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AG Schmidt asks EPA to delay ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule pending judicial review

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt yesterday joined 28 other attorneys general in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to delay the August 28 implementation of the final regulation regarding ... Read More

Searches yield drug & weapon charges against two

Two individuals were arrested Saturday in Oxford on suspicion of  possessing drugs and stolen items in an investigation that involved the Harlan and Furnas County Sheriff's Offices. The Harlan County Sheriff’s Office obtained information about nar... Read More

Nebraska Rural Water Association Receives $99,000 to Assist Small Communities in Meeting Regulatory Requirements

USDA Rural Development has awarded $99,000 to the Nebraska Rural Water Association (NeRWA) in Wahoo, Nebraska. “USDA funds will allow NeRWA to provide onsite technical assistance to small communities and to assist them in complying with state an... Read More

Counterfeit bill passed in Cozad

The Cozad Chamber of Commerce is alerting it's membership about a counterfeit $100 bill that was passed at a local business on Tuesday night. The bill appears to be a computer scan. The Cozad Police Department is investigating. The suspects are descr... Read More

Lawsuit over death of Peru State College student dismissed

A federal judge in Lincoln has dismissed a lawsuit against Nebraska college officials over the disappearance of a 19-year-old student.       Judge John Gerrard said in his ruling Tuesday that the officials could have done more to protect Peru S... Read More

USDA Scientist Helps Texas Sorghum Growers Reduce Water Use

Sorghum farmers in the Texas High Plains are trying to save water, at levels that could be costing them yield. US Department of Agriculture scientist Susan O’Shaughnessy and her colleagues are studying yields and water-use efficiency of early- and ... Read More

Valentine woman accused of stealing from Cherry County

A former deputy county clerk of Cherry County has been accused of stealing from the county.    On Tuesday Cherry County Attorney Eric Scott announced the arrest of 44-year-old Monica Bristow, of Valentine. She's charged with theft and unauthorized ... Read More

Hosmer's homer in 9th lifts Royals to 2-1 win over Indians

Eric Hosmer's homer with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians, who have lost eight straight at home _ their longest home losing streak in 40 years. Hosmer hit a 3-2... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball INTERLEAGUE Baltimore       7  Atlanta         3 Philadelphia    3  Toronto         2 Pittsburgh      8  Minnesota       7 Arizona         8  Seattle         4 Oakl... Read More

Ethanol Producer says EPA's RFS Proposal Could Send Future Projects Overseas

Poet-DSM joined several other cellulosic ethanol developers in saying they will stop future investments in projects if the three-year Renewable Fuel Standard proposal is finalized. The comments were submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agen... Read More

Choosing the Right Variety for Next Year’s Wheat Crop

Wheat producers know that diseases and insects can considerably decrease yields and economic returns. K-State Research and Extension plant pathologist Erick De Wolf said 2015 was a big year for diseases—including widespread stripe rust, leaf rust a... Read More