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Bayer May Do Away With Monsanto Brand

Bayer AG Chief Executive Werner Baumann has invited environmental groups to talk with the company about its desire to acquire U.S. competitor Monsanto Co. in a $62 billion deal that would create the w... Read More

NHL

STANLEY CUP FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) San Jose vs. Pittsburgh Monday, May 30 Pittsburgh 3, San Jose 2, Pittsburgh leads series 1-0 Wednesday, June 1 San Jose at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m....... Read More

Major League Baseball

Monday's Games N-Y Mets 1 Chi White Sox 0 Houston 8 Arizona 3 Seattle 9 San Diego 3 Tuesday's Games Houston (McCullers 1-1) at Arizona (Corbin 2-4), 3:40 p.m. San Diego (Shields 2-6) at Seattle (Iwakuma 3-4), 3:40 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Lat... Read More

U.S. Unprepared for Animal Disease Outbreak

The past president of the National Pork Producers Council, Dr. Howard Hill, spoke at a Congressional sub-committee hearing on livestock, and said the U.S. is unprepared for a foreign animal disease outbreak. He says Foot and Mouth disease poses a ... Read More

Tornadoes reported near Neb-Colo border

A tranquil Memorial Day turned violent by early afternoon as at least two landspout tornadoes were on the ground at the same time near the Nebraska/Colorado border. KNEB Storm Chaser Dan Fitts first reported funnel clouds shortly before 2 p.m. so... Read More

(VIDEO) Assessing Nitrogen Loss After a Wet Spring

Brian Krienke, Nebraska Extension educator, describes how soils in Nebraska fields can lose nitrogen.  He says soil sampling may be in order to determine if you still have enough N in the soil after heavy rainfall this spring. Watch the interview... Read More

Study finds Wyoming pensions underfunded by $2 billion

A study has found Wyoming has promised public employees almost $2 billion more than it currently has in retirement funds. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts, the underfunded portion of pensions r... Read More

Nebraska meeting Oklahoma St. in NCAA regional at Clemson

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska is in the NCAA baseball tournament and assigned to the regional in Clemson, South Carolina. The Cornhuskers (37-20) are a No. 3 seed and will meet No. 2 Oklahoma State (36-20) on Friday at 11 a.m. Central. The other f... Read More

Fallen honored and remembered Monday (video)

A number of Memorial Day services were held in Scotts Bluff County this weekend, including the service on Sunday afternoon at Creighton Valley Cemetery near Melbeta. Then for a picture perfect Memorial Day morning, a coffee service was held at the... Read More

Plans for Nebraska's 150th celebration starting to take shape

Nebraska's Capitol will have a new look by the time the state celebrates its 150th birthday next year, and party planners hope to bring the festivities to as many residents as possible. With less than a year until the March 1 anniversary of Nebra... Read More

Monument Valley Iris Show next weekend

Scottsbluff –The Monument Valley Iris Society Iris Show and sale is scheduled for June 4th and 5th. The show will be held at the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center a mile north of Scottsbluff on Hwy 71. Monument Valle... Read More