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Access to Garden County's Blue Lake Temporarily Closed

All access to Blue Lake in Garden County has been closed temporarily by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission because of deteriorating road conditions. Above-freezing temperatures in recent days hav... Read More

Splash Foundation partners up with 24/7 Fitness

A unique partnership between the Splash Arena and 24/7 Fitness will allow members to have access to both areas. Late last summer, the Splash Foundation took over operations of the Splash Arena. Over the past few months they have slowly rolled out... Read More

High School Football Schedules Released

The 2016-2017 Nebraska High School Football Schedules were released today. Click Below to view the schedules for each class. Read More

Myles says legislature focusing on the wrong area when addressing high property taxes

Scottsbluff Superintendent Rick Myles says he disagrees with Governor Ricketts property tax relief measures that focus on school spending rather than school funding. Ricketts measure would limit spending growth of school districts at about three p... Read More

ASA Pledges to Defend Crop Insurance

The American Soybean Association (ASA) took a hard look at the budget proposal for fiscal year 2017 issued Tuesday from President Barack Obama. The association expressed strong opposition to a proposed $18 billion cut to crop insurance and a lack of ... Read More

February 10, 2016

February 10, 2016 Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 3.65 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 3.65 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 3.65 (Steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 3.73 (-0.02) New Alliance / Alliance, 3.73 (-0.02) Frenchman Valley Co-... Read More

NeFB Foundation for Agriculture 2016 Teachers of the Year Announced

LINCOLN, NE – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s Board of Directors, Promotion and Education Committee and staff have selected two teachers as their 2016 Teachers of the Year. Anica Brown, a seventh grade teacher at Pound Mi... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Tuesday's Scores< The Associated Press= BOYS BASKETBALL= Ainsworth 68, Stuart 45 Anselmo-Merna 47, South Loup 42 Auburn 70, Syracuse 58 Axtell, Kan. 62, Pawnee City 46 Bancroft-Rosalie 54, Howells/Dodge 46 Battle Creek 54, Neligh-Oakdale 4... Read More

CME Group Announces More Changes to Livestock Markets

CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will take a number of steps designed to further enhance its livestock markets. Reduction of CME livestock trading ... Read More

Sidney names new City Manager

After a national search, the City of Sidney named Ed Sadler their new city manager. Sadler is currently city manager of Webster City, Iowa, where he is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of all municipal departments and managing pers... Read More

Nebraska net tax receipts higher than expected in January

Nebraska's net tax receipts were slightly higher than estimated in January. The Department of Revenue said Wednesday that the state collected $372 million, which is nearly 2 percent higher than the certified forecast of $366 million. Net indivi... Read More