Lexington Advances At Districts

Grand Island-For the first time since 2010,  the Lexington Minutemen won a game in the postseason. Lexington downed Grand Island Northwest 45-42 on Saturday in the the Quarterfinals of the B-5 Distri... Read More

Seton Hall edges Creighton by one...again

NEWARK, N.J. -- Angel Delgado's putback with 15.9 seconds left provided the winning margin as Seton Hall defeated Creighton 67-66 on Saturday afternoon in Newark, N.J. The win was the third straight game between the schools decided by one point, and ... Read More

Bill to change investigation, punishments of livestock cruelty cases

LINCOLN--Testimony at a public hearing Tuesday was equally divided on a bill that would change the way livestock cruelty cases are investigated and penalized. Legislative Bill 393, introduced by Sen. Ken Schilz of Ogallala, would do three things... Read More

Kansas State University's Everest and Danby are top Kansas planted wheats

Kansas Wheat Alliance varieties continue to be the leading hard red winter and hard white wheat varieties planted in the state of Kansas. Both developed by Kansas State University, the top hard red winter wheat was Everest and the top hard white whea... Read More

Dawson County Cattleman Accepts Plaque

Rick Shoemaker (right), owner of Lexington Livestock Market accepts a plaque from Dawson County Cattlemen Director, Heath Weichel of Lexington, in recognition of his businesses many contributions to the cattle industry and to beef promotion in Dawson... Read More

Low Interest Rates, No Down Payment for USDA Rural Development Home Mortgage Loans

Lincoln, Neb., February 26, 2015—The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development has announced a decrease in the home mortgage interest rate for its Section 502 Homeownership Direct Loan program.  Effective March 1, 2015, the interest rate wi... Read More

National Wheat Foundation Announces Wheat Yield Competition

PHOENIX, AZ – February 26, 2015 – Today the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) announced the creation and implementation of a National Wheat Yield Contest during a press conference at Commodity Classic. Through the primary support of BASF, NWF is ab... Read More

Hastings ends 17-year State Tournament drought

Grand Island-Hastings and Holdrege squared off Friday night for bragging rights in the girls B-5 District Final. The Tigers cut down the net for the first time since 1998 and is Lincoln bound as they downed the Dusters 52-41. Holdrege's impressive 10... Read More

Master's overtime winner downs Sioux City

KEARNEY, Neb. – Nick Master scored both the tying goal with under three minutes to go in the third period and the game-winner in overtime as the Tri-City Storm (28-12-6) defeated the Sioux City Musketeers (31-12-5) 4-3 on Friday night at the Viaero... Read More

Harsher sentences against domestic violence could come with proposed bill

LINCOLN--Sen. Rick Kolowski of Omaha saw a lot of harassment in his time as a high school principal. A bill he has introduced would tighten up current law on punishments for stalkers and domestic violence perpetrators. LB 307 would make sente... Read More

West Point Officials Updated On Wimmer's Plant Closing

West Point city officials met Friday morning with a couple of representatives from the Land O'Frost Wimmer's plant to discuss the announced closing of the plant later this Spring. Mayor Marlene Johnson says one of the topics they discusses concern... Read More