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National FFA Organization Names Stars Over America

INDIANAPOLIS - (National FFA Organization)– FFA members from Oklahoma, Minnesota and South Dakota earned the most prestigious honor awarded to a student by the National FFA Organization Thursday at ... Read More

Undefeated Huskers Prepare for Purdue

Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska football team practiced in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts for 90 minutes Thursday afternoon. Both the defense and offense started with stretching and individual drills in Memorial Stadium, before the defense moved... Read More

Nebraska Tractor Test Lab Still Going Strong

For nearly a century, tractor manufacturers from around the world have looked to the Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for a seal of approval. The success of a new tractor is decided long before it sees soil at... Read More

Noted historian and broadcaster Ron Hull recognized by  Nebraska tourism industry

Noted historian Ron Hull was recognized Thursday by the Nebraska Tourism Commission with the Henry Fonda Award, the state tourism industry's highest award. Hull has spent his life dedicated to promoting the history and culture of Nebraska through ... Read More

Scottsbluff Schools conduct annual district-wide emergency drill

Scottsbluff Public Schools conducted their annual district-wide emergency response simulation Thursday afternoon. Emergency responders participating in the drill included Scottsbluff and Gering Police Departments, Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s O... Read More

USDA Announces Streamlined Guaranteed Loans and Additional Lender Category for Small-Scale Operators

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of a streamlined version of USDA guaranteed loans, which are tailored for smaller scale farms and urban producers. The program, called EZ Guarant... Read More

Old West Balloon Fest receives tourism award

More statewide recognition Thursday for the The Old West Balloon Festival Reinflated as the local event won the outstanding Event award for communities with population over 10,000 at the 2016 Nebraska Tourism Conference at the Gering Civic Center. ... Read More

Torrington terminates Police Chief Eric Sharp

Torrington’s Chief of Police has been fired following his involvement in a hit-and-run accident last week. Mayor Mike Varney confirmed the termination of Chief Eric Sharp on Thursday. "After review of the completed investigation regarding Chi... Read More

Final Rule Sent to OMB; White House has 90 Days to Finish

OMAHA (DTN) - EPA has sent the final rule for the 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard blend levels to White House for its approval. The White House Office of Management and Budget is expected to complete its review of the final rule within the next 90 days... Read More

KSU Feed the Future lab helping establish agricultural research center in Cambodia

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has received a $2.5 million award from the U.S. Agency for International Development to boost agricultural innovation and growth in Cambodia, a country where 80 percent of the population is directly or indirectly... Read More

Cross Country State Championships are Friday

The high school cross country State Championships are Friday in Kearney. In Class B it was Gering qualifying both the girls and boys team out of the district meet. Scottsbluff qualified their girls team and they'll also be sending Josh and Noah... Read More