White House Issues Action Plan to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria

WASHINGTON—The White House issued the most extensive action plan ever against drug-resistant bacteria, or superbugs, seeking to curb antibiotic use at farms and hospitals—and promote tests to find... Read More

Ten arrests in Dawson County round-up

Deputies from the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office participated in a special enforcement on March 26th from noon to 5:00 p.m., targeting individuals on the Dawson County Warrant List. Ten people were arrested in the 5 hour operation and 17 warrants w... Read More

Hearing on Implementing the Agricultural Act of 2014: Commodity Policy and Crop Insurance

“Good morning. Thank you Chairman Crawford for holding today’s hearing and I look forward to working with you and the rest of the subcommittee. “A lot of work went into writing – and finally passing – the 2014 Farm Bill. Farm programs ar... Read More

USDA Extends ARC and PLC Deadlines

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April 7, 2015, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net progra... Read More

Smith Votes for Death Tax Repeal

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement Thursday after the House Ways and Means Committee met to consider H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act.  This legislation, of which Smith is a cosponsor, passed the... Read More

In the cool of spring, plan for the heat of summer

As soon as the planters are in the shed, the crew at Weborg Feeding Co. near Pender, Neb., will unpack the shades in preparation for summer in the yard. The 16 portable tarp systems they’ve purchased in the last two years are just one more step in... Read More

NSP Carrier Enforcement Webinars Replace Town Hall Meetings

(Lincoln, Neb.)- The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division will be changing the format for its Town Hall meetings. This year, the Carrier Enforcement Division will conduct webinars in place of previously held location meetings. ... Read More

Wheat Growers Express Concern Over IARC Glyphosate Reclassification

Washington, D.C. – March 26, 2015 – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) expressed concern about the claims of a recent, stand-alone report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that moves to reclassify glyphosate... Read More

Huskers To Host Longhorns This Weekend

Lincoln - An old Nemesis returns to Lincoln this weekend as Nebraska (18-7, 3-0 Big Ten) will host the No. 16 Texas Longhorn (17-8, 5-1 Big 12) at Hawks Field for the first time since 2011, when both teams were still members of the Big 12 Conference.... Read More

Plaintiffs In School Funding Suit Ask Court To Block New Law

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The plaintiffs in a school funding lawsuit have filed a motion to block the governor's new school funding plan. The motion was filed Thursday and calls on the court to bar the state from enacting the law overhauling the way t... Read More

NHL Scores

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Thursday's Games Anaheim 3, Boston 2, OT Arizona 4, Buffalo 3, OT Los Angeles 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 Washington 3, New Jersey 2, OT Carolina 5, Pittsburgh 2 Florida 4, Toronto 1 N.Y. Rangers 5, Ottawa 1 San Jose 6, Detroi... Read More