Jan 7, 2014
In low-key, small-town debate, governor hopefuls tout credentials, vow to lower property taxes
HYANNIS, Neb. - In a tiny village, in a small community center filled with folding chairs and broad-brimmed cowboy hats, all seven of the state's gubernatorial candidates gathered Monday to woo a roomful of farmers and ranchers.
Cattle deaths create deep scars for Midlands ranchers
The October snowstorm that hit South Dakota, Wyoming and western Nebraska has claimed the lives of thousands of cattle, including this one along Highway 34 east of Sturgis, S.D. Cattle were still in the summer range, which is less protected than the winter pastures, adding to the number of deaths.
New fences sought in wildfire-burnt areas
The Nebraska Legislature has passed a resolution, asking the federal government to reconsider the use of federal funds to help repair firedamaged fences.
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Abbott Foundation gives to Nebraska groups
University of Nebraska at Omaha, $50,000 for the renovation of the wrestling facility into an academic resource center for student athletes.