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Barchart Announces Grain Buyer Roadshow Across Multiple Midwest Cities - August 26-30

Barchart, a leading provider of data and analytics to the commodities industry, is excited to announce the launch of the cmdtyExchange Roadshow, a free conference series being held in five states acro... Read More


Delegates attending the National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Congress in Washington this morning elected four farmers to serve on the organization’s Corn Board.  Taking office on Oct. 1, the start of NCGA’s 2020 fiscal year, are new board ... Read More

Gering man admits to sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl

A 40-year-old Gering man has been arrested after admitting to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl multiple times starting this spring. Joseph Smith, alias Joby Smith, is charged with two counts of 1st Degree Forcible Sexual Assault (Class 2 Fel... Read More

Two-vehicle accident near Scottsbluff sends at least one to the hospital

At least one person was taken from the scene by ambulance Wednesday morning following a two-vehicle accident on the northwestern edge of Scottsbluff. Authorities were called to Highway 26 at the intersection with the South Beltline/Highway 92 bypa... Read More

Czech stud farm makes UNESCO's World Heritage list

A Czech stud farm founded 440 years ago to breed and train ceremonial horses to serve at the Habsburg emperor's court has been added to UNESCO's World Heritage list, acknowledging the significance of a tradition that has survived for centuries. Th... Read More

(Video) 2019 NCGA Corn Congress

The 2019 Corn Congress kicked off in Washington D.C. this week. Corn farmers from across the nation are talking about policy and issues that are important not only to the corn producer but agriculture. Attendees are making policy decisions for... Read More

Kansas Soybean Commission to meet Aug. 26

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) will conduct its Annual Meeting Monday, Aug. 26, at the Kansas Soybean Building in Topeka. It is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. During that meeting, the commissioners will elect officers for the c... Read More

Legion baseball postseason brackets

Legion baseball postseason action starts this weekend for the WESTCO Zephyrs, Gering Platte Valley Companies, and the WESTCO Express. The Class A Area 7 Tournament will take place in North Platte for the WESTCO Zephyrs. That bracket can be found h... Read More

50 Years Later, Hot Dogs are Still Out of this World

This week as the United States commemorates 50 years since the Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) celebrates one of the first foods eaten by Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. o... Read More

Day 13, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 13 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Harvest continues to roll through northern Kansas as farmers try to p... Read More

Wyoming prison inmate dies after lengthy illness

A 53-year-old inmate at a prison at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Goshen County has died after a lengthy illness. The Wyoming Department of Corrections says Lorenzo Montez died at the state's medium-security prison in Torrington o... Read More