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Public Service Commissioner Jerry Vap running for re-election

Nebraska Public Service Commissioner Jerry Vap announced Wednesday he is running for re-election. Vap, from McCook, has served the PSC’s 5th District of Nebraska that covers 47 counties in central a... Read More

New Kimball County Veterans Service officer appointed

A hometown boy and veteran of the Afghanistan war has been named the new Kimball County Veteran Service Officer. The Kimball County Commissioners Tuesday selected 29 year old Austin Garner to fill the vacancy  created when they fired Shaun Everts... Read More

Mom convicted of child abuse facing burglary charge

A mother of five who was arrested on five separate child abuse charges earlier this year is back behind bars. 33-year-old Nicole Farr was arrested Monday morning after allegedly stealing upwards of $2,000 of change in a 5 gallon water jug from a r... Read More

Monsanto slashing 2,600 jobs, buying back shares as sales fall

Monsanto Co, one of the world's largest seed and agrichemical companies, said on Wednesday that it was slashing 2,600 jobs and restructuring operations to cut costs in a slumping commodity market that it expects to squeeze results well into 2016. ... Read More

Young Southeast Asian leaders to visit the area this weekend

The local Sower Foundation and Afghanistan Connection group along with the University of Nebraska at Omaha will be hosting 21 young southeast Asian academic fellows and their mentors this weekend during a short visit to the area. The short local s... Read More

Nebraska Corn opens invitation for bus trip to Kansas Speedway for October 18 NASCAR race

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA — NASCAR fans, start your engines and join Nebraska corn farmers as we head to the races! The Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association has an open invitation to consumers interested in attending the Sunday, Octobe... Read More

Obama Administration Makes TPP Sales Pitch to Agriculture

The Trans-Pacific Partnership sales pitch to American agriculture is that the 500 million or so people outside the U.S. represented by the trade deal includes a rapidly-expanding middle class that will want more U.S. food products. "I will tell ... Read More

Monsanto Pledges Support to National Wheat Yield Contest

Monsanto, along with other industry leaders, is sponsoring the National Wheat Yield Contest (NWYC), giving U.S. wheat farmers a new way to share knowledge and showcase their skills. The National Wheat Foundation organized this year’s NWYC, model... Read More

The Implant Question

Implanting beef calves is one practice where there can be benefits whether you do or you don't. Getting those benefits comes down to just how serious you are about your marketing program. For those who opt to use implants, it's all about the pou... Read More

Pilot killed in private plane crash near Chadron

One person was killed Tuesday afternoon in the crash of a private plane southwest of Chadron. Dawes County Sheriff Karl Dailey says the pilot was the lone occupant, with the release of the name pending notification of next-of-kin. The crash occ... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

VOLLEYBALL= Amherst def. Ansley-Litchfield, 25-21, 25-27, 25-23, 25-13 Aquinas def. Schuyler, 25-23, 25-20, 25-14 Arlington def. Raymond Central, 25-15, 25-12, 25-12 Ashland-Greenwood def. Yutan, 25-19, 25-16, 25-14 Aurora def. Kearney, 24-17, 2... Read More