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Mentally Ill Kansas Man Admits to Beating Death of Patient

ASSOCIATED PRESS - A mentally ill Kansas man has pleaded guilty to killing a man three days after he was released from a state psychiatric hospital in a case that prompted a state inquiry. The Kans... Read More

Nebraska Tractor Test Lab Still Going Strong

For nearly a century, tractor manufacturers from around the world have looked to the Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for a seal of approval. The success of a new tractor is decided long before it sees soil at... Read More

Bride Construction At Johnson Lake

JOHNSON LAKE - The bridge that spans the outet near Captian's Quarters seven miles southwest of Lexington on Johnson Lake will be replaced starting Nov. 2. Kevin Boyd, division manager for Central Public Power and Irrigation District's Gothenburg ... Read More

Noted historian and broadcaster Ron Hull recognized by  Nebraska tourism industry

Noted historian Ron Hull was recognized Thursday by the Nebraska Tourism Commission with the Henry Fonda Award, the state tourism industry's highest award. Hull has spent his life dedicated to promoting the history and culture of Nebraska through ... Read More

USDA Announces Streamlined Guaranteed Loans and Additional Lender Category for Small-Scale Operators

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of a streamlined version of USDA guaranteed loans, which are tailored for smaller scale farms and urban producers. The program, called EZ Guarant... Read More

Car driver killed in collision with SUV, authorities say

RICHLAND, Neb. - Authorities say a car driver has been killed in a Colfax County collision with a sport utility vehicle. The crash occurred around 6 a.m. Thursday, about three miles east of Richland on U.S. Highway 30. The Colfax County attorney's... Read More

Specialty Corn Satisfies Nebraska Farmers' Hunger for Business Diversity

There's a blockbuster new food trend growing in Mark and Paul McHargue's Nebraska corn fields. Popcorn, long the leading concession at movie theaters, is undergoing a renaissance. Sales of bagged, ready-to-eat popcorn are exploding as the snack gets... Read More

Cattle Feeding Chat Builds Bridges

When it’s just not possible to bring 600 people from across the globe to the feedyard, the next best thing is to bring a little of that Herington, Kan., family operation to them. Cattle feeders Shane and Shawn Tiffany took the stage during educati... Read More

Final Rule Sent to OMB; White House has 90 Days to Finish

OMAHA (DTN) - EPA has sent the final rule for the 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard blend levels to White House for its approval. The White House Office of Management and Budget is expected to complete its review of the final rule within the next 90 days... Read More

KSU Feed the Future lab helping establish agricultural research center in Cambodia

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has received a $2.5 million award from the U.S. Agency for International Development to boost agricultural innovation and growth in Cambodia, a country where 80 percent of the population is directly or indirectly... Read More

Firefighters Injured In Southwest Nebraska

CULBERTSON, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say four firefighters have been injured battling a field blaze in southwest Nebraska. Red Willow Western Rural Fire Department firefighter Billie Cole told the McCook Daily Gazette that one of the four was treat... Read More