Lady Cougars end regular season with 27th win

Lydie Puckett poured in 24 points and the Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team finished the regular season with a 76-57 win over Gillette College Friday night at Cougar Palace.... Read More

Projections show $9.7M less available for Nebraska session

Nebraska lawmakers won't have quite as much money as expected for their priorities in this year's session. The Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board approved new revenue estimates Friday that would leave senators with $9.7 million less than... Read More

US, Cuba restart embassy talks; breakthrough seems unlikely

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. and Cuba are holding a second round of negotiations on restoring diplomatic relations after a half-century interruption. An immediate breakthrough appears unlikely. Although the Obama administration wants embassies reope... Read More

U.S. Energy Department Honors Tri-State G&T with 2014 Wind Cooperative of the Year award

Westminster, Colo. – The United States Department of Energy (DOE) today recognized Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., as the 2014 Wind Cooperative of the Year in the generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative category. ... Read More

NWF Presents Jerry Minore Scholarship at Commodity Classic

PHOENIX, AZ – The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) presented the Jerry Minore Scholarship to this year’s recipients at an event in the BASF booth at Commodity Classic today. NWF is pleased to announce the recipients of the Scholarship: Matthew S... Read More

February 27, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.90 (+0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.90 (+0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.90 (+0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.92 (+0.07) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.81 (+0.07) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.82 (+0.... Read More

February 26, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.83 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.83 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.83 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.85 (+0.01) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.74 (+0.02) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.75 (Ste... Read More

United Way of Western Nebraska makes it official: $375,688

It is finally official and the United Way of Western Nebraska and its volunteers truly celebrated this noon after announcing they raised a total of $375,688 in the 2015 fundraising campaign. The figure is over $5,000 more than the organization's s... Read More

(VIDEO) 2015 NE Women in Ag Conference

RRN's Jesse Harding speaks with one of the Keynote Speakers, Rebecca Long- Chaney, from the 30th Annual NE Women In Agriculture Conference....... Read More

Forest Service Chief lays out strategy, agency priorities in Senate testimony

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 -- In testimony today before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell cited five focus areas for the President’s proposed $4.9 billion Fiscal Year 2016 budget for the agen... Read More

USDA Extends Base Acre and Yield Update Deadline

USDA is extending the deadline to reallocate base acres and update yields from Feb. 27 to March 31, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told farmers at Commodity Classic Friday. "We want to give folks a little additional time to do that," Vilsack said... Read More