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182 Pounds of Marijuana Found During I-80 Traffic Stop

LINCOLN, NEB.  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have seized 182 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Seward County. At approximately 1:50 p.m. on Thursday, A... Read More

Agriculture Committee Includes Sheep in Farm Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture approved a new edition of the Farm Bill on April 18. The farm bill, HR 2, is required to authorize farm and food program support which expires this fall. The committee wrote strong legisla... Read More

Kearney Catholic Hires Softball Coach

Kearney Catholic High has announced that Russ Hiemstra has been hired as the inaugural Head Coach of the Stars’ softball program which will begin play in the 2018-19 school year. Hiemstra had an outstanding career as a baseball and as a softball pl... Read More

Japan-EU Trade Agreement Threatens U.S. Pork Exports to Japan

The Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service says a Japan-EU trade agreement threatens U.S. pork exports to Japan. Japan and the EU announced finalization of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement in December of... Read More

USDA Announces Senior Level Leadership

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Thursday announced the selection of senior leaders in several U.S. Department of Agriculture agencies. Perdue appointed Ken Isley as Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator, Joel Baxley as Rural Housing Ser... Read More

Authorities find weed in bean bag chairs

BRADSHAW - Two Las Vegas men are in jail after two York County deputies discovered marijuana in their vehicle. According to the York County Sheriff's Office, a 2018 Volkswagen Jetta was stopped shortly before 1:30 p.m. on Thursday for a traffic ... Read More

Northern Storms Easing Drought, Dryness Worsening in the Southwest

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows late-season winter storms are shrinking dry conditions in the northern Midwest and Plains states, but the southwest remains critically dry. Parts of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, and further westward, are in pro... Read More

Cheyenne County investigating deaths of Lodgepole man and woman as a homicide

The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths Thursday of a Lodgepole man and woman as a homicide. Ccounty Coroner Paul Schaub says the Deputies were dispatched during the noon hour Thursday to a report of elder abuse, which l... Read More

Trump: Not Interested in Rejoining TPP

President Donald Trump says “I don’t want to go back into” the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump told reporters "the media has not covered the TPP correctly." President Trump howev... Read More

Powerball ticket worth $1M sold in Bellevue

BELLEVUE, Neb. - Officials say a Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in Bellevue. Neil Watson of the Nebraska Lottery says the ticket sold at a Kwik Shop matched the first five numbers drawn Wednesday night: 9, 10, 12, 17 and 23. But it did... Read More

AG YOUTH COUNCIL CONNECTS CITY KIDS TO LIFE ON FARM

LINCOLN –This week, the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council (NAYC) will introduce elementary-school students in the city to life on the farm. The NAYC’s annual Urban Youth Farm Tour connects students from Lincoln with nearby farmers and ranchers ... Read More