Consumer Groups Want Bee Killing Pesticide out of Lowe’s

Consumer campaigns are urging Lowe’s to take ‘bee-killing’ pesticides off its shelves.   Friends of the Earth said the environmental group and its allies have organized more than 30,000 people ... Read More

Elm Creek and Arapahoe set to battle in first round of playoffs

The Elm Creek Buffaloes and the Arapahoe Warriors will battle in the first round of the Class D-1 playoffs tonight in Elm Creek. The two teams met on October 3rd in Arapahoe as Elm Creek won 42-36. The 5th seeded Buffaloes come in with a 7-1 re... Read More

Elwood and Loomis to square off in first round of playoffs

The Elwood Pirates and Loomis Wolves will square off in the first round of the Class D-2 playoffs tonight in Elwood. The two teams met in Loomis on September 26th with the Pirates winning 64-42. Elwood's Zack Hackbart has 27 touchdown passes on... Read More

Lex health center board adopts policy and receives audit report

  The Lexington Regional Health Center Board of Directors received a financial audit report Tuesday evening that covered the previous fiscal year. The auditor from the Seim Johnson accounting firm reported that the Heatlh Center operates with... Read More

West Point Native Named Public Health Association of Nebraska President-elect

Brandon Grimm, Ph.D., director of the Office of Public Health Practice in the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Public Health, was named president-elect of the Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) at its annual conference r... Read More

Voters will decide state minimum wage

  LINCOLN--November's election ballot will include a number of big decisions for Nebraskans. In addition to electing federal, state and local office holders, voters will decide on Nov. 4 whether to increase Nebraska's minimum wage. The min... Read More

Syngenta Defends Viptera and Duracade

Syngenta faces increased pressure and criticism from the trade scuffle prompted by their sale of Agrisure Viptera and Duracade corn hybrids, but the company isn't backing down. The company's two genetically-engineered corn traits aren't approved for... Read More

Local Resident Opening House for a Spooky Experience

Local Lexington resident Bill Ross is putting on a "spooktacular" experience once again. Transforming his home into a fun and thrilling experience, it's always a great time for people of all ages to get a scare. Bill Ross has been hosting the even... Read More

Statewide Network Of Lawyers Will Be Watching Kansas Election

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Republican Party plans to have a network of lawyers ready to watch voting on Election Day for potential legal problems. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the GOP plans to have lawyers on standby, as they watch for... Read More

California drought takes bite out of harvest

WOODLAND, Calif. - California's deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that's bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers. The $5 billion industry exports rice to more than 100 countries and specializes in premium grains use... Read More

Nebraska mom who son was killed is sent to prison

A 30-year-old Nebraska woman whose oldest son is charged with killing his little brother has been sentenced to prison. On Tuesday in Adams County District Court in Hastings, the woman was given 59 to 60 months. She'd been convicted of felony negli... Read More