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USDA Weekly Crop Progress USDA Numbers Bearish for Corn, Wheat

OMAHA (DTN) -- Despite what seemed to be a very soggy week in some areas of the Corn Belt, the percentage of the nation's corn crop that was planted increased to 45% as of May 1, according to USDA's w... Read More

USDA Announces New Strategy for Lesser Prairie Chicken

WILMORE, Kan. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the release of a three-year conservation strategy that will guide the voluntary restoration of 500,000 acres of habitat for the lesser prairie-chicken, an iconic grassland bir... Read More

Gering man arrested for trying to run woman off road

An early morning police chase lands a Gering man in jail. Around 2:30 a.m. Friday, Gering Police received a call from a woman that a male driver tried to run her vehicle off the road. Officers saw the vehicle and began a pursuit. The pickup- drive... Read More

National Travel & Tourism Week kicked off Monday morning

National Tourism and Travel week festivities began this morning with festivities at Monument Shadows Golf Course in Gering. Scottsbluff Area Visitors Bureau Director Brenda Leisy says the initial ceremony always involves having local dignitaries r... Read More

Chadron man arrested for felony domestic assault

A Chadron man is behind bars following a weekend assault. 47-year-old Lawrence Pourier was arrested on a charge of 1st Degree Domestic Assault following an investigation by the Chadron Police Department. Early Saturday morning, officers were di... Read More

 2016 HRW Wheat Tour Preview Scouts Expect Some Good Wheat Yields

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- Wheat scouts headed to Kansas this week better bring their boots. Recent rains have left muddy fields across the Wheat Belt, warned Ben Handcock. Dodging mud holes isn't something that happens every day in Kansas, especially t... Read More

Wheat Belt  goal is to restore power to all homes by the end of the day

Wheat Belt Public Power CEO Tim Lindahl says their goal is to get power back to all their residential customers by the end of the day (Monday). Lindahl told KNEB's Bill Boyer that an estimated 50 residences are still without power following the sp... Read More

Cougars split 5-4 games at Miles City

MILES CITY, Mont. – The Western Nebraska Community College and Miles Community College played 16 innings in a Empire Conference doubleheader Saturday and the Cougars came away with a split with the Pioneers. In the opener, Jack Pauley delivered ... Read More

CSC Rodeo wraps up competition and heads to nationals

Chadron State College rodeo contestants did not have a dominating performance at the University of Wyoming over the weekend, but several of them concluded the Central Rocky Mountain Region schedule high in their event standings and will advance to th... Read More

April 29th, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.87 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.87 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.87 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.83 (+0.04) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.83 (+0.04) Frenchman Valley ... Read More

Scottsbluff man indicted in meth ring

Two men and two women accused by authorities of being involved in a meth ring have pleaded not guilty to drug conspiracy charges. The office of U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says 40-year-old Rogelio Guel Jr has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to ... Read More