Court arguments Monday in Wyoming wild horse roundup case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Monday in a lawsuit over a recent roundup of hundreds of wild horses from the open range in western Wyoming. U.S. District Judge... Read More

Omaha woman imprisoned for poisoning margaritas to be freed

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ An Omaha woman who has been in prison since 2004 for poisoning her sister-in-law's margaritas has been granted parole. Omaha television station WOWT reports that the Nebraska Parole Board unanimously granted parole to Maureen ... Read More

Kansas Legislators On Break Until Wednesday

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are on break until Wednesday. State lawmakers usually take several days off after the "turnaround" deadline that passed Friday. Most bills that have not been approved by their chamber of origin were discard... Read More

Davis shares observations about LB176

State Senator Al Davis recently shared some observations about LB176. Davis feels the bill could affect the marketing of cattle in Nebraska. "LB176 was introduced by Senator Schilz, and removes restrictions on packer ownership of live hogs. You mi... Read More

Nutrition Subcommittee Holds Hearing to Review SNAP Recipient Characteristics and Dynamics

Today, Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Chairwoman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, held a public hearing to review the characteristics and dynamics of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. The comm... Read More

Input Meetings Begin March 2nd on KS Water Supply Goals

During the month of March, 26 public meetings will be hosted by the Water Vision Regional Goal Leadership Teams to begin the goal setting process to help develop water supply goals for each region. Each of the 14 teams are to participate in a public ... Read More

Hastings College Women fall in GPAC Tournament Semifinals

Seward - The Hastings College women's basketball team may have found out that reigning Great Plains Athletic Conference player of the year Bailey Morris was going to miss the conference semifinals but Concordia found a way to defeat Hastings 67-6... Read More

UNK Men Top Central Oklahoma

Box Score Kearney, Neb. – The Central Oklahoma Bronchos shot 60 percent in the second half to overcome a 13-point deficit to beat Nebraska Kearney, 74-69, Saturday afternoon in Edmond. The win makes Terry Evans the winningest coach in UCO ... Read More

UNK Women fall to Central Oklahoma

Box Score Kearney, Neb. – The Central Oklahoma Bronchos women's basketball team used a strong second half to beat Nebraska Kearney, 79-58, Saturday afternoon in Edmond. This was the regular season finale for both teams. UCO (16-12, 9-10) and UNK... Read More

Projections show $9.7M less available for Nebraska session

LINCOLN, Neb.  Nebraska lawmakers won't have quite as much money as expected for their priorities in this year's session. The Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board approved new revenue estimates Friday that would leave senators with $9.7 m... Read More

USDA Expands Investments in Next-Generation Bioenergy Development

Phoenix, Ariz., Feb. 26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of up to $8.7 million in funding for bioenergy research and education efforts as well as publishing the final rule for a program that provides incent... Read More