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Celebrating Six Years of CommonGround

Six years ago this month, a friend called and asked if I would participate in a new program called CommonGround to help connect farm women with consumers. The goal was to engage in conversations ab... Read More

Rhythmic Circus to perform Sunday evening at the Midwest Theater

The Midwest Theater is hosting a high energy tap dance and live band act called Rhythmic Circus Sunday evening at 5 p.m. Part of the Theater's Performing Arts Series, the home-grown dancers from Minnesota in colorful marching band attire combine ... Read More

(VIDEO) NCBA Staying Vigilant on Tax & Trade

At this past week's Nebraska Cattlemen Convention, participants got an update on some of the major tax issues the national organization, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, is keeping an eye on. Kevin Kester of California is NCBA Vice Presi... Read More

Consider Aphid-Resistant Soybeans for 2017

Soybean aphids are sneaky. Attacks seem to come out of nowhere, and recently, the pest has also shown an increasing ability to withstand insecticidal controls. That's why entomologists such as University of Minnesota's Bob Koch are encouraging growe... Read More

J. G. Elliott Insurance Center acquires All About Insurance, Inc.

Effective Monday, December 5, 2016. J. G. Elliott Insurance Center acquired the insurance business of All About Insurance, Inc. from owner Judy Griggs. Judy started All About Insurance,  Inc. in 1998 and has been in the insurance business for thirty... Read More

KNEB.tv News: December 9, 2016

Today on KNEB.tv News, after a handful of devastating fires in Scottsbluff over the past few months, Fire Marshal Anthony Murphy shares his concerns over the lack of smoke detectors installed in area homes. Plus- Scottsbluff Police are continuing the... Read More

World Grain Stocks Get Bigger as US Sleeps

One of the first comments I saw regarding USDA's December Crop Production and Supply and Demand reports was that someone must have just copied and pasted last month's reports into the file. A quick glance through the numbers would seem to confirm thi... Read More

Moore Assumes American Soybean Association Presidency, Iowa’s Heisdorffer Elected Vice President

Ron Moore, a soybean farmer from Roseville, Ill., assumed the role of president of the American Soybean Association (ASA) at the organization’s annual winter meeting this week in St. Louis. Moore served as ASA’s vice president throughout 2016, an... Read More

Huskers rally to stun Nittany Lions

LINCOLN, Neb. - The top-seeded Nebraska volleyball team kept its hopes of a repeat national title alive on Friday, rallying from a two-set deficit for a thrilling 3-2 win over 16th-seeded Penn State in front of 8,240 fans inside the Bob Devaney Sport... Read More

Myles: 2016 SHS graduation rate of 91% huge accomplishment for community

Scottsbluff school district officials are pumping their chest Friday after the State Department of Education reported the district had an on-time four year graduation rate of 91.7% for 2016. The District was at a Class B low of 73% just five years... Read More

Dec. 9, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.69 (+0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.69 (+0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.69 (+0.09) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.18 (+0.08) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.18 (+0.08) Frenchman Valle... Read More