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 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 percen... 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

Hunter Named B1G Setter of the Week

Kelly Hunter was named the Big Ten Setter of the Week on Monday, the conference office announced. The honor is the first career one for Hunter, a sophomore from Papillion, Neb. The Husker captain was named the most valuable player of the Nebraska ... Read More

Crop Maturity Slows with Cooler Weather

Corn acres doughing surpassed the five-year average last week while corn denting met it, according to a report released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. With 92 percent of corn acres in the doughing stage, 60 percent denting and 9 percent... Read More

Gas leak causes evacuations in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND - Employees and patrons at the Hall County Administration Office and Health and Human Services Office in Grand Island were evacuated after an early Monday morning gas leak. Hall County Emergency Manager, Jon Rosenlund explains what ca... Read More

Taiwan to Sign Letter of Intent to Purchase US Wheat

The Taiwan Flour Millers Association will be in Washington, D.C. in mid-September to sign a letter of intent to purchase U.S. Wheat. The U.S. Wheat Associates says the group will sign the letter September 16th. Delegates from TFMA will start their vi... Read More

Exciting Lineup at the 2015 Nebraska State Fair Livestock & Equine Areas

GRAND ISLAND - Some of the very best livestock and horses in the country will be featured at the 2015 Nebraska State Fair, which runs from August 28 – September 7.  Friday, September 4 is the Draft Horse Pull where teams of horses try to pull a sl... Read More

Huskers Find New Public Address Announcer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Former Omaha sportscaster Jon Schuetz is the new public address announcer for Nebraska football games at Memorial Stadium. The university athletic department announced Schuetz's hiring Monday. He replaces Patrick Combs, who had b... Read More