Royals Make Preseason Plans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The Royals have invited 23 non-roster players to spring training, including former fifth overall draft pick Bubba Starling and promising youngsters Miguel Almonte and Raul Mond... Read More

Slow Seed Sales Contribute to Dow Earnings Drop

DuPont Co., the chemicals company facing a proxy contest with activist shareholder Trian Fund Management LP, posted an unexpected drop in fourth-quarter sales and forecast 2015 earnings that trailed analysts’ estimates. Revenue fell to $7.38 billi... Read More

Minden man wins Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot

Don Miller of Minden recently won $114,000 playing Nebraska Pick 5 from the Nebraska Lottery. Miller purchased his winning ticket at Casey's General Store in Minden for the January 8th drawing. While claiming his prize, Miller told Nebraska Lottery o... Read More

 Obama Aide Asks Congress for Enhanced Trade-Deal Authority

The Obama administration's top trade official says Congress must return enhanced negotiating powers to the White House in order to cut important trade deals with Pacific-rim nations and others. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman told Congres... Read More

Southern Growers Disappointed in Supplemental Coverage Option

The normal weather around Chris Nemec's central Texas farm vacillates between "constant drought and intermediate flooding," he likes to say. Despite those extremes, Nemec -- who farms with his father Don and brother Andrew -- won't be taking the gove... Read More

Co-Lead Counsel Team Selected for Syngenta Corn Multi-District Litigation

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States District Court in Kansas has named a team of four attorneys to lead the multi-district litigation cases filed against Syngenta. The entire co-lead counsel team includes Gray, Rit... Read More

Friends with the Library deliver Books on Wheels

The Friends of the library will be delivering books on wheels to Shut-Ins in the Lexington area. The Friends of the Library is an organization in which members of the library deliver books to shut-ins or people who cannot make it outside of their ... Read More

Lenders Expect Lower Farmland Prices, More Delinquent Loans

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new survey shows agricultural lenders are expecting lower farmland prices and more loan delinquencies from growers. The Kansas State University Agricultural Lender Survey released Monday shows less optimism among lenders f... Read More

Kansas geologists ask for more funding amid earthquake spike

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas geologists say they need more funding to investigate an unprecedented spike in earthquakes in the state. Kansas Geological Survey Director Rex Buchanan told the House Energy and Environment Committee on Monday that about ... Read More

Nebraska Corn Growers Joining Lawsuits against Swiss-Owned Syngenta

Yankton, SD – January 26, 2015  -- Nebraska farmers are joining a growing number of Midwest farmers who are filing lawsuits against Swiss-owned Syngenta alleging the corporation’s practices caused them to lose thousands in revenue during the las... Read More

Lt. Gov. Foley to speak in Lexington Wednesday

Lt. Gov. Mike Foley will be in Lexington Wednesday January 28th  where he will be meeting with Dawson Area Development representatives and touring the Dawson County Opportunity Center. He will be speaking on the State of the State in a speech that i... Read More