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Celebrate Kansas pork during October

The month of October is an opportunity to highlight the 1,000 pig farms across the state that contribute more than $850 million to the Kansas economy and support more than 7,000 jobs in the state. Governor Sam Brownback recently signed a proclamation... Read More

Overton man charged in traffic death

A 44-year-old Overton has been charged in a summer traffic fatality near Cozad. Troy Olmstead was arraigned in Dawson County Court Monday on a charge of Misdemeanor Motor Vehicle Homicide, Driving Left of Center and Careless Driving. Olmstead pleaded... Read More

More than 60,000 students to converge on Louisville Oct. 29-Nov. 1 for 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014/National FFA Organization) – The 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo continues the second year of its three-year run in Louisville Oct. 29. More than 60,000 FFA members from throughout the United States ... Read More

K-STATE to lead food project

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas university says it's leading a five-year food project that includes other schools and developing countries in examining ways small farms can increase production. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Kansas State Univ... Read More

 Amazon To Close Kansas Shipping Center

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Amazon is preparing to close their shipping center in Kansas, which will leave hundreds without jobs. KOTV in Tulsa reports that Amazon confirmed the closure of their shipping center in Coffeyville. It's set to shut down... Read More

Hastings College Picks Up The Win

Bellevue, NE - The Hastings College volleyball team fell behind two sets to none before its offense truly found its groove taking the next three sets to pull off the road victory against Bellevue on Wednesday night. After the Bruins took over the fir... Read More

Kreutzer pleads and sentenced

  The case of man who walked around the community of Arnold last fall while armed with weapons was closed Tuesday following a pleading to a lesser charge. On September 10, 2013 Christopher Kreutzer of Kearney walked into a store wearing a tre... Read More

California Governor Veto’s Animal Antibiotics Bill

California’s Governor has vetoed a bill that would have curbed the use of antibiotics in farm animals. Governor Jerry Brown says most major meat producers have already agreed to go beyond voluntary Food and Drug Administration Standards, according ... Read More

Lex Planning Commission approves Westminster Woods Second

The Lexington Planning Commission approved of a second subdivision located southeast of the Interstate 80 interchange and south of the Westminster Woods Subdivision, at Wednesday nights meeting.  Ronald and Irving Hiatt, managing members of Westmins... Read More

Dawson county injury accidents investigated

The Dawson County Sheriff's Office was kept busy early Wednesday by a couple of injury accidents. At  6:11 a.m. ,  a  three-vehicle accident occured one-mile west  of Lexington on Highway 30. A 1996 Ford Escort driven by 49 year old Paul Li... Read More