Truck hits Grand Island Clinic, causes $100K in damage

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. Grand Island police say a teenager was driving on a slippery road when he lost control of his pickup and crashed into a medical center's building, causing about $100,000 in damage t... Read More

US trade deficit in January falls 8.3 pct to $41.8 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. trade deficit in January dropped sharply as both exports and imports fell. The Commerce Department says the deficit fell 8.3 percent to $41.8 billion in January, down from $45.6 billion in December. The shrinking trade g... Read More

Statement on Budget from John D. Floros, Director of K-State Research and Extension

MANHATTAN, Kan. – As explained in today’s statement from Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz, the Education Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means in the Kansas Legislature issued its recommendations yesterday for fiscal... Read More

Columbus man apprehended in threats case

  A 23-year-old Columbus man was taken into custody Friday afternoon at a Columbus house that was surrounded by law enforcement for several hours. Stephen Knott was being sought in connections with threats made early Friday morning and a Platte... Read More

Nebraska, Kansas & Colorado Continue Cooperation with Water Agreement

(Manhattan, Kan.) Today, reflecting the continued spirit of cooperation, Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska, along with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, have reached an agreement that will ensure more certainty to the basin’s water users in both Nebraska... Read More

Tim Tebow To Speak In Grand Island

Grand Island, NE, March 5 - East-Central Nebraska FCA Area Director Josh Reynolds is pleased to announce that 2007 Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will be speaking in Grand Island at the Heartland Events Center on April 16th. “This is an exciting ... Read More

Kansas Says 2014 Job Growth Better Than First Reported

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas labor officials say the state’s private-sector job growth last year was stronger than previously reported and the highest rate since 2007. The state Department of Labor reported Friday that the number of people employed... Read More

K-State Renames Computer Network From iSIS

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is renaming its computer network system to avoid associating with a terrorist group. Chief Information Officer Ken Stafford said in a news release Thursday that the university will no longer use the ab... Read More

Huskers poised for conference wrestling meet

The Nebraska wrestling team heads to Columbus, Ohio over the weekend for the Big Ten Championships at St. John Arena. The conference tournament begins on Saturday at 9 a.m. (CT) with the first session. Session II, also on Saturday, starts at 5 p.m... Read More

Nebraska senators pass bill to increase marriage license fee

LINCOLN, Neb.  A bill to increase the cost of marriage license fees in Nebraska has passed in the Legislature after a prolonged debate. Lawmakers voted 42-4 Friday to pass the measure, which would raise the county fee for marriage licenses from $... Read More

Windbreak Workshop Hosted by Nebraska Forest Service at Upper Big Blue NRD

The Upper Big Blue NRD and the Nebraska Forest Service will be hosting a free Windbreak Workshop on March 20, 2015, at the Upper Big Blue NRD Office in York from  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon.   The York office is located at 105 N. Lincoln Avenue. &n... Read More