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(Audio) Riley Feels Lee Is Ready To Lead NU

Nebraska head coach Mike Riley is confident that junior quarterback Tanner Lee will be up to the task this fall. Lee who sat out last season after transferring from Tulane will be the trigger man for ... Read More

(Ohio State Looks For Better Finish To Season

At  many places  an 11-2 record and a spot in the National Semifinals is good enough, but that's not the case at Ohio State. After finding a way to sneak into the national semifinals with its overtime victory over Michigan, Ohio State was embarrass... Read More

DuPont Gets Boost From Farmers With Dow Merger Set to Close

DuPont Co. got a boost from U.S. farmers as it closes in on the historic $75 billion merger with Dow Chemical Co. next month. Seed sales climbed in the second quarter as DuPont introduced new varieties of soybeans in North America,  while pest... Read More

Gering council approves keno funds for dog park

The Gering city council moved the planned city dog park one step closer to reality by approving a Gering Keno Committee recommendation to provide $14,000 for fencing around the proposed park. The Common Grounds Dog Park Committee is working to raise ... Read More

Drought, Prices Weaken Rural Midwest Bankers’ Outlook

After rising to growth neutral for two straight months, the Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index fell below the 50.0 threshold for July, according to the latest monthly survey of bank CEOs in 10 Midwestern states. The index, which ranges be... Read More

Scottsbluff man appeals prison sentence; receives more penalties

A man who led Nebraska State Patrol officers on a high speed pursuit through Gering last September has won his appeal- in a sense- with the Nebraska Court of Appeals. 45-year-old Martin Palomo pleaded no contest to charges of Driving Under the Inf... Read More

Shareholders File Class Action Suit Against Chipotle

A New York law firm last week announced it would lead a class action lawsuit against Chipotle by the company’s shareholders. The lawsuit was filed against Chipotle Mexican Grill and its officers, on behalf of shareholders who purchased Chipotle sec... Read More

Senate Committee Blocks E15 Bill

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has halted a bill that would have allowed gasoline with 15 percent ethanol to be sold year-round. The bill was co-sponsored by Republican Senators Deb Fischer of Nebraska and Chuck Grassley of Iowa... Read More

Gering clinches berth to State, now plays Alliance for Area title

It took extra innings at Oregon Trail Park on Monday night but in the end it was Gering Platte Valley Companies besting Chadron 4-3 in the Class B Area 7 Tournament. That sets up a Tuesday night championship game (or games) against Alliance. Bo... Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Aimed at Monsanto Over Dicamba Spraying

A lawsuit filed last week accuses Monsanto sales representatives of secretly giving farmers assurances of using “off label” methods for a dicamba herbicide formulation. The St Louis Post-Dispatch reports the lawsuit claims: “This was Monsant... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball Monday's scores   INTERLEAGUE= Final Chi White Sox 3 Chi Cubs 1 Final Houston 13 Philadelphia 4 Final Cleveland 6 Cincinnati 2 Final Miami 4 Texas 0 Final L.A. Dodgers 6 Minnesota 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Fina... Read More