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NBB Holds Firm In Its Request for 2.5 Billion Gallons of Biomass-Based Diesel, 4.75 Billion Gallons of Advanced Biofuels

Yesterday the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) responded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Notice of Data Availability (NODA), focusing on the advanced biofuel standard for 2018 and ... Read More

County Surveyor arrested after Tuesday night standoff

Scotts Bluff County Surveyor Scott Bosse was arrested Tuesday night at his rural Mitchell home on a felony firearm charge after a standoff with authorities. Scotts Bluff County Chief Deputy Troy Brown says deputies were called to the scene to assi... Read More

Governor Ricketts Makes Appointments to Sorghum Board- Officers Elected

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts has announced reappointment of Duane Sugden of Sterling and Klint Stewart of Columbus to serve three-year terms on the Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board. Sugden, representing District #1, was originally appointed to t... Read More

One person killed,  another injured in train, grain truck accident west of Mitchell

A train versus grain truck accident this morning just west of Mitchell has resulted in one fatality and another person being flown to a local hospital. The accident happened at the County Road 12 Burlington Northern crossing off Highway 26. A man ... Read More

(AUDIO) High school football schedule for tonight

Here's a rundown of the high school football schedule for the final regular season Friday of the year. Scottsbluff (7-1) at Alliance (0-8)...Scottsbluff is aiming for the district title and then a home playoff game next week in round one with a wi... Read More

Ethanol Summit Focuses On Biofuels Collaborations In The Western Hemisphere

Policy makers, industry association leaders and ethanol producers from across the Western Hemisphere have gathered in Houston, Texas, this week for the first Ethanol Summit of the Americas focused on regional collaboration to capture the benefits o... Read More

Orphaned Grizzly Cubs coming to RDC Zoo

This past Spring, a grizzly bear sow was illegally killed by a black bear hunter in Wyoming. The sow grizzly had two yearling cubs with her at the time of her death. State and Federal wildlife officials had hoped the two orphaned cubs would surviv... Read More

Temps Above Normal in Winter Forecast

The National Weather Service issued a forecast for much-above normal temps across the contiguous 48 states from November through January. The above-normal temps include the Central and Southern Plains, as well as the Corn Belt. One exception is a ... Read More

WNCC volleyball sweeps Otero

LA JUNTA, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team received 11 kills from Joise Maldonado in earning a Region IX South conference 25-16, 25-23, 25-21 sweep over Otero Junior College Thursdayevening in La Junta, Colorado. The... Read More

Stabenow to Shield Farm Bill from Cuts

Debbie Stabenow, the ranking member of the Senate Ag Committee, wants to defend the farm bill from possible budget cuts that could come during the budget reconciliation process that got started this week. Politico’s Morning Ag Report says she fi... Read More

High School Football Scores

        Thursday's Scores By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Anselmo-Merna 90, Maxwell 48 Arapahoe 66, Eustis-Farnam 20 Bloomfield 74, Stuart 20 Blue Hill 62, Shelton 22 Burwell 47, Boyd County 14 CWC-Ewin... Read More