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Report Points to Industries at Risk of Job Losses Due to Metal Tariffs

OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. rice, cranberries, sweet corn, orange juice, kidney beans, peanut butter, tobacco and whiskey are among the agricultural products listed by the European Union to face retaliatory t... Read More

Regulators: Loss of Nebraska tax could create new water woes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Groundwater regulators in Nebraska could have a tougher time financing water conservation projects after a bill they endorsed died in the Legislature, but some lawmakers say the measure wasn't necessary and would have led to hi... Read More

Coaches chosen for West Nebraska All-Star Games

Coaches have been selected for the 2018 West Nebraska All-Star football and volleyball contests. This marks the 40th year for the West Nebraska All-Star Football game. Jordan Haas of Hemingford will be the head coach of the West team. Assisting... Read More

WNCC ready for nationals today

Scottsbluff ’s Trent Harris and Gering’s Austin Hoffman competed against each other a number of times in high school. Now, the two are teammates for the WNCC men’s basketball team, helping the Cougars capture a regional title and national tourn... Read More

Potential eruptions at Yellowstone geyser, world's largest

Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world's largest active geyser for the first time since 2014. Park officials said employees reported seeing an eruption at the Steamboat Geyser in northwest Wyoming Thu... Read More

Nebraska to use new computer-adaptive tests

A state official says Nebraska's new academic assessments may eventually reduce the time students spend in state testing and get scores back to districts quicker. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the state Department of Education's Nebraska Stu... Read More

South Korea Adopts New Poultry Import Policy

The South Korean Ministry of Agriculture has adopted a new regionalization policy that is good news for the U.S. poultry and egg industry. The new policy prevents a countrywide ban on U.S. exports to Korea in the event of a future finding of Highly P... Read More

Nebraska Crops Team takes third at Oklahoma Panhandle State University

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Intercollegiate Crops Judging Team competed in the Regional Crops Judging Contest on Feb. 10 at Oklahoma Panhandle State University and placed third in the four-year division against 15 other Midwest four-year and t... Read More

Groundbreaking for Gering High renovation set for Monday

Gering High School will hold a Groundbreaking Ceremony  Monday, March 19th at 2:00 pm to mark the beginning of construction on its new addition and renovation. Superintendent Bob Hastings, along with members of the school bond committee and Board... Read More

Panhandle Equality hosting community meeting to prevent youth suicide and combat bullying

Panhandle Equality is spearheading an effort prevent youth suicides, combat bullying, and improve the quality of life and mental health of youth in our Panhandle communities. A community meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 27 at the Guadalup... Read More

Cooler, Wetter for Planting in Midwest

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers in the Midwest could be in for a slow start to the row-crop planting season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2018 spring forecast suggests. The agency's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) is cal... Read More