Kansas NRCS Receives $3.8 Million to Protect and Enhance Agricultural and Wetland Easements

September 15, 2014, Salina, Kansas—Eric B. Banks, Kansas State Conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that $3.8 mil... Read More

Huskers and Bluejays renew volleyball series

For the first time since 2011, the No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team will face Creighton in the regular season when the Bluejays visit the Bob Devaney Sports Center for a 7 p.m. match on Wednesday. Although the teams met in the spring season, Wednesd... Read More

Rural Box Butte County girl dies in farm accident

Funeral services are Wednesday for a rural Box Butte girl who died Saturday in an accident on her parents' ranch 33 miles west of Alliance. Box Butte County Sheriff Tammy Mowry says four year old Josephine Marie Magnuson was critically injured whe... Read More

Record number register for PVC Monument Marathon

Registration officially closed Sunday for the 2014 Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon. WNCC Foundation director Jennifer Rogers says they are excited to have a record 454 runners signed up for this year's event. Rogers says the event has ga... Read More

Austin excused from Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) _ Defensive tackle Marvin Austin has flown to North Carolina to be with his father, who was involved in a serious car accident. The Broncos excused Austin and said they'd support him during the crisis. It's not known whether ... Read More

AFBF Leads Delegation to Reduce Trade Barriers Abroad

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 15, 2014 – American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to increase trade through comprehensive agreements that wo... Read More

Johanns, Thune Introduce Bill to Stop EPA from Bypassing Courts to Garnish Americans’ Wages

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Mike Johanns (R- Neb) and John Thune (R-S.D.) today introduced legislation to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from garnishing Americans’ wages without a court order. Johanns wrote EPA Administrator Gina ... Read More

Dodgers rout Rockies

DENVER (AP) _ Pinch hitter Justin Turner ignited an eight-run sixth inning with a tiebreaking two-run double, and the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Monday night. It was the most runs the Dodgers have scored in an in... Read More

Soybean Growers from 11 States Tapped to Lead ASA WISHH

ST. LOUIS (Sept. 15, 2014) – American Soybean Association (ASA) President Ray Gaesser has confirmed the election of 16 soybean growers from 11 states to ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Committee in 2014-2015. New officers a... Read More

Vilsack Highlights Conservation Efforts in Midwest

Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack announced more than $15 million in Conservation Innovation Grants to 47 organizations to accelerate innovation in private lands conservation. Secretary Vilsack announced Monday the funding of $15.7 million while visi... Read More

Torrington man thought to have drowned in Hawk Springs Reservoir

Crews are looking for a 53-year-old Torrington man who is thought to have drowned in southeastern Wyoming's Hawk Springs Reservoir. Guernsey State Park rangers were called Sunday afternoon after James "Jesse" Nelson jumped into the reservoir to sa... Read More