Ibach joins UNL as IANR undersecretary-in-residence

Ibach joins UNL as IANR undersecretary-in-residence

Former U.S. Department of Agricultural Undersecretary Greg Ibach has joined the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources as the institute’s inaugural undersecretary-in-residence. In his new role with IANR, Ibach will help advance the institute in areas including agricultural biotechnology policy, agricultural-biosecurity, workforce training and the partnership between…
Troopers Find 770 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 770 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

MARCH 4, 2021 (LINCOLN, NEB.) — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two California men after locating 770 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop Wednesday near Seward. At approximately 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, a trooper observed a cargo van speeding and failing to signal as it traveled eastbound…
Husker Baseball Starts Season On Friday

Husker Baseball Starts Season On Friday

The Big Ten Conference released its preseason Players to Watch list and preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday morning. Senior Chance Hroch as well as juniors Cade Povich and Spencer Schwellenbach represented Nebraska on watch list. Hroch is in his first season at Nebraska after transferring from New Mexico State. A…
Two Rivers: Call today for Friday’s mass vac clinic,   including educators

Two Rivers: Call today for Friday’s mass vac clinic, including educators

KEARNEY – Two Rivers Public Health Department is asking that all unvaccinated people 65+, healthcare workers, first responders, utilities workers, homeless shelter staff, corrections staff, Funeral Home staff and educators contact our office today to set up an appointment for our clinic on Friday at the Viaero Center. The clinic,…
Ag Bankers signal strong recovery in farm finance

Ag Bankers signal strong recovery in farm finance

Farm income and agricultural credit conditions improved significantly according to agricultural lenders across major portions of the U.S. in the fourth quarter. Despite turbulent conditions related to the ongoing pandemic, prices of several agricultural commodities increased sharply in the final months of the year. Dramatic improvements in crop prices drove…
Big Ten To Allow Fans At Tourney

Big Ten To Allow Fans At Tourney

Rosemont, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference will allow a limited number of fans to attend the 2021 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament which will be played March 10-14 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Following approval by the Marion County Health Department, the decision to allow a limited capacity…
High School Scores

High School Scores

Wednesday Scores GIRLS PREP BASKETBALLNSAA State ChampionshipFirst RoundClass BElkhorn North 35, Omaha Gross Catholic 28Scottsbluff 34, Crete 20Class C1Hastings St. Cecilia 54, Syracuse 32Lincoln Lutheran 53, Sidney 20North Bend Central 50, Broken Bow 29Winnebago 48, Guardian Angels 46Class C2Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur 62, Wood River 41Bridgeport 66, Nebraska City Lourdes 48Crofton 62, Centennial…
Prairie Land to reduce immediate impact of electrical emergency

Prairie Land to reduce immediate impact of electrical emergency

NORTON, KS 3-03-2021— News reports about astronomical electricity bills have Prairie Land Electric members fearing how much the energy emergencies in February will increase their bill. While power purchase bills have not yet been assessed, Prairie Land is anticipating the costs to be exponential. No matter the amount, Prairie Land…