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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 tow... 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

Nebraska Counties Designated as Presidential Disaster Areas

Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, Dan Steinkruger, announced 12 Nebraska counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas due to severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding. Those counties are Cass, Du... Read More

Enrollment for 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program to Begin July 1

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden today announced that starting July 1, 2015, dairy farmers can enroll in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Margin Protection Program for coverage in 2016. The voluntary program, established by the... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY JUNE 30, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    389    Beans - 986 Oakland    Corn -    385    Beans - 986 Tekamah    Corn -    385    Beans - 986 West Point    Corn -    385    Beans - 986 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Midwest Farmers Cooperative Breaks Ground on Shuttle Facility

Syracuse, NE will be the home of the new Midwest Farmers Cooperative Grain Shuttle Facility. Tuesday, a groundbreaking was held for the new facility, which will feature over 2 million bushels upright and ground storage, 40 semi trucks per hour unl... Read More