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Rewards Can Outweigh Challenges in Developing African Agriculture Markets

Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach recently returned from Ghana where he participated in a trade mission led by USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden. Director Ibach wrote the below ... Read More

Frost Lands First Head Coaching Job

Central Florida has hired Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost as its new coach to take over a program that just finished a winless season. New UCF athletic director Danny White called Frost a winner and an innovator in announcing his hiring in a... Read More

Ag Profitability Conference planned Jan. 6 in Colby

COLBY, Kan. – A view to future grain and livestock conditions and prices, tax issues, farm bill considerations and cropland values are among the topics planned for the K-State Research and Extension 2016 Ag Profitability Conference on Jan. 6 at the... Read More

Murder charges filed in Scottsbluff assault case

A murder charge has been filed against a man stemming from a November 16th assault in Scottsbluff. The initial investigation began when Scottsbluff Police Officers were dispatched to a disturbance over car keys, and they found 36-year-old Abraha... Read More

Six-Man honors handed out to area players

Six-Man All-State football teams have been announced and Minatare and Sioux County were well represented. Garrett Ellis of the Warriors was named a first team offensive end.  Teammates Jebb Ginkens and Jordan Buhr earned honorable mention on defe... Read More

Blowing snow forces closed schools, delayed starts in northern panhandle

Four to six inches of blowing snow has resulted in drifts two to three feet deep in the northern panhandle and the closure or delayed starts of schools in that area. Chadron, and Hay Springs do not have school today. and Chadron State College, Gor... Read More

Wong-Orantes named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska volleyball junior libero Justine Wong-Orantes was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, and juniors Amber Rolfzen and Kadie Rolfzen were named to the All-Big Ten Team, the conference office announced on Tuesday. A... Read More

Event provides birders access to Lake Minatare

The public will have a unique opportunity for viewing birds during an event at Lake Minatare State Recreation Area on Saturday, Dec. 12. Birders of all ages and skill levels who want to participate in the one-day event may arrive at the lighthouse o... Read More

Farm Issues Could Hinder U.S.-E.U. Free Trade Deal

Differences between the United States and the European Union over issues such as genetically modified crops and hormone-treated beef could scupper a free trade deal, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Tuesday. The European Union an... Read More

Kimball council expected to approve bringing back Russell to former position

The Kimball city council Tuesday evening is expected to approve bringing back former Clerk and Deputy Treasurer Rosie Russell to her old job. Russell had resigned November 6th to accommodate a move to Fremont. But Russell said things did not work ... Read More

Scottsbluff Council selects new member/discuss strategic planning

At the beginning of a strategic planning session Monday evening, the Scottsbluff City Council selected former councilman Mark McCarthy to fill the seat on the council vacated in October by Liz Hilyard, who resigned her seat to become Scottsbluff's ci... Read More