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Rogue water bottle causes two-vehicle accident

DESHLER - Two people were hospitalized Tuesday after a two vehicle accident near Deshler. At approximately 2:15 p.m., the Thayer County Sheriff's Office along with Deshler Fire and Rescue responded to... Read More

Union Pacific lays off 500 managers, 250 other rail workers

OMAHA, Neb.  --  Union Pacific is laying off 500 managers and 250 other railroad workers to reduce costs. The cuts will eliminate about 8 percent of Union Pacific's managers. The railroad told the affected workers Wednesday that their jobs will ... Read More

Corn Farmers Grow Leadership Skills through Training Program

Growers gathered in Minneapolis, Minn. last week for the first session of the NCGA Leadership Academy, co-sponsored by Syngenta. This year's class includes 15 aspiring leaders from nine states. Upon completion of the program in January, the participa... Read More

Civil rights group sues Nebraska state prisons system

OMAHA, Neb.  -- The Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is following through with its promise to sue the state prisons system because it hasn't taken significant steps to remedy what the group calls inhumane conditions. The ACLU ... Read More

Canada Bringing Guarded Optimism to NAFTA Talks

Canada is bringing a mix of optimism and dread at the thought of damaging its most important trading relationship as the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation's begin this week. The Washington Post reports Canadian Prime Minister Justi... Read More

Trump Wants Produce Dumping Protection in NAFTA 2.0

As NAFTA renegotiations begin on Wednesday, U.S. negotiators are planning to introduce a proposal aimed at making it easier for produce growers to bring potential anti-dumping cases against Mexico. Politico’s Morning Ag Report says that’s a move ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Tuesday INTERLEAGUE= Final Houston 9 Arizona 4 Final N-Y Yankees 5 N-Y Mets 4 Final Washington 3 L.A. Angels 1 Final Boston 10 St. Louis 4 Final L.A. Dodgers 6 Chi White Sox 1 ___= AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Tampa Bay 6 Toronto 4 Final ... Read More

(Audio) Sen. Matt Williams announces re-election campaign

Gothenburg, NE—Senator Matt Williams of Gothenburg, Monday, announced his re-election campaign citing his experience in delivering results for the people of Nebraska’s 36th District, which comprises Dawson, Custer, and the northern third of Buffa... Read More

NSP Arrests Man for Child Enticement

AUGUST 15, 2017 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.) — Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Grand Island man for arranging to have sex with a 12-year-old girl. NSP is also asking parents in the Grand Island area to check their... Read More

30-year study indicates Kansas sorghum needs to tap genetic diversity for future heat stress

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State University scientists have studied 30 years of sorghum production in Kansas and have concluded that the crop needs to exploit greater genetic diversity to handle heat stress should average temperatures rise in the futu... Read More

Officials: Inmate playing basketball collapsed, then died

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska prison officials say an inmate died after collapsing while playing basketball. A news release from the Nebraska Correctional Services Department said Tuesday that 35-year-old Lucius Turner died around 4 p.m. Monday at the ... Read More