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(AUDIO) United States Hog Inventory Up 4 Percent

United States inventory of all hogs and pigs on March 1, 2017 was 71.0 million head. This was up 4 percent from March 1, 2016, but down 1 percent from December 1, 2016. Breeding inventory, at 6.07 million head, was up 1 percent from last year, but down slightly from the previous quarter. Mark...

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(AUDIO) United States Hog Inventory Up 4 Percent

United States inventory of all hogs and pigs on March 1, 2017 was 71.0 million head. This was up 4 percent from March 1, 2016, but down 1 percent from December 1, 2016. Breeding inventory, at 6.07 million head, was up 1 percent from last year, but down slightly from the previous quarter. Mark...

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Report: Spending on Nebraska lobbying tops $16.7 million

A new report says special interests spent a record-high $16.7 million last year on lobbyists, gifts, travel and other efforts to influence elected Nebraska officials. The report issued Thursday by the group Common Cause Nebraska says the number of paid, registered lobbyists has increased as well,...

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Ricketts says income and property tax relief both needed to get tax reform

Governor Pete Ricketts says income and property tax cuts are both needed to get a tax reform bill through the legislature. Ricketts told KNEB News there are not enough rural senators in Lincoln to simply pass a property tax relief bill so tying the two together is what's needed to gain the 33 vot...

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Senate Agriculture Committee Swiftly Advances USDA Secretary Nominee Perdue

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today announced the Committee voted to favorably report nominee Sonny Perdue to serve as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. Perdue may now be considered by the full U.S. S...

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Crawford felon arrested on weapons charge

A 25-year-old convicted felon from Crawford is facing a felony charge stemming from a Tuesday night altercation near the Chadron McDonald's. Chadron Police say they received a report about an disturbance where a handgun was displayed. They tracked down the vehicle to the Chadron Wal-Mart, and det...

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Mar
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all-day Tickets on sale for Fiddler On T...
Tickets on sale for Fiddler On T...
Mar 30 all-day
Scottsbluff High School is extremely excited to announce their production of Fiddler on the Roof this Spring. Fiddler on the Roof will be held at the Scottsbluff High School Auditorium on March 30 through April[...]
4:30 pm NDOR Information open house @ Chappell
NDOR Information open house @ Chappell
Mar 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The Nebraska Department of Roads will hold an information open house March 30 regarding proposed improvements of Interstate 80, from just west of the Chappell Interchange 85 to just west of the N-27 Interchange 95. [...]
7:30 pm SNOWCATCHER World Premiere @ Historic Midwest Theater
SNOWCATCHER World Premiere @ Historic Midwest Theater
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm
The play, written and performed by Becky Boesen, will have its world premeire at the Midwest Theater on March 30, 2017.  SNOWCATCHER was inspired by Nebraska history and the Schoolchildren’s Blizzard. Part history, part ghost[...]
Mar
31
Fri
all-day AKC Sanctioned Dog Show @ Scottsbluff County Fairgrounds
AKC Sanctioned Dog Show @ Scottsbluff County Fairgrounds
Mar 31 – Apr 2 all-day
The Scottsbluff Kennel Club will be hosting their AKC Sanctioned Dog shows this year at the Scotts Bluff County fairgrounds,  March 31st to April 2nd.  The show will start the judging at 9:00 am on[...]
5:30 pm Lenten Fish Fry @ St. Mary's Catholic Church Dalton
Lenten Fish Fry @ St. Mary's Catholic Church Dalton
Mar 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
You’re invited to the Lenten Fish Fry on Friday, March 31st at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dalton, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.  Adults $8.00 and Kids 5-14 are $4.00, under 5 are free.  Enjoy delicious[...]
5:30 pm UNMC College of Nursing in Scott... @ Harms Center at WNCC
UNMC College of Nursing in Scott... @ Harms Center at WNCC
Mar 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing West Nebraska Division in Scottsbluff will host an open house March 31 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for those interested in nursing careers. The college welcomes[...]

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