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Kansas budget plan protects public schools' aid

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State aid to Kansas public schools would be protected from cuts during the 2016-17 school year under a new legislative plan for balancing the state budget. Three Senate and th... Read More

(VIDEO) Keep Close Tabs on Ag Debt

Gregg Ibendahl, Kansas State University associate professor of ag economics, discusses the current volume of agricultural loans and the ratio of debt-to-assets. For more, watch Ibendahl in the Market Journal video below. https://youtu.be/STBhKf... Read More

Janovich And Lewis Picked On Saturday

Offensive tackle Alex Lewis and fullback Andy Janovich were selected in the NFL Draft on Saturday afternoon, giving Nebraska four selections in the 2016 Draft. The two Husker offensive players joined a pair of Blackshirt defenders selected in the dra... Read More

Kansas Wheat Yield Contest Deadline is June 1

Wheat yields have been a heated topic of discussion at coffee shops across Kansas for years. But seven years ago, Kansas Wheat decided to up the ante and see who really had the best yields in the state. Farmers from all over the state, like Darwin Ed... Read More

House rejects giving governor more say in judicial selection

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- The Kansas House has rejected a proposal that would have given the governor a bigger voice in who is nominated for the Kansas Supreme Court, following outcries from some lawyers who said it would have damaged the separation of po... Read More

Auditors assail spending by Nebraska Tourism Commission

A new audit says Nebraska state tourism officials went $4.4 million over budget for services provided by a marketing agency and paid $44,000 in speaking fees for a 90-minute speech by a corporate executive. The blistering state audit released Fri... Read More

NFBF Announces More ‘Friend of Agriculture’ Candidates

NFBF Announces More ‘Friend of Agriculture’ Candidates This week the NFBF political action committee named, three congressional candidates, four legislative candidates and one University of Nebraska Board of Regents candidate as a ‘Friend of A... Read More

Wet Conditions Favorable for Seedling Diseases

Wet field conditions from recent rainfall events across Nebraska may put early planted corn at added risk for seedling diseases. Cool soil temperatures and episodes of recent rainfall are especially favorable for some of the most common and dam... Read More

Cincore to remain a Husker

Jasmine Cincore has chosen to return to the Nebraska women’s basketball team for the 2016-17 season, she and Coach Amy Williams has announced. “We are really excited that Jasmine has decided to stay at Nebraska,” Williams said. “When she c... Read More

(AUDIO) Wood River Fire & Rescue look to upgrade emergency services

WOOD RIVER - A 24-hour fundraising event, Go Big Give will kick off Tuesday May 3, to raise awareness and funds for nonprofit organizations in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties. Wood River Fire & Rescue is currently trying to raise fund... Read More

New Kearney High School Arboretum Funding Request Approved by Central Platte NRD

When the new Kearney High School opens its doors this fall, over 350 students in the natural resources, agriculture, science, food and FFA classes will be introduced to a new arboretum.  The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board of dir... Read More