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Nebraska State Director Maxine Moul Names Tami Bailey as Project Manager of the Year

South Sioux City, Neb., October 27, 2016—USDA Rural Development State Director Maxine Moul today presented a plaque to Tami Bailey for her excellence in performance as Project Manager for South Siou... Read More

Phase 1 of missile site cleanup near Cheyenne complete

The first phase of a cleanup project at a former nuclear missile site east of Cheyenne is complete, but it will be about a year before officials know if it is working. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that during the last few months CB&I, a c... Read More

4th annual Save a Rack at Backaracks another huge success

Over 70 decorated bras were auctioned off last night during the 4th annual Save-A-Rack at Backaracks bra auction fundraiser for Festival of Hope. KNEB Director of Sales Kendra Feather says they don't have a final tally as they still had food and t... Read More

New Nationwide Poll Shows Trump Leading in Farm Country

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2016 - A new nationwide poll indicates that a strong majority of farmers and ranchers favor Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. Some 55 percent of those surveyed in the latest Agri-Pulse Farm and... Read More

Dixie State added as RMAC's 16th member

The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Presidents' Council has unanimously approved the addition of Dixie State University (DSU), a premier NCAA Division II institution located in St. George, Utah, as the conference's 16th member. The applicat... Read More

Already Planning to Feed More Kids than Ever During Summer 2017

Now that summer has come and gone, I’m happy to announce that this season the USDA Rural Housing Service was able to partner with the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to feed more kids than ever before. Three hundred and five Rural Housing Ser... Read More

WNCC volleyball wins in five sets over NJC

The Western Nebraska Community College found the energy they needed in coming back from a 2-0 deficit to topple Northeastern Junior College in “PAWzitively” exciting match during breast cancer awareness night. The Cougars dropped the first two s... Read More

NBA Scores

NBA Wednesday's Games Indiana 130, Dallas 121 Miami 108, Orlando 96 Boston 122, Brooklyn 117 Toronto 109, Detroit 91 Charlotte 107, Milwaukee 96 Denver 107, New Orleans 102 Memphis 102, Minnesota 98 Oklahoma City 103, Philadelphia 97 Sacram... Read More

West Nebraska All Stars donate game proceeds to 3 local oranizations

West Nebraska All Star Sports, Inc. presented checks Wednesday totaling $2,750 to three organizations from proceeds from this past summer’s West Nebraska All-Star contests. The Scotts Bluff County Volunteer Center received $1,500. The Volunteer ... Read More

Major League Baseball

WORLD SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) All games televised by Fox Cleveland 1, Chicago 1 Tuesday, Oct. 25: Cleveland 6, Chicago 0 Wednesday, Oct. 26: Chicago 5, Cleveland 1 Friday, Oct. 28: Cleveland (Tomlin 13-9) at Chicago (Hendricks 16-8),... Read More

USDA Provides $3.6 Billion for Electric Projects in 31 States

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack yesterday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing $3.6 billion in loans to fund 82 electric projects in 31 states. These loans will finance infrastructure upgrades, create jobs and impro... Read More