USDA grants approval to Dow's Enlist GMO corn and soybeans

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday gave final approval to new genetically modified corn and soybeans developed by Dow AgroSciences that, while heavily criticized by environmentalists and some farmers, are portrayed by Dow as an answer to weed resistance problems that limit crop producti...

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USDA grants approval to Dow's Enlist GMO corn and soybeans

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday gave final approval to new genetically modified corn and soybeans developed by Dow AgroSciences that, while heavily criticized by environmentalists and some farmers, are portrayed by Dow as an answer to weed resistance problems that limit crop producti...

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Huskers Rally for 3-1 Win Against Creighton

The No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team rallied from a slow start to defeat the Creighton Bluejays 3-1 (21-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-20) in the first meeting between the teams since 2011 before 8,060 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Wednesday night. The Huskers improved to 6-2 with their sixth stra...

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Judge dismisses challenge to Lt. Governor ballot

Lancaster County District Judge Lori Maret dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday that challenged the decision by Secretary of State John Gale to list Mike Foley as the Republican lieutenant governor candidate. Maret ruled one day after hearing arguments from the Libertarian Party’s gubernatorial ca...

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Crews still looking late Wednesday for apparent drowning victim

The Goshen County Sheriff's office said late Wednesday afternoon that crews will continue to look a for the body of a 53-year-old Torrington man who is thought to have drowned in Hawk Springs Reservoir until the search is successful. Guernsey State Park rangers were called Sunday afternoon after ...

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Harms: "We are a community at risk"

The keynote speaker at this year's annual State of the Valley luncheon Wednesday was State Senator John Harms, who focused on the need for passage of the Scottsbluff High School bond issue. Harms told those in attendance we are a "community at risk", saying the facility is not tolerable and needs to...

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Community Calendar

Sep
18
Thu
8:00 am Senator Harms Town Hall Meeting @ Lyman Village Office
Senator Harms Town Hall Meeting @ Lyman Village Office
Sep 18 @ 8:00 am
The town hall meeting with State Senator John N. Harms scheduled for Monday, September 15th has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 18th at 8 a.m. at the Lyman Village Office. At the meeting, Senator Harms plans to talk about[...]
Sep
20
Sat
all-day Fall Festival @ Dalton
Fall Festival @ Dalton
Sep 20 all-day
Attend the annual Dalton Fall Festival beginning Friday evening, and continuing all day Saturday and all day Sunday.  The Morning Parade is at 10:30am Saturday, and the one and only Night Parade is at 9:00pm[...]
9:00 am Harvest Festival @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Harvest Festival @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Now in its 18th year, the annual Harvest Festival is one of the premier events on the western Nebraska calendar for a rare glimpse of antique farm machinery in action — and the chance for[...]
10:00 am Morrill Fire Department Centennial @ Morrill City Park
Morrill Fire Department Centennial @ Morrill City Park
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Morrill Fire Department is hosting a 100 year celebration Saturday, September 20th 10:00am to 1:30pm at the Morrill City Park.  There will be a free will lunch offered, bounce houses for the kids and all[...]
Sep
21
Sun
10:00 am Harvest Festival @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Harvest Festival @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Now in its 18th year, the annual Harvest Festival is one of the premier events on the western Nebraska calendar for a rare glimpse of antique farm machinery in action — and the chance for[...]
2:00 pm Cancer Survivors’ Day Celebration @ Hampton Inn & Suites
Cancer Survivors’ Day Celebration @ Hampton Inn & Suites
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Regional West Medical Center’s Cancer Treatment Center will host its annual Cancer Survivors’ Day celebration, on Sunday, September 21st from 2 to 4 p.m. at Hampton Inn & Suites. Cancer Survivors’ Day is an annual[...]

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