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Sunday house fire in Gothenburg displaces family

A house fire in Gothenburg Sunday has temporarily displaced a family of six in Gothenburg. Gothenburg Fire Chief Mark Ballmer says they were paged to 1106 17th Street shortly after 5:00pm. He says the... Read More

Full appellate court rejects Gage County bid for review

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) _ A federal appeals court has denied Gage County's request for further review of a $28.1 million judgment awarded to six people who were wrongfully convicted of murder. The full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Gage C... Read More

Husker Walkons Receive Honors

Lincoln -- Nebraska basketball players Tanner Borchardt and Johnny Trueblood were recognized for their efforts in the classroom Thursday, as both players were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court. The honor is p... Read More

As Farmers Grow Drone Use, Privacy Issues Top List of Concerns

PRINCETON, N.J.-- The popularity of drones is flourishing on the farm. Three in four U.S. farmers (74%) are currently using or considering adopting the technology to assess, monitor and manage their farm according to an April 2018 Munich Reinsurance ... Read More

Man dies in north-central Nebraska motorcycle crash

BASSETT, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a man died after losing control of his motorcycle in north-central Nebraska. The accident occurred around 2:25 p.m. Sunday on Nebraska Highway 7, a little less than 11 miles north of Bassett. Rock County Sherif... Read More

Livestock Groups Launch Media Campaign in Support of Barrasso Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018

WASHINGTON  – The Public Lands Council (PLC) and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) today launched an online campaign to educate the public on the need for a modernized Endangered Species Act. The campaign, which focuses on the r... Read More

Dutch Company Gets funding to Bring Lab-Grown Meat to Market

BERLIN (AP) — A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue its plans to make and sell artificially grown meat to restaurants from 2021. Maastricht-based Mosa Meat sa... Read More

U.S. Pork Calls for Level Playing Field on Regulatory Issues

The National Pork Producers Council says pork producers now face a “regulatory land grab” by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Bearing the brunt of global trade retaliation, NPPC called on the Department of Agriculture to assert its “pr... Read More

Officials: Disease didn't kill fish in western Nebraska lake

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say disease didn't kill the thousands of fish found dead along the shore and in a western Nebraska lake. The fish kill was reported May 26 at Lake Maloney, which sits about 3 miles south of North Platte. Most o... Read More

Beasley nominated for 2018 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

SEWARD, Neb. – The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) has announced Concordia University’s Vince Beasley as a nominee for the 2018 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. A senior on the Bulldog football team, Beasley is one of 169 nominees f... Read More

Limousin Juniors Compete in National Showmanship Contest

Winning the showmanship contest at a national level junior show is one of the highlights of any junior member’s career. Four age divisions of members from the North American Limousin Junior Association competed in the national Limousin showmanship ... Read More