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Deadly overturn another reason to ‘Keep Kids Away from Tractors’

What began as “quality time” for a 56-year-old man and his 7-year-old grandson ended with both dead following a tractor overturn. The grandfather was attempting to pull a tree out of the ground wi... Read More

Lopers Have Big Fundraising Night

Kearney, - The Nebraska-Kearney football program raised $ 170,000 at its annual Loper Football Backers Club dinner and scholarship fundraiser Tuesday night. Nearly 600 people attended the banquet at Kearney's Younes Conference Center. NebraskaLand Na... Read More

Tornados, hail possible across southern Great Plains

NORMAN, Okla.  A National Weather Service forecaster says there is a slight chance that storms carrying large hail and tornadoes could hit parts of the Great Plains stretching from Nebraska, through Kansas, Oklahoma and North Texas. Richard Thomp... Read More

Kansas Farm Bureau unites farmers and foodies at Zest and Zing event

MANHATTAN, KAN. – More than 100 foodies and farmers attended “Zest and Zing” April 30 at Abode Venue in Wichita. This event offered foodies the opportunity to meet the farmers who grow their food while watching a heated chef vs. chef competitio... Read More

Australian Producers Defend Sheep Industry from PETA Attacks

In the United States, we frequently see push back from animal activist groups against animal agriculture. Unfortunately, it isn't just limited to the states. Australia’s sheep industry was recently attacked by People for the Ethical Treatment of An... Read More

(Audio) Minutemaids Headed To District Final

For the first time in school history the Lexington girls soccer team has advanced to a District Final as on Tuesday they downed Scottsbluff 1-0 in the B8 semifinals in Kearney. Elizabeth Romero scored the game winning goal for Lexington early in the ... Read More

Aggie Women win rodeo title at Hastings

Curtis, Neb. – Winning performances in barrel racing and goat tying helped the Lady Aggies of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture win a team title at a weekend rodeo in Hastings. The NCTA Aggies were led by Lexus Kelsch of McLaughlin, ... Read More

Huskers Gain Walk On

Lincoln -- University of Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Johnny Trueblood will join the Husker basketball team as a walk-on for the 2015-16 season. Trueblood, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after a decorated career at ... Read More

Kansas homeowners could pay higher property taxes to fix state budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas homeowners would pay higher property taxes to help close a projected state budget shortfall under a proposal endorsed by a legislative committee. The Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee began work Tuesday on a pla... Read More

Day One of Kansas Wheat Tour Shows Stressed Fields

Crop scouts on the 2015 Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour reported that fields of stunted, stressed wheat were the norm Tuesday as they made their way west from Manhattan toward Colby, Kansas. In many instances, the crop appearance and yield estimates mirr... Read More

Kansas legislators start work on plan for raising taxes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas homeowners would pay higher property taxes to help close a projected state budget shortfall under a proposal endorsed by a legislative committee. The Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee began work Tuesday on a plan... Read More