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Registration for International Master Gardener Conference Opens

The biennial International Master Gardener Conference will be held at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs on Sept. 22-25. Co-hosted by Nebraska Extension and Iowa State University Extension and O... Read More

Ricketts, Foley to lead Nebraska trade missions to Japan

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley are traveling to Japan in September for back-to-back foreign trade missions. The governor's office announced Thursday that Foley will lead a delegation September 9-11 to promote Ne... Read More

July 29, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.33 (-0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.33 (-0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.33 (-0.10) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.44 (-0.09) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.33 (-0.10) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.36 (--) Ne... Read More

(Audio) Nebraska Farmers Look Forward to Performance and Profit From High Oleic Soybeans

During times of lower commodity prices, premium crops such as high oleic soybeans benefit farmers by offering the combination of strong yield performance and higher profit potential. Many Nebraska farmers hope they will have the opportunity to plant ... Read More

NPPD warns of new phone scam hitting the Scottsbluff area

Officials with Nebraska Public Power District say a new phone scam is hitting the state- including in Scottsbluff. Mark Becker with NPPD says people are receiving calls and are being falsely threatened their electricity will be shut off if they do... Read More

Gering council discusses budget priorities

Gering city staff and the council want to establish better reserve and capital sinking funds while keeping the mill levy the same in their proposed 2015-16 budget. The mill levy presented at a council budget workshop Wednesday remains the same at ... Read More

Burst water pipe creates chaos at Scottsbluff Wal-Mart

Crews are cleaning up a massive water spill at the Scottsbluff Wal-Mart, following a burst pipe Around 12:00 p.m. Thursday, crews working at the McDonald's inside the building say they heard a loud 'pop' above, and hundreds of gallons of water beg... Read More

(Audio) Family Raises Money Online to Save Their Farm

Kyle and Leah Broshears of Seymour, IN both grew up on small farms. When the couple decided that they wanted to raise their two children the same way, they knew it might be challenging. What the two face, is more than they ever anticipated. In 20... Read More

Ag Groups Calling for Delay in Ozone Regs

A number of agriculture interest groups are among 269 organizations that asked President Barack Obama Wednesday to stop the release of more stringent national ambient air quality standards by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, set for release ... Read More

Police continue search for runaway Sidney teen

Authorities continue their search for a 16-year-old Sidney boy that was last seen Tuesday afternoon. Sidney Police Major Joe Aiken says that Daniel Virgil is being considered a runaway, but not believed to be in any danger. Major Aiken says that t... Read More

21st Avenue milling and overlay project begins

Milling work began this morning (Thursday) on the stretch of 21st Avenue between the South Beltline Highway in Scottsbluff to Highway 92 in Gering. Scotts Bluff County Roads Superintendent Bob Bennett says the milling work is being done under traffic... Read More