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Strategic Communications Director to Retire from National FFA Organization

INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, Jan. 23, 2017/National FFA Organization) – For almost 40 years, Bill Stagg has shared the story of agricultural education and FFA throughout the country. Today, the director of... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Sunday's Games N.Y. Rangers 1, Detroit 0, OT Pittsburgh 5, Boston 1 Columbus 7, Ottawa 6, OT Philadelphia 3, N.Y. Islanders 2, OT Chicago 4, Vancouver 2 Nashville 4, Minnesota 2 Monday's Games(equals) Carolina at Washington, 7 p.m. Los ... Read More

Endangered Species Act Rules Targeted

Photo caption: In recent months, ordered by a court to withdraw the listing of the lesser prairie chicken as an endangered species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced in November that new information warranted a second look. (Photo courtesy... Read More

Nebraska Pioneer and Heritage Farm Award Applications Now Available

Omaha, Neb. (January 20, 2017) – AKSARBEN Foundation is currently accepting applications for the annual Nebraska Pioneer and Heritage Farm Awards. Sponsored by AKSARBEN Foundation and Nebraska Farm Bureau, the program honors farm families in N... Read More

State Ag and Rural Leaders Explore How CommonGround Bridges Gap with Consumers

Earlier this month, CommonGround volunteer Dawn Caldwell, who farms and ranches in Edgar, Neb., spoke about how the program addresses consumers concerns about food, farming and ranching as part of a panel at the annual meeting of the State and Ag Rur... Read More

Cats win a crosstown classic at Gering

Area basketball fans got what they came for at Gering High School on Saturday; a classic tilt between two rivals. In the end the Scottsbluff Bearcats improved to 15-1 with a 72-65 win over the Gering Bulldogs in front a packed house that provided... Read More

WNCC Women get by EWC

Sladjana Rakovic poured in 22 points and the Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team held on to post a 69-65 win over Eastern Wyoming College Saturday evening at Cougar Palace. The win was the Cougars 14th of the season and move... Read More

WNCC men roll to win over EWC

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team captured their 13th win of the season in capturing a 98-76 win over Eastern Wyoming College in a Region IX South sub-region contest Saturday night at Cougar Palace. The Cougars, in getti... Read More

Royals Pitcher Dies In Car Accident

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose electric arm helped his team win the 2015 World Series title, was killed in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic early Sunday. Royals vice president Mike Swanson confirmed Ventura'... Read More

Processing issues at Western Sugar's Bluffs and Ft. Morgan factories a benefit to Torrington

Western Sugar's factories at Scottsbluff and Fort Morgan were expected to begin operations again this past Friday after they were temporarily shut down due to continuing issues in their plan to consolidate processing functions in this region to the t... Read More

NFL Scores

NFL Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 22 NFC(equals) Atlanta 44, Green Bay 21 AFC(equals) New England 36, Pittsburgh 17 Pro Bowl(equals) Sunday, Jan. 29(equals) At Orlando, Fla.(equals) AFC vs. NFC, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Super Bowl(equals) Su... Read More