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Nebraska prisons head optimistic despite persistent crowding

Nebraska's corrections director says he's optimistic the state prisons will become less crowded even though a series of reforms haven't reduced the inmate population as expected. Scott Frakes told... Read More

Friday football recap including Scottsbluff losing thriller at McCook

The Scottsbluff Bearcats lost their first game of the season on Friday night, falling to McCook on the road by the final of 17-15. Even though it was chalked up in the loss column, the Bearcats became a better football team which could benefit the... Read More

Scientists Demonstrating Future Potential of Insect Control Traits

DuPont Pioneer researchers have discovered a protein from a non-Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) bacterium source that exhibits promise as an alternative means for controlling corn rootworm in North America and Europe. Science magazine published the findi... Read More

KS And NE Numbers For USDA's Stocks Report

Nebraska corn stocks in all positions on September 1, 2016 totaled 216 million bushels, up 19 percent from 2015, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Of the total, 84.0 million bushels are stored on farms, up 65 percent... Read More

Major League Baseball

Friday's Games Baltimore 8, N.Y. Yankees 1 Boston 5, Toronto 3 Detroit 6, Atlanta 2 Texas 3, Tampa Bay 1 Chicago White Sox 7, Minnesota 3 Cleveland 7, Kansas City 2 L.A. Angels 7, Houston ... Read More

NFL Scores

Friday-Saturday No games scheduled Sunday's Games Indianapolis at Jacksonville, 9:30 a.m. Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Houston, 1 p.m. Seattle at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Detroit ... Read More

Nebraska Looks To Take Down Illinois On Homecoming

Nebraska is now 4-0 and continues to play solid football. This week they play an Illinois team that is struggling and holds a 1-2 record. The 15th ranked Huskers battled with Northwestern but eventually came out on top winning by a score of 24-13.... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

Friday's Scores ^VOLLEYBALL= Amherst def. Elm Creek, 25-19, 25-21, 19-25, 25-18 Anselmo-Merna def. Brady, 19-25, 17-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-13 Cody-Kilgore def. Sioux County, 25-23, 11-25, 25-11, 25-14 Hyannis def. Arthur Co... Read More

High School Football Scores

^Friday's Scores< ^By The Associated Press= ^PREP FOOTBALL= Adams Central 17, Grand Island Central Catholic 13 Alma 44, Cambridge 30 Anselmo-Merna 48, Brady 28 Ansley-Litchfield 51, Central Valley 28 Aquinas 56, Davi... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Friday (09/30/2016) Central City 5, Adams Central 1 Crete 12, Northwest 0 Crete 5, York 3 Crete 6, Central City 2 Seward 3, Central City 0 York 1, Seward 0 York 13, Aurora 0  ...... Read More

United States Hog Inventory Up 2 Percent , NE Up 9, IA Up 7 and KS Up 2

United States inventory of all hogs and pigs on September 1, 2016 was 70.9 million head. This was up 2 percent from September 1, 2015, and up 4 percent from June 1, 2016. Breeding inventory, at 6.02 million head, was up 1 percent from last year, ... Read More