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Hulton Named USHL GM Of The Year

CHICAGO, Ill. – The United States Hockey League today announced that Tri-City Storm Head Coach and General Manager Jim Hulton has been named the 2014-15 USHL General Manager of the Year as determine... Read More

Gov. Ricketts names CIO

Lincoln – Thursday, Governor Pete Ricketts announced Ed Toner as the new Chief Information Officer for the State of Nebraska. His appointment comes at the conclusion of a search for a director who will assist the Governor with initiatives to utiliz... Read More

Ethanol Supporters Not Happy with EPA's RVO Decision, Praise for Infrastructure

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2014, 2015 and 2016. Unfortunately, the EPA continues to cling to the “blend wall” methodology that false... Read More

Kansas FFA Members Receive Scholarships During Convention

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Orscheln Farm & Home Stores of Kansas awarded eight scholarships to FFA members from across the state during the third session of the 87th Kansas FFA Convention on May 28. The Orscheln Farm & Home Stores scholarships are ... Read More

(AUDIO) Rotarians converge in Gothenburg this weekend

  Rotary Clubs from western and central Nebraska are meeting in Gothenburg this weekend for their District Conference. The featured speaker will be Amanda Wirtz a Rotarian, two-time combat veteran and a research scientist from California. She... Read More

World Pork Expo Begins Wednesday

Next week - 20,000 pork producers and other professionals around the world will join at the World Pork Expo - the world’s largest pork-specific trade show - in Des Moines, Iowa. National Pork Producers Council President Ron Prestage says World Pork... Read More

Kansas Senate approves raft of tweaks to state liquor laws

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate has approved a measure that would allow alcohol at state events at the Capitol and adjusts a number of liquor permit processes. Republican Rep. Vicki Schmidt of Topeka said she opposed the bill, which was ap... Read More

Gov. Brownback to sign bill that rewrites retirement rules for public workers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback is expected to sign a bill that rewrites the rules for teachers, school administrators and other public employees who return to work after retiring. Public employees currently are allowed to retire but retu... Read More

(VIDEO) Shea Leaving The Storm

KEARNEY, Neb. - The Tri-City Storm and Viaero Event Center have announced that President Greg Shea will resign to accept another business opportunity in Kearney. This move will be effective June 18. Shea has been the President for the hockey team and... Read More

(VIDEO) LePorte to retire from KRVN Radio

Longtime KRVN Farm Director Mike LePorte will retire on June 1, 2015 after 25 years with the radio station. LePorte started his broadcast career in 1966 and his Farm Broadcast career in 1983. Since 1990 he has been at KRVN and the Rural Radio Network... Read More

Nebraska Legislature to end this year's session early

Nebraska lawmakers are expected to end this year's session with one day to spare.    Speaker Galen Hadley says lawmakers will meet for their final day on Friday, the 89th day of the session. The last day had been scheduled for June 5, after several... Read More