Fischer to Keynote Nebraska LEAD Banquet March 13

Lincoln, Neb., March 2, 2015 --  U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer of Nebraska will be the keynote speaker at the annual Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Program recognition banquet March ... Read More

USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for March 2015

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) today announced interest rates for March 2015. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for March is 0.250 percent, unchanged from 0.250 percent in Febru... Read More

‘Celebrating Safe and Healthy Ag Workers’ -- National Ag Day, March 18

National Agriculture Day, March 18, spotlights American agriculture and serves as a reminder that agriculture is part of us all. The U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers join producers, agricultural associations, corporations, students and gov... Read More

90 Employers To Take Part In Northeast Community College Job Fair

The Spring Job Fair at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, open to all Northeast students and alumni, has reached  capacity again this year. Representatives from 90 companies, agencies and organizations will take part in the event on Wednesday, ... Read More

Nebraska DEQ Director Named By Governor

A state water official from Missouri is slated serve as the new director of Nebraska's Department of Environmental Quality. Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday that he has chosen Jim Macy of Jefferson City, Missouri, for the position. Macy serv... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Monday's Games= Toronto 114, Philadelphia 103 Miami 115, Phoenix 98 Brooklyn 110, Golden State 108 L.A. Clippers 110, Minnesota 105 Dallas 102, New Orleans 93 Tuesday's Games= L.A. Lakers at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Boston at Cleveland, 7 p... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Monday's Games= N.Y. Rangers 4, Nashville 1 Chicago 5, Carolina 2 San Jose 4, Montreal 0 Tuesday's Games= Nashville at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Calgary at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Washington at Columbus, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. ... Read More

UNL to host debate on regulating carbon emissions

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is slated to host a debate on the effects of regulating carbon emissions. The forum is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in downtown Lincoln. A pa... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Monday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 2) Virginia 59 Syracuse 47 Final OT Texas 61 (14) Baylor 59 Final (17) Iowa St. 77 (15) Oklahoma 70 TOP-25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 1) UConn 88 South Florida 65 Final ( 6) Ba... Read More

Democrats expected to fend off GOP renewable energy bill

DENVER (AP) _ Democrats are expected to vote down a GOP plan to lower Colorado's renewable energy mandates. A bill to lower the mandates has passed the Republican state Senate and awaits its first hearing in a House committee Monday. That commi... Read More

Good Steward Recognition Program Honors Farmer for Conservation and Outreach

LOUIS (March 2 , 2015) — The National Corn Growers Association named Mike Shuter from Frankton, Indiana, as this year’s honoree for the NCGA’s Good Steward Recognition Program during last week’s 2015 Commodity Classic convention and trade ... Read More