Nebraska Farm Bureau Names 2015 Leadership Academy Members

Ten farmers and ranchers from across Nebraska have been selected for Nebraska Farm Bureau’s 2015 Leadership Academy. The selected farmers and ranchers will begin the program Jan. 29-30 in Kearney. ... Read More

Smith Stands for Nebraska Agriculture at Trade Hearing

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) participated today in a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the U.S. trade policy agenda.  In the hearing, Smith raised concerns to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman about workforce d... Read More

ASA to EPA: Where Are Your Renewable Fuel Priorities?

WASHINGTON (January 27, 2015) – The farmer leaders of the American Soybean Association (ASA) today voiced their exasperation, confusion and anger at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency following an announcement that the EPA will ... Read More

Saunders County Livestock Association Summary

About 550 people attended the Saunders County Livestock Association banquet Tuesday night. It was held at the Starlite Ballroom near Wahoo. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts spoke following dinner, touching on two familiar themes: The negative effec... Read More

Lex. City Council approves downtown street improvement project

The Lexington City Council met for their final January meeting on Tuesday night in the Council Chambers. The council authorized to solicit bids for three future projects: pool painting in both the competition and zero depth pools, Frontier Street imp... Read More

Some Activists Oppose Ag Director's Reappointment

Animal welfare advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to oppose the governor's reappointment of the state agriculture director. Testifiers accused the department Tuesday of failing to enforce punishments against commercial breeders who mistreat dog... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Tuesday's Games= Philadelphia 4, Arizona 3, SO N.Y. Islanders 4, N.Y. Rangers 1 Pittsburgh 5, Winnipeg 3 Columbus 4, Washington 3 Carolina 4, Tampa Bay 2 Montreal 3, Dallas 2 Detroit 5, Florida 4 Nashville 4, Colorado 3, OT Calgary 4,... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Tuesday's Games= Toronto 104, Indiana 91 Milwaukee 109, Miami 102 Cleveland 103, Detroit 95 Memphis 109, Dallas 90 Chicago 113, Golden State 111, OT Washington 98, L.A. Lakers 92 Wednesday's Games= Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Po... Read More

Proposed egg farm drawing complaints in Turner County

PARKER, S.D. (AP) _ A Sioux Falls-based company hopes to more than double the number of egg-laying hens in South Dakota by opening a large chicken operation near Parker. Sonstegard Foods hopes to put 6 million birds on a farm in Turner County. Sup... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Tuesday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final (14) VCU 72 George Washington 48 Final (17) West Virginia 65 Kansas St. 59 Final Oklahoma St. 64 (20) Baylor 53 Final Xavier 66 (21) Georgetown 53 TOP-25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ... Read More

Ed. Comm. hears testimony on veteran tuition, transfer credits, alternative testing

  LINCOLN--In-state for veterans and college transfer credit policies were among the disparate education topics lawmakers considered this week. Education Committee members heard little opposition testimony Monday on most of the bills set f... Read More