Federal figures rank Kansas 28th in job growth in February

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - New federal figures show that Kansas ranked 28th in February among states and the District of Columbia in its percentage of private-sector job growth over the previous year. Sea... Read More

Texas A&M Advises Farmers to Re-run Their FSA Commodity Program Analysis

If you ran the Texas A&M Decision tool, in many cases it recommended PLC.  Based on the letter that was sent to users on Tuesday (3/24/15), printed below, it appears they have adjusted their price estimates up, causing a reduction or elimination... Read More

Traffic stop nets 45 pounds marijuana

An Illinois man got a trip to jail and has some questions to answer after a trooper seized  more than 45 lbs. of marijuana during a traffic stop in southcentral Nebraska's Hamilton County. On Thursday afternoon,  a  Nebraska State Patrol troope... Read More

Subcommittee examines the implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill

Today, Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a public hearing to examine implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill. The Farm Bill was signed into law... Read More

Nebraska Biocontainment Unit celebrates 10th anniversary

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and its clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, celebrated the 10th anniversary Friday of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit with a campus event bringing together leading government officials on the federal, state... Read More

Nebraska's February jobless rate of 2.7 percent lowest in US

LINCOLN, Neb. A new report shows that Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate of 2.7 percent last month was the lowest in the country. The Nebraska Labor Department said in the report released Friday that the February rate is seven-tenths of a po... Read More

Leaders will focus on driving returns, accelerating growth

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2015-- To drive further improvements in returns and accelerate the company's growth strategy, Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced five management appointments in its Corn business unit. Craig ... Read More

Cold Weather Rule Ends Tuesday

ASSOCIATED PRESS - A state agency is reminding utility customers who are behind on paying their electric and natural gas bills that the Kansas Cold Weather Rule ends Tuesday. The Kansas Corporation Commission says the rule aims to protect resident... Read More

One Room, One Teacher program look to honor rural education

One room school houses are a thing of the past, but Nebraska once led the nation with the most one room school houses throughout the state. Now the University of Nebraska-Kearney is recognizing those school houses, rural schools and the teachers that... Read More

Cover Crop & Soil Health Workshop- April 14th

The question is not how much rain you have, but how much rain soaked in? We’ll discuss this important question at a Cover Crop and Soil Health Workshop to be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  Location will be at the Don Blas... Read More

North Platte Communtiy College Changes Logo

Mid – Plains Community College Board of Governors has approved new athletic logos for North Platte Community College. The full new logo is similar to the old one with the arched spelling of North Platte with a different Knight in the middle. The Kn... Read More