K-State falls to Auburn

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ Nick Marshall threw two touchdown passes, Auburn forced three turnovers and the fifth-ranked Tigers held on to beat mistake-prone No. 20 Kansas State 20-14 on Thursday night. Ma... Read More

Gosper County Sheriff's Office investigating theft

The Gosper County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft in the rural Elwood area. An unknown person or persons stole 50 stainless steel hog feeders from a business close to the intersection of Road 433 and Road 755. This theft took place someti... Read More

Commission Considers Bond Issue Help For Schools

A commission tasked with improving the efficiency of Kansas’ public schools is talking about studying the state payments that districts receive to help finance construction and infrastructure projects. The K-12 Student Performance and Efficiency... Read More

Kansas Court: Remove Democrat From Senate Ballot

The Kansas Supreme Court has ordered the state to remove U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Chad Taylor’s name from the ballot, in a ruling that could influence the national fight for control of the Senate. The court’s decision Thursday leaves Dem... Read More

Should You Add SCO Coverage to Your Crop Insurance For Wheat?

Choosing your crop insurance contract for 2015 just got more complicated with the addition of the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), a county-level insurance program available through the 2014 farm bill.  SCO will be available in select Nebraska co... Read More

Attempted murder suspect arraigned in Dawson County Court

A 25-year-old Lexington man was arraigned in Dawson County Court Thursday morning on two charges of Attempted 1st Degree Murder.  Jose Covarrubias is accused of firing shots at officers and a woman as law enforcement responded to a Lexington residen... Read More

College Rodeo to Open Chutes in Central Nebraska

The 2014 Rail Town U.S.A College Rodeo is set open the chutes Friday and Saturday nights beginning each evening at 7 p.m. All of the action can be found at the Nebraskaland Days Wild West Arena in North Platte. Between 250-300 college cowboys and cow... Read More

ASA Welcomes USDA Deregulation of Enlist Duo 2,4-D-Resistant Soybeans

In response to yesterday’s decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to deregulate Dow’s 2,4-D-resistant Enlist Duo soybeans, the American Soybean Association issued a statement cheering the move and calling on the Environmental Protection A... Read More

Senate Committee Passes Railroad Regulatory Bill

The Senate Commerce Committee took some action Wednesday to give more authority to the Surface Transportation Board to react to railroad delays that have plagued the upper Plains. The Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act (S. 2777) by Com... Read More

Fischer discusses ISIL, request

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer met with her colleagues recently to discuss ISIL. Fischer says ISIL is not good. "Everyone that I would say that I've talked to is United. In that ISIL is a threat to the United States, they are a threat to our homeland, t... Read More

Senate Debates Future of Renewable Energy Credits

With commercial cellulosic ethanol production getting a jumpstart in places like Iowa and Kansas this year, the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday began discussing the future of the energy tax code during a hearing. The debate comes at a time when le... Read More