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Deadline to Enroll in Key Farm Bill Safety Net Programs Approaches

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2015 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Sept. 30 to enroll in several ... Read More

ND Judge Will Decide WOTUS Fate

A federal court in North Dakota will decide whether an injunction it issued last week to stop implementation of the waters of the United States rule in 13 states will apply to all 50 states. Immediately following the U.S. District Court for the Dist... Read More

House fire quickly contained in Eddyville

RRN/ A house fire in Eddyville Wednesday evening September 2, 2015. The fire is believed to have started in a bedroom to the right of the door, from an electrical source. Sumner and Oconto also assisted. An Eddyville house was largely damaged in ... Read More

U.S. ethanol industry sputters on cheap gas prices

The closure of two ethanol plants this week and proposed sale of a third highlight the growing challenges faced by small producers located far from cheap feedstock supplies in the U.S. Corn Belt, as demand for alternative fuels heads lower. Profit... Read More

Lamberson Era Begins Tonight

Kearney, Neb. – For only the fourth time since 1955, the Nebraska-Kearney football team will play a game with a first-year head coach. Wilber native Josh Lamberson became the 17th head coach in program history (109 years) back in November and his U... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

September 2nd INTERLEAGUE Final Texas 4 San Diego 3, 10 Innings AMERICAN LEAGUE< Final L.A. Angels 9 Oakland 4 Final N-Y Yankees 13 Boston 8 Final Baltimore 7 Tampa Bay 6, 11 Innings Final Toronto 5 Cleveland 1 Final Minnesota 3 Ch... Read More

Firearm and drug-related items seized in probation search

  A Johnson Lake woman was taken into custody following a probation search of her residence on Tuesday. Gosper County Sheriff Dennis Ocken says the search was conducted around noon by the Gosper County Sheriff's Office and District #11 Probat... Read More

Syngenta Seeks to Appease Angered Investors

Syngenta AG, which fended off a $47 billion takeover approach from Monsanto Co., moved to shore up investor support for its independence with a plan to buy back more than $2 billion of shares and sell a vegetable-seeds business. The Swiss make... Read More

Court Vacates Lesser Prairie Chicken Threatened Species Rule

On September 1, 2015 Federal District Court in the Western District of Texas overturned a decision by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in Listing the Lesser Prairie-Chicken as a Threatened Species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). T... Read More

Webster County Receives Funds from USDA for New Ambulance

  USDA Rural Development has awarded $27,000 to Webster County for the purchase of a new ambulance for the Blue Hill Ambulance District.  Webster County leveraged $157,000 towards the purchase.   “All the EMT’s are very consci... Read More

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 President Harmon Bliss notes that the candidate need... Read More