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Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska Prepare for Annual Meeting

Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska (ICON) will be hosting their Twelfth Annual Meeting in Valentine, NE, on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the Niobrara Lodge. The day starts at 10 a.m. with re... Read More

China Is The New Top Buyer of American Agricultural Goods

New numbers out this week show that China is the new number one buyer of American agricultural goods. Pork  says the fiscal year 2017 numbers show that China bought $22 billion worth of agricultural products, which is a large jump fr... Read More

Scottsbluff man facing drug counts after traffic stop

A 25 year old Scottsbluff man has been arrested for drug possession and delivery charges following a traffic stop by Gering Police earlier today. Police say the traffic stop occurred in the 1500 block of Five Rocks Road and were able to search the... Read More

Panhandle Humane Society has new Executive Director

The Panhandle Humane Society has decided to promote from within, hiring Amy Bartholomew as their new executive director. Bartholomew has been with the Humane Society for just over a year, and has 22 years in the Coast Guard she feels will help in ... Read More

Gering joins Greater Nebraska Athletic Confernece

Below is the full press release from Gering High School: The Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference Board voted unanimously to accept Gering Public Schools as a full conference member on November 6th. The Bulldogs will begin competing in the GNAC co... Read More

Agriculture Among NAFTA Topics on Final Day

The fifth round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations wrapped up yesterday. A Politico report describes the talks as relatively quiet. Canadian negotiators haven’t been making many counteroffers to U.S. proposals. Instead, they’r... Read More

Kuxhausen scores 17 in CSC's loss in Montana

Chadron State's last two opponents had combined to sink 11 of 60 shots from 3-point territory, but Montana State Billings was a red-hot 18 of 35 from behind the arc at home Tuesday night while downing the Eagles 95-82. "Tip your hat to Billings," ... Read More

Nov. 21, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.22 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.22 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.22 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.00 (+0.04) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.00 (+0.04) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Former Cougar named RMAC Defensive Player of the Week

Chadron State College junior forward Jeremy Ruffin was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, in the conference's weekly release. Ruffin's performance in two games last week netted him a double-doub... Read More

Opinion:  All Kansans, not just farmers, affected by NAFTA, Trade

Every year as my family sits down to eat Thanksgiving dinner, we all think about why we are thankful. We are thankful for our health, our home, our family, and we are thankful for the abundant food supply grown by our nation's farmers. In fact, the U... Read More

WNCC volleyball to hold tryout Dec. 1

The Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team, who just competed in their 19th straight NJCAA national tournament, will be holding an open tryout on Friday, Dec. 1 for any volleyball players interested in trying out for the Cougar team. ... Read More