USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods

ORLANDO, Fla., April 1, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA has awarded $31.5 million in funding to local, state, and national organizations to support programs that h... Read More

Keith Urban to play Nebraska State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair announced this morning that Country artist Keith Urban will be at the Nebraska State Fair in an outdoor concert on August 29th at 8:00pm.      ...... Read More

Low prices putting brakes on hog expansion

DES MOINES, Iowa – Larger numbers of hogs plus U.S. Department of Agriculture revisions that increase hog statistics equals expansion of the U.S. pork industry. Right? Not so fast, said three noted livestock economists in response to the second-... Read More

Canaan Smith and Jon Pardi to co-headline at Custer County County Fair

The country concert at the Custer County Fairgrounds this year will be co-headlined by Canaan Smith and Jon Pardi. Courtesy/ Jon Pardi. They will play at 7:30pm on July 28th in Broken Bow. Tickets will go on sale Friday April 3rd at The Outfit... Read More

Gordon Promoted At UNK

Kearney, Neb. UNK head football coach Josh Lamberson announced today that Ken Gordon has been promoted to associate head coach. “I am thrilled to reward Kenny for his hard work and dedication to this program. He has demonstrated phenomenal leadersh... Read More

EPA will require weed-resistance restrictions on glyphosate herbicide

(Reuters) - U.S. regulators will put new restrictions on the world's most widely used herbicide to help address the rapid expansion of weeds resistant to the chemical, Reuters has learned. The Environmental Protection Agency confirmed it will requ... Read More

Longtime UNL chancellor plans to step down next year

Longtime University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman plans to step down in 2016 after more than 15 years leading the state's largest campus.    On Wednesday, Perlman announced his plan to leave the chancellor job after the 2015-2016 s... Read More

Cozad Triangular Results

Cozad Track Triangular Girls Team Standings 1) Gothenburg 256.5 2) Cozad 157 3) Brady Eagles 68.5 Boys Team Standings 1) Gothenburg 230 2) Brady Eagles 163.5 3) Cozad 153.5 Click here for individual results...... Read More

K-State, Iowa State to do research on childhood obesity

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ Researchers from Kansas State University and Iowa State University are using a $2.8 million grant to research a school-based program that combats childhood obesity. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last month that t... Read More

Proposed fuel-tax increase divides Nebraska lawmakers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided over whether it's necessary to pay for roads and bridges. Lawmakers began debate Tuesday on a measure that would phase in ... Read More

Kansas collected $11M less in taxes than expected this month

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Kansas says it collected $11 million less in taxes than anticipated this month. The state Department of Revenue said in a preliminary report Tuesday that the state collected $391 million in taxes in March, when it expected ... Read More