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USDA Rural Development Announces Availability of Loan Programs to Support Rural Economic Development

Lincoln, Neb., May 4, 2015 – Nebraska State Director Maxine Moul today announced that Rural Development is accepting applications for loans to support community development projects, business startu... Read More

High School Soccer Scores

Monday (05/04/2015) Columbus 1, North Platte 0 Columbus Scotus 9, Columbus Lakeview 0 Crete 6, Beatrice 1 Kearney 3, Omaha Westside 2 Lexington 5, Gering 0 Lincoln Southwest 9, Omaha Benson 0 Millard North 2, South Sioux City 0 Norfolk 4, L... Read More

Thousands Of Tax Returns Not Processed

ASSOCIATED PRESS -The Kansas Department of Revenue says it has yet to process from 70,000 to 80,000 state income tax returns after bringing in workers from another agency last week to help open envelopes. Department of Revenue spokeswoman Jeannine... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL PLAYOFFS Monday, May 4= Washington 1, N.Y. Rangers 0, Washington leads series 2-1 Tuesday, May 5= Chicago at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Anaheim at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.        ...... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Monday, May 4= Chicago 99, Cleveland 92, Chicago leads series 1-0 L.A. Clippers 117, Houston 101, L.A. Clippers leads series 1-0 Tuesday, May 5= Washington at Atlanta, 8 p.m. Memphis at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.  ...... Read More

Prison inmate dies while serving time for robbery conviction

LINCOLN, Neb. Officials say an inmate at the Nebraska State Penitentiary died last month. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 52-year-old John Loeffler died April 22 at a Lincoln hospital. A news release posted on the Department of Correction... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

AMERICAN LEAGUE= Monday's Games= Toronto 3, N.Y. Yankees 1 Tampa Bay 5, Boston 1 Minnesota 8, Oakland 7 Texas 2, Houston 1 Seattle 3, L.A. Angels 2 Tuesday's Games= N.Y. Yankees (Pineda 3-0) at Toronto (Estrada 1-0), 7:07 p.m. Tampa Bay ... Read More

OSU says GMO measure could hamper research

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) _ Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects. Backers of Measure 2-89, the Loca... Read More

685 to receive degrees at UNK commencement Friday

KEARNEY – Graduate and undergraduate degrees for 685 will be conferred at the University of Nebraska at Kearney commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Friday (May 8). The University Wind Ensemble, directed by Duane Bierman, UNK Director of Bands, wil... Read More

UDSA Crop Progress Shows Corn Planting Racing Ahead

U.S. corn producers were busy in the week ended May 3, as 55% of the crop is now in the ground, compared to 19% last week and a five-year average of 38%, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report. "Monday's report was bearish for corn due to t... Read More

Univ. of Neb. at Kearney students aid quake victims

KEARNEY, Neb.  University of Nebraska at Kearney students have raised more than $4,500 for earthquake relief in Nepal. The Kearney Hub reports seven students who are members of the Nepalese Student Association at Kearney led a fundraising effort ... Read More