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Valley® Irrigation Appoints Dixon as Vice President of Global Operations

Valley® Irrigation, The Leader in Precision Irrigation®, has appointed Joshua Dixon as the vice president of global operations. An experienced global manufacturing executive, Dixon has extensive ... Read More

Nebraska Joins Multistate Lawsuit Challenging New EPA WOTUS Rule

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson joined with Attorneys General from twelve other states in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) over the EPA’s new rule defining ... Read More

Car smashes into West Point home

A car left the highway and crashed into a house near the West Point Super 8 over the weekend. According to West Point News, the homeowners were uninjured. The driver was taken to the hospital. Their condition is unknown....... Read More

(Video) United Suppliers, Land O’Lakes Announce Merger

 Land O’Lakes, Inc. and United Suppliers, Inc. of Ames, Iowa today announced their intent to merge their crop inputs businesses. Together, the two organizations will provide owner customers’ expanded product offerings, enhanced precision agricul... Read More

President Obama Signs Trade Promotion Authority into Law

Trade promotion authority (TPA) will soon help create and strengthen international trade agreements, opening valuable markets and providing an advantage for U.S. farmers. President Barack Obama signed TPA into law on Monday, June 29, 2015. Soyb... Read More

One killed in Omaha shooting

One person has been killed in a Monday afternoon north Omaha shooting. According to KETV, the shooting was reported just before 4:00 p.m. near Miller Park. A man in his mid-20's was being taken to a hospital around 4:15 p.m. after he was appare... Read More

Hoskins man appears in court in cemetery vandalism case

The Hoskins man accused of destruction of markers at a Hoskins area cemetery appeared in Wayne County Court on Monday. The Wayne Herald reports Michael Svatos is charged with the Class IV Felony Criminal Mischief. Svatos is due back in court on... Read More

Crop Progress and Condition June 28

Nebraska For the week ending June 28, 2015, rainfall of one inch or more was recorded in portions of north central Nebraska as well as southeastern areas, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures averaged near... Read More

Men appear in court in ATM theft case

The three men accused of involvement in the stealing of an ATM from Elkhorn Valley Bank in Hoskins last week appeared in Wayne County Court on Monday. According to the Wayne Herald, 22-year old Cody Murphee of Wayne, 24-year old David Rhodes of Ca... Read More

McNeel, James Join Iowa State Swimming & Diving

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State swimming and diving head coach Duane Sorenson announced the addition of Western Kentucky senior transfer Mollie McNeel and incoming freshman Maggie James on Monday. McNeel, a distance specialist, comes to the Cyclones fro... Read More

Sowinski, Tuufuli Earn Spots on Team USA

EUGENE, Oregon-- University of Iowa freshman Reno Tuufuli earned a spot on the United States junior national team following a second-place finish in the discus at the 2015 USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Tuufuli will represent Team US... Read More