Nebraska winner-take-all bill clears first-round vote

An effort to reinstate the winner-take-all system in presidential elections has cleared a first-round vote in Nebraska's Legislature. Lawmakers voted 31-17 on Monday to advance LB10   through the fi... Read More

Health Advisory, Safety Tips Issued For Flint Hills Burning Season

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reminds Kansans that early March through the end of April is the time when large areas of the state’s Flint Hills rangeland are burned, a practice that can impact air quality. ... Read More

Nebraska gambling measure killed  by lawmakers

Lawmakers have defeated a measure that could have opened the door to expanded gambling in Nebraska. Senators voted 27-16 on Monday to indefinitely postpone the proposal, LB10CA,   after less than an hour of debate. The proposed ballot measure by Se... Read More

USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for March 2015

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) today announced interest rates for March 2015. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for March is 0.250 percent, unchanged from 0.250 percent in Febru... Read More

‘Celebrating Safe and Healthy Ag Workers’ -- National Ag Day, March 18

National Agriculture Day, March 18, spotlights American agriculture and serves as a reminder that agriculture is part of us all. The U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers join producers, agricultural associations, corporations, students and gov... Read More

Lexington Struggles With Aurora

For a second time this year Aurora downed Lexington in boys basketball as the Huskies cruised to a 63-43 win over the Minutemen on Monday night in the B-5 Boys District Semifinals. The Huskies jumped out to an 8-0 lead as Lexington didn't score until... Read More

Alabama to play Buffalo County Fair

Country music group Alabama left the road in 2004 but, last year they returned to the concert circuit and will make a stop at this year's Buffalo County Fair in Kearney on July 24th. The announcement was made this morning on The River with host Gene ... Read More

Swedes Fall in District Final

Kearney - A packed house at Kearney High School  saw the Gothenburg Swedes' season end with a 53-47 loss to the Grand Island Central Catholic Crusaders. The Swedes led 37-34 heading in the fourth quarter but were outscored 19-10 in the final 8 minut... Read More

Lopers Win Big At Home

Box Score Kearney, Neb. – Five players scored in double figures and the Nebraska Kearney used a big second half to pull away from Southwest Baptist, 90-74, Monday night at the Health & Sports Center. This was an MIAA Tournament first round game... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Monday's Games= N.Y. Rangers 4, Nashville 1 Chicago 5, Carolina 2 San Jose 4, Montreal 0 Tuesday's Games= Nashville at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Calgary at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Washington at Columbus, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. ... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Monday's Games= Toronto 114, Philadelphia 103 Miami 115, Phoenix 98 Brooklyn 110, Golden State 108 L.A. Clippers 110, Minnesota 105 Dallas 102, New Orleans 93 Tuesday's Games= L.A. Lakers at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Boston at Cleveland, 7 p... Read More