New Discovery May Unlock Higher Soybean Yields in Northern U.S.

A joint research project from Purdue University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln may have just led to the next elite soybean cultivars for the Northern U.S. The researchers’ discovery invol... Read More

Prosecutors: Nebraskan had pot plants in cornfield

Authorities have charged a 53-year-old Sidney man who they say was growing marijuana in a field of corn. Records say Floyd Kettle bonded out of jail after being arrested on two counts of marijuana distribution and one of marijuana cultivation. A p... Read More

Nebraska high school football rankings

Nebraska Prep Rankings,743 Nebraska AP high school football rankings By The Associated Press= Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous w... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Support Schools to Enhance Math and Science Programs

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2014) – Eleven Nebraska school districts have received $170,000 in grants this year from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program partners with farmers to support rural public s... Read More

Lawsuit in Kansas Senate race sent to lower court

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has sent a lawsuit attempting to force Democrats to name a new U.S. Senate nominee to a lower court. The Supreme Court's order Tuesday said that the petition filed last week by disgruntled Democratic ... Read More

Governor Encourages Zombie Preparedness

Kansans are being encouraged to prepare for an invasion of the living dead, with Gov. Sam Brownback scheduled to sign a proclamation later this week declaring October Zombie Preparedness Month. The state Division of Emergency Management says if re... Read More

Kansas Supreme Court Ruling Concerns Prosecutors

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Kansas Supreme Court ruling could lead to the early release of more than 200 dangerous inmates. The ruling, first issued in May and clarified on Friday, concerns whether a defendant's prior felony convic... Read More

Facing Likely Defeat, EPA Abandons Key Farm Case in West Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2014 -- The EPA’s decision not to appeal a key federal ruling in favor of West Virginia farmer Lois Alt highlights the cynicism that drives the agency’s water agenda, the American Farm Bureau said today. The U.S... Read More

Man gets prison in fatal shooting of Nebraska boy

A Hastings man has been given up to five years in prison on a charge related to the shooting death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son. The 31-year-old man was sentenced on Monday to 59 to 60 months in prison. His girlfriend's 9-year-old son has... Read More

 USDA Weekly Crop Progress Corn 7% Harvested; Soybeans 3%

OMAHA (DTN) -- Forty-two percent of the nation's corn crop had reached maturity as of Sept. 21 and 7% of the crop had been harvested, according to USDA's latest weekly Crop Progress and Condition reports. The maturity percentage rose 15 percentage p... Read More

Neb. woman dies in car collision near Manley

Nebraska authorities say a woman has been killed and a man has been injured in a highway crash near Manley. Cass County Sheriff William Brueggemann says deputies responded to the two-vehicle crash on Monday. He says 22-year-old Amanda Hauschild of W... Read More