Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Slip 3 Percent in Last Year

Lincoln, Neb., March 4, 2015 -- After five years of increases in Nebraska farmland values, the state average dropped 3 percent, according to preliminary findings released today by the University of Ne... Read More

Kansas hosts regional water supply meetings

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Kansas is planning a series of public meetings across the state this month to set regional water supply goals and priorities. The state plans to hold 26 meetings hosted by water vision regional teams. The 14 leadership teams w... Read More

Schrock re-elected chairman of NPPD board

Ed Schrock of rural Holdrege was re-elected chairman of the Nebraska Public Power District board of Directors for 2015 by his colleagues on the board at last week's meeting.  Also re-elected were Ken Kunze  of York as first vice chairman, Larry Lin... Read More

Test aims to boost farm efficiency, free up water for cities

DENVER (AP) _ A Colorado ranch owner and a university researcher are testing underground crop irrigation, hoping it can make farms more efficient and reduce competition between cities and agriculture for the state's scarce water. The first crops w... Read More

Kansas House committee considers rules for cash, food aid

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas would prohibit adults who receive cash assistance from the state from using it to patronize strip clubs or buy sexually oriented materials under a bill before a legislative committee. The state Department for Children a... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Wednesday's Games= Ottawa 3, Winnipeg 1 Detroit 2, N.Y. Rangers 1, OT Colorado 3, Pittsburgh 1 Anaheim 3, Montreal 1 Thursday's Games= Calgary at Boston, 7 p.m. St. Louis at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Washington, 7 p.m. Toron... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Wednesday's Games= Phoenix 105, Orlando 100 Indiana 105, New York 82 Cleveland 120, Toronto 112 Boston 85, Utah 84 Charlotte 115, Brooklyn 91 New Orleans 88, Detroit 85 Oklahoma City 123, Philadelphia 118, OT Memphis 102, Houston 100... Read More

USGS: More data needed to assess any fracking-pollution link

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality. The study published in the American Geo... Read More

Dreamers would receive drivers license under new bill

  LINCOLN--Fatima Flores-Lagunas paid $1,000 for her cell phone. Flores-Lagunas has lived in Nebraska since she was 6.  She has a worker's permit.  But she was required to pay such a high price for her cell phone contract because she doe... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

College Basketball Scores= By The Associated Press= EAST= Duquesne 81, Fordham 66 Miami 67, Pittsburgh 63 NJIT 71, Howard 62 Ohio St. 77, Penn St. 67 Providence 79, Seton Hall 66 Richmond 56, UMass 53 Saint Joseph's 55, La Salle 50 ... Read More

Spring Training

SPRING TRAINING Wednesday's Games= Philadelphia 3, N.Y. Yankees 1 Toronto 4, Pittsburgh 1 Detroit 5, Baltimore 4 N.Y. Mets 8, Atlanta 2 Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 2 Seattle 4, San Diego 3, 10 innings Oakland 9, San Francisco 2 Kansas City 1... Read More