Legislative Battle Over Abortion Restrictions Begins

Legislative Battle Over Abortion Restrictions Begins

The fight over abortion legislation in Nebraska is formally underway, as Omaha Sen. Megan Hunt brought motions to force three measures from the Health and Human Services Committee to the Judiciary Committee for hearings. During floor debate on the motion to move LB626, the proposed Nebraska Heartbeat Act, Sen. Jen…
Lincoln To Leave MIAA

Lincoln To Leave MIAA

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lincoln University announces its departure from the MIAA following the 2023-24 academic year. The Blue Tigers join Division II’s Great Lakes Valley Conference. After being a full-time member of the MIAA for 43 years (1970-1999, 2010-2024), Lincoln University will depart from the Association after the 2023-24 academic…
Troopers Arrest Cozad Woman Following I-80 Pursuit

Troopers Arrest Cozad Woman Following I-80 Pursuit

JANUARY 26, 2023 (LEXINGTON, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Cozad woman following a pursuit on Interstate 80 Wednesday night in central Nebraska. At approximately, 10:30 p.m., a trooper attempted a traffic stop on a Hyundai Elantra, which was believed to be driven by a subject…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

Midweek hits and the underlying feel to the market is risk off. There are ratcheting tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Then there is the lingering concerns about global recession and US recession. In the equity market Wednesday gives us a glimpse at investor confidence which was better than some expected.…
Saline247 tests small-scale, lightweight, fully autonomous planter

Saline247 tests small-scale, lightweight, fully autonomous planter

Salin247 is an ag startup that aims to build solutions with small scale, light weight, fully autonomous farm equipment. Last year, the company tested a prototype planter on seven farms: four in Iowa, two in Tennessee and one in Kansas. The company planted soybeans in its testing. CEO Dave Krog…
For one young couple, a farming dream becomes reality

For one young couple, a farming dream becomes reality

ARLINGTON – A childhood dream to be a farmer might seem unreachable for a kid who didn’t grow up on a farm, but Davis Behle just kept dreaming. “I was always interested in anything to do with agriculture. Instead of playing with LEGOs, I had little plastic farm animals and…
ASI Elects New Leadership at Annual Convention

ASI Elects New Leadership at Annual Convention

DENVER – As he works through the transition process to step away from a daily role on his family’s fifth-generation ranch outside Casper, Wyo., Brad Boner stepped into a new role during the American Sheep Industry Association’s Annual Convention last week in Fort Worth, Texas. He will serve as ASI president…
Zamberlin Named to UNK Staff

Zamberlin Named to UNK Staff

Kearney, Neb. – Nebraska Kearney head football coach Ryan Held announced today that Kenny Zamberlin will be the Lopers offensive graduate assistant and tight ends coach.Zamberlin is the eighth and final assistant (six full-time and two GA's) that Held has hired since become named UNK head coach in late December.A former…
K-State wins 2023 National Forage Bowl competition

K-State wins 2023 National Forage Bowl competition

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State University agronomy forage bowl team placed first at the 2023 National Forage Bowl Competition held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, marking the team’s third national title in the past nine years.  The competition took place during the American Forage and Grassland Council Annual Meeting from Jan.…