Dawson county compliance checks

On Friday,  the Nebraska State Patrol  conducted compliance checks at 14 retail outlets in Dawson County. During the effort, five of the 14 businesses checked were found to be non-compliant after... Read More

I-80 to be closed at Gothenburg overnight September 29th and 30th

I-80 Westbound will be closed between the hours of 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM September 29th into the morning of the 30th. Traffic will be routed off of I-80 at the Gothenburg I-80 Interchange off ramp, and back onto I-80 using the Gothenburg I-80 Intercha... Read More

Garbacz Receives National Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture

LINCOLN – Stan Garbacz, the Agricultural Trade Representative for the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA), has been awarded the James A. Graham Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture.  The award was presented to Garbacz late last week d... Read More

North Platte Police Department Activity

    Four people, Cody Bruce, Briana Gray, James Horn, and Aaron Bosveld were incarcerated at the Lincoln County Detention facility after it was discovered they were in a trailer that had methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in it. ... Read More

Eight Finalists Named for UNK Homecoming Royalty

Eight finalists for homecoming royalty at the University of Nebraska at Kearney were announced Monday. The king and queen will be crowned at 9 p.m. Thursday at the Health and Sports Center. They also will be recognized during halftime of UNK’s f... Read More

Governor appoints two new representatives to Nebraska Wheat Board

Governor Dave Heinemann recently appointed Bob Delsing of Hemingford, Neb. and Steve Wiese of Wilber, Neb. as directors for Districts 1 and 6 respectively on the Nebraska Wheat Board. Delsing, his wife Karen, now deceased, and their three children... Read More

Northeast Health Professionals Learn How Farmers are “Raising the Steaks”

As part of its Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI), the checkoff recently hosted a “Raising the Steaks” immersion event for eager health and nutrition professionals at Hedgeapple Farm in Buckeystown, Md. The tour was Sept. 9, with more t... Read More

National Research Council Public Hearing Opens Doors to Biotech Opponents

OMAHA (DTN) -- Some of the most vocal critics of genetically engineered crops will get a spotlight shined on them this week in Washington, D.C., as the National Research Council holds two days of hearings as part of the group's latest review of crop ... Read More

7 protected white pelicans shot in Kansas

MANKATO, Kan. (AP) — A game warden in northern Kansas is asking the public for help to find anyone connected to the shooting death of seven American white pelicans. Jewell County game warden Mike Peterson says he found the federally protected bi... Read More

Dawson County Board of Commissioners meet

Chuck Olsen gave a Johnson Lake Trails proposal at Monday morning's Dawson County Board of Commissioners meeting. Olsen says the plan this fall is to construct trail to the east. "Our plans this fall are to construct about 2 miles of trail on the ... Read More

First freeze causes little damage to U.S. Northern Plains crops

(Reuters) - The U.S. northern Plains and far western Midwest crop regions saw their first freeze of the season but the cold temperatures were only in pockets of the belt, limiting damage to immature corn and soybeans, agricultural meteorologists said... Read More