NFU Says WTO Ruling On COOL Shows USDA Moving in Right Direction

WASHINGTON (Oct. 23, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said that the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) recent ruling on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) clearly shows U.... Read More

Cougars set to host playoff soccer

The last time the Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team had 10 wins in a season was 2003, the inaugural season, and WNCC freshman Blake Wills was just a first grader at Westmoor Elementary in Scottsbluff. Now, 11 years later, Will... Read More

Gering, Munoz agree to new lease at golf course restaurant

The city of Gering has approved a one year lease with Sal Munoz to operate the Monument Shadows Golf Course restaurant. The new lease approved by the city council requires Munoz to pay the city $1,500 a month through October 31st of next year to c... Read More

Plans under consideration to repair and renovate SPLASH Arena

The contract between the City of Scottsbluff and Scottsbluff Public School District for operation and maintenance of the SPLASH indoor facility at the High School will expire in July of 2015. Both the City and the School District have been looking at... Read More

Scanlan pursuing joining National Guard

Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan of Gering says she is pursuing joining the Virginia Army National Guard as she continues her studies at Patrick Henry College. Scanlan says on her facebook page she has been particularly drawn to the military the p... Read More

Hassebrook rebuts PAC's attack ads

Nebraska Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook is pushing back against political action committee ads running in the state that criticize Hassebrook's support of lowering ag land valuation. Hassebrook Wednesday told KNEB News the ads... Read More

October 22, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.37 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.37 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.37 (+0.08) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.10 (+0.05) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.31 (+0.03) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.25 (+0.03) ... Read More

Iowa Farmer Says Someone stole Soybeans by Harvesting Them

A La Motte, Iowa farmer claims someone harvested his soybeans in Jo Daviess County, Illinois.  Matt Schuster says he’s missing more than 1,600 bushels of soybeans after someone took the crops. He noticed the theft when he checked the land last wee... Read More

USDA Launches Climate Hub Website

USDA launched a new website to serve as a portal for climate information. The website launch was announced Wednesday via a department blog. USDA targeted the site towards farmers, ranchers, forest landowners and others to find “useful, practical in... Read More

Big Red tip-off coming October 29

Lincoln - The Nebraska Athletic Department invites fans to get their first look at the 2014-15 Husker men’s and women’s basketball programs, as the Huskers will host the Big Red Tip-Off at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday, Oct. 29. The fun and... Read More

Huskers Complete Epic Comeback Win at Minnesota

Behind a gritty team effort, the 14th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team rallied from a 2-0 deficit for an epic 3-2 (21-25, 16-25, 25-21, 25-19, 15-7) comeback win at No. 25 Minnesota on Wednesday night. The Huskers (12-6, 6-3 Big Ten) found themselv... Read More