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The 2016 Red Hard Winter Wheat Tour

The 2016 hard red winter wheat tour kicks off in Manhattan, Kan., on Tuesday, May 5. The second night ends in Colby and the third in Wichita. This year's tour will not conclude in Kansas City, but in... Read More

Drug maker to pay Nebraska $1.48 million in settlement

LINCOLN, Neb.  Nebraska will receive $1.48 million from a pharmaceutical company to settle allegations that the drug maker knowingly underpaid rebates owned to the Nebraska's Medicaid drug rebate program. Attorney General Doug Peterson announced ... Read More

687 to graduate Friday at UNK; Large crowd expected

KEARNEY – Nearly 700 graduate and undergraduate degrees will be conferred at University of Nebraska at Kearney commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Friday. With 687 graduates, a large crowd is expected and guests are advised to plan ahead to get to th... Read More

USDA Weekly Crop Progress USDA Numbers Bearish for Corn, Wheat

OMAHA (DTN) -- Despite what seemed to be a very soggy week in some areas of the Corn Belt, the percentage of the nation's corn crop that was planted increased to 45% as of May 1, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report. That's 15 percentage p... Read More

Iowa Senator Grassley Seeking Answers on ARC Yields

Senator Charles Grassley wants USDA to explain disparities in payments for different counties under the Agricultural Risk Coverage program. Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, told reporters in a weekly call Monday that he is sending a letter to Agric... Read More

Shelton looks to replace superintendent who was arrested

SHELTON, Neb. - The Shelton school board is looking for an interim superintendent after the man who currently holds the job was accused of attacking his wife. The Grand Island Independent reports  that board members have hired the recruiting firm... Read More

Husker Football Schedule Taking Shape

Two of Nebraska’s Big Ten Conference road showdowns have been selected for prime-time telecasts by the ESPN family of networks. The Huskers' matchups at Wisconsin on Oct. 29 and at Ohio State on Nov. 5 will both be televised by either ABC, ESPN or ... Read More

USDA Announces New Strategy for Lesser Prairie Chicken

WILMORE, Kan. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the release of a three-year conservation strategy that will guide the voluntary restoration of 500,000 acres of habitat for the lesser prairie-chicken, an iconic grassland bir... Read More

Gothenburg woman's appeal in daughter's death denied

The Dawson County District Court has denied a Gothenburg woman's motion for post-conviction relief following her conviction of Manslaughter in December 2012. Doris Herrin, now 32, was found responsible for the death of her 3-year-old daughter Misty H... Read More

Kansas lawmakers OK abortion bills

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Two anti-abortion proposals have won approval from Kansas legislators. They’re likely to become law since Governor Sam Brownback is a strong abortion opponent who has signed every piece of anti-abortion legislation sent to him... Read More

 2016 HRW Wheat Tour Preview Scouts Expect Some Good Wheat Yields

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- Wheat scouts headed to Kansas this week better bring their boots. Recent rains have left muddy fields across the Wheat Belt, warned Ben Handcock. Dodging mud holes isn't something that happens every day in Kansas, especially t... Read More