Weather too good as new storm warnings debut

The Storm Prediction Center has two new threat levels for its weather outlooks, but the weather is too nice for anyone to really notice. Effective Wednesday, the center can say if days with a ``sli... Read More

Two Rivers Public Health Director to step down

The board of directors of  Two Rivers Public Health Department, headquartered in Holdrege,  has received a  letter of  resignation from its director of  more than  12  years,  Terry Krohn.   Krohn tells the Rural Radio Network,  her decisio... Read More

Bunge analyst: exports outlook 'incredibly strong'

A growing world population, urbanization and rising income will continue to drive investment in commodities, and the link between energy and agriculture will stay strong for years to come, according to Bunge financial analyst Curtis Jones, one of the... Read More

Lieutenant Govornor Candidate Making Strides Weeks Before Election

With the election just weeks away, Lieutenant Governor Candidate Jane Raybould is making strides with Democratic Governor Candidate Hassebrook to convince the people of Nebraska why they should choose them this coming November. Raybould was born and ... Read More

SWC Tournament Set For Gothenburg

Southwest Conference Volleyball Tournament Gothenburg High School Schedule Saturday October 25th Broken Bow vs Ainsworth 11am Gothenburg vs Valentine 12:30pm Minden vs Cozad 12:30pm Ogallala first round bye Championship match is set for... Read More

Small Scale Farming Workshop Nov. 8

Interested in learning how to produce your own food or start a diversified agriculture business on your acreage or in your backyard? UNL Extension will be hosting the third installment of "Small Spaces, Big Potential": a Small Scale Farming Workshop ... Read More

UNK hosts NSBA state marching band contest Saturday

More than 1,000 band members from 20 Nebraska high schools will compete in the Nebraska State Bandmaster Association Marching Contest on Saturday (Oct. 25) at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Participating bands will perform at Foster Field.... Read More

Johnson Represents NCGA at White House Event on Women in Ag

National Corn Growers Association Past President Pam Johnson joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden at the White House Monday for the Dialogue on Women Leaders in Agriculture. More than thirty p... Read More

Hastings drowning likely an accident, police say

Hastings authorities say an investigation shows the drowning of a 92-year-old man likely was an accident. Police say Paul ``Jack'' Largent wandered away from his apartment at Good Samaritan Village and fell into a small pond. His body was found ar... Read More

 Deadline to Serve on Pork Checkoff Board of Directors Nears

DES MOINES, IOWA - Oct., 2014 - The Pork Checkoff's Board of Directors is now accepting nominations to fill five three-year terms and one two-year term commencing in July 2015. Nominees may be submitted by state pork producer associations, farm organ... Read More

Winter Wheat Farmers Upset Over APH Exclusion

A provision to exclude yields from Actual Production History for farmers affected by severe weather will go into effect for some select spring crops in 2015, USDA announced Tuesday. USDA's rollout comes too late to boost insurance coverage for winte... Read More