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Deadline for farmers to pick new Farm Bill programs is March 31st

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Nebraska farmers only have a week remaining to decide which federal farm program is best for them. Jeff Davis, with the Farm Services Agency, says March 31st is the last day farmers can elect between the three farm bill programs. Davis explains the provisions of the ARC-co which is based on county figures. “So, you […]

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Hochevar open to starting season in Triple-A

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When Spring Training began last month, right-hander Luke Hochevar had hesitations when asked if he could be ready by Opening Day. Hochevar, recovering from Tommy John surgery last March 18, said he simply didn't want to push his rehab process.

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Creighton baseball bounces back with 11-3 series finale win over Utah Valley

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Ignited by a three-run double by senior Kevin Lamb in the second inning, the Creighton Baseball team defeated Utah Valley 11-3 on Sunday, March 15. The win gave Creighton the series from the Wolverines, taking three of the four contests to move to 9-7 on the season. Utah Valley, meanwhile, fell to 4-15 overall. Lamb’s […]

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National Poison Prevention Week

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March 15th through the 21st is the 53rd Annual National Poison Prevention Week. Joan McVoy is a registered nurse with the Nebraska Regional Poison Center and says this week is to raise awareness about the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them Statistics from the U-S Department of Health and Human Services show poisonings […]

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Red Cross urgent call for blood donors

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Severe winter weather across the country has affected blood supplies. American Red Cross, Nebraska – Southwest Iowa Regional spokesperson Katie Marshall says storms in March already forced the cancellation of more than 200 blood drives that resulted in nearly 7,000 uncollected blood and platelet donations. Marshall says, “That is already on top of an already […]

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Infectious disease & Ebola symposium

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Members of the University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine’s Biocontainment Unit will share their experiences of treating Ebola and other infectious disease at a one-day symposium on March 11th. Several organizations are teaming for the event including the US Strategic Command. U-S Air Force Retired Lt. General Bob Hinson is the director of […]

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No ill effects for Hochevar after 1st BP session

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Luke Hochevar, recovering from Tommy John surgery last March, had thrown his first batting-practice session of the spring on Tuesday, and the first thing Royals skipper Ned Yost did when he got to the clubhouse Wednesday morning was find out how the ri...

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Jenkins competency hearing set for March 2

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Experts at the Nebraska Regional Center issued a report to the court yesterday that convicted killer Nikko Jenkins is competent and understands sentencing proceedings. A three judge panel will determine his fate and Omaha Defense Attorney William Gallup says his mental illness will be a factor. Gallup says, “The primary mitigating fact would be his […]

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Hochevar excited about first throwing session

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Luke Hochevar was smiling like a kid under a Christmas tree. And why not? The Royals' right-hander, who underwent Tommy John surgery on March 17, threw a baseball for the first time since then on Wednesday in an indoor batting cage at Comerica Park.

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Teaford’s contract sold to Korean team

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Left-handed pitcher Everett Teaford is going to give Korea a try. The Royals announced on Sunday that Teaford's contract has been sold to the LG Twins of the Korean Baseball Organization. He had been in the Major League clubhouse until March 14, when h...

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Forensics Wins at Hoisington

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Forensics at Hoisington--Saturday, March 8
Team Results
1st Norton – 180
2nd Hodgeman County - 169
3rd Sterling - 160

Individual Places:
Landon Slipke – 1st Informative (State Qualifier)
Leif Carlson/Cody O’Hare – 1st Duet (State Qualifier)
Shauna Gibson – 1st Serious Solo (New State Qualifier)
Neysa Carlson – 1st Humorous Solo (State Qualifier)
Steve Cummings – 1st Poetry (State Qualifier)
Kennedy Leibbrandt – 1st Oration (State Qualifier)
Lauren Mordecai – 2nd Serious Solo (State Qualifier)
Kennedy Leibbrandt – 2nd Extemporaneous (New State Qualifier)
Cody O’Hare/Rachel Jones – 3rd Improvised Duet Acting
Landon Slipke/Lauren Mordecai – 3rd Duet
Ashley Hildebrand – 4th Prose (State Qualifier)
Ashley Hildebrand/Skylar Davis – 5th Duet
Layton Miller – 5th Humorous Solo
Brian Clavijo – 6th Serious Solo
Ty Burns – 8th Poetry 

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KSHSAA Sets 2013-14 Postseason Assignments

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The 2013-14 postseason assignments are now available for basketball and wrestling. Class 1A sub-state seeding will be on Wednesday, February 26. Brackets will be posted after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. All games at the primary host site. Quarterfinal boys games will be on Monday and girls on Tuesday at the primary host site. Class 2A, 3A sub-state seeding will ...

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Sub-State Basketball Schedule & Brackets Available

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The 2013 Kansas State High School Activities Association Sub-State Basketball Tournament Brackets are now available for viewing. It is recommended that you view these brackets in Microsoft Internet Explorer, as other browsers may remove the bracket lines when viewing. Please note that several games will most likely be rescheduled due to the winter storm moving through the state of Monday ...

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Forensics Team Wins at Smith Center

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The NCHS Forensics team traveled to Smith Center on Thursday, March 29 to compete in the Smith Center Fornsics Tournament. The team was able to take 1st place out of 10 teams. Individual results were as follows:Rhees Carlson: 1st PoetryKurt Douglas: 1s...

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Cheer Tryouts Held

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On Tuesday, March 27, tryouts will be held for the 2012-13 NCHS Cheer Squad. During AP, the contestants will take the Cheer Test to display their knowledge about the sports they will cheer for. Tryouts will then continue at 4:00 pm in Stull Gymnasium. ...

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