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New Pipeline Infrastructure Key to Rail Backlog, Helping America's Farmers

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expanding America's pipeline infrastructure would relieve the nation's overburdened freight rail network and improve service for farmers nationwide... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Final  Pittsburgh     10  Minnesota      4 Final  Arizona         8  Seattle        2 Final  Baltimore       2  Atlanta        0 Final  Toronto         8  Philadelphia   2 Fina... Read More

Tiemann Elected New U.S. Grains Council Chairman

MONTREAL, CANADA – Alan Tiemann, a farmer from Nebraska, was elected today as U.S. Grains Council chairman during the organization’s 55th Annual Board of Delegates Meeting in Montreal, Canada.  “Markets don’t just happen, we have to work... Read More

AQuESTT to build a broader, bolder & better school system

KEARNEY - Public Schools and School Districts will now receive classifications this upcoming fall after a new system, AQuESTT is put into place. The announcement was made to approximately 1,000 school administrators Wednesday morning during Administ... Read More

Soybean Yield Calculator: A New Mobile App from K-State

A new mobile app for estimating soybean yields is now available from Kansas State University. KSUSoyYieldCalc is a native Android application that helps with yield estimation of soybeans before harvest following the conventional approach of counti... Read More

Nebraska Wheat Crop Report - July 29

For the week ending July 26, 2015, Nebraska experienced near normal temperatures throughout the state, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Portions of the southeast received up to 4 inches of rain, while the rest of th... Read More

RDC given Amur tiger breeding recommendation

A nice crowd of spectators was on hand in front of the tiger exhibit Wednesday morning at Riverside Discovery Center in Scottsbluff to help the zoo's two Amur tigers celebrate International Tiger Day. The crowd watched as the tigers were allowed to p... Read More

AG Schmidt asks EPA to delay ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule pending judicial review

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt yesterday joined 28 other attorneys general in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to delay the August 28 implementation of the final regulation regarding the “Clean Water Rule: Definition of Waters of t... Read More

Nebraska Rural Water Association Receives $99,000 to Assist Small Communities in Meeting Regulatory Requirements

USDA Rural Development has awarded $99,000 to the Nebraska Rural Water Association (NeRWA) in Wahoo, Nebraska. “USDA funds will allow NeRWA to provide onsite technical assistance to small communities and to assist them in complying with state an... Read More

SWBC co-founders emphasize commitment to Scottsbluff during ribbon cutting

The co-founders of SWBC emphasized Wednesday they are committed to Scottsbluff. During a ribbon cutting ceremony at their local facility, the former Aurora Loan Services building, Chairman Charlie Amato said the company is excited about the growth... Read More

USDA hosting free workshops Wednesday and Thursday in Scottsbluff

The USDA Rural Development’s office is continuing their mission to keep communities in rural America vibrant. On Wednesday and Thursday evening, they are hosting an outreach event at the Guadalupe Center in Scottsbluff to discuss USDA housing pr... Read More