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Michael Boehm Named University's IANR Chief

Michael Boehm has been named the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and University of Nebraska vice president for Agriculture... Read More

Wisconsin dairy industry sets national standard for sustainability

Increasingly, consumers want assurance the food they purchase is raised using environmentally responsible, sustainable practices. Industry research has shown that 42% of consumers are willing to pay more for products that are certified according to s... Read More

Oct. 25, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.68 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.68 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.68 (+0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.08 (+0.01) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.08 (+0.01) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Four western Nebraska DHHS workers honored

Lincoln – Four Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) employees in Scottsbluff and Gering are being recognized as employees and supervisors of the year. Vincent Moreno, a Developmental Disabilities Service Coordinator, Liz Warburt... Read More

Gering Up Basketball registration dates announced

Although it still feels like summer on some days it's about to be time for winter sports. That includes basketball for the kids in Gering. The program is for boys and girls in 3rd thru 6th grade. Gering Up Basketball sign up dates are going to ... Read More

DuPont profit beats as cost cuts take hold

DuPont (DD.N) reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by cost cuts, and said its merger with Dow Chemical Co (DOW.N) was expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2017. DuPont also said the planned spinoff of the businesses... Read More

Nebraska Gov. Ricketts says budget package won't raise taxes

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says the budget he proposes to lawmakers next year won't raise taxes and will slow the growth of state government. Ricketts says he still plans to look at tax reforms, even though state revenues have fallen short of pr... Read More

Gering council refuses to act on proposed cul-de-sac parking change

The Gering city council Monday evening declined to act on a proposed ordinance that would have changed parking regulations for cul-de-sacs in the city. The proposal would have eliminated diagonal or perpendicular parking in cul-de-sacs that has be... Read More

WNCC holds PAWzitively Pink night for Breast Cancer Awareness this Wednesday

Western Nebraska Community College holds this year's PAWzitively PINK™ breast cancer awareness event during the volleyball match between No. 2 WNCC and Northeastern Junior College, Wednesday, October 26 at 7 Cougar Palace. The Region IX Sout... Read More

How Do Genetics Impact Animal Well-Being?

During the October Animal Care Wednesday Webinar, Dr. Michael Gonda, South Dakota State University Associate Professor of Animal Genetics, discussed the difficult topic of the impacts that genetic technologies have on food animal farming and ranching... Read More

Volunteer group forms to prepare for and respond to local disasters

A group of volunteers who will be trained to meet the needs of our citizens in times of disaster met last Thursday in Scottsbluff to form the Region 22 Disaster Force. Region 22 Emergency Management, in cooperation with Region 22 Community Organiz... Read More