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(Video) Huskers Honored For Big Year

Bloomington – After leading his team to its first conference title as a member of the Big ten Nebraska Head Coach Darren Erstad was named Big Ten Coach of the year today. He says it hasn't been easy... Read More

Zephyrs drop doubleheader to North Platte

Opening night of the legion baseball season produced a pair of losses for the Westco Zephyrs on Monday. After a series of rain outs over the weekend the Z's were finally able to suit up and get games in at home against North Platte. The visitin... Read More

Former Fremont Motors employee faces July 3rd sentencing for embezzlement

A former Scottsbluff vehicle dealership employee has pleaded guilty to embezzling while working there. Court documents say 58-year-old Terry Weddle is scheduled to be sentenced July 3. The documents say the owner of Fremont Motors told police ... Read More

Cattlemen Applaud Gov. Terry Branstad's Confirmation As Ambassador to China:

WASHINGTON-- Craig Uden, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to be the U.S. Ambassador to China: “As the six... Read More

Boston Market Commits to GAP Animal Welfare Standards

The rotisserie-cooking chain Boston Market announced plans to source chickens certified by the Global Animal Partnership and processed via a controlled-atmosphere system. A Meating Place Dot Com article says the pledge will take effect in 2024. Ch... Read More

Crop Insurance Industry Fears Budget Cuts

President Donald Trump’s budget is expected to be released on Tuesday and it’s still not known if or how much the president is expected to cut from farm subsidies and other programs that serve rural areas. Early press reports indicate that farm s... Read More

NBA Scores

Monday scores Final Golden State 129 San Antonio 115...... Read More

NHL Scores

Monday scores Final Nashville 6 Anaheim 3  ...... Read More

Gering Council chastised for failing to rezone property for proposed restaurant

Even though an application for a requested rezoning of a Gering property for a proposed barbecue restaurant was withdrawn, the City of Gering was taken to task Monday night for not granting the rezoning. Despite gaining approval from the Gering Pl... Read More

Fertilizing Pastures in May?

Fertilizing cool season pastures can help you take full advantage of recent spring rains. Grass growth is stimulated by nitrogen fertilizer just like other crops.  One key to profitable fertilizing of pastures, is to time fertilization to stimulate ... Read More

Weekly Crop Progress Report Neutral for Corn, Soybeans

Planting and emergence were running close to the average pace for both corn and soybeans last week, while winter wheat conditions saw a slight boost from the previous week, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. USDA esti... Read More