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Nebraskan gets 30 years to life for slaying of Colorado man

NORTH PLATTE, Neb.  A 46-year-old man has been given 30 years to life for killing a Colorado man at a camp for transients in western Nebraska. David Saxton was sentenced on Monday in Lincoln Count... Read More

Broken Bow brewery thrives in Nebraska's Sandhills

BROKEN BOW - Nearly seven months after opening their doors and pouring their first beer, Kinkaider Brewing in Broken Bow has exceeded owners, Nate Bell, Dan Hodges, Barry Fox and Cody Schmick's expectations. Kinkaider officially pulled back the doors... Read More

Royals Trade For Zobrist

Kansas City continued to bolster its  team this week as they have acquired infielder Ben Zobrist from the Oakland Athletics. In return Oakland gets pitching prospects Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks. The 34-year old Zobrist was hitting .268 with 6 HR 3... Read More

(AUDIO) A New Website Dedicated to Beef Cattle Genetics Has Been Launched

eBEEF.org is part of the national eXtension program with the goal of being a one-stop site for beef cattle genetics and genomics information. Beef cattle specialists from six land grant institutions have joined forces to provide educational materials... Read More

Furnas county drug arrests

The Furnas County Sheriff's office arrested two men  in mid-July on drug distribution charges. The two men and a juvenile were taken into custody  in Holbrook after two residential search warrants were served, one at the residence in Holbrook and t... Read More

New SW Nebraska economic development consultant named

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has hired Ashley Rice-Gerlach of Cambridge, Nebraska to serve as economic development consultant for southwest Nebraska.  She will provide business development, expansion, start-up, and community devel... Read More

Chryst Looks To Keep Wisconsin At The Top

Wisconsin hopes a native son can help keep the Badgers on top the Big Ten West Division. This fall Madison, native Paul Chryst will lead the Wisconsin football program. Chryst knows all about the program having served as offensive coordinator from 20... Read More

CNH Industrial Celebrates 50 Years of Operations in Nebraska

CNH Industrial N.V.  celebrated an important milestone in Nebraska this past weekend, marking 50 years of operations at its Grand Island plant during an event on Saturday, July 25. Local dignitaries, including Sen. Curt Friesen of Henderson, Grand I... Read More

DuPont Trims Outlook on Ag Sector Weakness

Chemical company DuPont has seen shares tumble, after it trimmed its full-year earnings forecast, lowering expectations for sales in its farm segment due to "continuing weakness in global agricultural markets". The US conglomerate, for which relie... Read More

Number of groups hiring Nebraska lobbyists reaches new high

LINCOLN, Neb.  A new report says more groups than ever are turning to lobbyists to try to exert influence in the Nebraska Legislature, but spending on specific lawmakers remains difficult to track. Common Cause Nebraska said in a report Tuesday t... Read More

Kansas State University Student Awarded 2015 Forrest Bassford Award

Nicole Lane, a senior majoring in agricultural communications and journalism at Kansas State University, was awarded the 2015 Livestock Publications Council (LPC) Forrest Bassford Student Award sponsored by Alltech. Lane was presented a $2,000 schola... Read More