Deadline Extended for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Lyons, NE - USDA's National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced  that the deadline for producer applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) has been extended to M... Read More

Nebraska winner-take-all bill clears first-round vote

An effort to reinstate the winner-take-all system in presidential elections has cleared a first-round vote in Nebraska's Legislature. Lawmakers voted 31-17 on Monday to advance LB10   through the first of three required votes. Supporters of the bil... Read More

Fischer to Keynote Nebraska LEAD Banquet March 13

Lincoln, Neb., March 2, 2015 --  U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer of Nebraska will be the keynote speaker at the annual Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Program recognition banquet March 13. Fischer’s address will provide insight on... Read More

Bertrand to meet Anselmo-Merna in District Final

The Boys D2-4 District Final is set for tonight in Lexington as Bertrand battles Anselmo-Merna. Bertrand Head Coach Craig Newcomb expects a good match up. "Yeah it's going to be I think a game between two similar teams. They're pretty quick and at... Read More

Statewide Food Drive Campaign Aims to Raise 85,000 Meals for Kansas Families

Manhattan, Kan. – The Neighbor to Neighbor statewide food drive launched today to support our neighbors in need and reduce hunger in Kansas communities. Harvesters-The Community Food Bank in Topeka, Kan. hosted state leaders, including Governor Sam... Read More

Health Advisory, Safety Tips Issued For Flint Hills Burning Season

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reminds Kansans that early March through the end of April is the time when large areas of the state’s Flint Hills rangeland are burned, a practice that can impact air quality. ... Read More

Nebraska gambling measure killed  by lawmakers

Lawmakers have defeated a measure that could have opened the door to expanded gambling in Nebraska. Senators voted 27-16 on Monday to indefinitely postpone the proposal, LB10CA,   after less than an hour of debate. The proposed ballot measure by Se... Read More

USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for March 2015

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) today announced interest rates for March 2015. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for March is 0.250 percent, unchanged from 0.250 percent in Febru... Read More

‘Celebrating Safe and Healthy Ag Workers’ -- National Ag Day, March 18

National Agriculture Day, March 18, spotlights American agriculture and serves as a reminder that agriculture is part of us all. The U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers join producers, agricultural associations, corporations, students and gov... Read More

Lexington Struggles With Aurora

For a second time this year Aurora downed Lexington in boys basketball as the Huskies cruised to a 63-43 win over the Minutemen on Monday night in the B-5 Boys District Semifinals. The Huskies jumped out to an 8-0 lead as Lexington didn't score until... Read More

Alabama to play Buffalo County Fair

Country music group Alabama left the road in 2004 but, last year they returned to the concert circuit and will make a stop at this year's Buffalo County Fair in Kearney on July 24th. The announcement was made this morning on The River with host Gene ... Read More