Huskers Fall to Rhode Island in OT, 66-62

Kingston, R.I. – Shavon Shields had 25 points and nine rebounds, but Jared Terrell scored six of his 12 points in overtime, lifting the Rams to a 66-62 win over No. 21 Nebraska Saturday night. Sh... Read More

Attempted Homicide in Kearney

At 4:22 am on November 22, 2014 the Kearney Police Department was called to a male subject laying on the pavement on the 2nd Avenue Bridge over the canal in the 300 Block. Upon contact with the subject, it was determined that he was the victim of two... Read More

LCF to distribute almost $459,000 to local non profits

Almost $100,000 more was raised during this year's Give BIG Lexington Event than last year's. Executive Director Jackie Berke says over $350,000 was raised. "The total amount raised of new donations was $352,000 in excess of that. And we had over ... Read More

Huskers fumble late; fall to Minnesota, 28-24

Nebraska only trailed for the game's final 3:25, but the Huskers' last drive ended on a turnover inside the Minnesota 5-yard line, as the Golden Gophers escaped from Memorial Stadium with a 28-24 win on Saturday afternoon. The loss dropped the Hus... Read More

Congress will likely pass tax extenders bill

Attending the National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention in Kansas City last week, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen talked about all of the important issues facing the ethanol industry with farm broadcasters f... Read More

UNL Extension Gears Up for Nebraska Soybean Day

The 2014 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo Dec. 18 will assist soybean producers in planning for next year's growing season. The expo, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., will be in the pavilion at the Saunders County Fairgrounds in Wahoo, said Keith Gl... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.4 percent in October,  strength seen in economy according to  labor official

The Nebraska Labor Department reported the state's preliminary unemployment rate for October was 3.4  percent,  a slight drop from 3.6 percent in September.   The Labor Department said in the report released Friday that the rate was four-tenths o... Read More

Many Ag Labor Concerns Not Covered by Exec Action

Some migrant farm workers may see legal relief from President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration announced Thursday night, but industry experts says the order will do little to solve long-term labor shortages in agriculture. Agriculture ... Read More

Apparent Settlement Reached in National Beef Case

An apparent settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against National Beef brought by workers at its Liberal, Kansas, meatpacking plant, according to a court filing Friday. A joint motion seeks court approval of the proposed deal af... Read More

Crandall offers ways for parents to help children cope with holiday stress

There are ways parents can help their children cope with holiday stress. UNL Extension Educator Leslie Crandall says dealing with their own stress helps parents. "They can actually, just by modeling good strategies and coping with stress, they hel... Read More

Kansas NRCS Seeks Public Comment on CSP Interim Rule

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kansas is seeking public comments on changes to the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) interim final rule. USDA published the interim final rule, which contains the statutory changes to CS... Read More