NWF Presents Jerry Minore Scholarship at Commodity Classic

PHOENIX, AZ – The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) presented the Jerry Minore Scholarship to this year’s recipients at an event in the BASF booth at Commodity Classic today. NWF is pleased to ann... Read More

USDA Extends Base Acre and Yield Update Deadline

USDA is extending the deadline to reallocate base acres and update yields from Feb. 27 to March 31, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told farmers at Commodity Classic Friday. "We want to give folks a little additional time to do that," Vilsack said... Read More

Ricketts Signs Nebraska Veterans Bill Despite Concerns

Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a bill to extend educational benefits to veterans and their spouses, despite concerns that it could contradict Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban. The Republican governor announced his decision Friday in a letter to law... Read More

Nurse Practitioner Bill Wins Legislative Approval

Nebraska lawmakers have approved a bill designed to give nurse practitioners more independence. Senators voted 46-0 Friday to pass the bill, which was vetoed last year by then-Gov. Dave Heineman. Last year's session ended before lawmakers had a c... Read More

Accident In West Point Friday Morning

Two vehicles collided in West Point just before 11 a.m. Friday morning. The car in the picture above got the worst of it with several dents in the side of the vehicle. It happened at the intersection of South Colfax and East Sherman. An ambu... Read More

Wimmer's Workers May Find Other Employment Locally

The 125 employees at the Land O'Frost Wimmers plant in West Point will hopefully be able to find other employment in the area. Tina Biteghe Bi Ndong, executive director of the West Point Chamber of Commerce is hopeful. "Well there's several bus... Read More

Protesting truckers and Brazilian government reach agreement

SAO PAULO (AP) _ The government and truck drivers unions have reached an agreement meant to end the weeklong protests by Brazilian truckers, but many drivers continued to block roads on Thursday, causing shortages of gasoline and other products. T... Read More

Proposal to hike ag land taxes spawns backlash from farmers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ A suburban lawmaker's proposal that would dramatically increase property taxes on Kansas agricultural land has spawned a strong rural backlash. Farmers also fear that pieces of it will pop up in legislation to close a projecte... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Thursday's Games= Cleveland 110, Golden State 99 Phoenix 117, Oklahoma City 113, OT Friday's Games= Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m. Orlando at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Golden State at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. New ... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Thursday's Games= St. Louis 2, Winnipeg 1, SO Buffalo 6, Vancouver 3 N.Y. Rangers 4, Arizona 3 Montreal 5, Columbus 2 Toronto 3, Philadelphia 2 Chicago 3, Florida 0 Minnesota 4, Nashville 2 Ottawa 1, Los Angeles 0 Detroit 3, San Jose ... Read More

ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING DIRECTOR JAMES MOLL, AVAILABLE AT WALMART STORES MARCH 3rd

LOS ANGELES (February 26, 2015) – Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll’s feature-length documentary, FARMLAND, will be available on DVD beginning Tuesday, March 3rd, at Walmart and Walmart.com. The availability of the documentary at reta... Read More