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Volunteers and Sponsors sought for Old West Balloon Fest

Balloonmeister Colleen Johnson says they are still looking for volunteers and sponsors for the 3rd annual Old West Balloon Festival, scheduled this year for September 2nd and 3rd. Johnson told us o... Read More

Nebraska Tourism Executive Director visiting Kimball welcome center

Nebraska Tourism Commission Executive Director John Ricks will be stopping at the High Point Welcome Center in Kimball today. Kimball Area tourism Director Jo Caskey says she will emphasize the center is an important stop as the first place where ... Read More

NCGA Pleased With Efforts On Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act

The following is a statement from the National Corn Growers Association regarding the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act (S. 517): “Corn farmers appreciate the work of Senator Deb Fischer (R-Nebraska) and the bipartisan Senate sponsors of the... Read More

Scottsbluff man facing charges after starting backyard fire

A 20-year-old Scottsbluff man is facing multiple charges stemming from a Sunday night trespassing call. Court documents say Scottsbluff Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of Avenue R after getting a report of starting a fire in the backyard ... Read More

National Junior Angus Board Elects New Officers

Throughout the barns, the prestige of the green jackets is widely recognized. National Junior Angus Board (NJAB) members serve as mentors, friends and the next generation of leaders for the Angus breed. During the 2017 National Junior Angus Show (NJA... Read More

Rust on the Move

Defying its name once again, southern corn rust has invaded Midwestern cornfields earlier than ever -- and this time, it arrived in time to do economic damage. "This is the earliest I've ever seen it -- and that's the third year in a row that I've s... Read More

Stabenow States Concern with Clovis Nomination

Senate Agriculture Committee Ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow is concerned that Sam Clovis is not qualified to be an Agriculture Department Undersecretary. In a statement last week, Stabenow said: “This nominee seems to lack the necessary agricu... Read More

Gering, Alliance, Chadron still vying for B7 title

Three days in the books and still two to go at Oregon Trail Park in Gering for the Class B Area 7 Legion Baseball Tournament. As of now just three teams remain; top seed Chadron, two seed Gering, and third seeded Alliance all still with a shot at ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball INTERLEAGUE= Final Oakland 3 N-Y Mets 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Cleveland 8 Toronto 1 Final Texas 6 Tampa Bay 5 Final Baltimore 9 Houston 7 Final Detroit 9 Minnesota 6 Final Kansas City 5 Chi White Sox 4 Final L.A.... Read More

Campbell Leaving GMA Over GMO Labeling, Labeling Bill Comment Period Extended

Campbell Soup Company will leave the Grocery Manufacturers Association by the end of the year over a dispute on labeling of genetically modified ingredients, according to Politico. GMA is opposed to GMO labeling, while Campbell has long been vocal... Read More

Big Ten Media Days Underway in Chicago

Big Ten football media days get underway today in Chicago. Coaches and players from Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan State, Maryland, Iowa and Ohio State will all be on hand. Wisconsin led by head coach Paul Chryst is the overwhelming favorite ... Read More