Wimmer's Workers May Find Other Employment Locally

The 125 employees at the Land O'Frost Wimmers plant in West Point will hopefully be able to find other employment in the area. Tina Biteghe Bi Ndong, executive director of the West Point Chamber of... Read More

Land O’ Frost Announces It Will Close West Point Wimmers Plant

Employees at West Point's Wimmer's plant were informed by Land O'Frost yesterday that they'll soon be losing their jobs.  The plant will shut down in the  second quarter of this year, and operations moved to  other Land O'Frost locations.  The co... Read More

Lopers Win On The Road

Kearney, Neb. – Junior forward Connor Beranek scored 25 points and the Nebraska Kearney men’s basketball team used a big second half to beat Northeastern State, 71-60, Thursday night in Tahlequah, Okla. The Lopers improve to 17-8 (12-6) and are j... Read More

Protesting truckers and Brazilian government reach agreement

SAO PAULO (AP) _ The government and truck drivers unions have reached an agreement meant to end the weeklong protests by Brazilian truckers, but many drivers continued to block roads on Thursday, causing shortages of gasoline and other products. T... Read More

Swedes Knock Off Haymakers

Lexington-Gothenburg's post season run continued on Thursday night as the Swedes downed Cozad 59-42 for the C1-10 Subdistrict Final. The Swedes dominated the glass and forced Cozad to the outside. Senior post Tanner Borchardt led the way with 29 poin... Read More

Proposal to hike ag land taxes spawns backlash from farmers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ A suburban lawmaker's proposal that would dramatically increase property taxes on Kansas agricultural land has spawned a strong rural backlash. Farmers also fear that pieces of it will pop up in legislation to close a projecte... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Thursday's Games= Cleveland 110, Golden State 99 Phoenix 117, Oklahoma City 113, OT Friday's Games= Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m. Orlando at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Golden State at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. New ... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Thursday's Games= St. Louis 2, Winnipeg 1, SO Buffalo 6, Vancouver 3 N.Y. Rangers 4, Arizona 3 Montreal 5, Columbus 2 Toronto 3, Philadelphia 2 Chicago 3, Florida 0 Minnesota 4, Nashville 2 Ottawa 1, Los Angeles 0 Detroit 3, San Jose ... Read More

Kansas House, Senate approve teacher bargaining bills

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Both chambers of the Kansas Legislature have advanced changes in the rules for collective bargaining between school boards and teachers' unions. The House and Senate advanced separate bills Thursday that have the support of te... Read More

Kansas House passes drunk driving laws

ASSOCIATED PRESS - The Kansas House has approved two bills changing the state’s penalties for driving under the influence. The full House voted on the bills Thursday. One measure would increase penalties for drunk drivers who cause bodily harm t... Read More

Vote Delayed On Bill Easing Marijuana Penalties

TOPEKA (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are delaying action on a bill that would reduce sentences for the first two marijuana possession offenses. The House chose Thursday to return the measure to a panel for further discussion rather than vote on it or ... Read More