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Study Shows Benefits Of 'Livestock Friendly' Designation

More than a decade after Nebraska created its “livestock friendly” designation, participating counties have gained more cattle farms and lost fewer hog farms than those that lack the designation, ... Read More

Bolzer prelim delayed, Continuance requested in Converse case

The man charged with motor vehicle homicide in a fatality accident August 20th on the west edge of Mitchell has had his preliminary hearing postponed. 23 year old Joshua Bolzer of Mitchell was to appear in court this (Tuesday) afternoon, but the p... Read More

Nebraskan Included in the Eight Finalists For USFRA's Next Faces Of Farming & Ranching Class

With enthusiastic farmers across the country, spanning beef, corn, cotton, dairy, pork, poultry and soybeans, excited to share the truth behind today's agriculture to consumers, U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA®) announces today the final... Read More

Wyoming seeks to block judge's order on air ambulance fees

The state of Wyoming is scrambling to try to block a federal judge's ruling that the state may not regulate how much air ambulance companies charge for transporting workers who are injured on the job. The state is asking a federal appeals court in... Read More

Scottsbluff student makes splash at State Fair Education Competition

Bluffs Middle School/Scottsbluff High School was well represented by one student at the Nebraska State Fair last weekend in Grand Island. Courtesy SBPS Jamie Chen represented Scottsbluff during the Education Competition, placing in several eve... Read More

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 Alliance / Alliance – 2.82 (-0.16) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Gering council passes sales tax ballot language, delays acting on cottage home zoning request

The Gering city council Monday evening approved ballot language that formally places a half cent sales tax proposition before voters in November to fund infrastructure improvements. Concerns were raised by councilman Larry Gibbs the language might... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Monday (08/29/2016) Aquinas Catholic 4, Freeman 2 Chase County 22, Holyoke, CO 3 Chase County 24, Holyoke, CO 0 Raymond Central 11, Aquinas Catholic 0 Raymond Central 11, Freeman 3  ...... Read More

Major League Baseball

INTERLEAGUE Monday's Game L.A. Angels 9 Cincinnati 2 Tuesday's Game Cincinnati (Adleman 2-1) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 9-11), 10:05 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE Monday's Game Toronto 5, Baltimore 1 Boston 9, Tampa Bay 4 Cleveland 1, Minnesota 0, 10... 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