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Dino Dig Exhibit unveiled at Riverside Discovery Center

It has been in the works for four years, but after much planning the Dino Dig Exhibit at the Riverside Discovery Center is finally here. On Friday, members from the Riverside Discovery Center and O... Read More

Smith pushes for passage of TPP during visit with ag leaders

Congressman Adrian Smith spoke with a group of ag leaders, lenders and businesses Thursday about the need to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Smith says Nebraska and other states need to take advantage of what we're good at, agriculture, and wo... Read More

Spooktacular begins Friday evening, runs through October 25th

Riverside Discovery Center's Spooktacular will kickoff a five day run this evening, with the event being held from 6:30-8 p.m. each night through October 25th. The second night, Saturday October 22, will be a special one night only opportunity whe... Read More

Personal barbs highlight Wyoming U.S. House debate

Tension mounted in the Wyoming U.S. House race debate in Casper as Democrat Ryan Greene and Republican Liz Cheney traded a series of increasingly personal barbs. The sniping culminated with Cheney saying Greene's parents guaranteed his job securi... Read More

WNCC soccer teams enter Region IX playoffs this weekend

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams will enter the post-season this weekend with road matches on Saturday. The Cougar women, 2-10-4, earned the No. 7 seed and will face the second-seeded Otero Junior College R... Read More

No Transform Label for Cotton, Sorghum in 2017

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- Cotton and sorghum growers will once again have to resort to Section 18 emergency use exemptions to use Transform (sulfoxaflor) in 2017, after EPA finalized a new, limited-use label for the insecticide that doesn't include tho... Read More

Regional housing study recommends construction of 775 homes in next five years

A regional housing study conducted for the Western Nebraska Economic Development group has outlined a five year plan that calls for construction of 775 homes in Scotts Bluff, Morrill, and Kimball counties. Lonnie Dickson with Hanna-Keelan and Asso... Read More

DOJ Queries Farmers on Deere-Precision Planting Deal

It's not every day that the government comes a-callin', so when the Washington, D.C., phone number popped up on his cellphone on September 28, Illinois farmer Matt Foes couldn't resist answering. He's glad he did -- the phone call was from the Depar... Read More

Oct. 20, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.77 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.77 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.77 (-0.02) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.16 (+0.01) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.16 (+0.01) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Supreme Court upholds murder conviction of Sidney man

The man who was sentenced to life in prison for the 2012 shooting death of a Sidney woman has lost his conviction appeal to the Nebraska Supreme Court. 57-year-old Larry Martinez was sentenced last September on convictions of 1st Degree Murder an... Read More

Harvest Communications and Safety Reminder

We are now past the mid-point of harvest, but I want to make use of this column to encourage you to have contact with your landlord during harvest too.  I understand that this a very busy time of year, but there are some opportunities. Most of th... Read More