Proposed fuel-tax increase divides Nebraska lawmakers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided over whether it's necessary to pay for roads and bridges. Lawmakers bega... Read More

Sorghum Industry Pleased With Increase In Acres

The United States Department of Agriculture's Prospective Plantings report released Tuesday shows estimated sorghum planted acres will reach 7.9 million in 2015, up 11 percent from the 7.1 million the previous season. "A surge in demand sent a mes... Read More

Kansas Legislators Negotiating Over $15.5 Billion Budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are negotiating over the final version of a $15.5 billion state budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1. But lawmakers aren't sure when the House and Senate would vote on any agreement. Three senator... Read More

Record crowd watches another pitching gem for the Huskers

Lincoln – In front of 7,319 fans, the largest crowd ever for a regular-season game between Nebraska and Creighton in Lincoln, the No. 18 Nebraska baseball team concluded its 16-game homestand on Tuesday night with a 5-1 win over the Creighton Bluej... Read More

Huskers lose second player in two days

Lincoln - University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday evening that freshman guard Tarin Smith has decided to transfer from the Husker program following the spring semester. “My family and I have intensely thought ... Read More

Holman selected to U.S. Collegiate National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Nebraska junior volleyball player Briana Holman is one of 12 players selected to the U.S. Collegiate National Team that will play in the 2015 World University Games July 2-12 at Gwangju, South Korea. It is the second car... Read More

Three Husker volleyball players set to transfer

Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Alexa Ethridge, Maddie Haggerty and Kira Larson are leaving the Nebraska volleyball program. Each player has been given a full release to transfer. “We are very... Read More

Two Huskers honored by the Big Ten

Lincoln – Following a 4-1 week for the Nebraska baseball team, that included a sweep of the nationally-ranked Texas Longhorns, senior Kyle Kubat was named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week and freshman Elijah Dilday was named Big Ten Co-Freshmen of the W... Read More

Adams County Fair Manager Retiring

After 28 years of service to the fair board Sandy Himmelberg is retiring April 1st as Fairgrounds manager at Adams County. She started working there in the 80's being a book keeper for the race track, and after that she was offered the secretary job ... Read More

Judge gives tentative OK to deal in Tyson meatpacking case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ A judge has granted preliminary approval to a proposed settlement of more than $730,000 in the class-action lawsuit brought against Tyson by workers at the company's meatpacking plant in Emporia. The deal ends a nearly eight-year... Read More

EU dairy farmers rally to protest removal of milk quotas

BRUSSELS (AP) _ Dairy farmers hit the streets of Brussels Tuesday to protest the lifting of European Union milk quotas, fearing that the move will flood the market with cheap surplus milk. ``With quotas being lifted, we're really scared that produ... Read More