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Farmer's Cooperative announces expansion and renovations

HEMINGFORD - Farmer's Cooperative Elevator Company in Hemingford has announced three capital projects of more than $3,400,000 to be done this spring and summer. The first project will be an expansi... Read More

Mustangs Walk Off Huskers, 3-2

San Luis Obispo, Calif. – With two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the game-winning run on second base the Cal Poly Mustangs (8-13, 0-0 Big West) got a walk-off single Nick Meyer, giving the Mustangs a 3-2 win over the Nebraska baseball team (1... Read More

Monsanto Company Gives $200,000 to Assist Farmers Impacted by Wildfires

Monsanto announced today that it will donate a total of $200,000 to support disaster relief efforts in four states where farmers and ranchers have been affected by devastating wildfires. The fires, which began March 6, swept quickly throughout Col... Read More

Bands come together for Lake Mac wildfire relief effort

(Ogallala, NE) – In light of the recent fire damage that destroyed many homes and buildings at Lake McConaughy, several bands have come together to perform at the Fight the Flames Music Festival on Saturday, April 15. Heading up the cause is Darin ... Read More

Charter Communications to hire 20K workers over 4 years

President Donald Trump is praising a plan by cable company Charter Communications to invest $25 billion and hire 20,000 American workers over the next four years. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge joined Trump a... Read More

NWS: Wyoming has wettest winter ever

The National Weather Service says Wyoming's three main winter months - December through February - were the wettest in the state's recorded history. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that nearly 5.5 inches of precipitation fell on the state this se... Read More

Texas man gets 10 years for $5M Cheyenne County cattle-buying scheme

Prosecutors say a North Texas man must serve 10 years in federal prison for a cattle-buying scam that cost a Nebraska company more than $5 million. Tony Eugene Lyon of Fort Worth was sentenced Friday in Fort Worth. The 52-year-old Lyon in Novembe... Read More

United States Cattle on Feed Up Slightly

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.8 million head on March 1, 2017. The inventory was slightly above March 1, 2016. Placements in feedlots during Febr... Read More

Pine Ridge Job Corps student charged with 1st Degree Sexual Assault

A 20-year-old male student at Chadron's Pine Ridge Job Corps has been arrested and charged with 1st Degree Sexual Assault. Court documents say Jordan Christen was arrested on Tuesday following the alleged assault that reportedly took place on Satu... Read More

Proponent: Gallup survey indicates Nebraskans support investing in early childhood education

The largest state survey conducted about the education of young children shows overwhelming support for more money being spent on early childhood development. Samuel J. Meisels, founding executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute... Read More

NPPC and Cattlemen Asks USDA To Abandon GIPSA Rules

Citing grave concerns that they would “cause serious harm to the pork industry,” the National Pork Producers Council in comments submitted today said the U.S. Department of Agriculture should not finalize – or at least exempt pork producers fro... Read More