Swedes Fall in District Final

Kearney - A packed house at Kearney High School  saw the Gothenburg Swedes' season end with a 53-47 loss to the Grand Island Central Catholic Crusaders. The Swedes led 37-34 heading in the fourth qua... Read More

UNL to host debate on regulating carbon emissions

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is slated to host a debate on the effects of regulating carbon emissions. The forum is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in downtown Lincoln. A pa... Read More

Gov. Ricketts names Department of Enviromental Quality Director

Lincoln – Governor Pete Ricketts announced Monday that Jim Macy of Jefferson City, Missouri would serve as the next Director of the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality. After an interview process, the Environmental Quality Council forwarde... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Monday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 2) Virginia 59 Syracuse 47 Final OT Texas 61 (14) Baylor 59 Final (17) Iowa St. 77 (15) Oklahoma 70 TOP-25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 1) UConn 88 South Florida 65 Final ( 6) Ba... Read More

Democrats expected to fend off GOP renewable energy bill

DENVER (AP) _ Democrats are expected to vote down a GOP plan to lower Colorado's renewable energy mandates. A bill to lower the mandates has passed the Republican state Senate and awaits its first hearing in a House committee Monday. That commi... Read More

Bulldogs ground the Southern Valley Eagles

Southern Valley's 17 game winning streak came to an end Monday night as the Bridgeport Bulldogs defeated the Eagles 43-29 for the C2-6 Boys District Final in North Platte. Size proved to be the difference maker as the Bridgeport length out rebound... Read More

Lex officers rescue man from burning van

A vehicle fire was reported in the 500 block of West Spruce Street in Lexington at 2:17am on Saturday. Lexington Police Chief Tracy Wolf says that when officers arrived on scene they found a man inside the van after they broke out windows to check fo... Read More

Good Steward Recognition Program Honors Farmer for Conservation and Outreach

LOUIS (March 2 , 2015) — The National Corn Growers Association named Mike Shuter from Frankton, Indiana, as this year’s honoree for the NCGA’s Good Steward Recognition Program during last week’s 2015 Commodity Classic convention and trade ... Read More

E. coli Vaccine Effective But Seldom Used in Feedlot Cattle

MANHATTAN, Kan. – When it comes to foodborne illnesses, few rival E. coli for the damaging effect it can have on humans. Research shows that STEC-related bacteria cause more than 175,000 human illnesses per year with an annual direct economic co... Read More

Some Nebraskans at risk from data security breach

LINCOLN, Neb. The Nebraska attorney general's office says nearly 105,000 Nebraskans could have had their personal information exposed as part of a huge data security breach. Attorney General Doug Peterson announced Monday that the breach of health... Read More

Eight ‘Communities of Opportunity’ Will Strengthen Links Between Farmers and Consumers

Washington, D.C., March 2, 2015 – Eight communities across the country will receive training and assistance to link family farmers and local residents who lack access to healthy food. Growing Food Connections (GFC) will help local governments, plan... Read More