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Lamberson Era Begins Tonight

Kearney, Neb. – For only the fourth time since 1955, the Nebraska-Kearney football team will play a game with a first-year head coach. Wilber native Josh Lamberson became the 17th head coach in prog... Read More

Court Vacates Lesser Prairie Chicken Threatened Species Rule

On September 1, 2015 Federal District Court in the Western District of Texas overturned a decision by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in Listing the Lesser Prairie-Chicken as a Threatened Species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). T... Read More

Webster County Receives Funds from USDA for New Ambulance

  USDA Rural Development has awarded $27,000 to Webster County for the purchase of a new ambulance for the Blue Hill Ambulance District.  Webster County leveraged $157,000 towards the purchase.   “All the EMT’s are very consci... Read More

Kansas State Fair Opens Search For General Manager

Hutchinson, Kan. – The Kansas State Fair five-person subcommittee, which leads the search for a new General Manager, will begin reviewing resumes and submissions on October 1, 2015. Fair Board President Harmon Bliss notes that the candidate need... Read More

Lincoln woman named director of Nebraska 150 celebration

A Lincoln woman has been chosen as executive director of the Nebraska 150 Celebration that begins in 2017.   Gov. Pete Ricketts and first lady Susanne Shore announced that Regan Anson will serve in the role. She began work on Tuesday.   The 37-year... Read More

USCA Encourages National Adoption of 13-State EPA WOTUS Injunction

USCA (September 2, 2015) – The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) supports the request to apply the injunction against adoption of the changes to the EPA’s Waters of the US Rule on a national scale.  Currently, due to a successful ru... Read More

Hot, Dry Conditions Create High Fire Danger in SD

RAPID CITY, S. D.  – Abundant summer rainfall has created heavy grass fuel loadings across the state and these grass fuels are starting to cure with hotter weather. Very hot weather is forecasted across the state in the next 48 hours and the Divis... Read More

State Ag Dr. premiered at final Draft Horse Show

  The Draft Horse Show Finals took place on August 30, 2015 at the Five Points Bank Arena.  Making an appearance at this show was Director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture Greg Ibach. Ibach has been serving as the Director of Agricu... Read More

Kansas State Fair Opens Search For General Manager

Hutchinson, Kan. – The Kansas State Fair five-person subcommittee, which leads the search for a new General Manager, will begin reviewing resumes and submissions on October 1, 2015. Fair Board President Harmon Bliss notes that the candidate need ... Read More

Body of missing man recovered at Merritt Reservoir

The body of  a Valentine man was recovered from  Merritt Reservoir in Nebraska's Sandhills.  Cherry County Attorney Eric Scott says officers from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Cherry County Sheriff's Office responded on Sunday  to a... Read More

Soy Checkoff Targets Soybean Innovation for Profit Opportunities

Maximizing the profit potential of every U.S. soybean farmer means seeing beyond today; it means driving soybean innovation in products and services to meet customers’ needs tomorrow. That’s why the farmer-leaders of the national soy checkoff ... Read More