More Nebraska Articles

  • Musicians team up to kill Keystone XL

    Country legend Willie Nelson is teaming up with Canadian rock artist Neil Young in September to keep another Canadian product out of the United States -- the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.

  • Company reopens Nebraska ethanol plant

    AURORA, Neb. (AP) — A corn-fed ethanol plant in south-central Nebraska that has been idle since 2012 has reopened thanks to an improved market, a company executive said. Aventine Renewable Energy Inc. has resumed operation of its Vogelbusch Nebraska Energy LLC plant near Aurora. Aventine...

  • Soybean workshops will be held across Nebraska

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A series of four workshops for soybean farmers will be held across the state in August. Farmers can learn some of the latest research-based ideas for making their soybean-growing operations more profitable. The workshops sponsored by the Nebraska Soybean Board will feature...

  • University of Nebraska to host seminar on USDA small business grants

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska is hosting a presentation on how small businesses can secure grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The seminar will take place on July 31 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Union, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. USDA National Program...

  • Douglas County retirees lose health plan challenge

    Douglas County is not obligated to contribute the same amount to retiree health plans as it does for active employees, the Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled.

  • Minimum wage push shows ballot measure hurdles in Nebraska

    Supporters of a higher minimum wage claimed victory last week in their effort to place the issue on the November ballot, but getting it there wasn't easy.



From the Weekly Standard

  • An Appalling Propaganda Ploy

    The Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot, has released a grisly video of one of its fighters beheading a man who appears to be James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria on...

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  • IS Threatens Another U.S. Journalist

    The Islamic State’s official media arm, Furqan Media, has just released a video showing the beheading of American photojournalist James Wright Foley. The terrorist organization claims that the...

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  • Fear Itself

    Julie Gunlock is one mother who’ll welcome the return of pink slime. As the Wall Street Journal reported recently, the beef product processed from scraps left over from butchered cattle all but...

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