National Farmers Announces Key Policy Positions  at Annual Meeting in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2015)—National Farmers members stated their position on several key policy issues at their annual ag business conference in Nashville, Tenn., Thursday. Members re-affir... Read More

VanMatre and Bicak Appointed to CPNRD Board of Directors

(GRAND ISLAND, NE) The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board of directors appointed two new directors to serve on the board for two-year terms at their January board meeting on Thursday.  Deb VanMatre of Gibbon was elected to Subdistri... Read More

Affordable Care Act makes 2015 tax filing more complex

Electronic filing of income tax returns began on Tuesday, and almost every tax filer will need to do something new this year. The biggest change is the Affordable Health Care Act, which requires U.S. citizens to be enrolled in a health care plan. ... Read More

Census of Ag Analysis Provides Valuable Insight into Value of Industry to Elected Officials

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its analysis of statistics from the 2012 census of agriculture as they relate to Congressional districts. This document, which provides insight into the characteristics and value of farming and ranch... Read More

Nebraska Water Use Drops in 2014,  Aquifer Conditions Sustainable

Water used for crop irrigation dropped by 30% across a wide swath of Nebraska in 2014 and a recent report indicates that, on average, thecondition of the Ogallala Aquifer in Nebraska is stable and significantly healthier thanin all other states overl... Read More

CSC men lose to nationally rated foe

CHADRON - Chadron State College men's basketball team fell to No. 12 University of Colorado-Colorado Springs 96-75 in a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference matchup Saturday evening. Chadron State (4-13, 3-10 RMAC) opened strongly against nationally... Read More

Lady Eagles post big upset win

CHADRON - Chadron State College women's basketball upset Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference leader, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, 72-70 Saturday at the Chicoine Center. With the win, the Eagles (4-13, 4-9 RMAC) handed the Mountain Lions... Read More

Chadron State College lockout lifted

The lock down for the residence halls on the Chadron State College campus has been canceled as of 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Jan. 25, 2015. Based on information from the Chadron Police Department, there is no threat to campus. “The safety and sec... Read More

Cougar women pick-up 18th win of the season

Lile Havili’s double-double of 19 points and 12 rebounds powered the Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team to a 62-46 win over Colby Community College on Saturday afternoon at Cougar Palace in Scottsbluff. The 6-foot-1 sop... Read More

Seacats wrap up two day invite Saturday

Cierra Weatherfield, a senior from Gering, was one of the Seacats that had a big day at the Twin City Invitational today.  She won the 500  Freestyle in a time of 5:48.49, her best time of the season....... Read More

Scottsbluff deals inside straight against Gering

Scottsbluff went inside early and often en route to a 66-to-50 boys basketball win at Gering Saturday night. It was obvious to a full house that Scottsbluff wanted to attack Gering with 6-8 sophomore Landon Walker and 6-6 junior Austin Clarkson. ... Read More