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Ethanol Producer says EPA's RFS Proposal Could Send Future Projects Overseas

Poet-DSM joined several other cellulosic ethanol developers in saying they will stop future investments in projects if the three-year Renewable Fuel Standard proposal is finalized. The comments were s... Read More

USDA Studies Avian Flu Pathways

"Factors associated with an increased risk of becoming infected with HPAI included being located within one of the 10-kilometer control zones," APHIS said. "Using rendering of dead birds as a disposal method; sharing of company trucks, trailers, bird... Read More

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 County District Court. He'd pleaded guilty to second-de... Read More

Huskers to Honor Underwood at Aug. 14 Kick with South Dakota

The Nebraska soccer team will pay tribute to Peter Underwood prior to the exhibition against South Dakota on Friday, Aug. 14. Underwood will be honored in a pre-game ceremony following the teams' warmup period and prior to kickoff. Underwood,... Read More

Kansas reviewing foster care policies; advocates uneasy

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas officials are reviewing its foster care policies, sparking concerns among some advocates that the state will stop placing abused and neglected children with gays, lesbians and straight, single individuals. But spokeswo... Read More

Trade Policy Talks, Priorities Take Center Stage at USGC Annual Meeting

U.S. Grains Council (USGC) delegates received powerful insights into the global grain trade and trade policy’s role in the future dynamics of the market during Monday's opening general session. Informa Economics Vice President Nick Hoyt set the ... 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 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