Hoyt scores 14 as Briar Cliff Men top Midland

Hoyt scores 14 as Briar Cliff Men top Midland

The #25 Briar Cliff men's basketball team used a 17-5 run over the final five minutes of the first half to cruise to an 80-63 win over Midland Wednesday night. The Chargers improve to 15-6 overall (11-2 GPAC) and have won seven straight GPAC road games.  "The guys played with…
USDA urges producers to apply for Grazing Loss Assistance by Jan. 31

USDA urges producers to apply for Grazing Loss Assistance by Jan. 31

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds ranchers and livestock producers that they may be eligible for financial assistance through the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) for 2021 grazing losses due to a qualifying drought or fire. The deadline to apply for 2021 LFP assistance is Jan. 31, 2022. More than $473.1…
KTIC NewsCenter Morning News 1-27-22

KTIC NewsCenter Morning News 1-27-22

Fire and Rescue crews responded to the fire alarm going off at West Point-Beemer Public Schools yesterday. Mutual of Omaha plans to build a skyscraper at the longtime downtown Omaha Library location. Almost 100 nursing home beds will be added in Nebraska to help reduce the number of COVID hospitalizations.…
USDA: COVID-19 Impact on Pork Processing Short-lived

USDA: COVID-19 Impact on Pork Processing Short-lived

USDA’s Economic Research Service says the impact of COVID-19 on processing rates was short-lived in the largest pork-producing region. Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska compose the largest hog processing region in the United States, where more than 40 percent of all U.S. hogs are processed. The region is also home…
Report: Concentration Not Affecting Pork Prices

Report: Concentration Not Affecting Pork Prices

A new report shows pork prices increased because of demand, higher input costs and labor shortages throughout the supply chain, not concentration in the meatpacking industry. Economists with Iowa State University, North Carolina State University and the National Pork Producers Council released the report Wednesday. The report also says pork…
Northeast Women fall to Iowa Western

Northeast Women fall to Iowa Western

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Ashley Hassett (Hershey, Neb.) recorded her fourth straight double-double, but the Northeast Community College women's basketball team was defeated 78-56 Wednesday night by Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  The Hawks (7-13, 4-6 ICCAC) battled hard in the ICAAC contest, and they only trailed 18-16…
Iowa State Women defeat KU

Iowa State Women defeat KU

AMES, Iowa  – No. 13 Iowa State (17-3, 6-2 Big 12) got back to its winning ways with a 77-62 win over Kansas (12-5, 3-4 Big 12) on Wednesday in Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones placed four in double figures en route to their sixth conference win of the season. Ashley…
Iowa State Men win OT Thriller over Oklahoma State

Iowa State Men win OT Thriller over Oklahoma State

STILLWATER, Okla. – Izaiah Brockington scored 26 points, including Iowa State's final two baskets in overtime, to lead the No. 23 Cyclones (15-5, 3-5 Big 12) to a thrilling 84-81 win over Oklahoma State (10-9, 3-5 Big 12) Wednesday night in Stillwater. Brockington, who recorded his seventh 20-point game of…
Creighton Men fall to Butler

Creighton Men fall to Butler

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Three-pointers on five straight possessions midway through the second half helped Butler men's basketball pull away for a 72-55 victory over Creighton on Wednesday night at historic Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Butler snapped a four-game losing streak to improve to 10-10 on the season and 3-6 in…