College Rodeo to Open Chutes in Central Nebraska

The 2014 Rail Town U.S.A College Rodeo is set open the chutes Friday and Saturday nights beginning each evening at 7 p.m. All of the action can be found at the Nebraskaland Days Wild West Arena in Nor... Read More

Senate Debates Future of Renewable Energy Credits

With commercial cellulosic ethanol production getting a jumpstart in places like Iowa and Kansas this year, the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday began discussing the future of the energy tax code during a hearing. The debate comes at a time when le... Read More

Coulter talks Pediatric Cancer, research

The Team Jack Radiothon is going on today. Pediatric Oncologist Dr. Don Coulter says the Team Jack Foundation is raising money for different kinds of research. "One of the things is Team Jack continues to raise a great amount of money to look at f... Read More

Heineman speaks on Team Jack Radiothon

Governor Dave Heineman was on the Team Jack Radiothon today. Heineman says what Nebraska did for Jack in the 2013 spring game says a lot about the state. "Well he's a special young man, and we can all empathize with him. And then what the Huskers ... Read More

Iowa farmland prices ease 3.4 pct over past 6 months - survey

Farmland prices in Iowa, the top U.S. corn and soybean state, were down an average 3.4 percent over the past six months, and more than 8 percent from a year ago - pressured by lower grain prices and firmer interest rates, a twice-yearly survey of rea... Read More

Experts say wheat farmers should watch Black Sea exports

The growing importance of wheat production from Black Sea-area countries Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan on the world market has Daniel O’Brien keeping a close watch on geopolitical events there – and he’s encouraging U.S. wheat producers to do ... Read More

Nebraska jail worker resigns in Lego theft case

A Nebraska corrections officer has resigned after police posted a video showing the theft of Legos from a Wal-Mart store. Wal-Mart employees tell police they looked through surveillance footage after finding an empty Lego box Friday. They say a ma... Read More

DGCS's Crime of the Week

The Gothenburg Police Department is investigating a Burglary. Sometime between September 1st and September 10th, 2014, someone entered a residence in 100 block of 9th Street in Gothenburg, NE. A gas stove possibly a Maytag brand was stolen. Stove was... Read More

Orman Admits Tie To Ex-Bank Exec Convicted Of Insider Trading

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Independent Kansas Senate candidate Greg Orman acknowledges having a modest business tie to a former Goldman Sachs board member convicted of insider trading. Orman said Wednesday during a news conference that Rajat Gupta is... Read More

Nebraska shelter reports 26-dog donation

A western Nebraska breeder has given 26 small dogs to a Grand Island shelter. The Central Nebraska Humane Society director says it's unclear why the owner donated the animals to the shelter on Sunday. Thirteen of the animals were sent to Start Ove... Read More

Former Kansas Gov. John Anderson Jr. Dies at 97

John Anderson Jr., who served as Kansas governor from 1961 to 1965, has died. His daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Anderson, says Anderson was 97 when he died Monday at an extended-care facility in Olathe. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Ande... Read More