Kansas' January Revenues Worse Than Expected

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas collected $47 million less than anticipated this month, signaling that Gov. Sam Brownback and legislators may have to be more aggressive with spending cuts or other measur... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

TOP 25 MEN'S BASKETBALL Friday's Game ( 6) Arizona 57, Oregon State 34   Saturday's Games ( 1) Kentucky vs. Alabama, 7 p.m. ( 2) Virginia vs. ( 4) Duke, 7 p.m. ( 3) Gonzaga vs. Memphis, 10 p.m. ( 5) Wisconsin at Iowa, Noon ( 7) Villan... Read More

USDA Accepting Applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program

Salina, Kansas, January 27, 2015—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will make available $100 million this year through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) and although applications are... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

^Friday's Scores< ^By The Associated Press= ^BOYS BASKETBALL= Arcadia-Loup City 62, Burwell 44 Axtell 67, Loomis 37 Battle Creek 60, Boone Central/Newman Grove 56 Bayard 65, South Platte 18 Bellevue West 62, Omaha Westside 42 Blue Hill 76,... Read More

Buffaloes Outlast Eagles

Overton- Elm Creek took both games from Overton in high school basketball action on Friday night. The Lady Buffs won 48-42, while the Elm Creek boys won 67-63 in overtime. In the girls, game Elm Creek went on a late run to turn a 39-38 deficit into a... Read More

Gothenburg wins OT thriller over Cozad to advance to SWC Finals

The Gothenburg Swedes redeemed themselves Friday night of a tough loss earlier in January against Cozad, this time at home beating the Haymakers in overtime, 58-57 in a Southwest Conference Semi-Final game. The game began like every other Cozad, G... Read More

NCGA Responds to World Resources Institute Study

The National Corn Growers Association today issued the following statement in response to a study released by the World Resources Institute. Statement by Keith Alverson, South Dakota corn grower and a member of the Corn Board: "This 'new' study... Read More

 National Farmers Convention Speakers Offer  Farm Program Decision Advice

AMES, Iowa (Jan. 29, 2015)—Like it or lump it for five (farm program) years. Grain producers lock themselves into decisions they make about their FSA farm program participation for several crop cycles under the current ag law. So, National Farme... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers seek support for medical marijuana bill

Lawmakers say friends and family members who suffered from chronic illnesses have convinced them that Nebraska should allow medical marijuana. Senators on Friday rallied behind the Cannabis Compassion and Care Act, introduced by Sen. Tommy Garrett o... Read More

Man arrested after leading Nebraska law enforcement on chase

ST. PAUL, Neb.  Authorities say they have arrested a man who led police on a high-speed chase reaching up to 110 miles per hour through three Nebraska counties. The Wednesday pursuit started after Howard County Chief Deputy Mike Hoff tried to sto... Read More

Board of Regents elects Phares as chair

  The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Bob Phares as chairman for 2015. Phares, of North Platte, represents District 7 and was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2006 and elected in 2010. He served as vice chairman in 2... Read More