Elm Creek blows out Sutherland

Sutherland-The Elm Creek Buffaloes turned in a dominating performance Friday night, staking claim to a 59-24 road win over Sutherland. The Buffaloes got the scoring started when Nic Crowley hit Les... Read More

CDC: Severe respiratory illness now in 22 states

NEW YORK (AP) _ Health officials say 22 states now have confirmed  cases of an unusual respiratory illness in children. An uncommon virus _ enterovirus 68 _ is causing the illnesses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Frida... Read More

Man taken into custody for sexual assault

A man was arrested on a charge of 3rd degree sexual assault of a child on Thursday in the 2400 block of west 9th street in North Platte. The arrest stems from an investigaton that started on July 29th of a potential sexual assault of a child. A 7-... Read More

Cold Snap May Have Nipped Kansas Sorghum and Soybeans

From time to time over the past few months it seemed like fall was trying to crowd out summer, and now it’s a little more serious. The latest cold snap may have been enough to impact grain filling and test weight for Kansas’ summer row crops, esp... Read More

Florida marketing group acquires former Monroe Shocks and Struts in Cozad

The former Tenneco Manufacturing Facility (Monroe Shocks and Struts) located in Cozad, was purchased by Mercy Real Estate. Mercy is based out of Tampa, Florida and repositions industrial and commercial properties using the IRS-approved 170 Exchange (... Read More

House Ag Committee Looks At Soil Health

Advocates for soil health highlighted the benefits of both soil and water quality to members of a House Agriculture subcommittee on Thursday, but they also acknowledged solid economic numbers are needed to get more farmers to adopt such practices. T... Read More

Becker gives reasons, steps for R-Project

NPPD Media Specialist Mark Becker recently discussed the need for the R-Project. Becker says reasons include relieving congestion and opening the door for wind energy projects. "Three main reasons for the line. One is to provide additional reliabi... Read More

From the Land of Kansas Tailgate Contest Winners Announced

MANHATTAN, Kan. - The state agriculture trademark program, From the Land of Kansas, has announced the winners of the K-State vs. Auburn pre-game tailgate contest. First place in the main dish category went to Melissa Wahl, Manhattan, Kansas, with her... Read More

Anderson to be Grand Marshal

Anne Anderson will be selected Grand Marshal for Saturday's Harvest Festival Parade in Gothenburg. Anderson is retiring from the Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce as the Executive Director of the Community Development Office. In addition to the parad... Read More

Sergio Ceja, Cacia Lyon Named UNK Homecoming Royalty

Sergio Ceja of Lexington and Cacia Lyon of Giltner were crowned homecoming king and queen Thursday at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. The two will be recognized during halftime of UNK’s football game on Saturday against Missouri Southern ... Read More

FDA Tweaking Food Safety Rules Due Next Year

The government said Friday it will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business. New proposals by the Food and Drug Administration would make it easier for farmers to meet water qua... Read More