Farmers and ethanol makers declared a victory last week when President Trump announced that E-15 ethanol blended gasoline could be sold year-round. Trump’s action should boost the demand for e…

If you’re interested in entertainment happenings in the Kearney area, we suggest reading the Kearney Hub’s weekly BRAVO Guide to Entertainment. Written by Hub Entertainment Reporter Rick Brown…

Candidates of the Republican Party have a golden opportunity to take charge of the climate debate, and they can do so by adopting a platform that is true to GOP principles that protects the en…

Americans who love fresh fruits and vegetables and whose automobiles are packed with parts manufactured in Mexico were relieved when President Trump announced last weekend he was suspending hi…

Over the years the knock on Nebraska Public Power District has been a perceived aversion to change and innovation. Some of that reputation was earned. “Always there when you need us,” NPPD pro…

Nebraska’s civics teachers could carry home a lesson from this week’s efforts to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new and improved North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), or as it soon…

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is Saturday. It’s a day when we can contemplate that as many as 1 in 10 older Americans experience elder abuse, neglect or exploitation. How horrible that peopl…

Hot summer months trigger a sharp increase in energy consumption. Not surprisingly, much of the energy that contributes to spiking electrical bills is from cooling the house. Turning on air co…

On May 21, I celebrated a quiet anniversary. I began my sixth year in Nebraska. Having been raised by professional parents in a respected Cleveland suburb, I never dreamed I’d end up living in…

I usually channel surf when a TV program breaks for ads. However, I paused to watch one this week that showed two dads taking their young daughters to baseball games — one Yankees, one Mets.

Watching performers on a stage can do something odd to interpersonal relationships. To the performer, I’m just another face in the crowd. But to me, watching an actor on stage tricks me into b…

Dale Carnegie understood the power of names. The man from Maryville, Mo., penned a book on self-improvement. Carnegie sold thousands of copies of "How to Win Friends and Influence People," and…

The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office is making good use of its drone. During the flooding in mid-March, the drone collected a photographic record of the damage.

Farmers and farm communities have faced numerous challenges since the March flooding. Cattle producers have seen large portions of their herds swept downstream. Landowners have witnessed the h…

A rose to ... home ownership. It remains among the best moves individuals and couples can make because houses normally appreciate in value — and in hot real estate markets — they appreciate at…

The Nebraska Press Women group imagined a day as bright as a crocus when it held its spring conference April 27 in Broken Bow. The agenda included a trip to a wind farm, but Mother Nature didn…