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Kansas State Fair Opens Search For General Manager

Hutchinson, Kan. – The Kansas State Fair five-person subcommittee, which leads the search for a new General Manager, will begin reviewing resumes and submissions on October 1, 2015. Fair Board Pre... Read More

Phillips Charged With Murder

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) _ Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison. Phillips is suspected of killing 37-year-old Damion Soward at Kern Valley State Prison in A... Read More

Current El Niño could mean more favorable crop weather

Much-needed precipitation through the U.S. heartland this year has replenished soil moisture, refilled ponds and promises to boost crop yields, thanks to the weather phenomenon known as El Niño, according to Iowa State University agricultural climat... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Tuesday (09/01/2015) Arlington 3, Ashland-Greenwood 2 Beatrice 11, Lincoln East 1 Bennington 7, Nebraska City 1 Bishop Neumann 10, Wahoo 0 Blair 4, Norris 3 Central City 4, Madison/Humphrey/Lindsay 3 Chase County 10, Holyoke, CO 2 Chase Cou... Read More

The Toughest Two Minutes in Sports Comes to the Nebraska State Fair

GRAND ISLAND - The Firefighter Combat Challenge (FCC), described as the toughest two minutes in sports will be featured at the 2015 Nebraska State Fair on September 5 and 6. Grand Island Firefighter and FCC co-organizer, Jared Stockwell says, “T... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

September 1st INTERLEAGUE< Final Texas 8 San Diego 6 AMERICAN LEAGUE Final Tampa Bay 11 Baltimore 2 Final Toronto 5 Cleveland 3, 10 Innings Final N-Y Yankees 3 Boston 1 Final Minnesota 8 Chi White Sox 6 Final Detroit 6 Kansas City ... Read More

NCTA hits record enrollment, up 33 percent

Curtis, Neb. – Student enrollment at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis is up 33 percent from a year ago, a record for NCTA enrollment with 512 students, NCTA Dean Ron Rosati announced Tuesday. The 102-year-old school, the o... Read More

CHS now sole owner of McPherson, Kansas refinery

ST. PAUL, Minn., --CHS (NASDAQ: CHSCP), a leading energy, grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, said today it has completed its purchase of the National Cooperative Refinery Association (NCRA) petroleum refinery... Read More

Six NeFU Members to Attend Fly-In

Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) President John Hansen announced today that six NeFU members will participate in the fall National Farmers Union Fly-In scheduled for September 15-18.  Hansen said this year there was also a targeted Fly-In last May focu... Read More

Draft Horse Hitch Show Continues to Draw Large Crowds

The Draft Horse Shows at the Nebraska State Fair have historically been a huge hit, and this year is no different. Hundreds gathered at the Five Points Bank Arena on August 28, 2015 to watch these gentle giants pull carriages that are almost as... Read More

Lawsuit Filed Against Chipotle’s GMO-Free Claims

A class action lawsuit filed on behalf of California consumer’s targets Chipotle’s claim of being GMO-free. The lawsuit, announced this week, alleges that Chipotles claim its menu does not contain genetically modified organisms is deceptive and m... Read More