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Drowning reported at Dawson County lake

The Dawson County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent drowning at Midway Lake south of Cozad. Chief Deputy Mike Hudson says the body of 56-year-old Tamra Lemmon of rural Dawson County... Read More

USDA Weekly Crop Progress Monday's Numbers Show Bearish for Corn, Soybeans

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn and soybean condition ratings held steady at 76% and 71% good to excellent, respectively, in the week ended July 24, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress report released Monday Corn condition was unchanged from a week ago and... Read More

Crops Nearing Harvest as Scouts Head Out For The Hard Red Spring Wheat Tour

Scouts on the 2016 Hard Red Spring Wheat and Durum Tour might come across some empty fields as combines get an early start in the Northern Plains this year. "It's a very mature wheat crop right now," said David Clough, who farms near Fessenden, Nort... Read More

York Man Accused on 14 Counts of Child Pornography Reaches Plea Agreement

YORK - A York man charged with 14 counts of possessing child pornography has made a plea agreement. According to court records, twenty four-year-old Ryan Lambert, originally scheduled for a jury trial on July 19, 2016, agreed to change his plea to no... Read More

Lexington Principal receives 2016 UNK Leaders in Education and Service Award

Lexington Principal, Kyle Hoehner, was presented the 2016 University of Nebraska at Kearney Leaders in Education and Service (UNKLES) Award.  Membership in UNKLES is an honor bestowed on administrators who have distinguished themselves with leadersh... Read More

Freight Costs Rise as Large Crops Loom

"Bin-buster" will likely be the one word to describe the 2016 harvest. Starting with the winter wheat crop, yields so far have been reported to be anywhere from 50 bushels per acre to as high as 85 bpa or higher in some areas. USDA recently revised i... Read More

Nebraska Producers Reminded of Aug. 1 Deadline to Submit Nominations for Farm Service Agency County Committees

(LINCOLN, Nebraska) July 25, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dan Steinkruger today reminded farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers they have until Aug. 1, 2016, to nomin... Read More

UNK summer commencement moved to Health and Sports Center

KEARNEY – For the first time in recent years, University of Nebraska at Kearney summer commencement will be in the university’s Health and Sports Center. Undergraduate and graduate degrees for 249 candidates are eligible to participate in exer... Read More

E85 for Just 85 Cents in Kearney

Flex fuel vehicle drivers can take advantage of huge savings with E85 for just 85 cents at Pump & Pantry (4311 N 2ndAve.) in Kearney from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 28. Consumers will be limited to 30 gallons and no containers are allowed. The fu... Read More

Kansas Lost $1.1B in Aquifer Value

ASSOCIATED PRESS - A new university study shows that Kansas lost about $110 million annually between 1996 and 2005 in the value of its High Plains aquifer. The study, conducted by a Yale University team, was led by Eli Fenichel, assistant professo... Read More

Gas Prices Dropping Again

ASSOCIATED PRESS - The average price of gasoline has dropped 7 cents over the past three weeks to $2.22 a gallon for regular grade. Locally, it’s even a  little cheaper. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday lower oil prices and an abund... Read More