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Kansas Legislature Returns Wednesday

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas legislators are close to the end of their annual spring break and plan to reconvene this week at the Statehouse to wrap up their business for the year. The House and Senat... Read More

UNK Headed To Post Season

Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska-Kearney baseball team is the sixth seed in the 2015 MIAA Tournament and will play a best-of-three series at third-seed Central Missouri later this week. UNK tied Washburn and Missouri Western State for fourth place in t... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday, April 26= Cleveland 101, Boston 93, Cleveland wins series 4-0 L.A. Clippers 114, San Antonio 105, series tied 2-2 Washington 125, Toronto 94, Washington wins series 4-0 Dallas 121, Houston 109, Houston leads series 3-1 Monday, A... Read More

Local Citizens Develop Water Saving Taskforce

EMPORIA, Kan. – Some of the best tasting tap water in the world comes from Emporia, Kansas. The Neosho River and the Council Grove Reservoir, located northwest of Lyon County are the sources for the town’s award-winning drinking water. In F... Read More

Williams talks about LB 423, bill allowing Ride Share companies to operate in Nebraska, budget bill

A Renewable Energy Credits bill was advanced in the Nebraska Legislature last week. State Senator Matt Williams says the bill doesn't just pertain to wind. "No it doesn't. I think a lot of people talked about wind, but in Dawson County the ability... Read More

NACD President Participates in Climate Change Panel

WASHINGTON, DC-- April 24, 2015—National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) President Lee McDaniel represented the nation's 3,000 conservation districts at a climate change forum yesterday in Lansing, Michigan. McDaniel participated in a ... Read More

Ricketts weighs on Child Abuse Prevention Month

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Governor Pete Ricketts reminded Nebraskans about the importance of parents and communities having the information and resources they need to care for children to prevent their maltreatment. “Everyo... Read More

USDA’s New Climate Strategy A Positive Step Forward For Agriculture And Environment

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today a new national climate strategy aimed at reducing emissions from the agriculture and forestry sectors. USDA will partner with farmers and ranchers on voluntary and incentive-based approaches to imple... Read More

Former Kansas Gov. Carlin launches website to share opinions

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Former two-term Kansas Gov. John Carlin has started a website to share his concerns about the direction state government is heading. The Salina Journal reports that one of the hottest issues for John Carlin is financing educa... Read More

National Grasslands Visitors Center to close for renovations

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) _ The National Grasslands Visitors Center in northwest Nebraska is scheduled to close for renovations. The U.S. Forest Service says the facility will close starting May 4, and could remain closed until early July. Employees will be... Read More

UNL scholar among team that quantifies ecosystem loss in Science study

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln rangeland ecologist is among the co-authors of a study published in Science that has quantified land use change and the reduction of ecosystem and cropland productivity stemming from large-scale expansion of oil and g... Read More