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100-year-old Central City theater to reopen after 2 years

CENTRAL CITY, Neb. A 100-year-old theater in Central City is set to reopen after two years of not operating. The Grand Island Independent reports that the State Theater is scheduled to reopen Frida... Read More

Hastings woman sentenced in baby wipe suffocation case

HASTINGS, Neb.  A Hastings woman accused of killing a toddler by stuffing a baby wipe down her throat has been sentenced to three to five years in prison. The Grand Island Independent reports that 34-year-old Azudany Serrano-Contreras was sentenc... Read More

Hendrix Genetics Breaks Ground on Central Nebraska Hatchery

Hendrix Genetics broke ground in Grand Island today for it's new hatchery operation. This is a first of it's kind in the Central Nebraska area and both the community and company seem pleased with the location of the hatchery. Members of Hendrix G... Read More

Vilsack wants more CRP acres in next farm bill

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says USDA will enroll more than 800,000 acres in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) this year, while expressing hope that Congress will allow for even higher enrollment in the next farm bill. “Our CRP progra... Read More

(AUDIO) Lexington students celebrate academic achievements

LEXINGTON - Lexington High School held its 10th annual Academic Pep Rally Wednesday. Students were recognized for outstanding academic work as well as positive commitments to attendance, participation in activities and recognition for local, state an... Read More

Eagles To Hold Fundraiser

Overton will hold its annual Eagle Football Fundraising Golf Tournament on Friday May 27th at 1pm at the Overton Golf Course. Its a two person scramble, with a shotgun start. Flight Prizes, Flag Prizes and Door Prizes will be available. Proceeds are ... Read More

Trump campaign says he's expected at Omaha airport rally

OMAHA, Neb.  Campaign officials say Republic presidential candidate Donald Trump is expected to attend a rally Friday in Omaha. The campaign website says the rally will begin at 4 p.m. at the Werner Enterprises hangar at Omaha's Eppley Airfield. ... Read More

Ohio man won't face charges in Central Nebraska stabbing

ODESSA, Neb.  Authorities have dropped charges filed against an Ohio man after a stabbing in south-central Nebraska. The Kearney Hub reports that 19-year-old Caleb McDonald, of Liberty Township, Ohio, had been charged with assault and other crime... Read More

Are Farm Co-ops Feeling the Pressure to Merge?

What could China possibly have to do with a wave of mergers sweeping American farm co-ops? More than you might think, if you ask Todd Ludwig, CEO of the CFS (Central Farm Service) co-op in Minnesota. “Syngenta is basically the Chinese governm... Read More

(AUDIO) The 2016 Red Hard Winter Wheat Tour

The 2016 hard red winter wheat tour kicks off in Manhattan, Kan., on Tuesday, May 3. The second night ends in Colby and the third in Wichita. This year's tour will not conclude in Kansas City, but in Manhattan. Six different routs are taken by the s... Read More

Monsanto Works to Reassure Growers

Monsanto wrote a letter to growers of it’s Roundup Ready 2 Extend soybeans yesterday reassuring them about growing the new beans this season. The letter says, “Both of the single traits, Roundup Ready 2 Yield® and dicamba-tolerant soybeans, a... Read More