LCF to distribute almost $459,000 to local non profits

Almost $100,000 more was raised during this year's Give BIG Lexington Event than last year's. Executive Director Jackie Berke says over $350,000 was raised. "The total amount raised of new donation... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.4 percent in October,  strength seen in economy according to  labor official

The Nebraska Labor Department reported the state's preliminary unemployment rate for October was 3.4  percent,  a slight drop from 3.6 percent in September.   The Labor Department said in the report released Friday that the rate was four-tenths o... Read More

Many Ag Labor Concerns Not Covered by Exec Action

Some migrant farm workers may see legal relief from President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration announced Thursday night, but industry experts says the order will do little to solve long-term labor shortages in agriculture. Agriculture ... Read More

Apparent Settlement Reached in National Beef Case

An apparent settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against National Beef brought by workers at its Liberal, Kansas, meatpacking plant, according to a court filing Friday. A joint motion seeks court approval of the proposed deal af... Read More

Crandall offers ways for parents to help children cope with holiday stress

There are ways parents can help their children cope with holiday stress. UNL Extension Educator Leslie Crandall says dealing with their own stress helps parents. "They can actually, just by modeling good strategies and coping with stress, they hel... Read More

Kansas NRCS Seeks Public Comment on CSP Interim Rule

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kansas is seeking public comments on changes to the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) interim final rule. USDA published the interim final rule, which contains the statutory changes to CS... Read More

2014 Kansas State Fair Sees High Fairgoer Numbers

ASSOCIATED PRESS - While more people attended the 2014 Kansas State Fair than in previous years, officials say fewer people are buying tickets to watch events in the 90-year-old grandstand. According to numbers released at the fair’s board meeti... Read More

Kansas Secretary of State to Seek Expanded Power

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says that next year he’ll revive a proposal to give his office the power to prosecute election fraud cases. Kobach pushed the idea after taking office in 2011, but his efforts to win legis... Read More

Sherman County accident claims Kearney mans life

A one vehicle fatality accident was reported at approximately 2:45 a.m. Saturday morning in Sherman County, on Highway 10 and Road 775. 25-year old Kearney resident, Logan Griss was driving a black Chevrolet Silverado pickup, northbound on Highway 10... Read More

Loper Men's Basketball wins at Chadron

The Nebraska Kearney men’s basketball team got 43 points from four true freshmen and went on a 17-0 run to win at Chadron State, 78-62, Friday night. This was the 175th all-time meeting between the two with UNK (1-1) winning 113 of those games. ... Read More

TRI-CITY TOPS DES MOINES, MOVES INTO SECOND PLACE

Five goals from five different players propelled the Tri-City Storm (9-4-3) to a 5-2 win over the Des Moines Buccaneers (9-6-2) and into second place in the USHL’s Western Conference on Friday night at the Viaero Event Center. Storm captain Garr... Read More