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Finding the Humor in #Harvest19 - Friday Five (October 18, 2019)

Being a #GrainCartGuy can be a hard job.  PLUS - The Blue Jackets, Bright Futures program gifted over 300 jackets to FFA members across the state of Nebraska.  Learn more in the latest edition of Friday Five, which is brought to you by the Ne... Read More

Despair in Burgundy and beyond, as US tariffs hit EU goods

French vintners are begging for government aid. Italian farmers are scrambling for new export markets. And American shoppers are about to face supermarket sticker shock on European products. That's because some $7.5 billion in U.S. tariffs on Eur... Read More

Limback's crew lands at No. 8 in GPAC preseason poll

SEWARD, Neb. – The Concordia University men’s basketball program finished eighth in the GPAC last winter and that’s where leagued coaches have pegged it in the conference’s 2019-20 preseason poll. The Bulldogs picked up 39 points in the poll... Read More

Irrigation season ends with excellent carry over for 2020

The irrigation season in eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska is in the books for what was a rocky year for many irrigators.  Shane Hayden, public relations with the Bureau of Reclamation Wyoming Office in Casper, said the Bureau went into the se... Read More

Olson's squad again a GPAC favorite

SEWARD, Neb. – As expected, the Concordia University women’s basketball program will begin another season as the favorite in the GPAC. The Bulldogs grabbed 11 of 12 first-place votes (coaches are not allowed to vote for their own team) in the 20... Read More

Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers Annual Conference November 2

Livestock producers interested in Nebraska’s goat and sheep industry can attend a daylong conference  in Curtis on Saturday, November 2.   The Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers are hosting their 2019 conference at the campus of the Nebraska C... Read More

Multiple Incidents Close I-80 in Lincoln County Overnight

North Platte, Neb. -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol responded to multiple incidents overnight on Interstate 80 in Lincoln County, including a fatality crash involving a pedestrian. At approximately 10:30 p.m. CT Thursday, troopers responde... Read More

Nebraska Supreme Court rejects lethal injection protocol challenge

The lethal injection protocol that was used to execute a Nebraska prisoner last year has survived a legal challenge from death penalty opponents who had hoped to overturn it to prevent the state from carrying out capital punishment. The Nebraska S... Read More

Harvest progress in eastern Nebraska - BigIron Realty's Fridays in the Field (10/18/19)

Happy Friday! Time again for BigIron Realty's Fridays in the Field, a program where Rural Radio Network broadcasts check-in with a producer in Nebraska. On this week's edition, Bryce Doeschot visits with Lukas Fricke near Ulysses, Nebraska. VI... Read More

Ethanol Trade Team from Mexico visits Nebraska to Understand U.S. Ethanol Industry

LINCOLN, Neb. – A delegation of 19 industry leaders from Mexico were in Nebraska this week to gain a better understanding of the U.S. ethanol sector. From Oct. 16-18, the delegation toured all facets of Nebraska’s ethanol industry, from cornfield... Read More

Body found in burned vehicle in Custer County

  Several law enforcement agencies are investigating an incident in Custer County in which a body was found in a burned vehicle. Around 7:30pm, the Sargent Fire Department and Sargent Police Department were dispatched to a vehicle fire on a c... Read More

Czechfest To take Place On Sunday, October 20th At Holthus Convention Center

YORK- This Sunday York will host the 15th annual Czechfest at the Holthus Convention Center this Sunday, October 20th. The festivities begin at 9:30 A.M. and go until 5:00 P.M. A complete list of events can be found below.   ...... Read More

York Citywide Clean Up Taking Place on Saturday, October 19th

YORK- York will have its citywide cleanup tomorrow, Saturday, October 19th, with it starting at 9:00 A.M. and running until 3:00 P.M. The dump is open to residents who live in York County. Call the city office as well for free pickup at 402-363-26... Read More

Cozad Library Foundation completes first phases of Art Garden

  Past and present Cozad Library Foundation members recently met to admire the completion of phases 1 and 2 of a planned four-phase Art Garden south of the Wilson Public Library. The Art Garden vision has been five years in the making, with f... Read More