Veto Looms On Ohio Ag Runoff Bill

Gov. John Kasich will veto broad legislation that addresses Ohio's toxic algae problem and other agricultural and environmental matters unless provisions related to basic telephone service are removed... Read More

NCBA's Cattlemen's College Lineup Set for Feb. 3-4 in San Antonio

DENVER— The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Cattlemen’s College, now celebrating its 22nd year, has established a reputation as one of the most thorough cattle producer education programs in the nation. Sponsored by Zoetis, the 2015 e... Read More

Chairwoman Stabenow to Convene Hearing on Voluntary Partnerships to Improve Water Quality

Washington, DC – Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing, “Farmers and Fresh Water: Voluntary Conservation to Protect our Land and Waters” will ex... Read More

Huskers Rally For Win At Home

Associated Press-Lincoln, Shavon Shields scored a career-high 35 points, 21 of them in the first half, to lead slow-starting Nebraska past Omaha 80-67 on Tuesday night. Nebraska (3-1) trailed by as many as 16 early but opened up a double digit lead l... Read More

Creighton moves to 5-0 on the year

OMAHA, Neb. -- Junior center Geoffrey Groselle made 7-of-8 shots and scored a career-high 15 points as No. 23 Creighton Men's Basketball earned a 75-53 win over Eastern Illinois on Tuesday night before 17,408 fans in Omaha. Fellow Bluejay reserve ... Read More

St. Francis Memorial Hospital Foundation Kicks Off Fund-Raiser

A fund drive letter went out this week from the St. Francis Memorial Hospital Foundation. This year's goal is $65,000.  Hospital Communications Director Todd Consbruck tells KTIC what the funds would be used to purchase. "This year the Foundat... Read More

Gov-Elect Picks Top Advisers

Nebraska Gov.-elect Pete Ricketts has named his top budget and policy advisers. Ricketts announced Tuesday that he will retain Gerry Oligmueller as the state budget administrator and Lauren Kintner as his policy director and genera... Read More

Governor Shocked By Testimony Of Parole Board Chairwoman

Governor Dave Heineman was asked about a number of issues during his bi-weekly call-in to KTIC Radio this morning. Asked about the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, the governor said, " Well I've known Chuck for a long time. He's had a... Read More

FFA Joins Organizations in #GivingTuesday

The National FFA Organization and National FFA Foundation are joining more than 10,000 organizations in an effort to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. #GivingTuesday is December 2nd - the Tuesday after... Read More

Organizations Call Executive Order on Immigration Good First Step

Farmworker Justice says as many as 450-thousand farmworkers and spouses could qualify for relief under President Obama’s executive order on immigration - according to The Hagstrom Report. With protection against the fear of deportation - the organi... Read More

Shipping season to close on upper Mississippi River, earliest ever

The shipping season on the upper Mississippi River will end on Thursday as ice surrounding locks and dams near Minnesota's Twin Cities forced the earliest winter closure on records that date back to 1969, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said. "Th... Read More