Nebraska Farm to School Regional Conference Coming to Beatrice

Lyons, NE - The Center for Rural Affairs and USDA Food and Nutrition Service will host the Nebraska Farm to School Regional Conference on March 24 in Beatrice, NE. The purpose of the conference is to ... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY MARCH 03, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    355    Beans - 940 Oakland    Corn -    350    Beans - 940 Tekamah    Corn -    350    Beans - 940 West Point    Corn -    355    Beans - 940 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition

LINCOLN, NE, March 2, 2015 -- For the month of February 2015, temperatures averaged below normal across the eastern two-thirds of the State, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Snow cover was light as the month came to... Read More

Police Warn Of Possible Intruder In West Point

West Point Police Officer John Adams advises area residents to be aware of an incident that happened around 12:30PM today. A man entered a West Point residence, and took some jewelry. He was driving a gray van, possibly a Caravan.  The resi... Read More

Some Northeast Nebraska Counties Unsure On Same-Sex Licenses

Many same-sex couples in Northeast Nebraska are still in limbo as to whether they'll be able to get legally married starting next Monday. Yesterday  , Judge Joseph Bataillon made his decision to lift Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban, effective Ma... Read More

Deadline Extended for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Lyons, NE - USDA's National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced  that the deadline for producer applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) has been extended to March 13, 2015. While CSP is a continuous sign-u... Read More

BCBS Continues To Confuse West Point Area Patients

In the story that seems to have no end, St. Francis Memorial Hospital officials and physicians were again in shock this week when BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska (BCBS) sent letters to area subscribers in error. This past January BCBS implied St.... Read More

USDA Withdraws Proposed GMO Regulation Rule

USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is withdrawing its 2008 proposed rule that would have amended the regulations regarding the introduction (importation, interstate movement, and environmental release) of certain genetically en... Read More

Fischer to Keynote Nebraska LEAD Banquet March 13

Lincoln, Neb., March 2, 2015 --  U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer of Nebraska will be the keynote speaker at the annual Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Program recognition banquet March 13. Fischer’s address will provide insight on... Read More

Statewide Food Drive Campaign Aims to Raise 85,000 Meals for Kansas Families

Manhattan, Kan. – The Neighbor to Neighbor statewide food drive launched today to support our neighbors in need and reduce hunger in Kansas communities. Harvesters-The Community Food Bank in Topeka, Kan. hosted state leaders, including Governor Sam... Read More

Health Advisory, Safety Tips Issued For Flint Hills Burning Season

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reminds Kansans that early March through the end of April is the time when large areas of the state’s Flint Hills rangeland are burned, a practice that can impact air quality. ... Read More