Lexington Loses Two At Northwest

Grand Island-A 13-0 spurt to start the fourth quarter wasn't enough as the Lexington Minutemaids fell to Northwest on Friday night 48-39. The Minutemaids started the fourth quarter down 38-22, but pul... Read More

(VIDEO) Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska hold annual meeting

The Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska, ICON, met today in Brewster. The event was held at Uncle Buck's Lodge and drew in producers from much of the state. The day featured an "Up Close and Personal" conversation with Senator Al Davis about what's hap... Read More

Hughes to resign from Nebraska Wheat Board

Hughes was appointed to NWB in 2006, and reappointed for a second term in 2011. In that time he has represented NWB and Nebraska’s wheat farmers on a national and global level. He’s participated in multiple trade shows and educational events, ser... Read More

USDA Releases APH Yield Exclusion to Help Manage Risk

The U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced program details related to a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. Information made available include... Read More

Nebraska man pleads no contest in crash death

A 21-year-old western Nebraska man has pleaded no contest to procuring alcohol for a teenage girl who died in a May crash. In exchange for Chris Miller's plea, prosecutors dismissed unrelated drug charges against him and dropped plans to revoke hi... Read More

Dawson County Commissioners renew contract with Midwest Drug Court

The Dawson County Commissioners  met Wednesday and  approved an interlocal agreement with Steve Garcia, the coordinator of the Midwest Drug Court and extended the contract  for  4  years.  The new term is July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2018. ... Read More

Jon Doggett Named NCGA Executive Vice President

The National Corn Growers Association today announced the promotion of Jon Doggett to Executive Vice President, effective January 1. In his new role, Doggett will lead efforts to expand NCGA’s alliances and strategic partnerships, and elevate it... Read More

Westar ends fees for credit, debit cards

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The largest electric company in Kansas says it is no longer charging a $2.95 fee to customers who use credit or debit cards to pay their monthly bills. Topeka-based Westar Energy Inc. announced Thursday that it had abolished ... Read More

  Nativity scene at Nebraska Capitol draws criticism

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Chicago-based group will set up a Nativity scene inside the Nebraska Capitol this week, drawing criticism from those who say such displays amount to an unconstitutional endorsement by the state of a religion. Capitol administr... Read More

 Grassroots Effort to Stop Second Beef Checkoff Assessment Successful

LINCOLN – Nebraska Cattlemen today released the following statement regarding U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s announcement to withdraw his plan to create a second beef checkoff assessment under the 1996 generic act. “Over the yea... Read More

KU Report Says Kansas Banking Greatly Improved

ASSOCIATED PRESS - A new report by the Kansas University Center for Banking Excellence has determined that the state of banking in Kansas is greatly improved and the industry positioned to thrive despite new regulatory standards. The Lawrence Jour... Read More