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Police: Viral social media threat to

The Scottsbluff Police Department says a viral post represented from a social media user that makes a threat to "SHS" is a hoax. Police Captain Brian Wasson says in a prepared media release that ev... Read More

(Video) Gov. Ricketts Proclaims “FFA Week” in Nebraska

Standing with FFA members and supporters, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring “FFA Week” in Nebraska.  The National FFA Organization celebrates FFA Week nationally from February 17-24, 2018. “FFA is helping raise up the... Read More

ADM Takeover of Bunge Subject to Antitrust Scrutiny

OMAHA (DTN) -- The possible merger of two of the world's largest grain and oilseed processing companies likely wouldn't move prices for farmers. However, it likely would have a bigger impact on farmers outside the heart of the Corn Belt. Specu... Read More News: February 21, 2018

Today on News: Scotts Bluff Co. juvenile inmates can now be housed in Cheyenne Scottsbluff council adds film production as an LB840 economic development activity Sen. Deb Fischer named 'Friend of Agriculture' by Nebraska Farm Burea... Read More

Community celebrates ribbon cutting for new Cobblestone Hotel

Local community and business leaders today celebrated the ribbon cutting and open house for the new Cobblestone Hotel in Gering. Gering Mayor Tony Kaufman says the official ceremony culminates three years of hard work with the investors to get the... Read More

Xcel Energy's wind farm plans hit regulatory roadblock

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A hearing examiner is urging New Mexico regulators to reject an earnings proposal related to Xcel Energy's two planned wind farms along the Texas-New Mexico border. At issue is a proposal that would allow the utility to ... Read More

Feb. 21, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.99 (-0.06) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.99 (-0.06) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.99 (-0.06) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.66 (-0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.66 (-0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Maconaquah serves up first batch of school-raised beef

BUNKER HILL, Ind. (AP) — Cheeseburgers and beef tacos were on the menu recently at Maconaquah Middle School. But these weren't just any cheeseburgers and tacos. They were made from a cow raised by students right outside the cafeteria doors. The ... Read More

Tobacco arrested for pound of marijuana

A South Dakota man has been taken into custody after he admitted to owning a one pound brick of compressed marijuana in the vehicle he was riding in. 34 year old Shawn Tobacco was in a vehicle stopped Tuesday evening for speeding in Banner County ... Read More

Powerline program funding stresses new emphasis for WNCC Foundation

A new strategic plan for the WNCC Foundation branches out from funding simply scholarships and capital construction, emphasizing projects and programs that address the skilled workforce needs of the community. Interim Director Kristin Wiebe says t... Read More

Small, midsize farms decreasing in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says small and midsize farms across Nebraska have lost much of their land and revenue to bigger operations over the past two decades. The Omaha World-Herald reports that many of these farms ... Read More