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Rocking us like a hurricane

Mother Nature has given us her fair share of hits this year. Severe drought has hit the Dakotas and Montana. The Rocky Mountains and the West have felt the heat. (Both have also touched us in the High Plains regions, too, particularly earlier this year with the wildfires.) Heavy rains and flooding h

HIGH PLAINS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 05:30:00

More mature cover crops help maintain residue longer

Often producers planting cover crops are worried about moisture use, but more important is the longevity of the crop residue and its beneficial results, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist. Paul DeLaune, an AgriLife Research environmental soil scientist at Vernon, said when he talks about t

HIGH PLAINS JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Quebe Sisters coming to Oakley on Oct. 1

Triple-threat fiddle champions and vocalists the Quebe Sisters will present Western swing and country music at 3 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Oakley High School auditorium. Admission is by Western Plains Arts Association season ticket or gate admission of $20 adults and $10 students. When the Quebe Sisters fr

GARDEN CITY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 06:01:00

Oiler tennis loses loses matches

CLAFLIN - Hesston's girls tennis team defeated Central Plains 8-1 and Conway Springs defeated Central Plains 7-2 in singles and doubles competition. Oiler No. 2 doubles MiKayla Menges and Emily Ryan defeated Hesston, 8-6. No. 1 singles Emily Ryan defeated Conway Springs' Sabrina Bellar, 8-6. No. 2 d

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 23:08:00

U.S. Rep. Kelly to hold annual job fair

Against a backdrop of stubbornly high jobless rates in some areas of her district, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly will hold a job fair from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 27 at South Suburban College in South Holland. Some 80 employers are expected to participate, including UPS, ComEd, the U.S. Postal Service, Pace, Me

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 00:33:46

Congresswoman Kelly to Host 5th Annual Hiring Event

Congresswoman Robin Kelly Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host her 5th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. Last year, more than 85 employers with act

CHICAGOCRUSADER.COM - 2017-09-22 09:04:16

Man Charged With Murder in 2016 West Side Shootings

Cook County Sheriff's Office A South Side man has been charged with murder and attempted murder for two 2016 shootings on the West Side. Joseph Brown, 25, was charged Wednesday with felony counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder, according to Chicago Police. Investigators identified Brown

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-22 18:36:29

STEVE HANLON: Can Hanover hang in the NCC?

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Buy Now Hanover Central prepares for Friday night's Greater South Shore Conference game against Whiting. Steve Hanlon, The Times Hanover Central football coach Pete Koulianos and his staff have done a great job build

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 03:00:00

Evidence standards changed for campus assault investigations

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when handling complaints. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said that Presiden

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 04:38:21

Davidson, Moncada lead White Sox over Royals

The White Sox's Yoan Moncada (10) is greeted by Yolmer Sanchez (5) after hitting a two-run home run against the Royals during the fourth inning Friday in Chicago.David Banks, Associated Press CHICAGO - Matt Davidson drove in three runs with his 26th homer and a double, Yoan Moncada hit a two-run dr

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 04:30:00

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

FILE - This Oct. 14, 2016 file photo shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's names printed on a ballot on a voting machine to be used in the upcoming election, in Philadelphia. The federal government on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, to

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 03:58:09

California gang members found guilty of killing 5

FILE - In this images released on Wednesday Jan. 18, 2012, show victims of a 2008 murder of five people at a homeless encampment released during a news conference announcing the arrest of suspects in Long Beach, Calif. Two gang members have been found guilty of killing five people at a homeless enca

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 01:26:59

Man convicted in kidnap, rape, murder of nursing student

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee man was convicted Friday of kidnapping, raping and murdering a 20-year-old nursing student who disappeared from her home six years ago. Zachary Adams was found guilty after an 11-da

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 01:10:31

The Latest: Trump criticizes McCain over health care bill

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on health care legislation (all times local): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump is criticizing Sen. John McCain for opposing Republican efforts to repeal and replace former President Barack O

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 01:03:10

Porter County steps up fight against opioid addiction by offering Vivitrol to jail inmates

PORTER COUNTY - Porter County officials announced Friday they are now one of the few counties statewide offering Vivitrol to inmates recovering from opioid addiction. The program has been in the works for the past year, but jail staff administered the facility's first dose Thursday to a 38-year-old

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 00:00:00

San Francisco unveils memorial to WWII "comfort women"

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Now 89, former World War II "comfort woman" Yongsoo Lee clutched a microphone in one hand Friday in a park outside San Francisco's Chinatown, thrust her other clinched fist in the air, and made a

NWI.COM - 2017-09-22 23:57:26

Smaller pumpkin festival makes comeback after 2014 violence

File-This Oct. 18, 2013, file photo shows Jack-o'-lanterns waiting to be set up for the Keene Pumpkin Festival in Keene, N.H. Keene is bringing back the pumpkin festival known for its record-setting jack-o-lanterns three years after violence forced its cancellation. Keene's mayor cast a tie-breaking

NWI.COM - 2017-09-22 23:31:58

Homeowners in these 10 states carry the most mortgage debt

Picture a home of your own, perhaps with a quintessential white-picket fence or a porch in the back with a view. Sound like the setting of a fairy tale? Homeownership might appear increasingly elusive to a large subset of the population, but a whopping $8.74 trillion of U.S. debt (72 percent) is mor

NWI.COM - 2017-09-22 23:30:00

Convicted killer investigated after cellmate's beating death

This undated booking photo provided by the Idaho Department of Correction shows Glenn Arthur Cox. Cox who was serving time on a drunken driving charge was beaten to death at an Idaho prison, and officials say his cellmate, who was convicted of killing his three small children more than a decade ago

NWI.COM - 2017-09-22 23:20:58

The Latest: Deaf man's family calls for officer's arrest

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Latest on the fatal shooting of a deaf man by a police officer in Oklahoma City (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The family of a deaf man shot and killed by an Oklahoma City police officer is calling for the officer's arrest and for independent state and federal investigations i

NWI.COM - 2017-09-22 23:07:05