Former Obama aide Carney to speak at Fort Hays State

HAYS, Kan. (AP) – Former White House press secretary Jay Carney will speak at Fort Hays State University on the eve of this year’s midterm elections. The university says Carney will speak the e... Read More

Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Recent mild weather has helped Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvesting their crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more soybeans are being harvested now because farmers are waiting for corn to dry out a bit mo... Read More

NPPD sets dates for eight public hearings on proposed R-Project transmission line

A series of eight public hearings on Nebraska Public Power District’s R-Project 345,000-Volt Transmission Line are scheduled to be held during the first two weeks of November. The hearings will be held in eight counties where the line route has bee... Read More

Dawson County Clerk reports brisk early voting with two weeks until election

Dawson County Clerk Karla Zlatkovsky  says  returned ballots from early voting have surpassed 350 with two weeks left before the Nov. 4 general election.  That compares to about 620 returned in time for the  May primary. Zlatkovsky says she's... Read More

BQA Producers Forum Open to All Checkoff Investors

Attention all dairymen, cattle farmers and ranchers:  The checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Producers Forum will be held Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 from 1-4 p.m. in San Antonio, Texas, the day prior to the A... Read More

Stone Hearth Estates receives bronze quality award

Stone Hearth Estates in Gothenburg recently received a bronze quality award. Administrator Barb Nuxoll says the award is rare. "This award is given out once a year. And we were 1 out of 49 assisted living facilities in the nation that received the... Read More

Kansas Grocer Forms Unique Relationship with Local Farmers

HIAWATHA, Kan. – Produce items adorned with oval-shaped gold stickers at Hiawatha Thiftway, located in northeast Kansas, are grown by local farmers. Store owner Tim White partners with the local farmers’ market to bring these locally grown foods ... Read More

Kearney bank robbers remain on the run

The Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Kearney Police Department are still investigating an armed robbery which was reported at 9:22 a.m. on Oct. 17 at the Eaton Federal Credit Union in Kearney. Two men, one armed, robbed the bank of an undiscl... Read More

Theriot Expected to Have Big Year

Nebraska women's basketball point guard Rachel Theriot was named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-America Team announced on Sunday, Oct. 19. Theriot, a 6-0 junior from Middleburg Heights, Ohio, claimed a spot on the fourth-team All-America... Read More

How to Carry More Cattle by Making the Land You Have More Productive - Fall Forage Tour

McPHERSON, KS (Oct. 20, 2014) - Cattlemen and producers are invited to the Fall Forage Tour, Friday, October 31, 2014 and Saturday, November 1, 2014. The tour will begin at 1:00 p.m. on both days at the Dale Strickler Farm, one mile south of Courtlan... Read More

Project to close I-80 near Kearney

A message board project will force overnight closures on Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska next month. The Nebraska Roads Department says a stretch of the westbound lanes east of Kearney will be closed between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. on Nov. 5 an... Read More