Vilsack Highlights Conservation Efforts in Midwest

Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack announced more than $15 million in Conservation Innovation Grants to 47 organizations to accelerate innovation in private lands conservation. Secretary Vilsack announ... Read More

Torrington teenager enters not guilty plea on amended first degree murder charge

A 16 year old Torrington teenager Monday entered a not guilty plea to an  amended first degree murder charge in the death early this year of Scotts Bluff County Corrections officer Amanda Baker. Dylan Cardeilhac is accused in the early morning Va... Read More

November 17th trial date set for man accused in death of Gering toddler

A November 17th trial date was definitively set Monday during a brief pre-trial motion hearing regarding 28 year old Dustin Chauncey, who is facing trial in the 2008 death of 2 year old Juliette Geurts of Gering after being indicted by a grand jury. ... Read More

Bluffs man charged with selling meth near school has 1st court appearance

A 23 year old Scottsbluff man had a first appearance in Scotts Bluff County Court Monday on two counts of distribution of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school zone. Court Documents say Patrick Little Wolf was arrested after WING Drug Task... Read More

Garbacz Receives National Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture

LINCOLN – Stan Garbacz, the Agricultural Trade Representative for the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA), has been awarded the James A. Graham Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture.  The award was presented to Garbacz late last week d... Read More

Governor appoints two new representatives to Nebraska Wheat Board

Governor Dave Heinemann recently appointed Bob Delsing of Hemingford, Neb. and Steve Wiese of Wilber, Neb. as directors for Districts 1 and 6 respectively on the Nebraska Wheat Board. Delsing, his wife Karen, now deceased, and their three children... Read More

Northeast Health Professionals Learn How Farmers are “Raising the Steaks”

As part of its Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI), the checkoff recently hosted a “Raising the Steaks” immersion event for eager health and nutrition professionals at Hedgeapple Farm in Buckeystown, Md. The tour was Sept. 9, with more t... Read More

National Research Council Public Hearing Opens Doors to Biotech Opponents

OMAHA (DTN) -- Some of the most vocal critics of genetically engineered crops will get a spotlight shined on them this week in Washington, D.C., as the National Research Council holds two days of hearings as part of the group's latest review of crop ... Read More

Heineman: Picking new Lt. governor will take couple weeks

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says he will appoint a new lieutenant governor even though he only has about four months left in office. But Heineman said Monday that he doesn't expect to announce a replacement for Lavon Heidemann a couple of weeks. ... Read More

September 15, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.09 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.09 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.09 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.91 (-0.07) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.03 (-0.07) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.19 (Bas... Read More

Kurtz wins United Way Duck Dash grand prize

Ken Kurtz, the owner of Spectrum Photography in Gering and the grand prize winner of the 17th annual United Way of Western Nebraska Rubber Duck Dash, could not be happier. Kurtz won a 2015 Tahoe donated by Team Chevrolet, his dream vehicle for hau... Read More