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Minnesota and Land O’Lakes, Inc. Announce Public-Private Partnership to Improve Water Quality

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The state of Minnesota and Land O'Lakes announced a partnership Wednesday to improve water quality in farm country, leveraging the farmer-owned cooperative's retail network to help ... Read More

(AUDIO) Nebraska Extension Offers Updated Publication on Managing Cattle to Avoid Heat Stress

As cattlemen plan for the summer months, they need to understand and develop plans to deal with heat and humidity. They may need to consider some guidelines to help them reduce additional stress on cattle during these events and incorporate some of t... Read More

Gering has walk-off win in season opener(With Audio)

It looked like the Platte Valley Companies crowd might go home disappointed Tuesday night.  The home team gave up a run to Chadron in the top half of the seventh inning and trailed 3-2 heading to its final at bat, but a one out walk-off single by Au... Read More

SWBC announces layoffs of 35  employees

SWBC has announced Wednesday they have laid off 35 of their 327 local employees, a 10.7% reduction. Media representative Lisa Pinto told KNEB News  the layoffs will take place over the next 90 days and involve all ranks of employees. Pinto says t... Read More

(AUDIO) Livestock Crisis Management Seminar Offered

Livestock producers will have the chance to create crisis management plans at an upcoming event. The Livestock Crisis Management Seminar is being hosted by We Support Agriculture on June 14 in Kearney. “So, this idea originally stems from our co... Read More

New Scottsbluff business to pair craft beers, wines and food with antiques, vintage furniture, and upscale homegoods

A new business is set to open next month in Scottsbluff, which will pair several popular interests all under one roof. The Tangled Tumbleweed will feature antiques, vintage furniture, and upscale home goods one one side of the building; and on th... Read More

House Ag Subcommittee Gets Earful About Livestock Industry

The Obama administration is looking at livestock markets from a variety of angles. For instance, The House and Senate Agriculture Committees have somewhat dueling hearings this week on the state of the livestock industry. The House Agriculture Subcom... Read More

High winds cause tree to fall on Gering home

The high winds Tuesday evening caused a tree to fall on a Gering home in the 1200 block of 7th Street, but fortunately there was little damage and no injuries to the residents. Gering Fire Chief Jay Templar says when something like that occurs, on... Read More

Memorial Avenue of Flags to go up Friday

In honor of Memorial Day, the Memorial Avenue of Flags will be placed along Broadway, East Overland, and West 27th Streets in Scottsbluff. These flags will be put up by the city transportation department on Friday, and will be taken down next Tuesday... Read More

Organic Industry Touts Long-Lasting Economic Opportunities

The Organic Trade Association today released what they say is conclusive research linking economic health at the county level to organic agriculture, and shows that organic food and crop production-and the business activities accompanying organic agr... Read More

Lyman man arrested for detaining, assaulting woman

A Lyman man accused of detaining a woman against her will for several days was arrested Tuesday evening after a struggle with law enforcement. 37-year-old Brandon Zitterkopf was arrested for false imprisonment, two counts of terroristic threats,... Read More