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Nebraska high school teams to compete for college savings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The winners of this year's Personal Finance Challenge will receive thousands of dollars in college savings accounts, thanks to the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust and the Nebra... Read More

Tornado Watch in SW Nebraska and NW Kansas

  TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 75 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 224 PM MDT SAT APR 18 2015 TORNADO WATCH 75 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM MDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS   . COLORADO COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE C... Read More

The National Weather Service at Hastings, Nebraska has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until  9 p.m. CDT  for portions of north central Kansas and south central Nebraska...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH  UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 COUNTIES IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS JEWELL                MITCHELL    ... Read More

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Introduction of Legislation to Support Trade Promotion Authority

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement: "U.S. agriculture applauds the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority legislation today. We look for quick action by Congress to provide the... Read More

Fire at Nebraska senior living facility sends 3 to hospital

A small fire at a senior living facility in Kearney sent three people to the hospital.   The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department was called to St. Luke's Countryside Villa just after 3 p.m. Friday.  Property manager Jonna Wilson says minutes earlier... Read More

Huskers Run-Rule Wildcats, 10-2

Lincoln - A seven-run fifth inning powered the Nebraska softball team to a 10-2 run-rule victory over the Northwestern Wildcats on Friday at Bowlin Stadium. Nebraska held a slim 3-2 lead entering the bottom of the fifth before batting around and s... Read More

Awards Banquet Highlights CASNR Week Activities

Lincoln, Neb., April 16, 2015 -- The 15th annual CASNR Week awards banquet, which took place April 12 at the Nebraska Union, honored students, faculty, staff and alumni in UNL's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. The event was... Read More

USDA Announces Loan Rates for Wheat, Feed Grains and Oilseeds

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2015 marketing assistance loan rates by county for wheat (by class), corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other ... Read More

Nebraska endures 2nd driest March on record

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Weather experts say Nebraska and Iowa experienced a near-record dry March this year.     The Omaha World-Herald reports regional and national climatologists and meteorologists announced their findings Thursday.  They said the s... Read More

Huskers Beat Buckeyes 5-2 in Series Opener

Lincoln – The No. 23 Nebraska baseball team picked up its 29th win of the season on Friday afternoon with a 5-2 victory in its series opener with the Ohio State Buckeyes (24-10, 7-3 Big Ten). The Huskers, who are now 29-11 on the year and 6-4 in th... Read More

Ag Hall of Fame To Reopen

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Like many farmers, the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame struggles to hold on from one year to the next. After being closed last year except for special events, the 50-year-old hall in Bonner Springs will reopen this... Read More