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Bridgeport man in critical condition following Highway 385 accident

A 43-year-old Bridgeport man is in critical condition following a Thursday morning accident on Highway 385. Morrill County Sheriff Milo Cardenas says Adrian Sosa was driving a pay-loader southbound... Read More

WNCC Foundation has new Executive Director

The WNCC Foundation has a new permanent executive director who believes the job fits what she has been doing in the workplace. RCI Account Executive Jennifer Reisig was approved for her new position Wednesday by the college Board of Directors. Rei... Read More

USDA Seeks Ideas to Help SNAP Participants Become Independent

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that it is looking for innovative ideas to promote work and self-sufficiency among able-bodied adults participating in the department’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The publ... Read More

Feb. 22, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.04 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.04 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.04 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.71 (+0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.71 (+0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Symposium to highlight issues of international trade in Nebraska

An upcoming symposium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will highlight the importance of international trade to Nebraska's economy. The Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance is hosting the inaugural CME Group Foundation Sym... Read More

How Potential ADM, Bungee Merger Would Impact Farmers

The possible merger of ADM and Bungee could decrease marketing outlets for farmers as the companies would combine operations. Chad Hart of Iowa State University told DTN-The Progressive Farmer this week that, however, unlike mergers in the seed bu... Read More

County road maintenance moving from a challenge to possible crisis

Scotts Bluff County continues to fall behind in its road maintenance and there is no foreseeable solution in the future without more funding. That was the conclusion after the commissioners spent an hour Tuesday evening with their road and bridge ... Read More

Republicans Deliver Letter to Congressional Leadership Calling on Section 199A Changes

A group of Republican lawmakers Wednesday sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan calling for changes to Section 199A in the tax code. The group of more than 80 lawmakers says the changes will restore the c... Read More

Ex-Nebraska state trooper charged in fatal chase

A special prosecutor has filed charges against a former Nebraska state trooper at the center of a storm that rocked the State Patrol. Special prosecutor Joe Stecher charged Tim Flick on Wednesday with two misdemeanors, motor-vehicle homicide and m... Read More

Scottsbluff man arrested for assaulting deputies

A Scottsbluff man is facing several charges stemming from a Tuesday night disturbance in downtown Scottsbluff. Police received a call about a man walking down the middle of Broadway who was screaming and trying to kick passing vehicles. Court d... Read More

Efforts to Move Northey Block Continue

Iowa Republicans took a strike at Senator Ted Cruz of Texas this week, saying his hold on the nomination of Iowa’s Bill Northey to the Department of Agriculture will harm his political standing. As Cruz continued his attack of the Renewable Fuel... Read More