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Columbus man sentenced to prison for fatally stabbing grandmother

A 20-year old Columbus man was given 18-20 years in prison for fatally stabbing his grandma last July. The Omaha World-Herald reports Chase Micklevitz stabbed his grandma, 58-year old Deanna Mickle... Read More

Fischer to hold listening session in Wayne

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer is set to hold a listening session in Wayne next Friday. The Wayne Herald reports the meeting will take place in the Elkhorn Valley Bank and Trust community room from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fischer will hear local reside... Read More

ADM 2nd-qtr earnings miss estimates on weaker ethanol margins

U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland Co reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday due to weaker production margins for corn-based ethanol. The Chicago-based grain trader and processor became the second major crop handler... Read More

Homeless woman arrested and jailed

A 30-year old homeless woman was taken into custody on meth and theft chargers after officers reportedly found meth while placing her in jail. The Norfolk Daily News reports Lindy Rath faces felony theft and possession of meth charges. Followin... Read More

RFA Offers Free Fuel to Motorcyclists at Sturgis Rally

Continuing its four-year tradition, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) will be on hand to provide free E10 fill-ups for bikers during the annual motorcycle rally held in Sturgis, South Dakota. The RFA event, called “Free Fuel Happy Hours,” kic... Read More

Creighton Men's Cross Country and Women's Golf Claim BIG EAST Academic Honors

NEW YORK – The Creighton men's cross country team and the women's golf team were recognized on Tuesday, Aug. 4 for having the highest collective grade-point averages in a BIG EAST Conference sport. The BIG EAST Conference recognized 22 teams with ... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 4, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    329    Beans - 897 Oakland    Corn -    325    Beans - 897 Tekamah    Corn -    325    Beans - 897 West Point    Corn -    325    Beans - 897 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

AGCO Introduces the SOLO™ AGCO EDITION

AGCO Corporation(NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announces the arrival of the SOLO™ AGCO EDITION Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Utilizing intuitive mission planning and cloud-based, high-resolution ma... Read More

Fremont man enters not guilty plea to numerous charges

A 58-year old Fremont man who allegedly sexually assaulted two girls pled not guilty in Dodge County District Court on Monday. According to the Fremont Tribune, Marlin McMurdy faces 10 charges related to the case. McMurdy pled not guilty to two... Read More

Nebraska and Iowa Governors Announce American Ethanol Pump Labeling Initiative

Governors of the nation's top two ethanol-producing states jointly announced the launch of a statewide pump labeling initiative to promote the American Ethanol brand. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and Iowa Governor Terry Branstad have announced ... Read More

BASF lines up financing for potential Syngenta takeover

German chemicals group BASF has lined up a loan package from large multinational banks for a potential takeover offer for Syngenta, the Swiss crop chemicals maker, but will bide its time, several people familiar with the matter said. Syngenta has ... Read More