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August survey suggests economic doldrums ahead for Midwest

OMAHA, Neb.  An August survey suggests there will be little or no economic growth over the next three months in a nine-state region of the Midwest and Plains. A report issued Tuesday says the over... Read More

Lexington Woman Killed; Infant injured after Struck by Vehicle

A vehicle-pedestrian accident on Monday in Lexington,  claimed the life of a Lexington woman and critically injured an infant. Alejandra Zamora, 32, Lexington was killed and Eileen Arredondo, a female infant she was pushing in a stroller, was cri... Read More

Carly Fiorina: EPA Strangling Life Out of Ag Industry

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina on Aug. 30 said the EPA is strangling the life out of many agriculture industries with overregulation. “I have seen the agriculture industry almost destroyed in the state of California by bad policie... Read More

 Kansas crops making progress as fall harvest nears

ASSOCIATED PRESS - The latest government progress report on Kansas crops shows more crops maturing as fall harvest nears. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 16 percent of the Kansas corn crop was now mature. About... Read More

Huskers Receive Blackshirts

Lincoln -- For the Nebraska football defense, Monday’s practice marked an exciting and long-awaited day. Among their red and black practice jerseys, there were speckles of black throughout, as a select few players received Blackshirts today. Byerso... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

August 31st INTERLEAGUE< Final San Diego 7 Texas 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE< Final Tampa Bay 6 Baltimore 3 Final Cleveland 4 Toronto 2 Final Boston 4 N-Y Yankees 3 Final Houston 8 Seattle 3 Final Oakland 11 L.A. Angels 5 NATIONAL ... Read More

Nebraska Craft Beers Featured at Nebraska State Fair

Nebraska Craft Beers will be the focus of the “Pride of Nebraska Festiv–Ale” set for the Nebraska State Fair on Sunday, September 6th. According to Nebraska State Fair beverage manager, Delene Dilsaver, “This will be a first for the Nebras... Read More

USDA Releases Results of First Farmland Landlord Survey Since 1999

There are 20.1 million acres of farmland rented out by landlords in Nebraska, according to the results of the 2014 Tenure, Ownership, and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) survey released August 31, 2015 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’... Read More

Nebraskan ruled competent in slaying case, so sentencing set

SIDNEY, Neb.  A 56-year-old Sidney man has been ruled competent for his sentencing on a murder conviction. A jury found Larry Martinez guilty in May 2014 of shooting to death Mandy Kershman on July 18, 2012, in Sidney. Martinez had told officers ... Read More

Wrongly convicted 'Beatrice 6' will get new trial in lawsuit

A federal appeals court says six people wrongly convicted in a 1985 slaying in southeast Nebraska should get a new trial in their lawsuit against the officials who prosecuted them.   The 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said Monday that a jury shou... Read More

NMPF Asks EPA, Army Corps to Suspend National Enforcement of New Water Regulation Pending Resolution of Court Cases

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Milk Producers Federation urged the Obama Administration to hold off on the national enforcement of the new Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) regulation, in response to a court decision last week suspending the regulation in s... Read More