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Florida gets revenge against Texas Tech; knocks Red Raiders out of CWS

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ JJ Schwarz hit a two-run homer and Florida built enough cushion to survive Texas Tech's six-run outburst over the seventh and eighth innings and eliminate the Red Raiders from the C... Read More

Kathy Gatch honored as First State Bank's Community Champion for June

For June's Community Champion, the staff at First State Bank tracked down nominee Kathy Gatch, who is best known for her work with the Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy. Gatch was honored earlier this week as Community Champion, and you can wat... Read More

Final results released from 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey

Lincoln, Neb. — Final results from the 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey show a fourth consecutive year of declining Nebraska agricultural land values. The statewide average value dropped 4 percent to $2,270 per acre. This is an 18 percent redu... Read More

Farm Bill Squeaks Ahead After Getting Tied Up in Partisan Divide, Immigration Debate

OMAHA (DTN) -- In a 213-211 squeaker, the Republican-led House of Representatives passed its version of the farm bill Thursday afternoon, a month after the same exact bill went down in defeat. The farm bill got its votes, all Republican, after House... Read More

High speed pursuit in Eastern Wyoming ends safetly

A midday pursuit in Platte County, Wyoming kept troopers with the Wyoming Highway Patrol busy on Thursday afternoon. A trooper clocked a Hyundai going 103 in an 80 mile per hour zone near Glendo. When the trooper stopped the vehicle, the driver ga... Read More

Bicyclist suffers minor injuries on Highway 26 after being struck by car

A local man escapes serious injuries after he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle. Around 3:30 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the intersection of Highway 26 and Highland Road for a car versus bicyclist accident. Trooper Wallace w... Read More

Double whammy: U.S. pork, fruit producers brace for second wave of Chinese tariffs

BEIJING/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. producers of pork, already saddled with duties enacted in an earlier round of the escalating trade dispute with China, are bracing for further pain after Beijing hit the products with additional tariffs due to come in... Read More

June 21, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.23 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.23 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.23 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.23 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.65 (+0.04) New Alliance / ... Read More

Thursday ceremony aimed at promoting Nebraska's move over law

A somber reminder today in Scottsbluff, as the American Towman helped put on their Spirit Ride Ceremony in Scottsbluff. Today's ceremony was all about promoting public awareness of move over laws. A ceremonial casket was on display to honor falle... Read More

U.S. House passes its version of Farm Bill

The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients. The bill passed 213-211. Democrats opposed the measure, saying it would toss too many people off government food a... Read More

EPA Weighs Dicamba Registrations as Injury Reports Mount

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- As herbicide injury reports mount in the Midwest and South, state regulators and EPA are watching the situation closely. Dicamba is facing the most alleged injury reports so far, and 2,4-D injury complaints are also an issue ... Read More