Deadline to Serve on Pork Checkoff Board of Directors Nears

DES MOINES, IOWA - Oct., 2014 - The Pork Checkoff's Board of Directors is now accepting nominations to fill five three-year terms and one two-year term commencing in July 2015. Nominees may be submitt... Read More

EPA Announces Star System for Reducing Pesticide Drift

More stars equals greater potential for reducing spray drift of pesticides in the latest program by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA announced Tuesday a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology program to encourage the use of verified, sa... Read More

Growth Energy:  Motorist Win in E15 Case

A U.S. appeals court denied an attempt to keep E15 from reaching consumers Tuesday. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia found that the American Petroleum Institute and the Engine Products Group did not have standing in thei... Read More

Huskers Receive Blackshirts

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for its Saturday morning Big Ten conference showdown with Rutgers University on Tuesday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for nearly two hours inside of the Hawks Championship Ce... Read More

Kearney Geocachers to hold trash pick up and Geocaching event

Kearney Geocachers are going to be picking up trash at 4 p.m. Saturday, November 8th around the Cozad Interstate Lake. Mike Marshall, who is with Kearney Geocachers, says the area is a mess. "Somebody that I work with said boy it's really turning ... Read More

Man arrested following Cozad disturbance

A 32-year-old Cozad man was arrested over the weekend following an incident that started around 4:00am Sunday in Cozad. Cozad Police Chief Randy Adams says the subject when a man forced entry into a Cozad residence and got into a disturbance with a f... Read More

Davis talks about how to and how not to solve property tax issue

The property tax issue still looms large as the number one issue facing most Nebraskans. State Senator Al Davis doesn't feel lowering ag land valuations from 75 to 65% is a good idea. "One idea which seems to have some traction is a plan to lower ... Read More

Nebraska’s leading economic indicator signals slower growth ahead

Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell by 0.45 percent in September, marking the second decline in three months. “The decline in the Leading Economic Indicator suggests weaker growth for the Nebraska economy during the first quarter of 201... Read More

Tri-County Canal bridge reopened

The Nebraska Department of Roads reopened Highway 21 between Cozad and Eustis on Tuesday. However a 12' maximum width for traffic is place while work is being completed. There still could be some possible daytime closures on the Tri-County Canal Brid... Read More

Some Nebraska students get OK to pose with guns

A central Nebraska school board has decided to let students pose with guns in their senior portraits. Hastings television station KHAS says the Broken Bow school board took the action at its meeting Monday night. The issue arose last year when ... Read More

Farm Bill's APH Yield Exclusion to be Implemented in 2015

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Tuesday announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. The Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion, available nat... Read More