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Grindle to be new public address announcer for Husker football games

From the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Athletic Dept.:   “Yesterday, the University was made aware of a social media comment posted last year by the newly-named football public address a... Read More

Gordon Back With Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The Royals activated All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon from the disabled list and welcomed new outfielder Jonny Gomes in a series of moves before Tuesday night's game against Detroit. Gordon has been out since July 8, when he cr... Read More

Ricketts: Wait for verification of death penalty signatures

LINCOLN, Neb.  Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says his administration is still pursuing lethal injection drugs for executions but will not decide how to proceed until state officials verify the signatures on a petition to keep capital punishment legal.... Read More

Attorneys to Argue Scope of WOTUS

A federal judge in North Dakota is giving attorneys until Tuesday night to file briefs arguing the scope of his injunction blocking a new Environmental Protection Agency water rule. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson last week issued a temporary ... Read More

Farm Bureau, Caterpillar Inc. Announce New Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 1, 2015 – American Farm Bureau Federation and Caterpillar Inc. announce a new partnership that will provide members up to $2,000 in purchase incentives on Cat machines. In addition, Caterpillar plans to support Farm Bure... 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

Gov. Ricketts Unveils New “How Nebraska Ranks” Webpage

LINCOLN – Tuesday, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled “How Nebraska Ranks,” a new webpage that will track how Nebraska ranks in a variety of key categories.  The webpage is part of the Governor’s continued commitment to apply business principle... Read More

Cattle Herd Expansion Well Underway, But Beef Supplies Remain Tight

MANHATTAN, Kan. – U.S. cattle producers are responding to recent record-high prices by expanding their herds, but Americans’ appetite for beef will play a crucial role in how the larger supply will play out for the producer’s bottom line, accor... Read More

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 overall Mid-American Business Conditions Index dropped... Read More

New Nebraska LEAD Class Announced

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska LEAD Group 35 participants were announced by Terry Hejny, director, Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Program. The newest members of Nebraska's premier two-year agricultural leadership development progr... Read More

(Video) Mobile Drip Irrigation Seeking Foothold in Western Kansas

GARDEN CITY, Kan. – In a region where some of the United States’ most productive farmland lies, Kansas State University researchers are putting a water-saving technology on the fast track. Agricultural engineer Isaya Kisekka said he and other ... Read More