Farmer Who Ran For Legislature Suing Monsanto

LINCOLN (AP) - A northeast Nebraska farmer has sued herbicide manufacturers, saying his neighbors' use of the company products damaged his soybean crop last summer. Shane Greckel filed the federal ... Read More

UNION - Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts took a wagon ride through Union Orchard Thursday afternoon to tour the orchard, talk with employee Chris Gress and learn about the orchard business. The stop was the fourth on the governor's day-long Ag Adve... Read More

LINCOLN (AP) — New Nebraska laws taking effect Thursday include safeguards to fight prescription painkiller abuse, looser gun regulations and a policy that will make it easier to massage horses for money. The 117 laws kick in Thursday ... Read More

BEATRICE – A man who served a 1970s prison term for manslaughter, is going back to prison for hitting a Gage County man with his car. 73-year-old Clyde Rice was ordered to serve a five to ten-year prison term for second-degree assault, and three... Read More

NORFOLK - Who says you can't be loud in the library? The Norfolk Public Library will be cranking things up next week with a music-themed event. Singer-songwriter Mark Gibson will be interacting with those that are interested in learning about t... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Nebraska Public Power District is taking another step forward in the carbon world with a second Department of Energy study. This initiative has a goal of developing an integrated carbon dioxide collection, transportation, and storag... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Police Department arrested a man with a warrant in Dodge County on Wednesday night. The Police Department says that they received a call that the wanted individual may have been in the Columbus area around 6:15 P.M. on Wedn... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Platte County Sheriff's Department arrested two individuals on Wednesday night, with one jailed on drug possession charges. The Sheriff's Department received a report of a suspicious person driving in the area of the 400 block of 36... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Police Department says that they received reports of thefts from multiple vehicles on Wednesday morning. The first of those reports came from the 2700 block of Cheyenne Street. A resident told police that multiple items wer... Read More

BEATRICE – The Friends of the Homestead National Monument of America has received a donation.   The Daughters of the American Revolution local chapter presented a gift of $7,500 yesterday, to the organization that provides support for the Nationa... Read More

BEATRICE – A strong thunderstorm system prompted severe thunderstorm warnings early today for Gage County, along with parts of Saline and Jefferson Counties. Vivid lightning and small hail accompanied the storm, which dropped .33 of rain in west... Read More