Arrest in Dodge City shooting

DODGE CITY, Kan.  (KAKE) - A man with a criminal record reportedly is under arrest for a shooting in Dodge City. KAKE News reports Police Chief Craig Mellecker said early Tuesday a confrontation ... Read More

Public hearing this week on proposed gun signage

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Kansas officials are holding a public hearing this week on proposed signs to be placed on buildings where firearms are prohibited. A state law that took effect July 1 legalized the open carry of guns across the state. But b... Read More

Vilsack Highlights Conservation Efforts in Midwest

Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack announced more than $15 million in Conservation Innovation Grants to 47 organizations to accelerate innovation in private lands conservation. Secretary Vilsack announced Monday the funding of $15.7 million while visi... Read More

Heineman asked about property taxes during Call-in Show

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman responded to a property tax question during Monday's Statewide Governor's Call-in show. Heineman says decisions should be made locally. "The real key to property taxes in this state is to hold the line on local gove... Read More

I-80 to be closed at Gothenburg overnight September 29th and 30th

I-80 Westbound will be closed between the hours of 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM September 29th into the morning of the 30th. Traffic will be routed off of I-80 at the Gothenburg I-80 Interchange off ramp, and back onto I-80 using the Gothenburg I-80 Intercha... Read More

Garbacz Receives National Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture

LINCOLN – Stan Garbacz, the Agricultural Trade Representative for the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA), has been awarded the James A. Graham Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture.  The award was presented to Garbacz late last week d... Read More

North Platte Police Department Activity

    Four people, Cody Bruce, Briana Gray, James Horn, and Aaron Bosveld were incarcerated at the Lincoln County Detention facility after it was discovered they were in a trailer that had methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in it. ... Read More

Eight Finalists Named for UNK Homecoming Royalty

Eight finalists for homecoming royalty at the University of Nebraska at Kearney were announced Monday. The king and queen will be crowned at 9 p.m. Thursday at the Health and Sports Center. They also will be recognized during halftime of UNK’s f... Read More

Governor appoints two new representatives to Nebraska Wheat Board

Governor Dave Heinemann recently appointed Bob Delsing of Hemingford, Neb. and Steve Wiese of Wilber, Neb. as directors for Districts 1 and 6 respectively on the Nebraska Wheat Board. Delsing, his wife Karen, now deceased, and their three children... Read More

Northeast Health Professionals Learn How Farmers are “Raising the Steaks”

As part of its Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI), the checkoff recently hosted a “Raising the Steaks” immersion event for eager health and nutrition professionals at Hedgeapple Farm in Buckeystown, Md. The tour was Sept. 9, with more t... Read More

National Research Council Public Hearing Opens Doors to Biotech Opponents

OMAHA (DTN) -- Some of the most vocal critics of genetically engineered crops will get a spotlight shined on them this week in Washington, D.C., as the National Research Council holds two days of hearings as part of the group's latest review of crop ... Read More