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(AUDIO) Hinton, Iowa Community Wellness Center opens

The Hinton, Iowa Community Wellness Center opened up last month. School Superintendent Pete Stuerman says the multipurpose facility isn't limited to just students. "The facility is used by people of a... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Nebraska State Patrol Agency Review

This afternoon, Governor Pete Ricketts announced an agency-wide review of the Nebraska State Patrol that will be led by the Governor’s Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Jason Jackson.  This review will seek to examine the totality of the workfo... Read More

USDA Authorizes Emergency Grazing in Drought-Stricken Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today authorized emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota.  All or parts of these states are experiencing severe or extreme drought conditions – i... Read More

Trial set for Wakefield man charged in slaying, dismemberment

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) _ One of two men accused of killing another man in northeast Nebraska's Dakota County has been scheduled for trial. Court records say 19-year-old Brayan Galvan-Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder and related charges i... Read More

Patton Selected 16th in First Round of NBA Draft

BROOKLYN, N.Y.. --  Justin Patton became Creighton's second men's basketball player in four years to be selected in the First Round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., when the 7-footer was drafted No. 16 overall... Read More

NCGA Corn Board Elects Lynn Chrisp as Next Farmer to Help Lead Organization

The National Corn Growers Association's Corn Board has elected Lynn Chrisp of Nebraska to become the organization's first vice president for the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. "I am deeply honored that my Corn Board colleagues chose ... Read More

Brazil farm minister heads to U.S. over fresh beef ban

Brazil's Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi prepared to travel to the United States on Friday to fight a ban on imports of fresh Brazilian beef, which hit shares of local meatpackers and revived concerns over the image of the world's largest exporter.... Read More

Kansas Jury Awards $218M to Kansas Farmers in Syngenta Suit

A federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. Friday's verdict after a three-week trial in Kansas City, Kansas, involves four Kansas farme... Read More

NMPF Leaders Applaud European High Court Ruling Preventing Imitators from Using Dairy Names

PARIS, FRANCE – The recent European Court of Justice ruling upholding European Union regulations that prevent plant-based dairy alternatives from using terms like “milk,” “cheese” and “yogurt” is a victory for the same battle occurring ... Read More

GoFundMe for Mika Exceeds Goal

The GoFundMe page for food industry lobbyist Matt Mika who was injured in last week’s shooting at a congressional baseball game practice has exceeded it’s $50,000 goal. Mika was shot multiple times during last Wednesday’s shooting at a Repub... Read More

Eastern Canada Dairy Producers Get Quota Increase

Canada's dairy producers in the nation's eastern provinces will receive a five percent quota increase July first. Five provinces in eastern Canada have approved the increase. The move follows a series of smaller increases that began last year. Dai... Read More