NPPD sets dates for eight public hearings on proposed R-Project transmission line

A series of eight public hearings on Nebraska Public Power District’s R-Project 345,000-Volt Transmission Line are scheduled to be held during the first two weeks of November. The hearings will be h... Read More

Kansas Grocer Forms Unique Relationship with Local Farmers

HIAWATHA, Kan. – Produce items adorned with oval-shaped gold stickers at Hiawatha Thiftway, located in northeast Kansas, are grown by local farmers. Store owner Tim White partners with the local farmers’ market to bring these locally grown foods ... Read More

Kearney bank robbers remain on the run

The Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Kearney Police Department are still investigating an armed robbery which was reported at 9:22 a.m. on Oct. 17 at the Eaton Federal Credit Union in Kearney. Two men, one armed, robbed the bank of an undiscl... Read More

Theriot Expected to Have Big Year

Nebraska women's basketball point guard Rachel Theriot was named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-America Team announced on Sunday, Oct. 19. Theriot, a 6-0 junior from Middleburg Heights, Ohio, claimed a spot on the fourth-team All-America... Read More

How to Carry More Cattle by Making the Land You Have More Productive - Fall Forage Tour

McPHERSON, KS (Oct. 20, 2014) - Cattlemen and producers are invited to the Fall Forage Tour, Friday, October 31, 2014 and Saturday, November 1, 2014. The tour will begin at 1:00 p.m. on both days at the Dale Strickler Farm, one mile south of Courtlan... Read More

Project to close I-80 near Kearney

A message board project will force overnight closures on Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska next month. The Nebraska Roads Department says a stretch of the westbound lanes east of Kearney will be closed between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. on Nov. 5 an... Read More

WTO says US has not complied with meat labeling ruling

ENEVA (Reuters) - The United States has not done enough to change its meat labeling rules after losing a World Trade Organization challenge brought by Mexico and Canada, the WTO said on Monday. The WTO ruled in June 2012 that the U.S. meat labeling ... Read More

Douglas County Farm Bureau Donates to Omaha Children’s Museum Farm Exhibit

OMAHA, NEB. Oct. 2014 – Douglas County Farm Bureau has donated $25,000 to become the lead sponsor of the Omaha Children’s Museum “Once Upon a Farm” exhibit, Larry Hadan, president of the Douglas County Farm Bureau said Oct. 18. “Agricult... Read More

2 people die in northeast Nebraska accidents

EMERSON, Neb. (AP) _ Two people have been killed in separate rollover accidents in northeast Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says 21-year-old Chase Miller was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash near Emerson early Saturday morning. The other... Read More

Export Exchange this week

Export Exchange 2015 kicks off October 20 in Seattle. The event, sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council and the Renewable Fuels Association, brings export customers to U.S. exporters. Trade teams from 30 top destinations for U.S. corn, barley, sorghum ... Read More

Perdue Farms Antibiotic Free

A Perdue Farms brand is now verified as antibiotic free, made with no antibiotic, ever. The company announced last week its’ Simple Smart brand of fully cooked, frozen breaded products are now USDA Process Verified for being made from chickens rais... Read More