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Day One of Kansas Wheat Tour Shows Stressed Fields

Crop scouts on the 2015 Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour reported that fields of stunted, stressed wheat were the norm Tuesday as they made their way west from Manhattan toward Colby, Kansas. In many insta... Read More

Overton Wins Third Straight FKC Golf Title

FKC Golf Results May 5th 1 Overton 330 2 Elm Creek 343 3 Axtell 350 4 Loomis 365 5 Pleasanton 409 6 Amherst 424 7 Elwood 437 8 Eustis-Farnam 736 9 Wilcox/Hildreth 951 10 S-E-M 1440 Individuals 1 75 Zach Zeleski Ove... Read More

NHL Scores

Tuesday, May 5= Chicago 1, Minnesota 0, Chicago leads series 3-0 Calgary 4, Anaheim 3, OT, Anaheim leads series 2-1 Wednesday, May 6= N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.        ..... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Tuesday, May 5= Atlanta 106, Washington 90, series tied 1-1 Memphis 97, Golden State 90, series tied 1-1 Wednesday, May 6= Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Houston, 9:30 p.m.  ...... Read More

Overton man pleads in traffic accident case

A 45-year-old Overton man charged in a traffic fatality near Cozad last summer has pled guilty to a reduced charge. Troy Olmstead was originally charged with Misdemeanor Motor Vehicle Homicide, Driving Left of Center and Careless Driving in the June ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE N-Y Mets 3 Baltimore 2 Wednesday's Games= Baltimore (U.Jimenez 2-1) at N.Y. Mets (deGrom 2-3), 7:10 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE= Tuesday's Games= N.Y. Yankees 6, Toronto 3 N.Y. Mets 3, Baltimore 2 Boston 2, Tampa Bay 0 Kansas Ci... Read More

(Video) Dawson County Ag Groups Donate Beef To Area Schools

The Dawson County Cattlemen and Farm Bureau joined forces along with Tyson Fresh Meats to offer the beef as part of a healthy and nutritious lunch.   Dawson County Farm Bureau President Britt Anderson says the idea came from a county office in West... Read More

US trade deficit jumps to 6-year high of $51.4 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. trade deficit in March jumped to the highest level in more than six years as a small increase in exports was swamped by a flood of imports from autos to cellphones. The Commerce Department says the deficit rose to $51.4 ... Read More

Energy-producing states blast Obama climate change plan

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Attorneys general from two energy-producing states say the Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change would cause job losses and lead to higher electricity prices. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mo... Read More

UNK marching band headed to Norway for parade performances

KEARNEY – Duane Bierman says it is a parade day like no other. So when UNK’s Pride of the Plains marching band was invited to perform in Sandefjord, Norway, in the town’s National Day parades, the decision was easy. “Yes. The answer was... Read More

Kansas and Missouri beef farmers cashing in on high prices

LA CYGNE, Kan. (AP) _ If beef is on the menu, firing up the grill this year will cost you more than ever before. And not just a bit more. The average price of a sirloin steak is up almost 20 percent from a year ago. An 8-ounce filet mignon costs ... Read More