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August 29, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.52 (-0.13) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.52 (-0.13) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.52 (-0.13) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 2.82 (-0.16) New Allia... Read More

Fischer Convenes Roundtable with FCC on Rural Broadband

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, welcomed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Michael O’Rielly to Nebraska. O’Rielly joined Fischer to host a roundtable discussion in Grand Island with... Read More

New USDA App Protects Cattle from Heat Stress

USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has launched a new smartphone application ("app") that forecasts conditions triggering heat stress in cattle. The app is available at both Google Play and the App Store. Compatible with Android and Apple... Read More

Weekly Crop Progress Numbers Bearish for Corn, Soybeans

Nine percent of the nation's corn crop was mature as of Aug. 28, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress report released Monday. That's two percentage points ahead of the five-year average. Corn condition held steady at 75% good to excellent. "DTN'... Read More

Hunter Named B1G Co-Setter of the Week

Nebraska junior setter Kelly Hunter was named the Big Ten Co-Setter of the Week on Monday after leading the top-ranked Huskers to a pair of top-10 wins over the weekend. Hunter coordinated the Husker attack with 12.43 assists per set in wins over ... Read More

Huskers Set for Strong Big Ten Home Schedule

The Nebraska women’s basketball team will play a 16-game Big Ten Conference schedule that includes all eight home games against 2016 postseason qualifiers at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers learned the dates of their Big Ten home battles when t... Read More

Scottsbluff girls win home golf invite

The Scottsbluff girls earned the team title at their home invite Monday afternoon at the Scotts Bluff Country Club. Scottsbluff shot a combined 359 and beat runner-up Casper Kelly Walsh by 25 shots. Following Kelly Walsh's 384 was third place Sidn... Read More

BMS students get visit from dog with heroic tale

When Rob Kugler found out that his 8-year-old chocolate lab had cancer, he began to weigh the options. Bella had one of her front legs amputated, but the cancer had already spread to her lungs. A veterinarian gave the dog three-to-six months to li... Read More

Power outage impacted nearly 1,700 NPPD customers in Scottsbluff

A Nebraska Public Power District power outage impacted approximately 1,700 customers in Scottsbluff this afternoon, including customers on the east side of Broadway. The outage impacted customers from Broadway east to 10th Avenue and north and sou... Read More

Corn Hole Tournament raises over $3,500 for Gering teacher

A fundraiser Saturday raised over $3,500 for Leigh Anne Toffelmeier, a Gering Lincoln Elementary music teacher, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in July. Booster Club treasurer Ashley Ybarra thanked everyone who came out to participate in the ... Read More

Energy Regulatory Commission of Mexico Releases Ethanol Blending Regulation

The Energy Regulatory Commission of Mexico (CRE) published Monday their recently-passed fuel regulation (NOM-016-CRE-2016) in the Mexican federal register, allowing for the blending and sale of up to 5.8 percent ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply ... Read More