Wimmer's Workers May Find Other Employment Locally

The 125 employees at the Land O'Frost Wimmers plant in West Point will hopefully be able to find other employment in the area. Tina Biteghe Bi Ndong, executive director of the West Point Chamber of... Read More

Proposal to hike ag land taxes spawns backlash from farmers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ A suburban lawmaker's proposal that would dramatically increase property taxes on Kansas agricultural land has spawned a strong rural backlash. Farmers also fear that pieces of it will pop up in legislation to close a projecte... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Thursday's Games= Cleveland 110, Golden State 99 Phoenix 117, Oklahoma City 113, OT Friday's Games= Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m. Orlando at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Golden State at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. New ... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Thursday's Games= St. Louis 2, Winnipeg 1, SO Buffalo 6, Vancouver 3 N.Y. Rangers 4, Arizona 3 Montreal 5, Columbus 2 Toronto 3, Philadelphia 2 Chicago 3, Florida 0 Minnesota 4, Nashville 2 Ottawa 1, Los Angeles 0 Detroit 3, San Jose ... Read More


LOS ANGELES (February 26, 2015) – Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll’s feature-length documentary, FARMLAND, will be available on DVD beginning Tuesday, March 3rd, at Walmart and Walmart.com. The availability of the documentary at reta... Read More

Bridgeport beats Hemingford in epic C2-12 final

Where to start? The Hemingford and Bridgeport showdown lived up to, then exceeded expectations Thursday night in front of a raucous crowd at Gering High School. In the end it was Bridgeport earning a hard fought overtime win against the Bobcats... Read More

Soil Health Partnership Discusses Productivity, Profitability and Sustainability

PHOENIX (February 26, 2015) – The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) is sponsoring a Learning Session Friday, February 27th 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Mountain during the 2015 Commodity Classic in Phoenix, Arizona. A panel of demonstration farmers will discuss w... Read More

House Agriculture Committee Begins Full Review of the SNAP

Today the House Committee on Agriculture began a full-scale review of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The Committee heard from University of Maryland welfare scholar Doug Besharov on the past, present, and future of the nation's... Read More

Farm Bureau Honors PAL Graduates  for Leadership Achievement

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2015 – A group of 10 outstanding young farm and ranch leaders was honored today by the American Farm Bureau Federation as graduates of the organization’s seventh Partners in Agricultural Leadership class. The young ... Read More

Scottsbluff moves into district title game against Sidney

Beating a team three times during a season can be a tough task.  The Scottsbluff girls found that out Thursday night in McCook, trying to top the Bison in the semifinals of the Girls B6 District Basketball Tournament. After two easy wins against ... Read More

Husker woes continue at Ohio State

 Columbus – Freshman Tarin Smith had a career-high 13 points, but a hot-shooting Buckeye squad was too much, as Nebraska fell 81-57 Thursday evening. Smith hit 5-of-6 shots from the field, including a trio of 3-pointers, to pace a trio of H... Read More