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Six NeFU Members to Attend Fly-In

Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) President John Hansen announced today that six NeFU members will participate in the fall National Farmers Union Fly-In scheduled for September 15-18.  Hansen said this y... Read More

Brownback Nominee For Kansas Commerce Secretary Withdraws

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Gov. Sam Brownback’s nominee for Kansas commerce secretary has withdrawn from consideration for the job over what the governor’s office says is potential conflicts of interest. Brownback’s office announced Tuesday that Lea... Read More

Kansas Tax Collections $30M Short of Expectations in August

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas collected $30 million less in taxes than anticipated in August, but officials said larger-than-expected income tax refunds were largely the reason. The state Department of Revenue reported Tuesday that tax collections wer... Read More

(VIDEO) Semi catches on fire Tuesday near Lexington

The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department quickly gained control of a semi that started on fire late Tuesday afternoon at the Lexington Interstate 80 interchange. There were no injuries involved. Courtesy/ Stacey Frauen. Westbound semi on Interst... Read More

Grindle to be new public address announcer for Husker football games

From the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Athletic Dept.:   “Yesterday, the University was made aware of a social media comment posted last year by the newly-named football public address announcer, Jon Schuetz. After reviewing the post, ... Read More

Smith to Host International Trade Event

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE), who serves on the Committee on Ways and Means and its Subcommittee on Trade, announced he will host Growing Nebraska Through Trade on Tuesday, September 22, in Grand Island.  Growing Nebraska Thr... Read More

Nebraska State Fair Attendance—Up

  The Nebraska State Fair has seen a nearly 21% increase in attendance after the first four days of the Nebraska State Fair which began last Friday. According to Joseph McDermott, executive director of the Nebraska State Fair, “A year ag... Read More

Husker soccer 1-1 in last two matches

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska soccer team put forth a valiant group effort to overtake Central Michigan 4-3 in double-overtime at Barbara Hibner Field on Friday night. The Huskers opened up the first half in style, showing dominant possession of... Read More

Gordon Back With Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The Royals activated All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon from the disabled list and welcomed new outfielder Jonny Gomes in a series of moves before Tuesday night's game against Detroit. Gordon has been out since July 8, when he cr... Read More

Ricketts: Wait for verification of death penalty signatures

LINCOLN, Neb.  Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says his administration is still pursuing lethal injection drugs for executions but will not decide how to proceed until state officials verify the signatures on a petition to keep capital punishment legal.... Read More

Attorneys to Argue Scope of WOTUS

A federal judge in North Dakota is giving attorneys until Tuesday night to file briefs arguing the scope of his injunction blocking a new Environmental Protection Agency water rule. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson last week issued a temporary ... Read More