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Husker Women lose in Final Minute at Arkansas

Fayetteville, Ark. - Nebraska erased a nine-point deficit with 4:32 left to take an 80-79 lead with 1:04 left in the game, but Arkansas made enough plays in the closing minute to hold on for 84-80 wo... Read More

Aquatic Center plans move forward despite tax funding setback

The group promoting construction of a new $20 million aquatic center in Scottsbluff says they will continue exploring "financial opportunities" to fund their venture, but noted the loss of potential funding from a failed tax measure has set them back... Read More

Rural Gering marijuana grow operation broken up by WING

Investigators with the WING Drug Task Force have arrested two men and broken up a marijuana growing operation in Scotts Bluff County. This morning, members from WING, Nebraska State Patrol, Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Office and the 1057 Military ... Read More

Scottsbluff Police Investigating Car vs. Pedestrian Accident

A pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a car in downtown Scottsbluff Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 2:50 p. m. Scottsbluff Police along with Scottsbluff Fire/Rescue and Valley Ambulance responded to the scene at 19th and Broadway... Read More

Kansas cuts fine against hog farmer for unapproved building

Kansas regulators have slashed a fine against a northwest Kansas swine operation for ignoring orders to halt the construction of unauthorized facilities capable of holdings tens of thousands of hogs. The Topeka Capital Journal reports that the Ka... Read More

Dec. 18, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.57 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.57 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lisco – 4.57 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.57 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.57 (-0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hem... Read More

FDA Comments on less antibiotic use.

The FDA has reported that sale of animal antibiotics has dropped by a third between 2016 & 2017. The following statement comes from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on the news. Every year, at least two million Americans are sickened by serious... Read More

Troopers seize 50 pounds of marijuana in Kimball traffic stop

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two men and seized 50 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Kimball. On Sunday afternoon a trooper observed an eastbound 2018 Ford EcoSport speeding near mile marker 18 ... Read More

JBS employees agree to contract extension, pay increase

Hundreds of workers at a Greeley-based meat processing company have ratified a contract extension that will include annual pay raises and continued health coverage. The Greeley Tribune reports the current agreement for workers at JBS USA, which ... Read More

Ag Must Be Part Of U.S.-EU Trade Deal, Groups Insist

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 18, 2018 – An ad hoc coalition of more than 50 food and agriculture organizations is insisting that any trade deal between the United States and the European Union include agriculture and that it address the EU’s restrictiv... Read More

USDA Cites JBS With P&S Violation

JBS Agrees to Restitution for Producers Who Sold to Grand Island, Nebraska, Plant OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA has imposed a $50,000 civil penalty against JBS USA Food Co., also known as Swift Beef Co., and required restitution to producers after JBS' ... Read More