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Agricultural merger mania fuels fears among small seed sellers

The U.S. Justice Department is looking into concerns that global consolidation among major seed and agricultural chemical companies may squeeze supplies of the building blocks for widely used genetica... Read More

Armstrong Earns Big Ten Honor

University of Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. was honored for his performance against Northwestern, as he was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week. Armstrong accounted for 378 yards of total offense, as the Huskers improved to 4-0 o... Read More

Froman Reiterates Post-Brexit Trade Talks with UK on Back Burner

Negotiating a trade deal with the United Kingdom (UK) is not a top priority, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said in an interview, echoing President Barack Obama’s pre-Brexit vote warning that a decision to leave the European Union (EU) wo... Read More

Governor Ricketts to tour Sidney this Friday

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts will be spending the majority of this Friday in Sidney. His day will start at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds around 11:40 a.m. as he partakes in the annual tradition of Oktoberfest festivities. Events slated for th... Read More

Sept. 23, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.74 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.74 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.74 (+0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.02 (+0.01) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.02 (+0.01) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Whiteclay problems draw new scrutiny from Nebraska lawmakers

A recent death and other problems in Whiteclay are drawing new scrutiny from Nebraska lawmakers, who plan to announce an initiative to address persistent issues when they visit the tiny village later this week. Senators say they're looking serious... Read More

Inmate punched staffer at Lincoln prison, department says

Authorities say an inmate has assaulted a staff member at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says the assault occurred Sunday. The department says the inmate punched the staffer in the head... Read More

NFL Scores

NFL Thursday's Game New England 27, Houston 0 Sunday's Games Green Bay 34, Detroit 27 Oakland 17, Tennessee 10 Denver 29, Cincinnati 17 Minnesota 22, Carolina 10 Baltimore 19, Jacksonville 17 Buffalo 33, Arizona 18 Washington 29, N.Y. Gia... Read More

Major League Baseball

INTERLEAGUE Sunday's Game Baltimore 2 Arizona 1 Monday's Game Milwaukee (Garza 5-8) at Texas (Perez 10-10), 8:05 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE Sunday's Games(equals) Toronto 4, N.Y. Yankees 3 Boston 3, Tampa Bay 2, 10 innings Chicago White Sox 3, C... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Regarding Court Action on OSHA Regulation of Anhydrous

“Today’s action by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit forcing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to go through a formal rulemaking process before applying stricter standards to retailers of anhydrous ammonia fert... Read More

Gering Kiwanis Family Fun Day this Saturday

Participants in the Saturday, Oct. 1, Gering Kiwanis Family Fun Day at Legacy of the Plains will have the chance to dive into a hay mound filled with quarters, pick and purchase pumpkins, wander through a corn maze and play a variety of family friend... Read More