Grass fire chars 100 acres in Wildcat Hills

A  grass fire believed started by lightning from storms that dropped four to five inches of rain earlier this week charred 100 acres in the Wildcat Hills Tuesday night. Gering Fire Chief Jay Templ... Read More

September 30, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.81 (-0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.81 (-0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.81 (-0.09) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.53 (-0.08) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.76 (-0.08) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.7... Read More

Huskers Ranked Number 1

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska women's bowling team was voted the number one nationally rated team by the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) Wednesday afternoon. NU received 11 of the 23 first-place votes in the poll (664 points), in front of se... Read More

NSP Names 2015 Legislative Committee Members

LUBBOCK, Texas — National Sorghum Producers board of directors Chairman J.B. Stewart has appointed four new members to the NSP Legislative Committee. These members include: Kent Winter of Kansas, Danny Beyer of Texas, Ethan Branscum of Arkansas, an... Read More

Minatare water issues may last until Friday

The excess water situation in Minatare is not much better today, even after pumps removed 600,000 gallons of water Tuesday following eight inches of rain earlier this week. Utilities Supervisor Tom Case says his pumps are working 24 hours a day, b... Read More

Historic demonstration highlights sugar beet crop

Every year, the Legacy of the Plains Museum Harvest Festival features a different crop for historic demonstrations. This year's harvest featured sugar beets. This morning (Wed), museum volunteers delivered a load of sugar beets grown on the museum... Read More

U.S. Biodiesel industry Challenges EU Trade Barriers

WASHINGTON -The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) on Tuesday filed comments with the European Commission challenging unfair trade duties that have blocked U.S. biodiesel from being exported to Europe since 2009. NBB urged the commission to allow duti... Read More

Mitchell bomb threat suspect receives two years probation

A 40 year old Mitchell man charged with placing a false bomb in Mitchell in a New Year's Eve incident that prompted the evacuation of a four block area in Mitchell has been placed on two years probation. Christopher Lopez had entered a plea to attemp... Read More

Beef Checkoff Teams Up With Ibotta App

In cooperation with Ibotta, the 16th most frequently used app in the United States, the beef checkoff recently encouraged customers at two national retailers to choose beef at the meat case. Ibotta shared educational information about freezing beef a... Read More

Torrington's Community Hospital earns Joint Commission accreditation

TORRINGTON, Wyo. (Sept. 30, 2014) – Community Hospital has earned  The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with the organization’s national standards for health care quality and safety in ho... Read More

Alliance hearing today on proposed expansion of Highway 385

        Panhandle leaders hope for a good turnout later today at a Nebraska Department of Roads public hearing in Alliance on the draft environmental assessment for widening Highway 385 to 4 lanes from Alliance to the L-62A junction south of A... Read More