Gosper County Sheriff's Office investigating theft

The Gosper County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft in the rural Elwood area. An unknown person or persons stole 50 stainless steel hog feeders from a business close to the intersection of R... Read More

Attempted murder suspect arraigned in Dawson County Court

A 25-year-old Lexington man was arraigned in Dawson County Court Thursday morning on two charges of Attempted 1st Degree Murder.  Jose Covarrubias is accused of firing shots at officers and a woman as law enforcement responded to a Lexington residen... Read More

College Rodeo to Open Chutes in Central Nebraska

The 2014 Rail Town U.S.A College Rodeo is set open the chutes Friday and Saturday nights beginning each evening at 7 p.m. All of the action can be found at the Nebraskaland Days Wild West Arena in North Platte. Between 250-300 college cowboys and cow... Read More

ASA Welcomes USDA Deregulation of Enlist Duo 2,4-D-Resistant Soybeans

In response to yesterday’s decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to deregulate Dow’s 2,4-D-resistant Enlist Duo soybeans, the American Soybean Association issued a statement cheering the move and calling on the Environmental Protection A... Read More

Senate Committee Passes Railroad Regulatory Bill

The Senate Commerce Committee took some action Wednesday to give more authority to the Surface Transportation Board to react to railroad delays that have plagued the upper Plains. The Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act (S. 2777) by Com... Read More

Fischer discusses ISIL, request

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer met with her colleagues recently to discuss ISIL. Fischer says ISIL is not good. "Everyone that I would say that I've talked to is United. In that ISIL is a threat to the United States, they are a threat to our homeland, t... Read More

Senate Debates Future of Renewable Energy Credits

With commercial cellulosic ethanol production getting a jumpstart in places like Iowa and Kansas this year, the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday began discussing the future of the energy tax code during a hearing. The debate comes at a time when le... Read More

Coulter talks Pediatric Cancer, research

The Team Jack Radiothon is going on today. Pediatric Oncologist Dr. Don Coulter says the Team Jack Foundation is raising money for different kinds of research. "One of the things is Team Jack continues to raise a great amount of money to look at f... Read More

Heineman speaks on Team Jack Radiothon

Governor Dave Heineman was on the Team Jack Radiothon today. Heineman says what Nebraska did for Jack in the 2013 spring game says a lot about the state. "Well he's a special young man, and we can all empathize with him. And then what the Huskers ... Read More

Iowa farmland prices ease 3.4 pct over past 6 months - survey

Farmland prices in Iowa, the top U.S. corn and soybean state, were down an average 3.4 percent over the past six months, and more than 8 percent from a year ago - pressured by lower grain prices and firmer interest rates, a twice-yearly survey of rea... Read More

Experts say wheat farmers should watch Black Sea exports

The growing importance of wheat production from Black Sea-area countries Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan on the world market has Daniel O’Brien keeping a close watch on geopolitical events there – and he’s encouraging U.S. wheat producers to do ... Read More