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Ponca Tribe of Nebraska assumes ownership of trail segment

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has signed an agreement in Lincoln to assume ownership of a segment of the Homestead Trail in southeast Nebraska. Tribal leaders signed an agreement... Read More

Barnett Joins Iowa Field Hockey Staff

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa head field hockey coach Lisa Cellucci announced the addition of Jessica Barnett to her staff on Monday, July 27. Barnett, a native of North Vancouver, Canada, will serve as a volunteer assistant coach. Iowa’... Read More

Crop Progress and Condition Report

Nebraska For the week ending July 26, 2015, Nebraska experienced near normal temperatures throughout the State, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Portions of the southeast received up to four inches of rain, while t... Read More

Kids with disabilities get a chance to play sports at camp

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) _ Kids in wheelchairs from different states will get a chance to try 16 different sports at a special camp this week. The wheelchair sports and recreation camp will introduce attendees to a variety of different sport and ... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR MONDAY JULY 27, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    333    Beans - 885 Oakland    Corn -    329    Beans - 885 Tekamah    Corn -    329    Beans - 885 West Point    Corn -    329    Beans - 885 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Authorities say father killed daughter's ex-boyfriend

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say an eastern Nebraska man shot and killed his daughter's ex-boyfriend when the 22-year-old tried to talk to the visit the woman. The Dodge County Sheriff's office says Tyler Childs, of Fremont, was fatally shot l... Read More

(Audio) Nebraska Student Named American Star Farmer Finalist

Logan Peters (Courtesy UNL/Engler Entrepreneurship Program) The National FFA Organization has selected four students from throughout the United States as finalists for its 2015 top achievement award: American Star Farmer. The American Star Fa... Read More

Nebraska man, 85, says mail carrier saved his life

SCHUYLER, Neb. (AP) _ An 85-year-old Nebraska man credits a mail carrier with saving his life on a recent hot day after he fell in the yard. Marvin Skarda didn't let the summer heat keep him from doing his yard work. But after mowing the back yard... Read More

Sexten Leads CBA Supply Development

Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) has hired Justin Sexten to lead its Supply Development team as director of that division. The Ohio native brings to his new post a broad expertise in beef production, research and education. “As the cattle cycle en... Read More

Law change to help more funeral directors sell insurance

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A change in Nebraska law set to take effect next month will make it easier for funeral directors to sell insurance that covers funeral costs. According to reports, a funeral life insurance policy is a method of paying for what's... Read More