National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day October 8th

National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day October 8th

Columbus, Neb. - Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) joins the nation in celebrating the eighth annual National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day, which marks the growth of the industry by raising awareness of the benefits hydrogen energy and fuel cell technologies provide in reducing emissions, while driving economic growth. National…
West Point-Beemer School Board to meet Monday

West Point-Beemer School Board to meet Monday

The West Point-Beemer School Board will meet for their regular monthly meeting Monday night. The board is expected to approve adjustments to this year's School Calendar. The meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. and be live streamed on the School's Facebook Page.
Heller receives contract extension through 2029

Heller receives contract extension through 2029

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa head baseball coach Rick Heller has received a contract extension through 2029, the announcement was made Friday by Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of Athletics Chair Gary Barta.  Since taking over the program in 2013 Heller has led the Hawkeyes to 276 victories — an…
WSC Football hosts Minnesota State on Homecoming this weekend

WSC Football hosts Minnesota State on Homecoming this weekend

Wayne State hosts Minnesota State in an NSIC South Division football game Saturday afternoon with kickoff for the annual homecoming game set for 1 p.m. at Bob Cunningham Field in Wayne.  Both teams are 4-1 on the season while WSC is 0-1 in the NSIC South with this being the…
Daily Cash Grain Bids | Friday October 07, 2022

Daily Cash Grain Bids | Friday October 07, 2022

CASH BIDS ARE BASED ON OCTOBER DELIVERY - DEFERRED BIDS AS LISTED Central Valley Ag -Elgin Corn - 682 Beans - 1332Humphrey Corn - 678 Beans - 1332Laurel Corn - 688 Beans - 1337Monroe Corn - 688 Beans - 1338Oakland E. Hub Corn - 693 Beans - 1357Royal Hub Corn…
RMA offers virtual workshops on improvements to risk management options

RMA offers virtual workshops on improvements to risk management options

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering virtual workshops on Oct. 11, Oct. 13, Nov. 15 and Dec. 13 for agricultural producers and stakeholders to learn about the latest updates and improvements to the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) and the Micro Farm insurance options. WFRP and Micro Farm are two of the most…
Fuel retailers and consumers fuel up for cancer research

Fuel retailers and consumers fuel up for cancer research

Everyone is at risk of inhaling toxic chemicals, known as aromatics, used for octane in gasoline. These carcinogens make up 25% of a gallon of gas. Drivers face exposure at the pump, from vehicle exhaust, and when aromatics are released as greenhouse gases. Ethanol is a natural, plant-based octane booster…
August Pork Exports Trend Higher; Beef Exports Again Top $1 Billion

August Pork Exports Trend Higher; Beef Exports Again Top $1 Billion

August exports of U.S. pork topped year-ago totals for the first time in 2022, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Beef exports were slightly above last August’s large volume and again topped $1 billion in value, reaching this milestone in seven…
Barges grounded by low water halt Mississippi River traffic

Barges grounded by low water halt Mississippi River traffic

The unusually low water level in the lower Mississippi River is causing barges to get stuck in mud and sand, disrupting river travel for shippers, recreational boaters and even passengers on a cruise line. Lack of rainfall in recent weeks has left the Mississippi River approaching record low levels in…
KTIC NewsCenter Morning Update 10-7-22

KTIC NewsCenter Morning Update 10-7-22

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse has been announced as the sole finalist to be the next president of the University of Florida. The dead person found about 18 miles east of Hastings has been identified as a missing 25 year old from Columbus. A Nebraska man was sentenced to 18 months…