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New NAHMS Survey to Measure Antibiotic Use, Stewardship National Pork Board Urges Producer Participation

DES MOINES – April 27, 2017 – Starting in May, the USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) will ask pig farmers who have at least 1,000 pigs and farm in any of the top 13 pork-pr... Read More

Farm Groups Push Back on Reports President Considering Withdrawal from NAFTA

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Major farm groups responded with shock and dismay Wednesday after reports that President Donald Trump is considering an executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement. Politico first re... Read More

Sasse Says NAFTA Withdrawal is Bad for America

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement regarding reports that the Trump Administration is preparing to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). "Scrapping NAFTA would be a disastrously bad id... Read More

Appropriations Committee to reconvene after Economic Forecasting Board projection

Appropriations Committee Chair John Stinner of Gering told KNEB News he'll be reconvening the committee today (thursday) after the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board set new revenue estimates on Wednesday that indicated the state will be ad... Read More

Administration Proposes Comprehensive Tax Reform Plan, Includes Repeal of Death Tax

Yesterday afternoon, top officials in the Trump Administration released their proposal for comprehensive tax reform, calling it the “biggest tax cut in U.S. history.” The plan is designed to serve as the starting point as Congress and the Admini... Read More

NPPD plans outage for northern Panhandle maintenance

The Nebraska Public Power District says power will be cut off for about three hours Thursday afternoon in some parts of the northern Panhandle. The utility says it must cut power around 3:30 p.m. to perform maintenance on a switch. That will leave... Read More

High school schedule changes

Here's a rundown of some high school sports schedule changes over the next few days. The Chadron boys golf invite scheduled for today (Thursday) has been moved to next Monday, May 1st. The girls tennis invite at McCook for Scottsbluff and Ger... Read More

National Biodiesel Board Applauds New Biodiesel Tax Credit Bill

Today the National Biodiesel Board applauded the introduction of a bipartisan biodiesel tax credit bill that would convert the blender’s credit for biodiesel to a $1-per-gallon production credit for fuels produced in the United States for three yea... Read More

Gering's Heimbouch signs to play at WNCC

Sydney Heimbouch didn’t have to look far to find the right collegiate program to continue her soccer career with. The Gering High School senior signed with Western Nebraska Community College on Wednesday. “I decided to go there because it is cl... Read More

WNCC baseball tops McCook 7-5

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team scored five second-inning runs to earn a big 7-5 Empire Conference win over McCook Community College Wednesday afternoon at Cleveland Field. The win moves the Cougars to a full game ahead of secon... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

April 26th INTERLEAGUE= Toronto at St. Louis 7:15 p.m. ___= AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Chi White Sox 5 Kansas City 2 Final Cleveland 7 Houston 6 Final Baltimore 5 Tampa Bay 4, 11 Innings Final Seattle 8 Detroit 0 Final N-Y Yankees 3 Bost... Read More