As U.S. farm cycle turns, tractor makers may suffer longer than farmers

Farm equipment makers insist the sales slump they face this year because of lower crop prices and farm incomes will be short-lived. Yet there are signs the downturn may last longer than tractor and ha... Read More

Shedding Light on Bioenergy: Universities Inform About Latest Developments

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Though it sounds relatively new, we humans have been using bioenergy since we first burned wood to warm our families and cook our food. Now, ethanol made from corn is available at service stations across the country and scientists... Read More

Gothenburg woman granted hearing in her argument for postconviction relief

A 30 year old Gothenburg woman serving  a prison term for  the death of  her 3 year old daughter  has been granted an evidence  hearing on her motion for postconviction relief.  Doris Herrin was convicted of manslaughter  in  August of  2012... Read More

Genetically Engineered Crops Discussed In Open Forum This Week

John Linder, a grain farmer from Edison, Ohio, offered the closing public comments Monday in the opening discussion by scientists and laypeople on the past experience and potential future of agricultural biotechnology in the U.S. "As farmers, we are... Read More

Dole resuming Kansas homecoming tour

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole returns to Kansas next week for the latest of several planned trips to his home state this year. The 91-year-old Russell native lives in Washington, D.C., and is making the homecoming tour to gre... Read More

Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Captain Citrus, the mascot of the Florida Department of Citrus, is getting a makeover. Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhe... Read More

High school football rankings

The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on ... Read More

Highway 30 between Lexington and Cozad is officially OPEN

The Nebraska Department of Roads announced Tuesday that Highway 30 is officially open to thru traffic from Cozad to Lexington. The remaining work of rumble strip placement, seeding, delineator installation and minor work will be done with traffic bei... Read More

Chinese Crushing Companies Agree to Buy $2.3 Billion of Beans

Chinese soybean crushing companies signed agreements to purchase 4.8 million metric tons of soybeans, or 176 million bushels, for a total of $2.3 billion dollars on Monday afternoon. Ten Chinese crushing companies signed 21 purchasing contracts and ... Read More

Kansas Judges Question Why Democrat Can't Withdraw

TOPEKA, Kan. Several Kansas Supreme Court justices are questioning why a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate who wants his name off the ballot should be prevented from doing so by the state's chief election officer. The court heard arguments ... Read More

COPS crew member who died will be honored by show

The crew member with the TV show ``Cops'' who was killed in Omaha last month when police opened fire on a robbery suspect will be remembered in a special episode of the show this weekend. Langley Productions said Monday audio technician Bryce Dion... Read More