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Rule breakers face bigger possible fines from CME Group

CME Group Inc (CME.O) plans to strengthen efforts to deter wrongdoing in markets by raising the maximum possible fine for rule breakers, the company said on Thursday, further raising the stakes for ro... Read More

BLM Releases Flawed Planning Rule in the Closing Days of Presidents Term

WASHINGTON– The Bureau of Land Management today released a final version of BLM planning 2.0. Ethan Lane, Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association federal lands said this process radically alters fe... Read More

Holobek Stepping Down as Head of A-FAN

Members in attendance at this week's annual meetings of the NE Corn Growers and NE Soybean Association in Lincoln heard a presentation from A-FAN, the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska. Organizational Director Willow Holoubek tout... Read More

(AUDIO) NWB Issues Call for FY 2017-2018 Funding Proposals

The Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB) is issuing its call for funding proposals for consideration for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Proposals should be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Individuals or organizations reques... Read More

Advanced Biofuels Targets Unlikely to be Met

Biofuels blending targets are spelled out in legislation and enforced by EPA standards, as is well known. However, current policies face significant pressures for change, the Government Accountability Office says and describes "several factors" that ... Read More

Fischer: Plan to repeal and replace Obamacare includes transition period

U.S Senator Deb Fischer says the Republican party's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare includes a transition period to slowly gain a plan that is workable. The Nebraska Republican told reporters during Thursday's conference call that any repeal... Read More

(AUDIO) Crop Conditions Deteriorate as Drought Invades KS

Much needed moisture makes the top of many Kansas wheat farmers' 2016 Christmas wish lists. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, much of western Kansas is currently in moderate to severe drought just a few weeks after the entirety of the state was ... Read More

Winners Thrust Sky-High Wheat Yields Into Public Eye

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- From central Michigan to the plains of western Kansas and the river-fed acres of northern Oregon, the winners of the inaugural National Wheat Yield Contest share a common belief: Give wheat its due and it will return the favor... Read More

Legacy of the Plains Museum receives donation

The 2nd Annual Octoberfest Revived Committee presented a $1,500 check to the Legacy of the Plains on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Legacy of the Plains Museum. Chairperson Ken Meyer said the money is to use for the museums growth and projects they are ... Read More

Box Butte Health Foundation  making progress toward $1.4 million goal

Box Butte Health Foundation has received crucial donation for their $1.4 million dollar capital campaign for the hospital's Rehabilitation and Wellness Center. The donations include a matching grant by the Ethel S. Abbott Foundation for $250,000 that... Read More

Western Conference Tournament opening night results

The high school basketball season got underway Thursday night as many area teams were competing in the Western Conference Tournament. Scottsbluff and Mitchell split games last night. In the girls contest the Lady Tigers used a monster second quart... Read More