Farmers and Ranchers Encouraged to Make Their Voices Heard

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging farmers and ranchers to make their voices heard by voting in the upcoming Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Commit... Read More

College Aggies Online Individual Winners to Receive Full Scholarship to 2015 Collegiate Congress

October 30, 2014 –The College Aggies Online (CAO) program, an initiative led by the Animal Agriculture Alliance, announces the addition of a full scholarship to AgChat Foundation’s 2015 Collegiate Congress scheduled for January 17-18, 2015. The C... Read More

Judge: State inmates not entitled to minimum wage

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Nebraska prisoner who argued that he should be making minimum wage for his work behind bars. Stephen Cavanaugh sued several state prison officials earlier this year, saying that over the past year, he w... Read More

Top National Chapter Award winners announced at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014/87th National FFA Convention & Expo) The top National Chapter Award winners were named at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky., on Thursday, Oct. 30. The top winners are select... Read More

Buffaloes and Pirates Roll

Elm Creek-The Elm Creek Buffaloes scored 28 straight points in the first half on Thursday night to pull away from Arapahoe 67-22 in the first round of the Class D1 playoffs. Senior I-Back Christian Best one of the top rushers in the state, finished t... Read More

House Planning Vote on Requirements for EPA Regulations

While no date has been set in stone,  House Majority leader Kevin McCarthy says a vote will be “soon” on Environmental Protection Agency regulations requirements. He says the House will vote on legislation that would prevent the EPA from issuing... Read More

Plane Crashes at Kansas Airport, Killing Four

Officials believe the pilot of a small plane that crashed into a flight-training building at Wichita’s airport is among the four people who were killed. Wichita Fire Chief Ronald Blackwell confirmed that three of the dead were inside the buildin... Read More

Gothenburg Memorial Hospital undertakes master plan for its campus

The Gothenburg Memorial Hospital is making big plans on expanding its facility. GMH has seen an increase in the number of patients walking through its doors in the past year. Tinna Therrien, who is the Chief Information Officer of GMH says they ar... Read More

Groups Ask Congress to Rescind Parts of COOL

Agriculture and other industry groups have asked Congress to “immediately authorize and direct” USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to rescind elements of Country of Origin Labeling. The groups want Congress to take out elements of COOL that are non-compl... Read More

Thursday night football scores

^By The Associated Press= ^PREP FOOTBALL= ^Class D-1= ^First Round= Amherst 50, Ansley-Litchfield 22 Bloomfield 66, Scribner-Snyder 56 Blue Hill 55, North Central 29 Bruning-Davenport/Shickley 50, Omaha Christian Academy 0 Burwell 52, Perkins... Read More

Pelini praises defensive line heading into Purdue game Saturday

Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini said the Huskers “had a good week of practice” after Thursday’s 45-minute walk through at the Hawks Championship Center. “We got a lot done here today,” Pelini said. “We cleaned up some ... Read More