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NREA GM visits DPPD Board meeting

Nebraska Rural Electric Association's new General Manager attended the Dawson Public Power District's Board of Director's meeting on Wednesday March 14, 2018. Kim Christiansen assumed her role with th... Read More

Changing the Chain of Command

When family business members talk about management succession, the discussion often focuses on the handoff of tasks and responsibilities, and decisions from one generation to the next, as well as the capabilities and readiness of a younger generation... Read More

Gering speech team overwhelming winner at B-6 District competition

Gering's speech team was the overwhelming winner at the B-6 District competition in Sidney. Coach Tyler Thompson says all 18 members made it to the finals and 13 of them have qualified for the state competition in Kearney next week. Gering ... Read More News: March 16, 2018

Today on News: A late winter storm drops a fair amount of snow across the North Platte Valley and beyond The first annual Bluffs Middle School student health fair was a success Stolen vehicle recovered by Troop E troopers, driver a... Read More

Minatare's J.C. Standley honored as PVC Star Student of the Week

This week the Platte Valley Company Star Student of the Week honors go to Minatare High School senior J.C. Standley. He excels both in and out of the classroom, maintains a part-time job, and will be heading to UNL in the fall. Watch his full s... Read More

High Water Still Stalling Barge Traffic

Heavy rainfall, from the middle to lower Mississippi River Valley eastward across much of the Ohio River Basin, resulted in widespread river flooding along Cincinnati, Cairo, Memphis and other locations, according to the USDA weekly Grain Transportat... Read More

House Follows Senate, Introduces Emission Reporting Exemption

The U.S. House, following Senate action, has introduced a bill to stop an unintended regulation of farms. Introduced this week, ACRE, the Agricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act, would avoid unnecessary environmental reporting for farme... Read More

Iowa soybean leaders worry about farm trade, travel to China

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A group of Iowa soybean farmers will travel to China this week in hopes of smoothing over any rift in the trade relationship caused by the Trump administration's announced tariffs on steel and aluminum. Iowa Soybean Assoc... Read More

Federal Judge Rules Army Corps Responsible for Missouri River Flood Damages

Farmers impacted by nearly a decade of flooding along the Missouri River are a step closer to receiving compensation. A federal judge earlier this week ruled in favor of farmers in the case of Ideker Farms vs. the United States of America. Roger I... Read More

Troopers recover stolen car; driver arrested on several charges

A 47-year-old Panhandle man has been charged on a variety of counts stemming from a Wednesday afternoon arrest. Court documents say Troopers received a report of a stolen Ford Taurus out of Sioux County. The driver, Steven Magdaleno, had reportedl... Read More

Storm brings needed precipitation to the region

The wet, heavy snow overnight and through the morning hours produced good precipitation for many communities in the panhandle and eastern Wyoming. At KNEB we received slightly over 4.25" of snow as of 5 a.m. with .83" of moisture. The Scottsbluff ... Read More