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Minatare chosen as location for beef packing plant

After months of scouting possible locations, F2E Global LLC and the City of Minatare have agreed to bring a beef packing plant into town. On Wednesday evening, the Minatare City Council voted to si... Read More

North Dakota Judge Blocks Waters of the U.S. Rule

A federal judge in North Dakota acted late Thursday to block the Obama administration’s controversial water pollution rule, hours before it was due to take effect. Judge Ralph Erickson of the District Court for the District of North Dakota found... Read More

Study Shows Aquifers Contaminated by Natural Uranium

Nearly 2 million people throughout the Great Plains and California live above aquifer sites contaminated with natural uranium that is mobilized by human-contributed nitrate, according to a study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Data from r... Read More

Monsanto, rivals eye next step after Syngenta deal collapse

Aug 26 Monsanto Co, having ditched an audacious $46 billion offer for Syngenta AG , may downshift to a humbler strategy of beefing up its crop protection portfolio through other acquisitions, partnerships and licensing agreements. The deal's colla... Read More

August 27, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.03 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.03 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.03 (-0.02) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.14 (-0.02) New Alliance / Alliance, 4.14 (-0.02) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.02 (-0.02)... Read More

Smith optimistic his

Third District Congressman Adrian Smith appears optimistic his resolution to turn back the Administration's proposed Waters of the U.S. regulation can reach the President's desk. Smith says there is concern about the overreach of the E.P.A. with t... Read More

(Audio) Thayer Central Schools Serving Locally Grown Nebraska Beef

Yesterday a celebration was held at Thayer Central High School to kickoff their new school lunch program that will include fresh locally raised beef donated by area producers. "We are very excited about the program. We are in the process of having... Read More

Cirrus House receives Wellness Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Cirrus House in Scottsbluff Thursday was presented with a $4,900 Wellness Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska for it's "Live Long-Live Strong" program. Executive Director Brent Anderson says the program was created to provide resourc... Read More

Bayard residents without gas service due to service line cut

Residents in Bayard will be without gas service for approximately 8 to 10 hours after a road construction crew cut a main gas line at 11th and main Street around 7:45 a.m. A media release from the Morrill County Sheriff's office says residents in ... Read More

Chadron Mayor takes stand against SDL's after death of daughter

Chadron Mayor Paris Fisher says from now on he will vote against every special designated liquor license that comes before the city council. Fisher's 33-year old daughter Gabby was killed a little over a week ago in an accident blamed on a drunk b... Read More

Anti-Death penalty group remains optimistic

In the wake of petitioners collecting enough signatures to allow voters to decide on capital punishment in Nebraska, at least one group remains optimistic that the death penalty will no longer be an option in the Cornhusker State. Nebraskans for A... Read More