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Storm Plan For The Future

KEARNEY, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm started to shape the future of its roster Monday night in Phase One of the 2015 USHL Draft, selecting nine players who were born in 1999. The picks were headlin... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL PLAYOFFS Monday, May 4= Washington 1, N.Y. Rangers 0, Washington leads series 2-1 Tuesday, May 5= Chicago at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Anaheim at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.        ...... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Monday, May 4= Chicago 99, Cleveland 92, Chicago leads series 1-0 L.A. Clippers 117, Houston 101, L.A. Clippers leads series 1-0 Tuesday, May 5= Washington at Atlanta, 8 p.m. Memphis at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.  ...... Read More

Prison inmate dies while serving time for robbery conviction

LINCOLN, Neb. Officials say an inmate at the Nebraska State Penitentiary died last month. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 52-year-old John Loeffler died April 22 at a Lincoln hospital. A news release posted on the Department of Correction... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

AMERICAN LEAGUE= Monday's Games= Toronto 3, N.Y. Yankees 1 Tampa Bay 5, Boston 1 Minnesota 8, Oakland 7 Texas 2, Houston 1 Seattle 3, L.A. Angels 2 Tuesday's Games= N.Y. Yankees (Pineda 3-0) at Toronto (Estrada 1-0), 7:07 p.m. Tampa Bay ... Read More

OSU says GMO measure could hamper research

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) _ Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects. Backers of Measure 2-89, the Loca... Read More

685 to receive degrees at UNK commencement Friday

KEARNEY – Graduate and undergraduate degrees for 685 will be conferred at the University of Nebraska at Kearney commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Friday (May 8). The University Wind Ensemble, directed by Duane Bierman, UNK Director of Bands, wil... Read More

UDSA Crop Progress Shows Corn Planting Racing Ahead

U.S. corn producers were busy in the week ended May 3, as 55% of the crop is now in the ground, compared to 19% last week and a five-year average of 38%, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report. "Monday's report was bearish for corn due to t... Read More

Univ. of Neb. at Kearney students aid quake victims

KEARNEY, Neb.  University of Nebraska at Kearney students have raised more than $4,500 for earthquake relief in Nepal. The Kearney Hub reports seven students who are members of the Nepalese Student Association at Kearney led a fundraising effort ... Read More

USDA Announces Funding Under Regional Conservation Partnership Program

Organizations looking to tap into USDA funds under the Regional Conservation Partnership Program have until July 8 to apply for this year's round of $235 million for large-scale conservation projects. Water quality and water conservation are major a... Read More

Plan to rewrite Kansas renewable energy rule to be unveiled

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and groups on both sides are preparing to announce a new proposal for rewriting a renewable energy mandate for the state's utilities. Brownback was having a news conference Monday afternoon to outl... Read More