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Sen. Schumer Calls On USTR to Get Changes in Canada Dairy Policy

The U.S. needs to secure "meaningful concessions from Canada to provide stable market access for our dairy producers," according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., in a letter to U.S. Tr... Read More

COMMITTEE APPROVED: House Ag Committee Advances Agriculture and Nutrition Act

Washington, D.C. – The House Agriculture Committee today passed out of committee the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R.2)  – critical legislation to address the economic challenges facing the nation’s farmers and ranchers, while ma... Read More

Stinner, Erdman on different sides as workforce housing bill gains final approval

A workforce housing bill that Gering Senator John Stinner has championed for two years has gained final approval by the legislature and is on its way to Governor Ricketts for his signature. The bill will allow communities in Nebraska to use tax in... Read More

Court: Herberger's going out of business sale commences Thursday

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court Wednesday approved the sale of Bon-Ton Stores Inc. to two liquidators, who have been ordered to commence going out of business sales Thursday at all of the firm's stores, including the Herberger's at Monument Mall in Scottsblu... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Meets with Trade Delegation from Kenya

LINCOLN – On Tuesday, Governor Pete Ricketts met with members of a trade delegation from Kenya to discuss the potential for a mutually beneficial trade relationship between Kenya and Nebraska.  The delegation consisted of members of the Parliamen... Read More

Nebraska State Fair to launch custom license plate

Grand Island, NE— Nebraska State Fair, in collaboration with the Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation, will launch a custom license plate featuring a nighttime panoramic view of the midway during the annual state fair as soon as the minimum number o... Read More

29th Leadership Scottsbluff class donates $32,000 to community organizations

Leadership Scottsbluff's 29th class handed out checks Wednesday to four non-profit organizations from proceeds at their Hoops for Heroes event March 16th. United Way of Western Nebraska, Finders Keepers and the Riverside Discovery Center each rece... Read More

April 18, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.21 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.21 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.21 (+0.08) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.43 (+0.08) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.43 (+0.08) Frenchman Valle... Read More

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Joins National Ag Research Initiative

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 18, 2018 – The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has joined 15 other public and private universities in FedByScience, an effort to boost federal investment in agricultural research. The initiative, timed with the releas... Read More

United Airlines boardings growing significantly every month

It seems the sky is the limit with United Airlines operated by SkyWest as boarding numbers continue to soar at Western Nebraska Regional Airport. Since taking over as the airport's Essential Air Service Carrier late in January, the airline boarded... Read More

Coalition works to expand rural e-connectivity

WASHINGTON, D.C. April 18, 2018: A coalition of stakeholders committed to the expansion of broadband services in rural America today launched the first in a series of workshops to focus attention on the wide-ranging challenges to achieving connecti... Read More