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Gov. Ricketts Urges Nebraskans To Drive Safely Over Holiday Weekend

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts joined Nebraska law enforcement and safety officials to urge Nebraskans to drive safely during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend.  At the news conference, the Go... Read More

(AUDIO) Livestock Crisis Management Seminar Offered

Livestock producers will have the chance to create crisis management plans at an upcoming event. The Livestock Crisis Management Seminar is being hosted by We Support Agriculture on June 14 in Kearney. “So, this idea originally stems from our co... Read More

New Scottsbluff business to pair craft beers, wines and food with antiques, vintage furniture, and upscale homegoods

A new business is set to open next month in Scottsbluff, which will pair several popular interests all under one roof. The Tangled Tumbleweed will feature antiques, vintage furniture, and upscale home goods one one side of the building; and on th... Read More

House Ag Subcommittee Gets Earful About Livestock Industry

The Obama administration is looking at livestock markets from a variety of angles. For instance, The House and Senate Agriculture Committees have somewhat dueling hearings this week on the state of the livestock industry. The House Agriculture Subcom... Read More

High winds cause tree to fall on Gering home

The high winds Tuesday evening caused a tree to fall on a Gering home in the 1200 block of 7th Street, but fortunately there was little damage and no injuries to the residents. Gering Fire Chief Jay Templar says when something like that occurs, on... Read More

Memorial Avenue of Flags to go up Friday

In honor of Memorial Day, the Memorial Avenue of Flags will be placed along Broadway, East Overland, and West 27th Streets in Scottsbluff. These flags will be put up by the city transportation department on Friday, and will be taken down next Tuesday... Read More

Organic Industry Touts Long-Lasting Economic Opportunities

The Organic Trade Association today released what they say is conclusive research linking economic health at the county level to organic agriculture, and shows that organic food and crop production-and the business activities accompanying organic agr... Read More

Lyman man arrested for detaining, assaulting woman

A Lyman man accused of detaining a woman against her will for several days was arrested Tuesday evening after a struggle with law enforcement. 37-year-old Brandon Zitterkopf was arrested for false imprisonment, two counts of terroristic threats,... Read More

USDA Resumes Incentives to Grow and Harvest Biomass for Energy and Biobased Products

LINCOLN, Nebraska – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini yesterday announced that incentives resume this month for farmers and foresters who grow and harvest biomass for renewable energy and biob... Read More

Flooding causes closure of some campsites at Bridgeport SRA

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission officials are advising that about half of the campsites at Bridgeport State Recreation are closed because of flooding within the park. Gary Shoemaker, the park superintendent who manages Bridgeport SRA, said Tues... Read More

CME to Allow Order Entry on Livestock Outside of Normal Trading Day

CME Group will begin offering a post-close/pre-open state for cattle and hog markets to allow order entries for the next trading day, the exchange announced Tuesday. Starting June 6, the post-close/pre-open state will apply to futures and options fo... Read More