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Cattle-Buying Scam Costs Nebraska Company More Than $5 Million

Prosecutors say a North Texas man must serve 10 years in federal prison for a cattle-buying scam that cost a Nebraska company more than $5 million. Tony Eugene Lyon of Fort Worth was sentenced Fri... Read More

Monsanto Gives $50,000 to Support Fire Relief Efforts in KS

Monsanto has donated $50,000 to Kansas Farm Bureau's (KFB) Foundation in support of young and beginning ranchers affected by recent wildfires. The funds will support a Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) fire relief effort between Kansas, Texa... Read More

Mitchell banker and avid community supporter passes away

Funeral services will be held in Scottsbluff Tuesday for 68 year old Larry Janecek, long-time local banker and community supporter, who passed away earlier this week in Lubbock, Texas after driving the WNCC women's basketball team to the National Jun... Read More

Gering man accused of sending lewd photos, soliciting sex from teens on social media

Authorities have arrested a Gering man for sending inappropriate pictures and messages to high school girls on social media. 21-year-old Riley Lenhart was arrested on Thursday on charges of Attempted Child Enticement (a Class II Felony) and Sale o... Read More

New Trends in Combine Heads

Farms and combines are getting bigger. Yields are increasing and so is residue. Harvest windows are narrowing, and farmers are trying to harvest more acres in a day. From folding heads to better choppers, header technology is keeping pace with the... Read More

Nebraska preliminary jobless rate 3.2 percent in February

A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for February dropped a tenth of a point from 3.2 percent in January. The Nebraska Labor Department said in a news release Friday that the rate matched the February 2016 rate. The state's ... Read More

Cargill Faces Criticism Over Non-GMO Verification

Cargill faced many questions over social media this week on their association with the Non-GMO Project organization.    Their mission on their website claims, "The Non-GMO Project is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and building so... Read More

HS sports rundown from Thursday, T&F today at Scottsbluff

Weather was an issue in the region for high school soccer on Thursday night. The Scottsbluff vs. Torrington game at the Landers Complex in Scottsbluff was called off during the first half due to lightning. A make up date will be announced at a lat... Read More

Day Two of Spring Practice Complete, Cowboys to Don Full Pads on Saturday

Laramie, Wyo. (March 23, 2017) --  The second day of spring practice for the Wyoming Football team was completed on Thursday with progress being shown at wide receiver, linebacker and running back.  But a potential season-ending injury was also sus... Read More

Eagles to begin spring football practice Monday

CHADRON, Neb. -- March 23, 2017 -- About 80 players will begin taking part in spring football practice at Chadron State College on Monday.  The roster is about evenly split among lettermen and redshirt freshmen and transfers who will be going throug... Read More

Senate Ag Chairman Calls for Quick Vote to Advance Sonny Perdue's Nomination

Sonny Perdue, President Donald Trump's nominee for Agriculture secretary, seemed to reassure every senator on every issue during his confirmation hearing Thursday, and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., said he would schedule ... Read More