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Kansas Senate approves chicken house expansion

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow industrial chicken farms to house more birds closer to homes and communities despite a public outcry last year over a propo... Read More

Boys Sub-District Results / Girls District Finals Tonight

Here's a look at the latest results from the high school basketball scene along with tonight's schedule at KNEB. Boys C1-12 Sub-District title game Mitchell 70, Gordon-Rushville 67...sophomore Blake Thyne led the Tigers to the upset win with 26... Read More

Changes Made to H-2C Immigration Bill

A bill proposed by Virginia Republican Representative Bob Goodlatte would scrap the current H-2A program which is party controlled by the U.S. Labor Department. It would institute an H-2C program that would be overseen by the U.S. Department of Agric... Read More

United Way of Western Nebraska congratulates trip drawing winner

The United Way of Western Nebraska Friday morning announced Michael Engelhaupt as the winner of the 2017-2018 Campaign Trip Drawing. As a winner of the drawing, Engelhaupt was presented with a $3,000 trip voucher, generously sponsored in part by D... Read More

Regional West - UC Health partnership to expand and enhance local cancer care

A new strengthened partnership between Regional West and the University of Colorado Cancer Center is designed to expand and enhance cancer care to patients served by the Scottsbluff hospital. Dr. Vince Bjorling, Regional West Cancer Services Medic... Read More

Ricketts encourages NRA to hold convention in Nebraska

Gov. Pete Ricketts is encouraging the National Rifle Association to hold its annual convention in Nebraska after one of Dallas' top elected officials urged the group to find another location. Ricketts said in a tweet Friday that he and other Nebr... Read More

Section 199A Fix Is Coming

A DTN report says Congress may be close to replacing the Section 199A language in the new tax law that curbs the advantages of farmers who sell their products to cooperatives rather than private companies. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says a possib... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Opposes Irrigation Tax Bill

 Nebraska Farm Bureau has registered its opposition to a bill seeking to tax the use of irrigation water. Introduced by Sen. Paul Schumacher of Columbus, LB 1022 would create a one-cent tax on every 10 gallons of water pumped from an irrigation well... Read More

National Weather Service Seminar at 3i SHOW

DODGE CITY, Kan. — The National Weather Service is presenting “Weather and Climate” on Thursday, March 22 at 2:00 p.m. at the 64th Annual 3i SHOW. The seminar is free and will be held in the “Presentation Area,” located in the southwest cor... Read More

Mexico Buying More Brazilian Corn as NAFTA Negotiations Continue

Mexico purchased ten times more corn from Brazil last year than it had previously. Reuters says that’s due to the uncertainty regarding the potential outcome of the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations. Mexican government data and to... Read More

USDA Outlook: Not So Good

ARLINGTON, Va. (DTN) -- A lower U.S. dollar value could boost agriculture exports, but the long-term outlook offers no real light at the end of the tunnel for the struggling farm economy, USDA's chief economist said on Thursday. The USDA Agricultura... Read More