Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Captain Citrus, the mascot of the Florida Department of Citrus, is getting a makeover. Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's b... Read More

Kansas Judges Question Why Democrat Can't Withdraw

TOPEKA, Kan. Several Kansas Supreme Court justices are questioning why a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate who wants his name off the ballot should be prevented from doing so by the state's chief election officer. The court heard arguments ... Read More

COPS crew member who died will be honored by show

The crew member with the TV show ``Cops'' who was killed in Omaha last month when police opened fire on a robbery suspect will be remembered in a special episode of the show this weekend. Langley Productions said Monday audio technician Bryce Dion... Read More

Kansas NRCS Receives $3.8 Million to Protect and Enhance Agricultural and Wetland Easements

September 15, 2014, Salina, Kansas—Eric B. Banks, Kansas State Conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that $3.8 million in conservation funding has been allocated in... Read More

Visitation at CHI Health Good Samaritan Restricted for Young Patients

  KEARNEY— CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney is restricting visitation to its young patients to prevent the spread of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)—a virus that can cause mild to severe respiratory illness. While Nebraska has not yet rep... Read More

Huskers and Bluejays renew volleyball series

For the first time since 2011, the No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team will face Creighton in the regular season when the Bluejays visit the Bob Devaney Sports Center for a 7 p.m. match on Wednesday. Although the teams met in the spring season, Wednesd... Read More

AFBF Leads Delegation to Reduce Trade Barriers Abroad

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 15, 2014 – American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to increase trade through comprehensive agreements that wo... Read More

Johanns, Thune Introduce Bill to Stop EPA from Bypassing Courts to Garnish Americans’ Wages

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Mike Johanns (R- Neb) and John Thune (R-S.D.) today introduced legislation to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from garnishing Americans’ wages without a court order. Johanns wrote EPA Administrator Gina ... Read More

 Arrest in Dodge City shooting

DODGE CITY, Kan.  (KAKE) - A man with a criminal record reportedly is under arrest for a shooting in Dodge City. KAKE News reports Police Chief Craig Mellecker said early Tuesday a confrontation Sunday night ended with Nicholas Honeycutt being s... Read More

NCTA's Irrigation Technology program dedicated

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis celebrated the launching of a new Irrigation Technology program on Friday. There are eleven students currently enrolled in the the program that trains students in the installation and servicing ... Read More

Soybean Growers from 11 States Tapped to Lead ASA WISHH

ST. LOUIS (Sept. 15, 2014) – American Soybean Association (ASA) President Ray Gaesser has confirmed the election of 16 soybean growers from 11 states to ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Committee in 2014-2015. New officers a... Read More