Nebraska Farm Bureau Reminds Farmers, Ranchers of Sales Tax Change

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation (NFBF) is reminding farmers and ranchers that repair and replacement parts for agricultural machinery and equipment will no longer be subject to N... Read More

Nation's Ag Co-ops Set Record for Annual Sales and Income

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the nation's farmer, rancher and fishery cooperatives set a new sales record in 2013, with total business volume of more than $246 billion. That surpasses the previous record, set in 2012, by $8 ... Read More

Scouting for Waterhemp Now

INDIANAPOLIS — Sept. 30, 2014 — Waterhemp continues to top the list of challenging weeds to control in cornfields and ignoring it can be costly. Waterhemp is one of the most common weeds for Midwest growers and has been especially difficult t... Read More

The 3rd annual "Trail of Treasures" Flea Market is being held October 3rd-5th. Nebraska Heritage Highway Association Secretary Julie Katz says the idea is to bring people to the byway. "The Heritage Highway Trail of Treasures is a byway long flea ... Read More

2015 National Beef Ambassadors Selected

Rachel Purdy (Wyoming), Will Pohlman (Arkansas), Alicia Smith (Texas), Kalyn McKibben (Oklahoma), Demi Snider (Ohio) were chosen as the 2015 National Beef Ambassador Team at the annual National Beef Ambassador competition, which is funded in part by ... Read More

Haulers Reminded Proper Permits Needed during Harvest Season

(Lincoln, Neb.)- With the arrival of harvest season in Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division would like to remind haulers to obtain the proper permits and make sure their equipment has been inspected and is safe for u... Read More

Attempted Murder case bound over to District Court for trial

A 25-year-old Lexington man's case of two counts of Attempted 1st Degree Murder was bound over to District Court Monday for trial.  A preliminary hearing was held in Dawson County Court for Jose Covarrubias who faces a five felony charges in connect... Read More

UNK Holds High School Cross Country Invite

On Monday, UNK held its annual high school cross country invite. Click below for the results. http://www.heartlandtiming.com/results/2014unk/index.htm  ...... Read More

Democrats seek review of Kansas Medicaid contracts

TOPEKA, Kan. -- Two Democrats in the Kansas Legislature want it to investigate how Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's administration awarded contracts to private companies to manage the state's Medicaid program. Sen. Laura Kelly of Topeka and Rep. Ji... Read More

Gibbon Head Start seeking new address

The Head Start in Gibbon is on the hunt for a new home. Head Start was notified by the landlord on Sept. 15 that it would need to vacate the building because of the purchase of the facility. The program currently rents from the Assembly of God Church... Read More

Johanns, Fischer Press for Answers on Federal Land Acquisitions and Habitat Construction

Courtesy/ Sen. Johanns' Office. Sen. Mike Johanns WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) and Deb Fishcer (Courtesy/Official Photo) Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, yesterday wrote to the ... Read More