Smith Stands for Nebraska Agriculture at Trade Hearing

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) participated today in a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the U.S. trade policy agenda.  In the hearing, Smith raised concerns to U.S. Tra... Read More

Some Activists Oppose Ag Director's Reappointment

Animal welfare advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to oppose the governor's reappointment of the state agriculture director. Testifiers accused the department Tuesday of failing to enforce punishments against commercial breeders who mistreat dog... Read More

St. Francis CEO Briggs Will Retire In May

Ronald O. Briggs, MHA, FACHE, President and CEO of St. Francis Memorial Hospital since 1995, announced his retirement effective May 1. Briggs is wrapping up a 44 year career in healthcare. He began as a respiratory therapist before entering health a... Read More

Governors Speak At Saunders County Livestock Assoc. Banquet

About 550 people attended the Saunders County Livestock Association banquet Tuesday night. It was held at the Starlite Ballroom near Wahoo. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts spoke following dinner, touching on two familiar themes:  The negative effe... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Tuesday's Games= Toronto 104, Indiana 91 Milwaukee 109, Miami 102 Cleveland 103, Detroit 95 Memphis 109, Dallas 90 Chicago 113, Golden State 111, OT Washington 98, L.A. Lakers 92 Wednesday's Games= Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Po... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Tuesday's Games= Philadelphia 4, Arizona 3, SO N.Y. Islanders 4, N.Y. Rangers 1 Pittsburgh 5, Winnipeg 3 Columbus 4, Washington 3 Carolina 4, Tampa Bay 2 Montreal 3, Dallas 2 Detroit 5, Florida 4 Nashville 4, Colorado 3, OT Calgary 4,... Read More

Proposed egg farm drawing complaints in Turner County

PARKER, S.D. (AP) _ A Sioux Falls-based company hopes to more than double the number of egg-laying hens in South Dakota by opening a large chicken operation near Parker. Sonstegard Foods hopes to put 6 million birds on a farm in Turner County. Sup... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Tuesday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final (14) VCU 72 George Washington 48 Final (17) West Virginia 65 Kansas St. 59 Final Oklahoma St. 64 (20) Baylor 53 Final Xavier 66 (21) Georgetown 53 TOP-25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ... Read More

Huskers go cold in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Mich. -  Michigan used an 18-2 run to take control, while the Wolverines shot 54 percent in the second half to earn a 58-44 victory over Nebraska Tuesday night. The Wolverines (13-8, 6-3 Big Ten) used a balanced attack despite being wi... Read More

Obama aide asks Congress for enhanced trade-deal authority

The Obama administration's top trade official says Congress must return enhanced negotiating powers to the White House in order to cut important trade deals with Pacific-rim nations and others. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman told Congre... Read More

District settles on route for power line through Sandhills

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Public Power District has settled on a final route for a new high-voltage power line that will cross several counties in the state's environmentally sensitive Sandhills region. The district announced the decision on ... Read More