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NCGA: Farmer Advocacy Needed to Protect the RFS

The National Corn Growers Association says concerns linger that the Trump Administration could cut a deal with the nation’s oil refiners that could put a big dent in ethanol demand. In turn, that wo... Read More

WNCC men fall to NW Florida State

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team dropped an 109-91 contest to Northwest Florida State College in a second round game of the NJCAA men’s national tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas, Tuesday night. ... Read More

WNCC women fall to Tallahassee

LUBBOCK, Texas – Offense was not a problem when the Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team and Tallahassee Community College hit the floor Tuesday afternoon for their first-round NJCAA national tournament game. The two at-lar... Read More

Groups Celebrate National Ag Day

U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says National Ag Day has played a big role in helping people understand where their food and fiber comes from and how important agriculture is to our national economy. “Our farmers, ranchers, foresters, and produce... Read More

Steel and Aluminum Import Duties

Import duties on steel and aluminum kick in Friday, March 23. Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced details of the process for exemptions to the duties and will only grant exclusions in three cases: if the steel or aluminum product “is... Read More

Suspect in Austin bombings takes his own life as authorities close in

Austin's police chief says investigators don't know the motive behind this month's string of bombings in the Texas capital. Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference early Wednesday that the suspect set off an explosive device inside of ... Read More

Husker Baseball falls at Oral Roberts

Tulsa, Okla. – The Nebraska baseball team (11-9) fell behind 5-0 after two innings against Oral Roberts on its way to an 11-4 loss at J.L. Johnson Stadium on Tuesday night. All three Husker batters in the top of the first struck out swinging. Or... Read More News: March 20, 2018

Today on News: The City of Scottsbluff is one step closer to finding a new, permanent Fire Chief Former Kimball Super 8 Motel managers sentenced to federal prison for enslaving a person Scottsbluff man sentenced in enticement case ... Read More

NMPF Supports FDA Proposal to Revoke Heart Health Claim for Soy Protein

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) supports the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposal to revoke an authorized health claim that links soy protein with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease. The organizat... Read More

RDC Grizzly Bear names announced

After a full month of votes from the public, the Riverside Discovery Center has announced the names for the orphaned bears that came to the zoo in the latter part of 2017. The bear's names are 'Smokey' and 'Bandit' and were selected this week afte... Read More

Science Teachers Encouraged to Apply to Kansas Corn's Seed to STEM Summer Workshops

Science teachers will receive free STEM-based training and materials at the Seed to STEM summer workshops sponsored by Kansas Corn. This is the third year of the popular two-day workshops that provide classroom instruction and labs using the topics o... Read More