Farm Groups Respond to Executive Order on Antibiotic Resistance

President Barack Obama signed an executive order announced Thursday calling for a five year plan to track highly resistant bacterial infections.  The executive order came as a response to bacteria th... Read More

K-State falls to Auburn

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ Nick Marshall threw two touchdown passes, Auburn forced three turnovers and the fifth-ranked Tigers held on to beat mistake-prone No. 20 Kansas State 20-14 on Thursday night. Marshall finished with 231 yards passing for the Tig... Read More

Mid-State Aviation holding Breakfast Fly-In

Mid-State Aviation in Cozad is having a breakfast fly-in on Saturday, September 27th from 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, Juice, and Coffee will be served for a free will donation. Airplane Rides will be available from 8:00 a.m.-1... Read More

Efficiency taskforce studies ‘at risk’ funding

A new commission looking for efficiencies within Kansas’ public school system is raising questions about how the state provides extra money to help districts educate their poorest students. The K-12 Student Performance and Efficiency Commission ... Read More

Economy remains slow in rural parts of 10 states

A new survey suggests economic growth in rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West will continue slowing down in the next few months. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said Thursday that crop prices are significantly lower than ... Read More

Gosper County Sheriff's Office investigating theft

The Gosper County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft in the rural Elwood area. An unknown person or persons stole 50 stainless steel hog feeders from a business close to the intersection of Road 433 and Road 755. This theft took place someti... Read More

Commission Considers Bond Issue Help For Schools

A commission tasked with improving the efficiency of Kansas’ public schools is talking about studying the state payments that districts receive to help finance construction and infrastructure projects. The K-12 Student Performance and Efficiency... Read More

Kansas Court: Remove Democrat From Senate Ballot

The Kansas Supreme Court has ordered the state to remove U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Chad Taylor’s name from the ballot, in a ruling that could influence the national fight for control of the Senate. The court’s decision Thursday leaves Dem... Read More

Should You Add SCO Coverage to Your Crop Insurance For Wheat?

Choosing your crop insurance contract for 2015 just got more complicated with the addition of the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), a county-level insurance program available through the 2014 farm bill.  SCO will be available in select Nebraska co... Read More

Attempted murder suspect arraigned in Dawson County Court

A 25-year-old Lexington man was arraigned in Dawson County Court Thursday morning on two charges of Attempted 1st Degree Murder.  Jose Covarrubias is accused of firing shots at officers and a woman as law enforcement responded to a Lexington residen... Read More

College Rodeo to Open Chutes in Central Nebraska

The 2014 Rail Town U.S.A College Rodeo is set open the chutes Friday and Saturday nights beginning each evening at 7 p.m. All of the action can be found at the Nebraskaland Days Wild West Arena in North Platte. Between 250-300 college cowboys and cow... Read More