class="page-template page-template-page-templates page-template-news page-template-page-templatesnews-php page page-id-544 page-parent group-blog masthead-fixed full-width singular wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.4.7 vc_responsive"
Wildfire Livestock Losses Will Qualify for Financial Help

Livestock producers who lost animals in the central plains’ wildfires may qualify for the USDA Farm Service Agency’s Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP). An Oklahoma State University Extension re... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Issues Veto to Protect Ranchers

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts vetoed LB 449, which proposed repealing the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Management Act.  LB 449 was introduced by State Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha and opposed by agriculture groups, sportsmen, and local o... Read More

Future's One USDA Crop Progress *AUDIO*

Audio of the report: OMAHA (DTN) -- Soybean planting is on an average pace nationwide, but corn planting remains well behind average in the week ended Apr... Read More

Stinner's workforce housing bill signed into law by Gov. Ricketts

A workforce housing bill that Gering Senator John Stinner has championed for two years has been passed into law, as Governor Pete Ricketts signed the bill for final approval today. The bill now allows communities in Nebraska to use tax increment f... Read More

Pallone & Peterson Urge President Trump to Stop Pruitt’s Abuse of RFS Waivers

WASHINGTON - Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN) sent a letter to President Trump today expressing concern that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)... Read More

The Panandle Shrine Club and Wolf Automotive will present "A Night with the Broncos", a tailgate party with Denver Bronco alumni this Thursday evening at Backaracks in Scottsbluff. Proceeds from the event will be used for Travel and lodging assist... Read More

April 23, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.15 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.15 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.15 (Steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.35 (Steady) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.35 (Steady) Frenchman ... Read More

Canadian Pacific Weekend Strike Postponed; U.S. Rivers Still Rising

Rail shippers in Canada and the U.S. could be heard breathing a sigh of relief late Friday evening after the CP announced it had come to what may be just a temporary agreement with the two unions that had planned to strike April 21. If that strike oc... Read More

Gering man accused of attempted sexual assault

A 53 year old Gering man is being held on a $100,000 bond after being accused of attempted first degree sexual assault, strangulation and the 3rd degree assault of a female victim in his home. Court documents claim Guy Hughes tried to force himsel... Read More

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in severa... Read More

Driver injured in car versus road grader accident near Melbeta

Authorities say one person has been hospitalized after he struck the rear of a Scotts Bluff County road grader south of Melbeta Monday morning. Sheriff Mark Overman says an eastbound car driven by 41-year-old Chad Conklin of rural Gering struck th... Read More