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OSU says GMO measure could hamper research

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) _ Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university resea... Read More

Trueblood joining Husker basketball program

Lincoln -- University of Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Johnny Trueblood will join the Husker basketball team as a walk-on for the 2015-16 season. Trueblood, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after a decorated career ... Read More

Nebraska senators approve controversial State Patrol leader

Senators have approved Gov. Pete Ricketts' choice to lead the Nebraska State Patrol despite concerns about his involvement in a gender discrimination lawsuit 10 years ago. The Legislature voted 32-7 Tuesday to approve Bradley Rice of Elkhorn. R... Read More

Keil to transfer from Nebraska to Florida State

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and w... Read More

Kimball electrical system work scheduled for Thursday

Both contractors and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) will be working on one of the City of Kimball’s electrical substations and the power line that feeds Kimball’s electricity on Thursday. Work at the south substation is tentative... Read More

Sorghum Scholarship Winners Named

The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Association has named two Nebraska high school seniors to receive their 2015 NeGSPA Scholarship.  Selected are Kailey Conway daughter of Robert and Kelli Conway of Campbell, NE and Carly Hunzeker daughter of Marc... Read More

Airport mural unveiled as part of National Travel & Tourism Week

As National Travel and Tourism Week progresses, local events are continuing today as a new welcome mural in the baggage pickup area at the Western Nebraska Regional Airport was unveiled this morning that will greet visitors as they arrive. Then la... Read More

National phone scam hitting panhandle

Several elderly panhandle residents have been the latest targets of a nation wide phone scam. One local law firm has received several calls today from elderly clients. They're reporting that someone from the IRS is calling and demanding a credit ... Read More

Moran’s Memo: A Tradition of Listening to Kansans

Far too often, elected officials do too much talking and not enough listening. As Kansas’ United States Senator, I have the privilege of taking my marching orders directly from Kansans. When it comes to making certain your voice is heard on Capitol... Read More

Netflix to Stream Farmland Movie

LOS ANGELES (May 4, 2015) – Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll’s feature-length documentary, FARMLAND, is now available for streaming on With 57 million subscribers worldwide, Netflix is considered a premium destination fo... Read More

Boutique Air awarded EAS contract for Chadron and Alliance

The U-S Department of Transportation has awarded the Essential Air Service subsidy contracts for the Chadron and Alliance markets to San Francisco-based Boutique Air. Both cities had recommended Boutique, who was the highest of the four bidders at... Read More