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Kansas State Fair's new director looks ahead

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas State Fair's new director hopes to overcome challenges in order to grow the annual end-of-summer event in Hutchinson. Robin Jennison recently took over the fair... Read More

WNCC volleyball rolling, sweeps Trinidad for seventh straight over the weekend

The Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team captured their seventh straight with a sweep over Trinidad State Junior College 25-15, 25-18, 25-15 in a Region IX South Conference match Saturday afternoon at Cougar Palace. The win moves the C... Read More

E15 Now THANK YOU Bus Tour Stops in HASTINGS on Monday

Chief Ethanol Fuels in Hastings, 4225 E South Street, welcomes a visit from the E15 Now bus, Monday, October 15 from 11am to 1pm. The bus is traveling across the heartland to thank supporters of E15 for their efforts to end outdated restrictions a... Read More

Nation's largest egg producer buying Texas egg farm

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The nation's largest producer of fresh eggs is buying a Texas egg producer. Cal-Maine Foods of Jackson, Mississippi, announced Wednesday that it would buy Featherland Egg Farms. Featherland has 600,000 egg-laying hens an... Read More

Stalk and Grain Quality Likely to Decline During Wet Weather

Stalk and ear rot diseases continue to become more evident in many cornfields across Nebraska where prolonged periods of wet weather have delayed corn harvest. Producers should monitor for diseases in their fields and make decisions about which field... Read More

(AUDIO) The Crop Residue Exchange Continues to Link Growers and Grazers

In Nebraska, it is common to see cattle grazing corn residue. In addition to providing a winter feed resource, this practice can be used as a management option to increase the amount and rate of corn residue breakdown. (AUDIO) Crop Residue Exchang... Read More

Sixth annual Save a Rack at BackARack's bra auction slated for Wednesday

 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Regional West’s Breast Health Center wants to remind you and those you love to be screened for breast cancer. In the spirit of raising awareness, Regional West is excited to team up with Backaracks Ba... Read More

WOTUS Merits Argued in Georgia Court

OMAHA (DTN) -- The future of the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule may be decided in a district court in Georgia, as the American Farm Bureau Federation and supporters of the Obama-era rule have asked a court there to decide on its mer... Read More

Thursday panel and community discussion on democracy, future of journalism

Two honored Midwest journalists will be at the Midwest Theater Thursday evening to help conduct a community discussion on democracy and the future of journalism. The Humanities of Nebraska as well as KNEB and the Star-Herald are promoting the even... Read More

Huskers fall in five sets at Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The fifth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team fell 3-2 (22-25, 25-11, 26-24, 23-25, 9-15) to No. 9 Penn State at Rec Hall on Saturday night.  The Huskers (15-3, 6-2 Big Ten) suffered their first loss to the Nittany Lions (15-3... Read More

Huskers lose heartbreaker at Northwestern

Evanston, Illinois – Sophomore kicker Drew Luckenbaugh made a 37-yard field goal in overtime, and Northwestern came from behind for a stunning 34-31 victory over Nebraska on Saturday at Ryan Field. Nebraska (0-6, 0-4 Big Ten) had leads of 28-14... Read More