Report: Kansas Senate challenger's assets top $21 million

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The independent candidate trying to unseat U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts in Kansas says he owns assets worth between $21.5 million and $86 million. Greg Orman on Monday released a cop... Read More

Abdullah picks up honor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah is the co-offensive player of the week in the Big Ten along with Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon.  Abdullah recorded 313 all-purpose yards, including 229 yards rushing, in the Cornhuskers' victory over Miami.... Read More

Warren Fairchild, strong NRD supporter, receives Hall of Fame Award

(KEARNEY, NE) – Warren Fairchild, a life-long supporter of water conservation and the natural resources districts, was inducted posthumously into the Nebraska Association of Resources District’s (NARD) Hall of Fame at the NARD annual meeting in K... Read More

U.S. and Japanese Trade Officials to Meet this Week

Top U.S. trade officials are expected to meet with Japanese trade officials this week in Washington, according to a report from The Hill. The two groups are expected to continue dialogue on issues in the Asia-Pacific trade deal. U.S. Trade Repr... Read More

Grand Island Northwest named best at UNK Band Day

Grand Island Northwest won the Sweepstakes Trophy and was named the top band overall at Saturday’s 2014 UNK Band Day Parade Competition. Twenty-four Nebraska bands marched in the University of Nebraska at Kearney Homecoming Parade and were later... Read More

Bridge work to close I-80 lanes near Gothenburg

Drivers looking to be on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska later this month should know of plans to close the highway overnight for construction work. I-80 westbound lanes will be closed at Gothenburg from 11 p.m. on Sept. 29 to 6 a.m. the next day.... Read More

Broncos lose, Chiefs win

SEATTLE (AP) _ Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard TD run on the first possession of overtime and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 26-20 on Sunday in a Super Bowl rematch that lived up to expectations. Seattle blew a 17-3 fourth-quarter ... Read More

Dole homecoming tour coninues

Bob Dole continues his homecoming tour of Kansas this week.   This time in the southwest. The former Senator begins the week Monday in Dodge City.   Tuesday he visits friends and supporters in Kinsley ,Greensburg, Ashland, Liberal and Meade. ... Read More

Neb. Leading Economic Indicator rebounds

Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator rebounded by 1.37 percent in August, reversing a decline seen in July. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of  Business Research says the increase represents a strong u... Read More

WOTUS Explained

On Wednesday, the Farm Foundation hosted a forum at the National Press Club looking at some of the complex issues involved in the proposed rule regarding waters of the United States by EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers. The Acronym Society of th... Read More

UNL gives tips to deal with yellow jacket wasps

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Educators at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln say homeowners can take many steps to deal with yellow jacket wasps. UNL Extension educator Jonathan Larson says the wasps are among the more common stinging insects that homeowners... Read More