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High School Softball Scores

Thursday (09/21/2017) Aquinas Catholic 11, North Bend Central 1 Arlington 8, Fort Calhoun 0 Auburn 6, Syracuse 3 Aurora 6, Columbus Lakeview 5 Bishop Neumann 10, DC West/Concordia 0 Boone Cent... Read More

Secretary Zinke Announces $1,053,285 for Nebraska Parks and Outdoor Recreation through Land and Water Conservation Fund

Federal grants invest in state and local parks using earnings from offshore oil and gas leasing WASHINGTON – U.S.Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced that $1,053,285 will be distributed to the state of Nebraska for outdoor rec... Read More

Nebraska co-hosts agricultural workshop in Argentina

Sustainably intensifying agriculture to feed a growing world is a goal that nations worldwide share. The many agricultural parallels between Argentina and Nebraska make it a logical move to collaborate in research and extension, share best practic... Read More

Nebraska treasurer to auction abandoned safe deposit items

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska's state treasurer is hosting an eBay auction of items that were abandoned in safe deposit boxes and turned over to the state between 2006 and 2011. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at Read More

Escaped Nebraska inmate captured in western Iowa

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa  --  Officials say an armed Nebraska inmate who escaped in a government vehicle transporting him has been captured in western Iowa. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office says deputies found 37-year-old Eric Scott walking... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Board Offers Support to Ibach

LINCOLN, NEB. – Nebraska Farm Bureau Board of Directors voted to send a letter of support for Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach as the next Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs at the United States Department of... Read More

Bankers: Rural Economy Continues to Struggle in 10 States

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A new report says low commodity prices and weak farm incomes are continuing to hamper the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern states. The Rural Mainstreet Index for the region fell to from 42.2 in August to 39.6 i... Read More

(Audio) NU Starts Search For New Athletic Director

Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst, citing his failure to improve ``on-field performance'' by the Cornhuskers. Chancellor Ronnie Green announced the move Thursday. Eichorst joined Nebraska in October 2012, and has about $1.7 million ... Read More

Syngenta and Coalition for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship produce pollinator stewardship film

GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, Sept. 21, 2017 – The Coalition for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship (CURES), with support from Syngenta, today released an educational film showcasing best-management practices (BMPs) for protecting pollinators on far... Read More

Nebraska county votes to lower its property tax levy

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska county has voted to lower its property tax levy to compensate for higher property values. The Columbus Telegram reports that the Platte County Board of Supervisors approved the new levy Tuesday as part of a $45.2 m... Read More

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $300,000 to Support AgTech Entrepreneurship efforts in Nebraska

The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced that Invest Nebraska has been awarded a $300,000 grant to focus on AgTech in Nebraska through the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program. Invest Neb... Read More