Agriculture, Interior Departments partner to measure conservation impacts on water quality

ALTON, Ill., Oct., 2014 - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced a new partnership agreement today that will provide a clearer pict... 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

Zebra Musssels Make Their Way Into Nebraska Lake

An infestation of zebra mussels at Offutt Base Lake in Bellevue is causing experts to call for a statewide boat inspection program. "We need a formal boat inspection program to keep our state from having more water bodies infested," said Allison Z... Read More

USDA to Launch New Farm Bill Program to Help Provide Relief to Farmers Affected by Severe Weather

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today 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) Yi... Read More

Variety of Topics in Wind, Solar and Transmission Sessions  at Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference

Lincoln, NE- A variety of topics concerning wind and solar power, as well as transmission issues fill the agenda for the seventh annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference being held October 29-30, 2014 at the LaVista Conference Center.  The theme of... Read More