Local

GPAC Honors Football Best

GPAC Honors Football Best

The 2013 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Football All-Conference Team has been selected after a vote of the league coaches.

Kyle Schuck from Morningside has been named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Offensive Player-of-the-Year, while Darnell Woods from Concordia was named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Defensive Player-of-the-Year.  Ross Cimpl from Dakota Wesleyan was named the Hauff Mid-America/GPAC Coach-of-the-Year.  Morningside was the regular season conference champion for 2013 (8-1). Morningside and Northwestern qualified for the NAIA Football Championship Series which opens on Saturday, November 23, with first round action.  Morningside will host Rocky Mountain, while Northwestern travels to Missouri Valley.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Another Try At Expanding Medicaid In Nebraska

medical money

Another attempt is being made in the legislature to expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

in Local

Prison Reform Bills Introduced

prison

Nebraska State senators who held hearings throughout the interim on various problems with the state prison system have proposed legislation for this session.

in National

Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial

bostonbombing

Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

in National

U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

marijuana

Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.

in Agriculture

RMA Official Says APH Yield Exclusion A Big Change

DSC_0002

The new farm bill provide some new crop insurance options that will benefit farmers. Mike Alston is Associate Administrator with…