Dairy Margin Protection Programs Deadline Extended

The deadlines for the dairy Margin Protection Program will extend now until December fifth. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the extension while speaking at the National Milk Producers Federation an... Read More

Voters will decide state minimum wage

  LINCOLN--November's election ballot will include a number of big decisions for Nebraskans. In addition to electing federal, state and local office holders, voters will decide on Nov. 4 whether to increase Nebraska's minimum wage. The min... Read More

Syngenta Defends Viptera and Duracade

Syngenta faces increased pressure and criticism from the trade scuffle prompted by their sale of Agrisure Viptera and Duracade corn hybrids, but the company isn't backing down. The company's two genetically-engineered corn traits aren't approved for... Read More

Local Resident Opening House for a Spooky Experience

Local Lexington resident Bill Ross is putting on a "spooktacular" experience once again. Transforming his home into a fun and thrilling experience, it's always a great time for people of all ages to get a scare. Bill Ross has been hosting the even... Read More

Statewide Network Of Lawyers Will Be Watching Kansas Election

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Republican Party plans to have a network of lawyers ready to watch voting on Election Day for potential legal problems. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the GOP plans to have lawyers on standby, as they watch for... Read More

California drought takes bite out of harvest

WOODLAND, Calif. - California's deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that's bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers. The $5 billion industry exports rice to more than 100 countries and specializes in premium grains use... Read More

Nebraska mom who son was killed is sent to prison

A 30-year-old Nebraska woman whose oldest son is charged with killing his little brother has been sentenced to prison. On Tuesday in Adams County District Court in Hastings, the woman was given 59 to 60 months. She'd been convicted of felony negli... Read More

Under Secretary Scuse visists the area

Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, Michael Scuse is in Nebraska making the rounds today.  He was a speaker Wednesday at the AgriFuture 2014 Conference going on in Kearney.  During a stop at the Rural Radio Network Studios i... Read More

Eerie Echoes on Display at Dawson County Museum through end of week

The Eerie Echoes Display at the Dawson County Museum is in its final week. Museum Director Crystal Werger says people should come see the exhibit before Saturday. "We have, in our Art Gallery, at the Dawson County Museum, a display entitled Eerie ... Read More

77% of funds raised for Lexington Fieldhouse Project

77% of the needed funding has been raised for the Multi-Purpose Activities Center, set to be constructed in Lexington. Lexington City Manager Joe Pepplitsch says around $330,000 needs to be raised yet. "We're just under $330,000 remaining on the f... Read More

Meetings aimed at boosting exports start this week

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ A Wichita-based trade advisory firm is working with Kansas communities to identify companies that seem ready to export but haven't yet. Staff for the nonprofit Kansas Global Trade Services and the state of Kansas will speak at s... Read More