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National Pork Board Creates Innovation Team Focused on Food Chain Outreach

Consistent with the National Pork Board’s five-year strategic plan to build consumer trust and grow consumer demand, the organization is updating its food chain outreach structure. These changes wil... Read More

Corzine, others settle MF Global lawsuit for $64.5 mln

Jon Corzine and other former executives and directors at MF Global Holdings Ltd have reached a $64.5 million settlement of litigation in which investors sought to hold them liable for the now-defunct futures brokerage's 2011 bankruptcy. The prelim... Read More

Norfolk Sen. Jim Scheer calls 2015 session successful

The Nebraska Legislature's 2015 session is in the books, but not forgotten.  19th  District State  Sen. Jim Scheer of Norfolk says it was a  tough session, but he's satisfied most of the important business was taken care of.  The Rural Radio Net... Read More

Governor Issues Order to Protect Gay Marriage Foes

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has issued an executive order aimed at protecting clergy, religious leaders and religious groups from being penalized by the state for opposing same-sex marriage. Brownback issued the order Tuesday. It ... Read More

Husker Women Finish 11th NCAA Attendance

Lincoln – Nebraska women’s basketball continued its strong tradition of outstanding fan support, finishing No. 11 nationally in average home attendance rankings released by the NCAA on Monday, July 6. The Huskers, who also ranked 11th national... Read More

Kansas Opens State Workers’ Health Plan to Same-Sex Spouses

ASSOCIATED PRESS -The health insurance plan for Kansas state government workers is allowing married gay and lesbian couples to obtain coverage for their spouses. Kansas Department of Health and Environment spokeswoman Sara Belfry says the health p... Read More

The Cozad Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee is hosting Quilts Around the Block

The Cozad Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee is hosting Quilts Around the Block, August 7th and 8th in downtown Cozad. A quilt show, walking tour of quilts, and lectures with renowned quilter, Jodi Barrows, highlight the weekend. Featured present... Read More

Rewriting Clean Water Regulation Would Cost $5 Million, CBO Estimates

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the cost to the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to rewrite a controversial Clean Water Act regulation would be $5 million between 2016 and 2020. Of that amount, $4 millio... Read More

NCGA Joins Lawsuit to Overturn WOTUS

The National Corn Growers Association joined 13 other organizations in filing a lawsuit last Thursday in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas against the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeking to o... Read More

Overton Bandits redeem tough June loss to Lexington

OVERTON - It took extra innings, but the First Tier Bank Bandits of Overton knocked off visiting Pinnacle Bank of Lexington, 6-5 in eight innings on Monday night. Lexington fell to 12-16, while Overton picked up their fourth win of the season (4-17).... Read More

(UPDATED) Sheriff: Car recovered from river with 2 bodies inside

Lincoln County Sheriff Jerome Kramer says car that carried two teenagers into the rushing waters of the South Platte River has been recovered with two bodies inside.    Rescuers pulled the car from the river Tuesday morning after building a tempor... Read More