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Kansas Gov Brownback Signs Bill Clarifying New Property Tax Law

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill clarifying that a new law aimed at reducing local property taxes doesn't take effect until 2018. Brownback's office announced Wednesday that he had signed... Read More

Kansas Wheat Harvest Report-Day 9

As harvest continues to progress, it is becoming more evident that the late season rains that saved much of the crop across the state came too little, too late for some pockets of Kansas wheat. Larry Glenn of Frontier Ag, Inc. in Quinter, reported... Read More

Nebraska medical center to get funding for Ebola training

OMAHA, Neb.  An academic medical center in Nebraska has been designated as a national facility for Ebola training. The University of Nebraska Medical Center and its primary clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, will receive a little over $5 millio... Read More

Huskers Earn CSCAA Academic-All American Honors

The Nebraska swimming and diving team earned recognition from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for a combined 3.55 grade-point average. Nebraska's team GPA ranked No. 20 out of 194 NCAA Division I women's swimming an... Read More

(Video) UNL Weed Management Field Day Held Near Clay Center

The 2015 UNL Weed Management Field Day was held  at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center, Nebraska.   On display were nearly 100 different research projects  focusing on growing a better crop. Growers had the opportunity... Read More

Semitrailer driver dies in northeast Nebraska crash

PIERCE, Neb. The driver of a semitrailer has been killed in northeast Nebraska after his vehicle crashed into a fertilizer truck. The Nebraska State Patrol says 39-year-old Charles L. Smith, of Columbus, was driving a tank car Tuesday afternoon on... Read More

(VIDEO) Explosion At Sapp Brothers In West Point

An explosion at Sapp Brothers in West Point this afternoon rocked the community, with black smoke pouring from the site on the edge of town. The petroleum outlet is located on the south edge of town, in the midst of a grain complex. Several... Read More

CME Group Announces Record Volume Day in Ag Products

CHICAGO, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced its Agricultural Products reached a record of 2,873,291 in trading volume on June 30, 2015, surpassing the prior record ... Read More

$2 million was awarded to 15 projects around Nebraska from The Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The Civic and Community Center Financing Fund (CCCFF) of the Nebraska Department of Economic Development awarded 15 projects in Nebraska. Over $2 million was awarded out of the fund toward projects such as  the development and/or renovation of civic... Read More

July 1 Nebraska Wheat Crop Report

For the week ending June 28, 2015, rainfall of 1 inch or more was recorded in portions of north central Nebraska as well as southeastern areas, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures averaged near normal.... Read More

More Troubles For Illinois Women's Basketball Program

URBANA, Ill. (AP) _ Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players have sued the university, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by creating a racially hostile environment. The players ac... Read More