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DHHS: Progress made with Nebraska public benefits program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska state agency says it has improved how quickly it processes applications for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program after it failed to meet federal standards l... Read More

PRCA prevails in portion of lawsuit by new rodeo association

The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, also known as the PRCA, has prevailed in an injunction in a lawsuit filed against the organization by a new group called the Elite Rodeo Association. The ERA will begin their inaugural season this... Read More

Nebraska Lawmakers End Ban on Packer-Owned Hogs

Lawmakers have passed a bill that would end Nebraska's status as the only state which prohibits in-state meatpackers from owning hogs. Senators voted 34-14 on Friday to approve the measure, which divided the state's farm groups and rural senators.... Read More

Bayer rejects EPA request to pull insecticide from U.S. market

CHICAGO - The agricultural unit of German chemicals company Bayer AG said on Friday it will fight a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) request to pull one of its insecticides from the marketplace amid concerns that it could harm organisms in ... Read More

Kearney PD seeking assault suspect

The Kearney Police Department is investigating an assault and attempted robbery that occurred around 12:15am Friday February 5, 2016 at Casey’s General Store south. A man approached the clerk behind the counter, pulled out a sharp object ... Read More

Lexington downs Broken Bow

BROKEN BOW - Lexington boys and girls teams had success on the road Thursday night against the Indians of Broken Bow. The Minutemaids (6-13) defeated the Broken Bow girls (4-13), 37-27. In comeback fashion, the Lexington boys (5-12) edged the Indian... Read More

Hesston’s 100,000th Windrower to Roll Off Production Line

Hesston by Massey Ferguson, the industry’s leading hay equipment brand of AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) — who introduced the self-propelled windrower to the agricultural harvesting world more than 60 years ago — will complete the production of i... Read More

Nebraskan in baby wipe suffocation case takes plea deal

HASTINGS, Neb.  --  A Hastings woman accused of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a Nebraska toddler, killing her, has taken a plea deal.  An April 11 sentencing has been scheduled for Azudany Serrano-Contreras, who pleaded no contest and wa... Read More

China cracks down on illegal GM crops ahead of Syngenta deal

Chinese officials have issued warnings to seed dealers and farmers not to use unapproved genetically modified seeds in the country's main crop belt, shortly after Greenpeace said it had found widespread GM contamination in corn. The unprecedented ... Read More

It's official; citizenship proof needed for Kansas and 2 other states

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Residents of Kansas, Alabama and Georgia are no longer able to register to vote using a federal form without providing proof of U.S. citizenship after a federal elections official added the requirement without public notice or ... Read More

Kansas school grapples with debate over Confederate flag

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas student's display of a Confederate flag from the back of his pickup truck has sparked debate about race at a high school named Free State in a nod to Kansas' anti-slavery history. The student displayed the flag las... Read More