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Coalition Works to Expand Rural Broadband

A coalition of rural and farm groups are seeking to improve rural connectivity to broadband. The first in a series of workshops was held Wednesday at the Department of Agriculture. Secretary of Agr... Read More

Drought conditions cause dire situation

MANHATTAN, Kan. — As drought continues to cripple much of Kansas, livestock producers in the state may be scrambling for alternatives to maintain water supplies for their herds. “It’s getting to be a real issue,” said Herschel George, a K-... Read More

Steve Land named Gering Girls Basketball Coach

Steve Land has been here before. On Thursday, Land was named the head girls basketball coach at Gering High School. This will be his second stint as the girls coach at Gering. The first time around he coached for 14 seasons, winning four distri... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers finish contentious 2018 legislative session

Nebraska lawmakers have finished a contentious legislative session dominated by disputes over the budget, taxes and social policy. Senators adjourned for the year on Wednesday after voting on more than two-dozen last-minute bills, including new r... Read More

Sen. Schumer Calls On USTR to Get Changes in Canada Dairy Policy

The U.S. needs to secure "meaningful concessions from Canada to provide stable market access for our dairy producers," according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., in a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. With report... Read More

Huskers stunned by UNO

Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska’s rally attempt fell short against Omaha at Hawks Field on Wednesday night, as the Huskers dropped an 8-7 decision to the Mavericks. The Huskers trailed 8-2 after the top of the sixth before scoring five unanswered run... Read More News: April 18, 2018

Today on News:  The Scottsbluff Herberger's in Monument Mall learns it fate, as all Bon-Ton stores will be closing in the coming months Leadership Scotts Bluff donates $32,000 from their March Hoops 4 Heroes event to four local non-p... Read More

(AUDIO) Hay Needed Urgently by Ranchers in Western Oklahoma Wildfire Area

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., April 16, 2018 – Large wildfires in Western Oklahoma sparked last week and continue to burn encompassing over 300,000 acres and growing. Chancey Hanson Updates on Wildfires “Hay is the number one need right now,” sai... Read More

COMMITTEE APPROVED: House Ag Committee Advances Agriculture and Nutrition Act

Washington, D.C. – The House Agriculture Committee today passed out of committee the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R.2)  – critical legislation to address the economic challenges facing the nation’s farmers and ranchers, while ma... Read More

Stinner, Erdman on different sides as workforce housing bill gains final approval

A workforce housing bill that Gering Senator John Stinner has championed for two years has gained final approval by the legislature and is on its way to Governor Ricketts for his signature. The bill will allow communities in Nebraska to use tax in... Read More

Court: Herberger's going out of business sale commences Thursday

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court Wednesday approved the sale of Bon-Ton Stores Inc. to two liquidators, who have been ordered to commence going out of business sales Thursday at all of the firm's stores, including the Herberger's at Monument Mall in Scottsblu... Read More