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. Altho... 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

HS Boys Basketball: D1-11 Subdistrict - Minatare vs Leyton

THIS PODCAST IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY FIRST STATE BANK SCOTTSBLUFF AND GERING....... Read More

Allo Communications entering Gering residential areas

It has been a little bit of a wait, but Allo Communications will be rolling into Gering residential areas over the next ten to twelve months. Allo President Brad Moline says the service will be available in the next two to three weeks to 1,500 cus... Read More

HS Girls Basketball: B-6 District - Scottsbluff vs McCook

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HS Girls Basketball: B-6 District - Gering vs Sidney

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Senators confirm Frakes as new Nebraska corrections director

Lawmakers have confirmed Scott Frakes as the new director of Nebraska's embattled corrections department. Senators on Friday voted 41-0 for Frakes, a former deputy director in Washington state's prison system. Frakes was appointed by Gov. Pete Ri... Read More