Man gets prison for stealing car, running over owner with it

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln man has been sentenced to 15 to 23 years in prison for assaulting another man, stealing his car then running the man over as he drove away. Reports say that 19-year-old ... Read More

Wildlife scientists study sheep disease in Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) _ Wyoming wildlife scientists are in the early stages of a study of bighorn sheep. The study is trying to determine if well-fed, healthy bighorn sheep are less prone to contracting deadly pneumonia than sheep in poorer nutrition... Read More

Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trusted

NEW YORK (AP) _ Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune. Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of relatively safe municipal bonds, she says, and sink the proceeds into real estate and energy par... Read More

Davis talks about effect of increase in Agricultural Land, time spent on floor

Agricultural Land is destined to increase in value by another 20% this year. State Senator Al Davis says the continued rise hurts rural schools and taxpayers. "The continuing rise in valuation of agricultural land has resulted in drastic losses of... Read More

NCTA students survey PLANET landscape

Curtis, Neb. – It wasn’t the sky being the limit, recently, but the PLANET for horticulture students from a college in southwestern Nebraska. Eight students studying at the University of Nebraska’s College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis... Read More

Coalition Talks with White House, USTR Leaders About COOL

A coalition of family farmers, ranchers, consumer groups and trade groups recently met with White House and U.S. Trade Representative officials to urge support for Country-of-Origin Labeling. National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson reminded of... Read More

Repairs to Harlan County Dam's corroded gates to begin soon

KEARNEY, Neb.  Repairs will begin soon on the hard-to-move gates at the Harlan County Dam in south-central Nebraska. The initial $12.3 million project will deal with corrosion on six of the dam's gates, and the rest of the gates will be repaired ... Read More

NAWG Hires Oakes as Director of Operations

Washington, D.C. – March 30, 2015 – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) announces the addition of Brian A. Oakes as the director of operations to the wheat growers’ team. Oakes will assist in office management and coordination, an... Read More

Lopers Ready To Begin Spring Practice

By Andrew Hanson, UNK Student Kearney, Neb. - The last three months have been busy for Josh Lamberson to say the least. In that span, the University of Nebraska at Kearney first-year head football coach has compiled his staff and signed a recruiting ... Read More

Fire blackens more than 42 square miles in western Nebraska

ARTHUR, Neb.  A wildfire blamed on lightning has blackened more than 42 square miles of grassland and farmland in western Nebraska. North Platte television station KNOP reports that a lone strike around 9 p.m. Saturday touched off flames near Buc... Read More

USDA Review Panel Releases Preliminary Report on MARC Center

Yesterday - USDA released its report on animal treatment at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Nebraska - according to The Hagstrom Report. USDA’s Agricultural Research Service Animal Handling and Welfare Review Panel completed the 60-day inde... Read More