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Trial set for man accused of killing of Lincoln woman

WILBER, Neb. (AP) _ Trial has been set for next year for a man charged in the death and dismemberment of a Lincoln woman. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 52-year-old Aubrey Trail was in a Saline County courtroom Thursday, where a judge set h... Read More

Sen. Moran Advocates for Relocating USDA’s ERS and NIFA to Kansas

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today urged U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to consider Kansas as a relocation site for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) and National... Read More

Nebraska to play Bethune-Cookman at end of October

Nebraska has finalized an agreement to play Bethune-Cookman University on Oct. 27 at Memorial Stadium to fill an opening on the 2018 football schedule. The contest will replace the Huskers’ Sept. 1 game against Akron which was cancelled due to seve... Read More

UNK department chair Teahon focused on developing educational leaders

KEARNEY – Michael Teahon understands as well as anyone the impact school administrators have on education. He’s been one for 25 years, including the past 18 as superintendent at Gothenburg Public Schools. Administrators, he said, establish th... Read More

Nebraska Corn reminds ag workers, rural residents and visitors to be safe this harvest season

LINCOLN, Neb. – As combines pop up in fields across the Midwest, the Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association encourage farmers, as well as local residents and visitors, to take a second for safety in rural areas this harvest seaso... Read More

EPA Releases Waivers Information Online

OMAHA (DTN) -- EPA on Thursday released aggregated annual data on small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, as well as waiver requests for current and future years. Earlier this year, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler told memb... Read More

Semi rollover west of Maxwell results in minor injuries

Maxwell, Neb. -- A semi rollover 4 miles west of Maxwell on Interstate 80 in Lincoln County occurred shortly before 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, sending the driver and co-driver to Great Plains Health in North Platte with minor injuries. The Nebraska State... Read More

Huskers Begin Big Ten Action At Home

The third-ranked Nebraska volleyball team begins Big Ten play on Friday by hosting unbeaten No. 18 Michigan at 8 p.m. at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers will then turn around and host Michigan State on Sunday at 2 p.m. The Spartans are rec... Read More

This week in history:  Farm Aid III fills Memorial Stadium

The year: 1987.   The venue: Memorial Stadium. The lineup included Wille Nelson, Neil Young, Vince Gill, among others. The purpose was was to save the family farm. ---- September 19th was the 31st anniversary of Farm Aid III,  an e... Read More

Colorado meatpacker recalls ground beef after E. coli death

A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds (60,000 kilograms) of ground beef after an E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday the beef was produced and packaged at Carg... Read More

Man gets 25-30 years for sex assault of 15-year-old girl

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln man has been imprisoned for another sexual assault. Lancaster County District Court records say 38-year-old David Kuhfahl III was sentenced Tuesday to 25 to 30 years. He'd been convicted June 14 of sexual assault of ... Read More

NBB, ASA Ask President Trump to Support Biodiesel Producers, Soy Farmers

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and the American Soybean Association (ASA) wrote President Donald Trump asking that he “provide additional help to the nation’s farmers and rural communities by supporting policies that expand production and use... Read More

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Horses in Kansas

The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health has received notification of multiple confirmed cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in horses across the state over the past few weeks. Confirmed cases have been reported in Lyon, Seward, Neos... Read More

Iowa Allowed To Join WOTUS Lawsuit

A North Dakota federal judge says Iowa can temporarily stop enforcing the 2015 Waters of the U.S. rule. The Associated Press says several ag and business groups challenged the law in court, seeking to halt its implementation. A news release from I... Read More