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WNCC struggling to fulfill mission due to budget cuts

WNCC President Dr. Todd Holcomb is hoping the Appropriations Committee thinks about the needs of the community colleges as they review proposed budget cuts recommended by Governor Ricketts for post-se... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Friday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS PREP BASKETBALL Class A A-1 Omaha Central 69, Lincoln Northeast 38 Papillion-LaVista 64, Norfolk 44 A-4 Kearney 82, Lincoln Southeast 52 Lincoln North Star 52, Grand Island 50, OT ... Read More

Gering man says

A 34 year old Gering man who has filed for county commissioner says it is time to have fresh faces on the board. Charlie Knapper has filed to run against incumbent Sherry Blaha  and challenger Jerry Crable for Scotts Bluff County Commissioner in ... Read More

Winter Slumber Party Who's Sleeping in Your Fields?

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- If bugs snored, the din from your corn and soybean fields would be deafening right now. Let's brush up on the most common pests bedding down in your field-wide sleepover this winter: THE BT BUGS The western corn rootw... Read More

Michigan agriculture director joining Trump administration

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The head of Michigan's agriculture department is resigning to work for the Trump administration. Gov. Rick Snyder says Jamie Clover Adams will be an adviser to the U.S. agriculture secretary. She's been head of the state ag... Read More

Kimball School Board negotiating with superintendent finalist

Kimball School Board President Lynn Vogel says the Board is negotiating with one of its three finalists for superintendent and plans to meet Tuesday evening to act on a contract. Vogel did not name which one of the three finalists is being considered... Read More

Bayard's Emma Henkel named PVC Star Student of the Week

Seventh grader Emma Henkel excels both in and out of the classroom, earning her the nomination of Platte Valley Company's 'Star Student of the Week.' Associates Tevyn Baldwin and Katy Gompert surprised Emma this week in her science class to presen... Read More News: February 23, 2018

Today on News: Scotts Bluff County officials discuss funding issues for county road projects United Way of Western Nebraska awards annual campaign trip to one lucky winner Platte Valley Companies honor the Star Student of the Week ... Read More

United States Cattle on Feed Up 8% *AUDIO*

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.6 million head on Feb. 1, 2018, USDA reported Friday. The inventory was 8% above Feb. 1, 2017. Listen ... Read More

Feb. 23, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.02 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.02 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.02 (-0.02) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.69 (-0.02) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.69 (-0.02) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Kansas Senate approves chicken house expansion

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow industrial chicken farms to house more birds closer to homes and communities despite a public outcry last year over a proposed Tyson Foods chicken plant. The Topeka Capit... Read More