Holdrege police to install cameras in department vehicles, thanks to $25,000 donation

The Holdrege Police Department was presented a  check for $25,000  on Monday from the Phelps County Community Foundation.  The donation was given to the Foundation from an anonymous donor and it's ... Read More

Elwood Girls come from behind to beat Eustis-Farnam

Elwood-It took a come from behind effort, but the Elwood Pirates outlasted the Eustis-Farnam Knights 48-43 in Girls Basketball action in Elwood Thursday night. Trailing 36-35 to start the fourth quarter, Elwood went up 44-42 thanks to a Morgan Hod... Read More

NCGA Responds to World Resources Institute Study

WASHINGTON (Jan. 29, 2015) – The National Corn Growers Association today issued the following statement in response to a study released by the World Resources Institute. Statement by Keith Alverson, South Dakota corn grower and a member of the C... Read More

Williams favors Ricketts' proposals on Property Tax

Property Tax Proposals are starting to filter into the Legislature. State Senator Matt Williams states which proposals he favors. "The ones that I tend to favor right now without seeing the final product would be the ones that are supported by our... Read More

Ryan Continues to Press for Trade Promotion Authority

The House Ways and Means Committee will work to approve trade promotion authority (aka "fast track") for President Obama as a prelude to completion of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement, according to committee Ch... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces the 27th Annual Governor’s Ag Conference

Lincoln – Gov. Pete Ricketts today announced the schedule for his inaugural Governor’s Ag Conference.  The 2015 event will be held Wednesday and Thursday, March 4th-5th at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Kearney.  This year will mark t... Read More

Rural Poll: Self-Employment Becoming More Common In Rural Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 29, 2015 -- Many rural Nebraska households utilize self-employment and multiple job-holding to piece together their incomes, according to the Nebraska Rural Poll. The 19th annual University of Nebraska-Lincoln poll was sent to 6,... Read More

Nebraska plant giving away tons of rotten sugar beets

SCOTTSBLUFF - With the annual sugar beet campaign at 82 percent complete locally, Western Sugar Cooperative is continuing to see condition issues in the beets they’re processing due to fluctuating temperatures. Jerry Darnell with Western Sugar... Read More

Thaler to be Honored by K-State’s Animal Sciences and Industry Department

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Bob Thaler, extension swine specialist at South Dakota State University, has been named the Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus Award winner for 2014. He will be honored at acti... Read More

Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline

By DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press The Republican-controlled Senate has passed a bipartisan bill approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The 62-36 vote on Thursday advanced a top priority of the newly empowered GOP, which champ... Read More

Kansas Farmer Veteran Coalition Formation Exploration Forum to be Held February 10

MCPHERSON, KS Jan. 29, 2015 - On Tuesday, Feb 10th at 3:00 p.m. the Kansas Farmers Union, the Kansas Farm Bureau, and the Farm Credit Associations of Kansas will host a forum to explore the possibility and interest of forming a Kansas chapter of t... Read More