Health Advisory, Safety Tips Issued For Flint Hills Burning Season

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reminds Kansans that early March through the end of April is the time when large areas of the state’s Flint Hills rangeland ar... Read More

90 Employers To Take Part In Northeast Community College Job Fair

The Spring Job Fair at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, open to all Northeast students and alumni, has reached  capacity again this year. Representatives from 90 companies, agencies and organizations will take part in the event on Wednesday, ... Read More

Nebraska DEQ Director Named By Governor

A state water official from Missouri is slated serve as the new director of Nebraska's Department of Environmental Quality. Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday that he has chosen Jim Macy of Jefferson City, Missouri, for the position. Macy serv... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Monday's Games= Toronto 114, Philadelphia 103 Miami 115, Phoenix 98 Brooklyn 110, Golden State 108 L.A. Clippers 110, Minnesota 105 Dallas 102, New Orleans 93 Tuesday's Games= L.A. Lakers at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Boston at Cleveland, 7 p... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Monday's Games= N.Y. Rangers 4, Nashville 1 Chicago 5, Carolina 2 San Jose 4, Montreal 0 Tuesday's Games= Nashville at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Calgary at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Washington at Columbus, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. ... Read More

UNL to host debate on regulating carbon emissions

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is slated to host a debate on the effects of regulating carbon emissions. The forum is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in downtown Lincoln. A pa... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Monday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 2) Virginia 59 Syracuse 47 Final OT Texas 61 (14) Baylor 59 Final (17) Iowa St. 77 (15) Oklahoma 70 TOP-25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 1) UConn 88 South Florida 65 Final ( 6) Ba... Read More

Democrats expected to fend off GOP renewable energy bill

DENVER (AP) _ Democrats are expected to vote down a GOP plan to lower Colorado's renewable energy mandates. A bill to lower the mandates has passed the Republican state Senate and awaits its first hearing in a House committee Monday. That commi... Read More

Good Steward Recognition Program Honors Farmer for Conservation and Outreach

LOUIS (March 2 , 2015) — The National Corn Growers Association named Mike Shuter from Frankton, Indiana, as this year’s honoree for the NCGA’s Good Steward Recognition Program during last week’s 2015 Commodity Classic convention and trade ... Read More

E. coli Vaccine Effective But Seldom Used in Feedlot Cattle

MANHATTAN, Kan. – When it comes to foodborne illnesses, few rival E. coli for the damaging effect it can have on humans. Research shows that STEC-related bacteria cause more than 175,000 human illnesses per year with an annual direct economic co... Read More

Eight ‘Communities of Opportunity’ Will Strengthen Links Between Farmers and Consumers

Washington, D.C., March 2, 2015 – Eight communities across the country will receive training and assistance to link family farmers and local residents who lack access to healthy food. Growing Food Connections (GFC) will help local governments, plan... Read More