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LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is currently accepting grant proposals for its 2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP). NDA administers the program, which is funded th... Read More

NBA Scores

Monday NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION= Final Charlotte 112 Sacramento 107 Final Atlanta 104 Utah 90 Final Memphis 105 Philadelphia 101 Final 2OT New Orleans 132 Chicago 128 Final Houston 99 Miami 90 Final Milwaukee 109 Phoenix 105 Final Da... Read More

Gering council approves keno recommendations

The Gering city council Monday night approved with little comment  five recommendations from the city's Keno Committee. Approved was $14,000 to help purchase a new heating unit for the Legacy of the Plains Museum. The Museum had asked the Keno Co... Read More

Algeria Removes Value-Added Tax On U.S. DDGS, Corn Gluten Feed

The government of Algeria has lifted a value-added tax (VAT) on U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and corn gluten feed (CGF) for 2018, affording new opportunities this marketing year. "The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has been dem... Read More

Filmmaker: Dishong documentary has all the pieces now; expects 2019 premiere

Friday, January 19th marked the end of longtime local TV anchor Jerry Dishong's monumental career. On set for his last broadcast was filmmaker Mark Meisenheimer, who has been working on Dishong's documentary for the past 11 years. Meisenheimer say... Read More News: January 22, 2018

Today on News: Congress votes to reopen government as House follows Senate in approving bill; affected federal employees like Scotts Bluff National Monument rangers can get back to work The filmmaker who has spent the last 11 years w... Read More

NPPC Commends USDA for Maintaining Essential Livestock Market Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C.,  – Two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs critical to the continuity of livestock market operations will continue during the current federal government shutdown. The Livestock Mandatory Reporting (LMR) program, mana... Read More

Nebraska Farmer Joins Mission to South Korea

LINCOLN, Neb. - As U.S. policy makers rethink the nation’s trade relationships around the world, a group of U.S. farmers recently visited South Korea to celebrate the 45th anniversary of one of the most successful trade relationships for American ... Read More

Inmate facing additional charges after punching corrections officer

An inmate at the Scotts Bluff County Jail is facing additional charges after assaulting a corrections officer Friday afternoon. Court documents say 31 year old Orrey Pickering is accused of striking the corrections officer in the mouth when he ref... Read More

Farmland Values Stabilize in 2017 in Grain Belt States

OMAHA, NE – Farmland values in the grain belt states served by Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) stabilized in 2017, a reflection of continued market demand for quality land. Sales of higher quality farm ground contributed to an uptick ... Read More

Palmer Shares Big Ten Honor

Lincoln – Nebraska guard James Palmer Jr. was honored Monday afternoon, as he was selected as the Big Ten’s Co-Player of the Week. He shared the award with Purdue’s Carsen Edwards for games during the week of Jan. 15-21. Palmer earned the ac... Read More