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VALTS celebrates 600th graduate during Wednesday celebration

It was a milestone day at Valley Alternative Learning and Transitioning School (VALTS), as the program graduates their 600th student. VALTS helps students earn their diploma in a more flexible le... Read More

EAS decision in limbo as Airport authority waits for DOT order

The waiting game continues as the Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority is hoping for word soon on the assignment of a new airline to take up the Essential Air Service route between Scottsbluff and Denver. Airport Manager Darwin Skelton told KNEB ... Read More

Huskers To Face Mississippi State in Charity Exhibition Game

Lincoln -- The University of Nebraska and Mississippi State University basketball programs will look to raise money for hurricane victims, as the programs will square off in a charity exhibition game on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at Humphrey Coli... Read More

R-CALF USA Unhappy About Secretary Perdue's Decision  to Abandon the GIPSA Rules

Billings, Mont. - R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement following Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue's announcement that he is withdrawing one cattle-related GIPSA rule and refusing to take any action on the other cattle-relate... Read More

Governor hopeful Bob Krist embarks on statewide listening tour

A Nebraska state Senator who plans on challenging Gov. Pete Ricketts during next year's Gubernatorial election made a stop in Scottsbluff this morning to kickoff a state-wide listening tour. Bob Krist of Omaha says his nine plus years in the legis... Read More

RFD TV veterinarian Dr. Dan Thompson to speak to beef producers in meeting series

The U.S. Beef Cattle Production Journey: The Destination Is Up To Us, Featuring Dr. Dan Thomson, DVM The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition and Nebraska Extension are bringing Dr. Dan Thomson, a third-generation bovine veterinarian and host of a nat... Read More

Dual credit students boosting WNCC enrollment

  Dual credit students who are taking both high school and college courses as part of the new Career Academy concept are boosting WNCC's enrollment figures. The college has just over 1,900 students enrolled this fall, a jump from 1,719 las... Read More

U.S. Wheat Associates to Close Cairo Office, Continue Regional Market Coverage from Rotterdam, Casablanca

ARLINGTON, Virginia — Continuing a strategic effort to increase resources in wheat import market segments with the best potential for growth and returns for the farmers it represents, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) has announced it will close its offi... Read More

Sasse: Omaha VA's refusal to answer questions 'unacceptable'

U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse is seeking answers from the Department of Veterans of Affairs following reports that VA employees kept a secret waiting list of patients from Nebraska and Iowa that obscured the actual wait times for veterans who sought appointme... Read More

NAFTA Commodity Groups Unite to Urge Negotiation Success

U.S. commodity export groups, along with counterparts from Canada and Mexico, are reiterating their support for free trade. The U.S. Grains Council, along with the U.S. Soybean Export Council, National Sorghum Producers, National Corn Growers, and... Read More

Canada “Flatly Rejects” U.S. Dairy Proposal

Wrapping up the fourth round of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement, the U.S. proposed a dismantling of Canada’s dairy supply management system. Bloomberg reports Canada “flatly rejects” the proposal by the United States. The pr... Read More