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Morningside women's swimming team receives academic honor

Morningside’s women’s swimming team was designated as a Scholar All-America Team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). To be selected as a CSCAA Scholar All-America Te... Read More

(VIDEO) Explosion At Sapp Brothers In West Point

An explosion at Sapp Brothers in West Point this afternoon rocked the community, with black smoke pouring from the site on the edge of town. The petroleum outlet is located on the south edge of town, in the midst of a grain complex. Several... Read More

Explosion In South End of West Point

An explosion could be felt Wednesday afternoon about 3:30pm on the south end of West Point at Sapp Brothers.  Two employees are in critical but stable condition and  have been transferred to trauma centers in Omaha. Others are being treated locall... Read More


Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    384    Beans - 947 Oakland    Corn -    380    Beans - 947 Tekamah    Corn -    380    Beans - 947 West Point    Corn -    380    Beans - 947 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

CME Group Announces Record Volume Day in Ag Products

CHICAGO, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced its Agricultural Products reached a record of 2,873,291 in trading volume on June 30, 2015, surpassing the prior record ... Read More

More Troubles For Illinois Women's Basketball Program

URBANA, Ill. (AP) _ Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players have sued the university, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by creating a racially hostile environment. The players ac... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Coalition Applaud Attorney General, Say Fix Needed for WOTUS

LINCOLN, NEB. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) final “Waters of the U.S.” Rule (the Rule) will be damaging to Nebraska’s agriculture and business sectors, while driving up costs for... Read More

Driver Of Semi-Tanker Killed In Pierce County Accident

A Columbus man was killed Tuesday afternoon in an accident in Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Charles Smith was following a fertilizer truck on Highway 81 and struck it from behind as it was turning left onto 853... Read More

Anti-TPP Group Sues Japan Government

A former Japanese ag minister is leading a group of protestors who filed lawsuit in that country to halt the government's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The plaintiffs fear that any trade deal removing import tariffs on protected co... Read More

July 4th Cookout Costs Less This Year,  Still Under $6 Per Person

A Fourth of July cookout of Americans’ favorite foods including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk will cost slightly less this year and still comes in at less than $6 per person, says t... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Tuesday's Games Pittsburgh 5 Detroit 4, 14 Innings Minnesota 8 Cincinnati 5 Chi White Sox 2 St. Louis 1, 11 Innings Colorado 2 Oakland 1 Seattle 5 San Diego 0 Wednesday's Games= Minnesota (May 4-6) at Cincinnati (Cueto 4-5), 12:... Read More