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High-tech jobs program to train 500 in Kearney area

KEARNEY - A new program approved by the White House and President Obama aims to train and hire 500 new IT professionals before the end of 2020 in central Nebraska. Buffalo County and Kearney were sele... Read More

Winners announced for 2015 Kansas Wheat Yield Contest

Kansas Wheat is proud to announce the winners of the 6th Annual Wheat Yield Contest. This year's top wheat yields belong to Doug Queen of Rossville, Eastern Region winner; Darren Nelson of Hutchinson, Central Region Winner and Darwin Ediger of Meade,... Read More

Woman gets probation for drowning puppy in airport toilet

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.  A Florida woman has been given two years of probation for drowning a 3-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport toilet. Cynthia Anderson, of Edgewater, Florida, was sentenced Thursday in Hall County District Court in Grand Island.... Read More

Soil Sampling Goes High-Tech

Tom McGraw has seen a lot of changes in agriculture over the past six decades, but soil sampling isn't one of them. "We haven't gotten professional enough at it yet," the owner of ag consulting group Tom McGraw Consulting told a crowd gathered for... Read More

Ogallala pilot critically burned in East Texas plane crash

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas  Authorities say a 46-year-old pilot from Nebraska has been critically burned in the crash of his small plane at an East Texas airport. David German of Ogallala, Nebraska, was at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas on Frid... Read More

(Video) Riley Ready To Get The Season Started

Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley met with the Media at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago on Friday.  He was asked about coaching players that he didn't recruit.    Video Below. https://youtu.be/9JMfJyzVziY   Riley also spoke about one of ... Read More

Army Corps Memos Reveal Dysfunction, Secrecy and Misconduct at EPA, American Farm Bureau Says

A cache of internal memos that federal regulators intended to keep private reveals a culture of secrecy, falsehood and dysfunction that permeated the Waters of the U.S. rulemaking process. Yesterday, the House Committee on Oversight and Government... Read More

Three-vehicle fatal crash east of Paxton

The Nebraska State Patrol reports a Ravenna woman died in a  three-vehicle crash Thursday night at 11:13 on Interstate 80 near Paxton. An SUV driven by 36 year old Laura D. Foster of Broomfield, Colorado, traveling eastbound, rear-ended a flat-bed p... Read More

(Video) Stave Ready To Lead the Badgers

New Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst is counting on senior quarterback Joel Stave to be the leader of the Badger offense this fall. While Stave has had some up and downs in his career, his is still 21-7 over the the last three years as a starter. At ... Read More

Research into E. coli Promising

New research could reduce the probability of E.coli in lettuce. Scientists with the US Department of Agriculture have found the bacterium that causes foodborne illness in humans, is more likely to contaminate lettuce when downy mildew is already pres... Read More

The Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise offers free ATV Training for kids ages 6-16

More these days, farmers are turning to ATV use for transportation around the farm and ranch. With kids being able to drive ATV's it is important that they are driving safely. The Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise is offering free ATV training for kid... Read More