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Valentine woman accused of stealing from Cherry County

A former deputy county clerk of Cherry County has been accused of stealing from the county.    On Tuesday Cherry County Attorney Eric Scott announced the arrest of 44-year-old Monica Bristow, of Val... Read More

Choosing the Right Variety for Next Year’s Wheat Crop

Wheat producers know that diseases and insects can considerably decrease yields and economic returns. K-State Research and Extension plant pathologist Erick De Wolf said 2015 was a big year for diseases—including widespread stripe rust, leaf rust a... Read More

Broken Bow to host applied tech open house

  Information about high-demand jobs in applied technology and the training needed to get them will be presented next week in Broken Bow.   The Mid-Plains Community College Broken Bow Extended Campus, 2520 South E St., will host an... Read More

Kansas Governor Won’t be Present for Budget Announcement

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Gov. Sam Brownback doesn’t plan to be present when his administration outlines $50 million in spending cuts to help Kansas avert a budget deficit. Brownback spokeswoman Eileen Hawley confirmed Tuesday that the governor won’t... Read More

USDA Studies Avian Flu Pathways

"Factors associated with an increased risk of becoming infected with HPAI included being located within one of the 10-kilometer control zones," APHIS said. "Using rendering of dead birds as a disposal method; sharing of company trucks, trailers, bird... Read More

Nebraskan gets 30 years to life for slaying of Colorado man

NORTH PLATTE, Neb.  A 46-year-old man has been given 30 years to life for killing a Colorado man at a camp for transients in western Nebraska. David Saxton was sentenced on Monday in Lincoln County District Court. He'd pleaded guilty to second-de... Read More

Huskers to Honor Underwood at Aug. 14 Kick with South Dakota

The Nebraska soccer team will pay tribute to Peter Underwood prior to the exhibition against South Dakota on Friday, Aug. 14. Underwood will be honored in a pre-game ceremony following the teams' warmup period and prior to kickoff. Underwood,... Read More

Kansas reviewing foster care policies; advocates uneasy

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas officials are reviewing its foster care policies, sparking concerns among some advocates that the state will stop placing abused and neglected children with gays, lesbians and straight, single individuals. But spokeswo... Read More

Trade Policy Talks, Priorities Take Center Stage at USGC Annual Meeting

U.S. Grains Council (USGC) delegates received powerful insights into the global grain trade and trade policy’s role in the future dynamics of the market during Monday's opening general session. Informa Economics Vice President Nick Hoyt set the ... Read More

Broken Bow brewery thrives in Nebraska's Sandhills

BROKEN BOW - Nearly seven months after opening their doors and pouring their first beer, Kinkaider Brewing in Broken Bow has exceeded owners, Nate Bell, Dan Hodges, Barry Fox and Cody Schmick's expectations. Kinkaider officially pulled back the doors... Read More

Royals Trade For Zobrist

Kansas City continued to bolster its  team this week as they have acquired infielder Ben Zobrist from the Oakland Athletics. In return Oakland gets pitching prospects Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks. The 34-year old Zobrist was hitting .268 with 6 HR 3... Read More