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Adams named executive director of the Nebraska Community College Association

LINCOLN, NE – A man whose professional career has been devoted to education has been named the new executive director of the Nebraska Community College Association (NCCA). Steve Anderson, of Concord... Read More

Colorado Proud School Meal Day Features Local Yak, Peaches, Potatoes and More!

From locally-raised yak burgers to school garden-grown zucchini, Colorado schools kicked off the school year with farm to school gusto! On September 14, an estimated 550 schools reaching 160,700 students celebrated Colorado Proud School Meal Day by f... Read More

Lexington man's body recovered from sand pit pond

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a Lexington man's body has been recovered from a sand pit pond in south-central Nebraska. The Dawson County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old David White had been swimming in the privately owned pond about tw... Read More

Fall Herbicide Application Could Help Control Marestail in Soybeans

Herbicide effectiveness on marestail depends largely on the stage of growth and size of the plants. Marestail generally is most susceptible to herbicides when it is small and still in the rosette stage of growth. Once marestail starts to bolt and exc... Read More

Three Huskers Honored with B1G Weekly Awards

Three members of the top-ranked Nebraska volleyball team were honored with weekly awards from the Big Ten Conference on Monday. Middle blocker Amber Rolfzen was named the Big Ten Player of the Week, while libero Justine Wong-Orantes was the Defens... Read More

Shepard Picks Up Preseason Honor

Lincoln - Nebraska's Jessica Shepard claimed a spot on the Preseason All-Big Ten Women's Basketball Team as chosen by the conference coaches and media for the 2016-17 season. Shepard, a 6-4 sophomore forward from Fremont, Neb., is coming off a first-... Read More

Barnes, Cremin garner weekly recognition from GPAC

SEWARD, Neb. – Two days following a 20-14 victory over No. 22 Midland, both senior defensive lineman Trey Barnes and junior kicker Brendan Cremin have earned accolades from the GPAC. On Monday (Oct. 24) the conference named Barnes the GPAC/Hauff M... Read More


(Bloomberg)-DuPont Co is planning to sell a business making herbicides to help reduce potential antitrust sticking points to a $59 billion merger with U.S. competitor Dow Chemical Co., according to people with knowledge of the situation. Evercore ... Read More

TD Ameritrade to buy Scottrade in $4B cash-and-stock deal

NEW YORK (AP) - Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4 billion cash-and-stock deal that would tie up two major players in the day trading industry during an era when an increasingly large number of investors are choosing index fun... Read More

Fireplace embers blamed for fire that killed Nebraska family

NEHAWKA, Neb. - Investigators say embers or hot ashes from a living room fireplace touched off a fire that killed six members of a southeast Nebraska family. Thirty-six-year-old Michael and Michelle Speer and their girls were killed early Thursday... Read More

US Ethanol Could Help Japan Achieve Greenhouse Gas Reduction

A study recently released by the U.S. Grains Council found that a significant portion of U.S.-produced corn ethanol will likely meet Japan's 50% greenhouse gas reduction threshold over gasoline, something the group said supports the case for that fue... Read More