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Drilling Slowdown Cuts Number of Kansas Quakes

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Oil drilling in Kansas has slowed since winter, and so have the frequency and intensity of earthquakes in the southern part of the state. State geologists say it’s no coinciden... Read More

Conservation Officer Dirk Greene Retires

NORTH PLATTE -- Dirk Greene has retired after 36 years as a conservation officer for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC). Greene started his career with NGPC in 1976 as a Conservation Technician in North Platte covering the southwest res... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Tuesday INTERLEAGUE Seattle 10 Colorado 4 Wednesday's Game Seattle (T.Walker 8-7) at Colorado (Rusin 3-4), 3:10 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE Tuesday's Games N.Y. Yankees 13, Boston 3 Toronto 3, Minnesota 1 Kansas City 5, Detroit 1 Texas 4, Hous... Read More

Petersons Farm Brothers Performing in the Thayer County Fair August 7 and the York County Fair August 8

It's been three years since the video "I'm Farming and I Grow it," parody of the song "I'm Sexy and I Know It" by LMFAO went viral on YouTube and received over 5 million views in over 200 countries in 2 weeks. The Peterson Farm Brothers, out of Kansa... Read More

Brazil presents another hurdle in Monsanto's bid for Syngenta

Seed giant Monsanto Co.'s unwanted takeover bid with Switzerland's Syngenta AG would face strong resistance in Brazil should it go forward, farmers and lawyers said, a hurdle that could delay or force major concessions to the $45 billion deal. Muc... Read More

ADM 2nd-qtr earnings miss estimates on weaker ethanol margins

U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland Co reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday due to weaker production margins for corn-based ethanol. The Chicago-based grain trader and processor became the second major crop handler... Read More

Gruntorad new leader at Orthman Y

A Lexington native and former Lexington school employee will lead branch operations at the Orthman Community YMCA.   Riley Gruntorad, a 2004 Lexington High School graduate, began work August 3 as the branch executive director.  “I truly want to ... Read More

Potential water service line scam in Broken Bow

BROKEN BOW - The City of Broken Bow is alerting residents of a potential scam. Some residents have been receiving a letter from a company called HomeServe Line Protection offering insurance coverage for repairs to water lines. The City of Broken B... Read More

RFA Offers Free Fuel to Motorcyclists at Sturgis Rally

Continuing its four-year tradition, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) will be on hand to provide free E10 fill-ups for bikers during the annual motorcycle rally held in Sturgis, South Dakota. The RFA event, called “Free Fuel Happy Hours,” kic... Read More

Two women robbed in Kearney, robber still on the loose

KEARNEY - The Kearney Police Department is investigating the reports of two robberies that occurred on the night of August 3, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 midnight. One victim was assaulted and had her purse taken in the Dollar General pa... Read More

AGCO Introduces the SOLO™ AGCO EDITION

AGCO Corporation(NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announces the arrival of the SOLO™ AGCO EDITION Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Utilizing intuitive mission planning and cloud-based, high-resolution ma... Read More