Slow Corn Harvest Continues, Quality Remains High

Corn harvest progress fell further behind the five-year average according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Report released yesterday. While only 31 percent of the crop was harvested as of October... Read More

Former Obama aide Carney to speak at Fort Hays State

HAYS, Kan. (AP) – Former White House press secretary Jay Carney will speak at Fort Hays State University on the eve of this year’s midterm elections. The university says Carney will speak the evening of Nov. 3 as part of the Sebelius Lecture S... Read More

Kansas Governor, Challenger Discuss Gay Marriage

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vowed Monday to defend Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage, while Democratic challenger Paul Davis said during a debate Monday that there's nothing either of them can do at this point because the matt... Read More

Lincoln tailgating spot permanently bans alcohol

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A popular Nebraska football tailgating spot has permanently banned alcohol after a violent incident that ended with 13 arrests and sent a police officer to the hospital. The Indian Center's board of directors voted 4-3 Monday to... Read More

World Series Begins Tonight

KANSAS CITY (AP) _ The wait is almost over for the opening game of the World Series. Game 1 for the Giants and Royals will be played Tuesday night in Kansas City, with James Shields taking the mound for the home team against NLCs most valuable player... Read More

Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Recent mild weather has helped Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvesting their crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more soybeans are being harvested now because farmers are waiting for corn to dry out a bit mo... Read More

NPPD sets dates for eight public hearings on proposed R-Project transmission line

A series of eight public hearings on Nebraska Public Power District’s R-Project 345,000-Volt Transmission Line are scheduled to be held during the first two weeks of November. The hearings will be held in eight counties where the line route has bee... Read More

Dawson County Clerk reports brisk early voting with two weeks until election

Dawson County Clerk Karla Zlatkovsky  says  returned ballots from early voting have surpassed 350 with two weeks left before the Nov. 4 general election.  That compares to about 620 returned in time for the  May primary. Zlatkovsky says she's... Read More

BQA Producers Forum Open to All Checkoff Investors

Attention all dairymen, cattle farmers and ranchers:  The checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Producers Forum will be held Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 from 1-4 p.m. in San Antonio, Texas, the day prior to the A... Read More

Stone Hearth Estates receives bronze quality award

Stone Hearth Estates in Gothenburg recently received a bronze quality award. Administrator Barb Nuxoll says the award is rare. "This award is given out once a year. And we were 1 out of 49 assisted living facilities in the nation that received the... Read More

Kansas Grocer Forms Unique Relationship with Local Farmers

HIAWATHA, Kan. – Produce items adorned with oval-shaped gold stickers at Hiawatha Thiftway, located in northeast Kansas, are grown by local farmers. Store owner Tim White partners with the local farmers’ market to bring these locally grown foods ... Read More