Republican River agreement recognizes Nebraska water projects

  LINCOLN- A recent agreement between Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado may be a sign of new cooperation among the three states when handling disputes over water appropriations in the Republican ... Read More

Ericksen resigns as Kearney High Head Volleyball Coach

Melissa Ericksen, Head Volleyball Coach for the Kearney High Bearcats, resigned Monday from her coaching duties.  Coach Ericksen, in her 3rd season, led the 2014 Bearcats to a 11-23 record and a Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference Tournament Runner... Read More

Charges Will Not be Filed in Investigation of the Nebraska Department of Corrections

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning and Lancaster County Attorney Joe Kelly participated in a news conference Monday to talk about the investigation of the Nebraska Department of Corrections. Bruning says no charges or convictions will be brought a... Read More

Exeter Milligan Wins D2 Title

Lincoln-Exeter-Milligan rallied with four touchdowns in the fourth quarter to down Anselmo-Merna 40-26 on Monday for the Class D2 state football championship. Anselmo-Merna led 18-14 early in the fourth quarter before Exeter-Milligan scored with 8:52... Read More

USDA Disaster Assistance to Help Thousands of Honeybee, Livestock and Farm-Raised Fish Producers

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA today announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) for lo... Read More

Pelini Determined To Find Answers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ For the second year in a row, Nebraska coach Bo Pelini is going into the final week of the regular season facing questions about his job security. Nebraska followed a lopsided loss at Wisconsin two weeks ago with a home loss to M... Read More

Coalition Steps in to Defend Maui Residents from Pesticides and GE Contamination

Honolulu, HI – A coalition of Maui and Moloka‘i residents, farmers, and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice, has filed papers in Honolulu federal district court to defend the County of Maui’s rec... Read More

Cambridge Telephone Company warehouse fire ruled accidental

A  fire that destroyed the Cambridge Telephone Company warehouse  has been ruled accidental by the State Fire Marshal's Office.  The fire destroyed  the building and its contents,  but  the dollar amount of damage has not been determined. Th... Read More

21 states push to overturn Md. gun-control law

Twenty-one states are asking a federal appeals court to overturn provisions of Maryland's gun-control law that ban 45 assault weapons and a limit gun magazines to 10 rounds. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led the coalition in fili... Read More

Vesicular Stomatitis Diagnosed in Wheeler County Nebraska

LINCOLN – According to State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed a diagnosis of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in cattle on two farms in Wheeler County.  Livestock on both farms have been placed un... Read More

Vesicular Stomatitis Diagnosed in Wheeler County, Nebraska

  LINCOLN – According to State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed a diagnosis of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in cattle on two farms in Wheeler County.  Livestock on both farms have been... Read More