War in Ukraine hurting Oklahoma wheat farmers

From a farm in Oklahoma to growing wheat in Moldova, Kelsey Walters is now looking to her past to secure her future. Walters grew up on her family’s sixth-generation farm in western Oklahoma. She graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in agriculture economics, and she was placed in Moldova as a Peace Corps […]

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Oklahoma Agriculture Hall of Fame welcomes first female inductee

Every year, an Oklahoma farmer or rancher gets the Outstanding Achievement in Agriculture Award from the governor and is inducted in the Oklahoma Agriculture Hall of Fame. This year, the hall will welcome its first female inductee.

Hydroelectric plant in Southeast Oklahoma is a no-go for now, feds say

A power company is looking to build a hydroelectric power plant on the Kiamichi River near Talihina, but federal regulators have nipped the project in the bud.

Mushroom season comes early to Oklahoma

Yellow morels are prized for their rich, nutty taste — they sell for $20 a pound. These honeycomb-looking mushrooms usually spring up in forested areas starting in March or April. But this year, Oklahoma foragers started finding morel mushrooms in late February — about a month ahead of schedule.

Protesters far outnumber Westboro demonstrators in Owasso

The handful of Westboro Baptist Church demonstrators who gathered outside of Owasso High School just after 2 p.m. Wednesday sported signs with captions that targeted transgender and nonbinary people.

U.S. Education Department to investigate Owasso Public Schools

The United States Department of Education is opening an investigation for possible discrimination at Owasso Public Schools following the death of Nex Benedict.

Oklahoma lawmakers weigh a lasting daylight savings time

Oklahoma could join 19 other states in having a permanent daylight saving time “trigger law.”

Report shows Oklahoma has fewer producers, but some counties had an increase of farmers and ranchers

The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Census of Agriculture shows overall Oklahoma has fewer farmers and ranchers, but not every county saw a decrease in producers.

State Seeks Repayment of Errant Teacher Bonuses

Choctaw Nation partners with OSU, CDC to fight tick-borne disease in Southeastern Oklahoma

The Choctaw Nation wants Southeastern Oklahomans to keep their eyes peeled for ticks on their reservation.