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Monsanto slashing 2,600 jobs, buying back shares as sales fall

Monsanto Co, one of the world's largest seed and agrichemical companies, said on Wednesday that it was slashing 2,600 jobs and restructuring operations to cut costs in a slumping commodity market that... Read More

The Implant Question

Implanting beef calves is one practice where there can be benefits whether you do or you don't. Getting those benefits comes down to just how serious you are about your marketing program. For those who opt to use implants, it's all about the pou... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

VOLLEYBALL= Amherst def. Ansley-Litchfield, 25-21, 25-27, 25-23, 25-13 Aquinas def. Schuyler, 25-23, 25-20, 25-14 Arlington def. Raymond Central, 25-15, 25-12, 25-12 Ashland-Greenwood def. Yutan, 25-19, 25-16, 25-14 Aurora def. Kearney, 24-17, 2... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Tuesday (10/06/2015) Aquinas Catholic 15, North Bend Central 7 Holdrege 12, Lexington 9 Papillion-LaVista 12, Elkhorn South 0 Ralston 5, Lincoln Pius X 1 Southern Valley/Alma 12, Blue Hill 0...... Read More

Major League Baseball Playoff Schedule

WILD CARD Tuesday, Oct. 6: Houston 3, New York 0 Wednesday, Oct. 7: Chicago (Arrieta 22-6) at Pittsburgh (Cole 19-8), 8:08 p.m. (TBS) DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) American League Kansas City vs. New York-Houston winner Thursday,... Read More

Over 4,700 Nebraskans Affected by Breach of T-Mobile Data Housed by Experian

Credit reporting bureau Experian recently reported that an unauthorized party gained access to a database that contained personal information of an estimated 15 million T-Mobile customers and potential customers, including 4,790 Nebraskans. The co... Read More

Dodge Man Gets 50 Years For Child Sex Assault

A Dodge man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl has been sentenced to decades in prison. Twenty-eight-year-old Henry Carstens was sentenced Monday in Dodge County  District Court to 48 to 50 years in prison for first-deg... Read More

Chamber Moves Harvest Appreciation To Today

Due to a chance of rain overnight, Tina Biteghe Bi Ndong, executive director of the West Point Chamber of Commerce has decided to move the annual Harvest Appreciation to this afternoon rather than Thursday. In an email sent out to chamber members ... Read More

No. 11 Northwestern Sweeps Briar Cliff

Northwestern, ranked 11th in the newly released top 25 poll, swept Briar Cliff Tuesday night 3-0 by set scores of 25-17, 25-17 and 25-16. The Red Raiders improved to 18-4 overall and 6-1 in the conference with the win, while the Chargers slipped ... Read More

Creighton Men's Golf Finishes Sixth at Zach Johnson Invitational

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Junior Kade Brown shot a 217 (71+73+73) and tied for fourth place at the Zach Johnson Invitational to lead the Creighton men's golf team to a sixth place finish on Tuesday. Northern Iowa took the team championship with an... Read More

Creighton Women's Golf Wraps Up 11th Place Finish in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Creighton women’s golf team placed 11th at the Chip-N Club Invitational on Tuesday. The Bluejays shot a 955 (324+307+324) at the Country of Club of Lincoln. Notre Dame ran away with the team championship with a 4 under-par ... Read More