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2017 Sidewalk Sales begin in Downtown Scottsbluff

Every July, merchants in downtown Scottsbluff bring some of their inventory out to the sidewalks and slash prices during the annual 'Sidewalk Sales'. Watch as several merchants share why this event... Read More

July 20, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.99 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.99 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.99 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.60 (+0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.60 (+0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

IA Introduces First Irrigation Curriculum for Elementary Schools

With education and public affairs as core initiatives of the Irrigation Association’s strategic plan, the IA is proud to announce the creation of its first elementary school lesson plan. Focusing on grades three through five, the curriculum’s act... Read More

Coroner: CSC student death apparent suicide

Dawes County Coroner  Vance Haug says the preliminary investigation into the unattended death Tuesday of a Chadron State College student indicates suicide. 23-year old Aaron Eagle was found outside his Chadron residence around 2:00 pm with what a... Read More

USDA Technology Transfer Report Highlights “Made in America” Research

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research generated 244 new inventions and 109 patent applications in the 2016 fiscal year. These innovations included an anti-cancer drug derived fr... Read More

Heroin, methamphetamine seized from Bridgeport home; Four arrested in case

Four men have been arrested and a variety of drugs have been seized following a busy Wednesday afternoon for the Morrill County Sheriff's Office. Early Wednesday afternoon, officers from the Morrill County Sheriff's Office and WING Drug Task Force... Read More

Michael D. Freeman appointed to Nebraska Brand Committee

July 20, 2017 – Governor Pete Ricketts has appointed Michael D. Freeman to serve on the Nebraska Brand Committee. Mr. Freeman follows the previous term held by Mr. Jerry Kuenning (Imperial) and will serve through August 28, 2020. Born and raised... Read More

NMPF Applauds Senate Appropriations Leaders on Dairy Safety Net Improvements

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) today applauded the inclusion of improvements to both the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) and the cotton program in the Senate Appropriations Committee mark-up of its fiscal year 2018 agricultural a... Read More

Smith Welcomes Chambers, Elgin, Elm Creek, and O’Neill FFA Students to Nation’s Capital

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) met with Nebraska FFA students from Chambers, Elgin, Elm Creek, and O’Neill today to discuss agriculture issues....... Read More

R-CALF Reflects on How It Helped Strengthen BSE Disease Safeguards for U.S. Consumers and Cattlemen

In the wake of the discovery of a cow in Alabama infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) that did not enter the U.S. food supply, R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement regarding his organization's involvement in stre... Read More

Traveling 9/11 memorial to make appearance in Nebraska

A national memorial for thousands of service members killed after the September 11, 2001, attacks will be making its debut in Nebraska before traveling throughout the country. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the Remembering Our Fallen Nation... Read More