Lincoln increasing garage patrol after suicides

City workers have increased patrols of Lincoln's parking garages following the suicides of two people who jumped to their deaths this week. City parking manager Wayne Mixdorf told the Lincoln Journ... Read More

Huskers fumble late; fall to Minnesota, 28-24

Nebraska only trailed for the game's final 3:25, but the Huskers' last drive ended on a turnover inside the Minnesota 5-yard line, as the Golden Gophers escaped from Memorial Stadium with a 28-24 win on Saturday afternoon. The loss dropped the Hus... Read More

Congress will likely pass tax extenders bill

Attending the National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention in Kansas City last week, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen talked about all of the important issues facing the ethanol industry with farm broadcasters f... Read More

UNL Extension Gears Up for Nebraska Soybean Day

The 2014 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo Dec. 18 will assist soybean producers in planning for next year's growing season. The expo, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., will be in the pavilion at the Saunders County Fairgrounds in Wahoo, said Keith Gl... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.4 percent in October,  strength seen in economy according to  labor official

The Nebraska Labor Department reported the state's preliminary unemployment rate for October was 3.4  percent,  a slight drop from 3.6 percent in September.   The Labor Department said in the report released Friday that the rate was four-tenths o... Read More

Many Ag Labor Concerns Not Covered by Exec Action

Some migrant farm workers may see legal relief from President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration announced Thursday night, but industry experts says the order will do little to solve long-term labor shortages in agriculture. Agriculture ... Read More

Apparent Settlement Reached in National Beef Case

An apparent settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against National Beef brought by workers at its Liberal, Kansas, meatpacking plant, according to a court filing Friday. A joint motion seeks court approval of the proposed deal af... Read More

Crandall offers ways for parents to help children cope with holiday stress

There are ways parents can help their children cope with holiday stress. UNL Extension Educator Leslie Crandall says dealing with their own stress helps parents. "They can actually, just by modeling good strategies and coping with stress, they hel... Read More

Kansas NRCS Seeks Public Comment on CSP Interim Rule

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kansas is seeking public comments on changes to the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) interim final rule. USDA published the interim final rule, which contains the statutory changes to CS... Read More

2014 Kansas State Fair Sees High Fairgoer Numbers

ASSOCIATED PRESS - While more people attended the 2014 Kansas State Fair than in previous years, officials say fewer people are buying tickets to watch events in the 90-year-old grandstand. According to numbers released at the fair’s board meeti... Read More

Kansas Secretary of State to Seek Expanded Power

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says that next year he’ll revive a proposal to give his office the power to prosecute election fraud cases. Kobach pushed the idea after taking office in 2011, but his efforts to win legis... Read More