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Sonny Perdue Sworn in as 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by fellow Georgian and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Clarence Thomas in a brief ceremony today at the Supreme Court bu... Read More

April 25, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.88 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.88 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.88 (+0.10) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.26 (+0.13) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.26 (+0.13) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Longtime businessman, Airport Authority Board member passes away

Funeral services have been scheduled for longtime Scottsbluff businessman and Airport Authority Board member John Steinmark, who passed away at his home Monday. Steinmark grew up on a rural Bayard farm and served in the Army during the Vietnam war... Read More

Bayard man's sentencing date for causing fatal accident east of Minatare delayed

The sentencing date for a Bayard man convicted of causing a fatal accident at a construction area east of Minatare has been pushed back to May 15th. 29-year-old Trevor Teichroeb, who entered a no contest plea to misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide, wi... Read More

Huskers Sign Winthrop Big Man

Lincoln – University of Nebraska Head Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Duby Okeke (prounounced Doobie Okay-Kay) has signed with Nebraska to join the Husker basketball program for the 2017-18 season. Okeke, a 6-foot-8, 230-pound center from Jo... Read More

Biofuels Stakeholders Issue Statement on Oral Arguments for  2014-2016 Renewable Volume Obligations

Sioux Falls, SD – In response to oral arguments held earlier Monday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on the petition for review of the Renewable Volume Obligations for 2014-2016 filed by Americans for Clean Energy, ... Read More

Huskers Sign Thomas Allen

Lincoln -- Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced the signing of guard Thomas Allen on Tuesday.  Allen will join the Husker basketball program for the 2017-18 season. A 6-foot-1, 180-pound guard, Allen was a top-100 recruit nationally by ESPN, Scout ... Read More

Regional Drug Task Forces arrest eleven in major drug sweep

The U.S. Attorney's Office says a cooperative effort today (Tuesday) between two regional drug task forces has led to the arrest of eleven individuals. The charges vary from Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substan... Read More

50 Students from Nebraska, Western Iowa Awarded 2017 AKSARBEN Horatio Alger State Scholarship

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced the 50 recipi... Read More

Federal officials charge 15 with eagle trafficking

Federal officials say 15 people from 4 states have been indicted for illegally trafficking eagles and other migratory birds. U.S. Attorney for South Dakota Randy Seiler said Monday the indictments follow a 2-year undercover operation and that auth... Read More

Whiteclay beer stores file appeal to loss of liquor licenses

The owners of four Nebraska beer stores that sell millions of cans of beer each year near a South Dakota Indian reservation are appealing a state regulator's decision not to renew their liquor licenses. The appeal filed late Monday in Lancaster Co... Read More