Lincoln Airport exec says morning crush has eased

A Lincoln Airport official says the morning crush has eased for passengers. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that airport officials have worked with Delta Air Lines and the Transportation Security ... Read More

Neb. traffic fatalities up 6% in 2014

Fatalities on Neb.  rural roads highest  in five years The number of  Nebraska traffic fatalities stands at  220 for the year compared with  208 by this time last year.  Nebraska Highway Safety Administrator Fred Zwonechek is disappointed in... Read More

One Lobby Group says Russian Exports Have Stopped

Russia's grain exports have stopped due to curbs brought in to protect domestic supply, putting big deals at risk, an influential farm lobby group said on Wednesday. Russia's main wheat buyers are Turkey, Iran and, very vulnerable to supply dis... Read More

Pot brownie may lead to jail in some Nebraska counties

Possession of a pot brownie will result in a fine in most of Nebraska, but in some western counties it could land you in jail. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that some counties near Colorado are treating marijuana extracts used in food as a Sche... Read More

Kearney woman's missing wedding rings found

Arlene Johnson calls the return of her missing wedding rings her Christmas miracle. Johnson told the Kearney Hub that her husband of 54 years, Rodney, had died in May and that she'd added his wedding band to her ring finger with her wedding rings.... Read More

Nebraska surgeon could face state disciplinary action

The Nebraska attorney general's office is seeking disciplinary action against a Lincoln orthopedic surgeon and former Husker football player who is accused of practicing medicine while impaired. The petition filed this week alleges that Dr. Scott ... Read More

Gov., Sen. races rank as Kansas’ top 2014 stories

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Heated challenges to conservative Republic incumbents in Kansas during November’s election that left the status quo in place finished as the top two Kansas stories of 2014. Longtime U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts narrowly fended off... Read More

Food-Grade Sorghum On The Rise At Kansas Elevators

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Sorghum is traditionally thought of as a fodder plant, but there is a growing movement of food-grade sorghum. The Hutchinson News reports that for the past three years at elevators in Brenham, Kansas, farmers have hauled ... Read More

Questions Raised After Audit Of Kansas Rural Phone Service

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A recent audit of Kansas' rural telephone service program has found that it is generally well-run and efficient, but it also suggests that lawmakers consider the types of services taxpayers are now subsidizing. The Lawrence J... Read More

States Explore Trading with Cuba

Following the President’s announcement of starting normal relations with Cuba, states are looking into trade opportunities that may develop once the markets are opened up. American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman said “Farm Bureau has long cal... Read More

Coal cars derail in western Dodge County

Union Pacific workers have been cleaning up the scene of a coal car derailment in western Dodge County. The incident occurred around 4:45 a.m. Friday just south of U.S. Highway 30, west of North Bend. Railroad spokesman Mark Davis told the Fremont T... Read More