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Truckers strike at national's biggest port complex over wages

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California are walking off the job in a dispute over their wages and employee status. The Monday s... Read More

Food industry tries to block Vermont's GMO labeling law

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) _ Food industry lawyers say there's not enough time to implement Vermont's new labeling rules for genetically modified products before the July 2016 effective date and are asking a federal judge to block them. The legal skirmi... Read More

Ready, Set, Grill: K-State Will Host Barbecue 101 Workshop May 30 in Hays

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University is presenting Barbecue 101, a one-day workshop for novice grillers and seasoned (pardon the pun) veterans alike, on Saturday, May 30 in Hays. K-State specialists will cover the basics of grilling, smoking, ... Read More

Chipotle: Transition to non-GMO ingredients complete

NEW YORK (AP) _ Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. The Denver-based chain had already been using mostly non-GMO ingredients, but said in late 2013 it was working on transitioning to a tortill... Read More

North Dakota farmers planting crop to be made into jet fuel

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ Western North Dakota farmers this year have agreed to plant 6,000 acres of jet fuel. The farmers actually will be seeding carinata, a variety of mustard seed that can be made into a biofuel. Canadian seed producer Agrisoma Bi... Read More

Bridgeport Police consolidation to be discussed by County Commissioners Tuesday

The Morrill County Commissioners will discuss a possible merger of the Bridgeport Police Department with the Sheriff's Department during Tuesday's meeting. Earlier this month, Police Chief David Hunt submitted his resignation to take a position wi... Read More

SWBC looking to double size of Scottsbluff operations

One of Scottsbluff's newest businesses  is already looking to expand. Currently, San Antonio based SWBC has 180 employees at their Scottsbluff Office. Greg Hermanson, the VP of Human Resources,  says their first couple of orientation classes ... Read More

The International Year of Soils: Soils Clean and Capture Water

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Picture transitioning from a rural setting that includes woodlands, wildlife habitat and farms, to urban areas that consist of concrete, parking lots, streets and buildings. Rural land in a more natural state has the ability to so... Read More

(Video) Coach John Cook Excited About New Setter

Nebraska will be breaking in a new setter this year in Sophomore Kelly Hunter who will be taking over for Mary Pollmiller. Head coach John Cook feels she did a great job in the spring match against Kansas State and the future is bright.  In three se... Read More

Outdoor Discovery Program set to engage over 600 panhandle students

Every year the Outdoor Discovery Program, which is hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, is rated as the best field trip by teachers, students and parents. The Outdoor Discovery Program is an outdoor skills educational event engaging s... Read More

April 27, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.46 (-0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.46 (-0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.46 (-0.11) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.44 (-0.09) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.35 (-0.12) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.44 (-0.07) ... Read More