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China, others lift ban on meat imports in boost for Brazil

China lifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazil on Saturday after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors, in a victory for Presid... Read More

European Regulators Clear Dow Chemical-DuPont Merger

The European Union has approved the proposed merger of Dow Chemical and Du Pont, saying that the companies' commitments to divest businesses have addressed its concerns. Both plan to join in a $62 billion deal and then break apart into three separ... Read More

Dickinson receives 2017 Outstanding City Clerk award

Cindy Dickinson, City Clerk of Scottsbluff, has received the Nebraska Municipal Clerks Association’s “2017 Outstanding Clerk of the Year Award”  for First Class or larger cities. The award was presented to  Dickinson at the annual banquet ... Read More

Leopold Conservation Award accepting applications for Kansas

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award. The $10,000 award honors Kansas farmers, ranchers and other private landowners who voluntarily demonstrate outstanding stewardship and management of natural resources... Read More

Nominations Open for Meat Industry Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Nominations are now open for The 2017 MEAT INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME. Although nominations are especially encouraged from our board of directors and past inductees, anyone connected with the meat and poultry production and processing industries can sugge... Read More

March 24, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.88 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.88 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.88 (steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.30 (steady) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.30 (steady) Frenchman ... Read More

Mexico Considers Duty-Free Corn Deals With Brazil, Argentina

Mexico, the world's biggest buyer of U.S. corn, is considering offering duty-free access to Brazilian and Argentine corn as an alternative to American imports in a move that could have big consequences for U.S. farmers worried about Donald Trump's tr... Read More

WNCC baseball sweeps Miles on Sunday

The Western Nebraska Community College got the offense cranked up and played strong defensively in capturing an Empire Conference doubleheader from Miles Community College Sunday at Cleveland Field. The opener saw Alex Achtermann go the distance on ... Read More

Beatles tribute band playing tonight at Midwest Theater

It was 50 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. And tonight at the Midwest Theater The Reunion Beatles will be channeling their inner John, Paul, George, and Ringo. In honor of the 1967 release of the album "Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely... Read More

WNCC softball team splits with Lamar

LAMAR, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College softball team split a conference doubleheader with Lamar Community College on Sunday in Lamar Colorado. The Cougar women responded offensively in the first game, pounding out 11 hits, including... Read More

Nebraska senators move bills to help felons re-enter society

The Nebraska Legislature is set to consider several measures that aim to help felons re-entering society after prison as part of what supporters say is a comprehensive approach to criminal justice reform. Legislative committees have advanced bills... Read More