Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Study Shows Irrigation Benefitted Nebraska’s Economy In 2012

In Agriculture

A study funded by the Nebraska Farm Bureau and conducted by Decision Innovation Solutions of Des Moines, Iowa shows farmers…


Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

South Dakota General CRP Sign Up Down From Past Years

In Agriculture

  United States Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced this week that 1.7 million acres have been accepted under the 45th…

Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

United Soybean Board Officials Tour Panama Canal

In Agriculture

This year’s United Soybean Board See For Yourself Tour included a trip to the Panama Canal. USB Director Jim Carroll…

Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Biodiesel Board Officials Testify In Favor Of RFS

In Agriculture

National Biodiesel Board officials testified in front of the House Energy and Commerce committee Tuesday in support of the Renewable…

Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Super Sub Hero

In Sports

The Twins were missing their best player, but his replacement was Tuesday’s hero.

Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Mauer Returns Home

In Sports

Joe Mauer left the Twins to see his twins.

Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Vikings Happy In Mankato

In Sports

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed on a three-year contract with Minnesota State University to continue their training camp on the Mankato campus through 2015.


Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Former Creighton Coach Dies

In Sports

Former Creighton basketball coach John “Red” McManus is dead at the age of 88.


Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Cundiff Finds New Job

In Sports

Former Drake kicker Billy Cundiff has a new NFL job.


Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

City Finances Sound

In News

Finance Director Al Viereck said the books are in pretty good shape right now

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