New Pakistani FM seeks better ties with US

New Pakistani FM seeks better ties with US

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Pakistan's new foreign minister says his country has resumed engagement with the United States after years of strained relations under former Prime Minister Imran Khan. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari spoke in an interview with The Associated Press in New York, where he was attending meetings this week…
Medical marijuana petition drive sues to ease ballot rules

Medical marijuana petition drive sues to ease ballot rules

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A group that wants to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska sued the state on Monday to try to overturn a requirement that makes it harder to qualify for the ballot by forcing petitioners to get signatures from a large number rural counties. The federal lawsuit comes…
Colorado, Nebraska jostle over water rights amid drought

Colorado, Nebraska jostle over water rights amid drought

OVID, Colo. (AP) - The megadrought fueled by climate change that has long gripped the western U.S. is moving eastward. And that's behind a simmering dispute over how much water Colorado and Nebraska are entitled to take from the South Platte River, which supplies both metro Denver's booming population and…
Ask the vet; holding down hay costs

Ask the vet; holding down hay costs

QUESTION: My father grew up feeding square hay bales, and he has never believed in using hay rings. We lose a lot of hay just putting out round bales. Do you have any information I could use to convince him we need to be using hay rings? DR. MCMILLAN'S ANSWER:…
Pilot dies in airplane crash near Wayne drag race event

Pilot dies in airplane crash near Wayne drag race event

WAYNE, Neb. (AP) - Officials say a pilot died when a single-engine plane crashed at the Wayne Municipal Airport. The crash occurred Friday evening during the MayDay STOL Drag Races. The event organizers said the pilot crashed on final landing in what appeared to be a stall/spin crash. The pilot's…
NEB SB: Huskers Finish Season at NCAA Regionals

NEB SB: Huskers Finish Season at NCAA Regionals

The Nebraska softball team saw its 2022 season come to an end Saturday, as the Huskers fell to North Texas, 3-0 in their third game of the NCAA Stillwater (Okla.) Regional. The Huskers were held to just three hits on the game by freshman Skylar Savage (15-7), who pitched the complete…
Husker Baseball Wins Regular Season Finale vs Michigan State

Husker Baseball Wins Regular Season Finale vs Michigan State

Max Anderson hit two of Nebraska's four home runs on Saturday, as the Huskers wrapped up the 2022 season with a 10-9 win vs. Michigan State on Senior Day at Hawks Field. Nebraska (23-30, 10-14 Big Ten) totaled 10 runs on 15 hits and an error, while the Spartans (24-30,…
NEB SB: Huskers Fall to Cowgirls, 7-4

NEB SB: Huskers Fall to Cowgirls, 7-4

The Nebraska softball team (41-15) fell to No. 7 Oklahoma State (43-12) Saturday afternoon. The Cowgirls claimed a 7-4 victory over the Huskers. Courtney Wallace (17-7) earned the loss. The senior pitched 3.1 innings, giving up five hits and five runs. Kaylin Kinney came in as relief, pitching 2.2 innings and giving up six…
Local Players Compete well at NSAA Meet

Local Players Compete well at NSAA Meet

Lincoln- A number of area players came away with medals at the NSAA girls state tennis tournaments that wrapped up on Friday. In Class B number one singles, Emily Cornwell of Gothenburg placed 8th in the Swedes first year of having a team. Luna Mo Anna Warner of Kearney Catholic…
Weekly commodity review with Darrell Holaday

Weekly commodity review with Darrell Holaday

The commodity markets were very volatile this week with wheat leading the way. Darrell Holaday of Country Futures breaks down why the wheat was so volatile. Along with why soybeans and lean hogs were the last ones left standing in the green on Friday afternoon.