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Federal grants will help programs for new farmers, ranchers

OMAHA, Neb. Several Nebraska and Iowa organizations will receive some of the $17 million in grants the federal Agriculture Department is handing out to help new farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Depar... Read More

Search for missing boater at Calamus Reservoir

Law enforcement and public safety officials continue their attempts to locate a man who was reported missing Sunday afternoon at the Calamus Reservoir, located approximately seven miles northwest of Burwell. The missing man is identified by authoriti... Read More

Cattle Diseases - The Nasty Seven

From the commercial cow herd to the feedlot, cattle diseases are a growing concern. Veterinarians are stressing the importance of keeping herd health and biosecurity top of mind, as they will have a large impact on safety and profit levels going forw... Read More

 Lexington man arrested on warrant for fleeing scene of injury accident & drug possession

A Lexington man sought in an arrest warrant was found and taken into custody. Dawson County Sheriff's Deputies went to his residence on Friday at 9:40 a.m. and he fled into a cornfield. Sheriff's deputies asked him to stop several times. They located... Read More

Kansas: No court order needed for same-sex birth certificate

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials say no court order will be needed in the future to process birth certificate applications of children from same-sex couples who conceive by artificial insemination. That assurance came in a court filing Mond... Read More

Text-to-911 service spreading through rural Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb.  New technology that lets cell phone users send texts to their local 911 call center is spreading through Nebraska, including rural areas where supporters say it could help save lives. The service is already in place in Douglas, Buf... Read More

Collaborations Mark Monarch Conservation Consortium’s Beginning

AMES, Iowa — Collaborations marked efforts to increase the number of monarch butterflies as the Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium got underway this year. The consortium was created in March by farmer, rancher and conservation organizations, s... Read More

Chiefs Suffer Big Loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The Chiefs anticipate Jamaal Charles will miss the remainder of the season after the star running back hurt his right knee in the third quarter of Sunday's loss to Chicago. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Monday that results of an... Read More

When Are ARC and PLC Checks Going Out?

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, wrote a letter Friday to USDA wanting to know when exactly farm-program checks will start going out to farmers. Roberts noted in the letter that he has "heard concerns" with the implemen... Read More

Huskers Release Baseball Schedule

Lincoln – Head Coach Darin Erstad released Nebraska’s 2016 baseball schedule on Monday morning. The 56-game schedule kicks off on Friday, Feb. 19, when the Huskers open a three-game series against the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. Neb... Read More

Agriculture Economic Impact on the Rise

MANHATTAN, Kan. - From Elkhart to Elwood and Baxter Springs to St. Francis, and in rural communities and urban and suburban cities, agriculture touches every Kansan and drives the state’s economy. The Kansas Department of Agriculture recently updat... Read More