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Hamiltons give $100K for UNK locker room project

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is entering the final stage of fundraising to renovate its football locker room with a $100,000 lead gift from Brian and Carey Hamilton of Omaha. ... Read More

FSA Will Make Sequestered Cuts to Program Payments

Art Barnaby, Ag Economist from Kansas State University has learned that program payment will be cut due to sequestration. All of the payments will suffer a sequestered cut of 7.3% for 2014/15 and 2015/16 payments.  The sequestered cut for 2016/17 is... Read More

Huskers Face Tough Opener

This opening game for most Husker fans is a more unconventional season opener. In the past the season openers have been more like “cupcake” match ups, except for the 37-34 scare against Wyoming in 2013. BYU is the real deal when it comes to a foo... Read More

Team Jack Radiothon raised more than $75k

Yesterday's Team Jack Radiothon raised more than $75,000 in donations towards it's efforts in funding pediatric brain cancer research.  Team Jack Foundation Director Kylie Dockter described the day as a huge success with some donations still coming ... Read More

International Swine Feed Efficiency Conference to be held in Omaha

Kansas State University and Iowa State University are teaming up to host the International Conference on Feed Efficiency in Swine at the Hilton Hotel in Omaha, Nebraska, Oct. 21-22, 2015. “We’re excited to bring together swine producers – owne... Read More

Australia Hits 85 Percent of US Beef Quota

Australian beef exports to the US hit 85% of the 418,214 tonne US beef quota on Aug. 31, starting the shift from a first-come, first-served process on the beef quota to one that will be allocated proportionately based on exporters’ shipments averag... Read More

Kansas State lockdown lifted after search for gunman

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ A lockdown on the Kansas State University campus has been lifted and classes are scheduled to resume.    The lockdown was imposed early Friday after police received a report of a possible gunman on the campus. After a bu... Read More

Propane blast injures man at Grand Island plant

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — An explosion has injured a man at a Grand Island manufacturing plant. The blast occurred around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the CNH farm implements plant. Authorities say the explosion occurred while the man was filling a pro... Read More

Chadron State runs to win over Missouri S&T

ROLLA, Mo. - Derek Jackson scored three rushing touchdowns to help the Chadron State College football team build a 31-0 lead en route to its 40-27 season-opening victory over Missouri Science and Technology Thursday evening in Rolla. The Eagles, w... Read More

Minutemaids And Minutemen Win Titles

Both the Lexington Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams won the team titles at the Beatrice Invite on Thursday. Coach Sam Jilka had this to say about the girls performance. "The girls had a nice start to their season, packing well to earn 4 medals (Cec... Read More

More drivers will travel by car this Labor Day weekend

WICHITA, Kan.--- AAA estimates that more than 35 million Americans will get away over the holiday weekend. "The population is traveling by car rather than any other means is because of the gas prices. Right now in Wichita, the gas prices is $2.21 ... Read More