Alcohol use on CNPPID waters to be reviewed

The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District's board of directors accepted a recommendation from its power and recreation committee at Monday’s monthly board meeting to further examine ... Read More

Nebraska bill to help fight wrongful convictions advances

Wrongly convicted Nebraska prisoners would have more chances to demonstrate their innocence under a bill advanced by lawmakers. Senators gave the measure first-round approval on Tuesday with a 35-0 vote. LB245  would remove the three-year window a... Read More

Report Shows Average Capacity for Lake McConaughy

At the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District's board of directors meeting yesterday,  Civil engineer Cory Steinke reported that Lake McConaughy was at  a volume of 1.33 million acre-feet and 76.8% of capacity.  Recent inflows have ... Read More

When to Look at Colostrum Supplementation Replacement

UNL Beef Extension Veterinarian Dr. Richard Randle gives the RRN's Shalee Peters the scoop on the importance of colostrum with your newborn calves.   http://s35.podbean.com/pb/3ccd7c4d80dd520f8b4390753a6f9e01/54f637b6/data2/blogs60/701558/... Read More

Scottsbluff, Kearney, North Platte airports retain airline

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) _ The Scottsbluff airport has joined airports in Kearney and North Platte in signing new, one-year agreements with Great Lakes Airlines for government-subsidized flights. The agreement runs through February 2016. All three ai... Read More

Development of a Certification in Sustainability for Certified Crop Advisors

March 2, 2015—The United Soybean Board (USB), American Society of Agronomy (ASA), and the International Certified Crop Adviser (ICCA) Program have partnered to develop new training for a specialty certification focused on sustainable agricultural p... Read More

Tweet Chat set for Wednesday Morning

The North Platte/Lincoln County Visitors Bureau is partnering with the Midwest Travel Bloggers community to host a Tweet Chat about visiting North Platte on Wednesday at 11 a.m. North Platte/Lincoln County Visitors Bureau Assistant Director Murial Cl... Read More

Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition

LINCOLN, NE, March 2, 2015 -- For the month of February 2015, temperatures averaged below normal across the eastern two-thirds of the State, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Snow cover was light as the month came to... Read More

Deadline Extended for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Lyons, NE - USDA's National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced  that the deadline for producer applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) has been extended to March 13, 2015. While CSP is a continuous sign-u... Read More

Meth bust & arrests in Buffalo County traffic stop

A routine traffic  stop over the weekend  on  Interstate 80 in Buffalo County netted 3.5 lbs. of methamphetamine and  the arrests of two California men.  Around 9:45 p.m. on  Saturday,  a Nebraska State Patrol trooper stopped a westbound 2013 ... Read More

Overton Fire & Rescue battle grass fire

The Overton Fire and Rescue was dispatched to Southwest Overton on a report of a grass fire at approximately 10:50 a.m. Tuesday morning. According to the Overton Fire and Rescue, the fire started in the South ditch of Road 785 before spreading to a f... Read More