC College of Allied Health Professions in Kearney, are offerin... Read More

Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board to Hold Producer Workshops in September

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board will host four workshops for new and returning sorghum producers, educators, and industry partners in September. The workshops will provide pertinent information in regard to the harvesting and marketing ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts appoints Adam Grabenstein to the Nebraska Corn Board

LINCOLN, Neb. – Gov. Pete Ricketts recently appointed Adam Grabenstein, from Farnam, to the District 5 region of the Nebraska Corn Board, which consists of Buffalo, Dawson, Hall, Howard and Sherman counties. Grabenstein replaced Tim Scheer, from St... Read More

Central Platte NRD to Hold Levy Hearing for 2020 Budget

(GRAND ISLAND, NE)  A levy hearing is scheduled at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2019, for the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s 2020 budget. The NRD board’s August meeting will begin at 2:00 with both being held at the NRD office ... Read More

MVPA Convoy Travels Through Kearney, Stopping in Lexington at Heartland Military Museum.

A nearly 45 military vehicle convoy is making its way down the Lincoln highway and has plans to stop in Kearney and Lexington, Nebraska on August 28.  Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the original 1919 US Army’s First Transcontinental Motor... Read More

Missing Stanton toddler found in cornfield

  A missing Stanton toddler was found in a Stanton area cornfield Friday afternoon after being reported missing earlier in the day.   The Nebraska State Patrol said numerous agencies were looking for a two-year-old Stanton boy named Mathias... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Thanks Child Welfare Director for Transformational Leadership

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts congratulated the director of the Division of Children and Family Services (CFS) at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for his outstanding service.  CFS Director Matt Wallen submitted his ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Honors 2019 Recipients of the Governor’s Wellness Award

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced this year’s recipients of the Governor’s Wellness Award.  A total of 42 Nebraska organizations representing 24 communities are b... Read More

MCC Coach Steps Down

McCook Community College softball coach Josh Barnes has resigned to take a new post to lead the softball program at Angelina College in Texas. Barnes was at MCC for three seasons and worked as an enrollment coach as well. After a 22-38 mark in his fi... Read More