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Sheriff: Many eclipse visitors chose to watch in rural areas

The amazing, miraculous 2017 solar eclipse is over, and it was obvious as the nearly four hour local traffic jam proved after the celestial event, many of the visitors ended up in maximum  totality l... Read More

Report Neutral for Corn, Soybeans as Conditions Remain Mostly Stable

Crop conditions were mostly stable last week with corn condition unchanged from the previous week and soybean condition up just 1 percentage point in the good-to-excellent category, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. ... Read More

Secretary Perdue Announces Tony Tooke as New Forest Service Chief

(Washington, D.C., August 21, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced Tony Tooke will serve as the new Chief of the U.S. Forest Service. Tooke has worked for the Forest Service since age 18 and currently is the Regional ... Read More

CWT Assists with 88,185 Pounds of Cheese Export Sales

ARLINGTON, VA – Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 1 request for export assistance from a member cooperative that has a contract to sell 88,185 pounds (40 metric tons) of Cheddar to customers in Central America. The product has been c... Read More

Aug. 21, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.03 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.03 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.03 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.58 (-0.06) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.58 (-0.06) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Alliance eclipse visitors stalled on Highway 385

Traffic coming out of Alliance after thousands of people visited the community for the solar eclipse is basically at a standstill. Alliance Police Chief John Kiss says cars are barely moving on Highway 385 south of town. Kiss says only five cars a... Read More

US and South Korea Trade Negotiators Meet In Seoul Next Week

Negotiators from the U.S. and South Korea will meet this week in Seoul, a session that is to discuss potentially amending the five-year-old U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS). President Donald Trump has said he would either renegotiate or termi... Read More

Jennifer Kopanke Earns Sheep Heritage Foundation Scholarship

DENVER - Like many young girls who love animals, Jennifer Kopanke settled on becoming a veterinarian early in life. But she didn't stop there, choosing to continue her education in a doctorate program at Colorado State University. Her research into ... Read More

Nebraska FFA Foundation Raises Money for Jacket Program

Now you can give one of the most symbolic pieces of FFA membership to an FFA member. Through the Blue Jackets. Bright Futures. program, the Nebraska FFA Foundation strives to provide all deserving FFA members in Nebraska with a free FFA jacket a... Read More

Locals and tourists alike enjoying 'Moon over the Monument' postmark

A special pictorial postmark commemorating the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in the Gering has been a popular item today at Five Rocks Amphitheater. The design was established by the Moon Over the Monument Eclipse Planning Committee and Gering Postmast... Read More

New Jersey couple in Gering builds special eclipse viewing binoculars

Travelers from far and wide were at Five Rocks Amphitheater bright and early Monday morning. Glenn and Joan Greene made the trek from Ewing Township, New Jersey. Joan Greene says that they weren't 100% on where they were going to set up camp fo... Read More