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Nebraska Department of Road's Free Tire Disposal Event

The Nebraska Department of Roads is having a Free Tire Disposal Event in Lexington on July 24 and 25.  The hours of the tire amnesty event are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 24 and 9:00 a.m. ... Read More

Tornado suspected for damage at Nebraska Panhandle farmstead

MORRILL, Neb.  A farmstead in the Nebraska Panhandle has been damaged by what may have been a tornado. Shane Trompke told Scottsbluff radio station KNEB that outbuildings were destroyed and fences and power poles were knocked down around 5 p.m. S... Read More

Husker Receiver Up For National Award

Nebraska wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El was named to the Paul Hornung Award watch list announced Monday morning. The Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Lou... Read More

(Audio) Record Number of Hereford Cattle Shown in Grand Island

Hereford youth, their families and supporters, traveled to Grand Island, Neb., for the 16th annual Junior National Hereford Expo last week. The event was record-breaking with more than 800 exhibitors from 39 states with 2,030 entries including: s... Read More

U.S. Ethanol Makers Race to Expand Even with Policy Uncertainty

Some U.S. ethanol producers are racing to bring on capacity, pushing output to fresh highs even as soaring corn prices tighten margins and the nation's biofuels program faces prolonged uncertainty. Betting on exports and robust domestic fuel deman... Read More

Kansas Could Lose Amtrak Train Service

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas could lose its Amtrak service unless funding is found to satisfy a federal requirement to install positive train control systems along its lines by the end of the year. Most of the tracks along the 2,200-mile Southwest Ch... Read More

Some Kansas Same-Sex Couples Receiving Benefits

ASSOCIATED PRESS - State employees who are married to someone of the same sex can’t yet put their spouses on their health insurance policies, but local government workers in Lawrence have been doing it for years. The city of Lawrence, Douglas Co... Read More

Eastern Nebraska man run over by tractor, officials say

SPRINGFIELD, Neb.  Authorities say a neighbor found the body of a man who was run over by a tractor in eastern Nebraska. Sarpy County Sheriff Jeff Davis says the body of 72-year-old Jerry Norris was found around 7 p.m. Sunday in a field about thr... Read More

Farm use of drones to take off as feds loosen restrictions

Mike Geske wants a drone. Watching a flying demonstration on Maryland's Eastern Shore, the Missouri farmer envisions using an unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor the irrigation pipes on his farm _ a job he now pays three men to do. ``The savings o... Read More

Four Royals Will Start All Star Game

KANSAS CITY, MO (July 5, 2015) – A franchise record four Kansas City Royals will represent the American League as starters in the 2015 All-Star Game, Major League Baseball announced today. Catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides Escobar and outfi... Read More

Traders Recall the Buzz as Famed Pit Trading Ends

Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the ``roar'' of the floor, the excitement  of ``4,000 people yelling, `Buy! Buy! Buy!''' and decided no more cl... Read More