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Nebraska Veteran Embarks on New Mission with Poultry Operation

posted on August 1, 2014 at 5:25 PM

 Nebraska Veteran Embarks on New Mission with Poultry Operation
Rural America could be considered fertile ground for patriotism. The ties of close-knit communities foster certain sentiments about people, the land, and hard work. And for some, protecting this way of life is more than just an option or an... Full Story

Severe Weather Erases Drought in Portions of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota

posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:53 PM

Severe Weather Erases Drought in Portions of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota
Mother Nature took aim with both barrels this week, riddling several states with destructive weather. Full Story

Keystone Opponents March on Washington, Supporters Speak in the Heartland

posted on April 25, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Keystone Opponents March on Washington, Supporters Speak in the Heartland
The Keystone XL project may appear stalled after a decision by the Obama administration late last week to allow more time for review. But those with strong views aren't taking their foot off the gas pedal and the anti-pipeline movement is... Full Story

Other States Join Missouri's Challenge Of Egg Law

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM

California law prohibits the sale of eggs in the state from any hen not raised in compliance with California's animal care standards. Full Story

Landowners File Lawsuit Over Missouri River Floods

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:29 PM

The lawsuit filed by more than 200 landowners said the Corps has deemphasized flood control while deciding how to manage Missouri River reservoirs as part of an effort to restore habitat for endangered species. Full Story

Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:26 PM

The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a major hurdle Friday as the State Department raised no major environmental objections to the controversial pipeline from Canada through the heart of the U.S. Republicans and some oil- and... Full Story

Two Fatalities in Building Collapse of Omaha-based Animal Feed Plant

posted on January 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Two Fatalities in Building Collapse of Omaha-based Animal Feed Plant
Federal safety investigators are determining whether structural problems and a dust explosion contributed to an industrial building collapse in Omaha this week that killed two workers and injured 17 others. Inspectors with the U.S. Occupational... Full Story

Case Of Bovine TB Linked To Northeast Neb. Herd

posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:41 AM

Bovine tuberculosis causes severe coughing, fatigue, emaciation and debilitation in cattle and results in reduced milk and meat production. It is spread by nose-to-nose contact and the inhalation of bacteria. Full Story

Cyclospora Outbreak Sickens Hundreds Across U.S.

posted on August 2, 2013 at 2:37 PM

Cyclospora Outbreak Sickens Hundreds Across U.S.
Bags of salad are at the center of the cyclospora outbreak according to health officials in a pair of Midwestern states. Health officials in Nebraska and Iowa say they've traced cases to prepackaged salad, but they haven't said which brand or... Full Story

Final Decision Elusive for Keystone XL Pipeline

posted on May 10, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Final Decision Elusive for Keystone XL Pipeline
The waiting game is far from dull where the Keystone XL pipeline is concerned. Though the door has closed on the public comment period in response to the U.S. State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement, another has opened. Full Story

May Snow Cools Corn Belt's Progress

posted on May 3, 2013 at 4:38 PM

May Snow Cools Corn Belt's Progress
This week started with some delayed warm and dry conditions. The weather pattern allowed for corn planting to finally occur. But growers are still well behind the average pace as only 5 percent of the corn crop was in the ground according to USDA’s... Full Story

Flooding Drowns Out Some Areas of Drought

posted on April 25, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Flooding Drowns Out Some Areas of Drought
“The rain on the plain was mainly a pain” for many in rural America this week. Several rivers escaped their banks in Illinois, Missouri and the Dakotas. High water in Spring Bay, Illinois near Peoria flooded homes and other low-lying areas.... Full Story

Activists Flood Keystone Pipeline Hearing

posted on April 19, 2013 at 5:35 PM

Activists Flood Keystone Pipeline Hearing
Emotions ran high, this week, in Grand Island, Nebraska where the U.S. State Department held its sole public hearing on the environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Full Story

Opponents Move To Stop Keystone Pipeline

posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:39 PM

An unusual coalition of environmentalists, property rights advocates and ranchers are attempting to find new ways to derail project. Full Story

Snowstorm Again Blankets Several Regions

posted on March 1, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Snowstorm Again Blankets Several Regions
A late-winter storm socked portions of the Plains, Corn Belt and Great Lakes again this week, delivering much-needed moisture to an area still locked in the worst drought in half-a-century. Over the weekend snow blanketed Denver, Colorado,... Full Story
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