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Scottsbluff wins thriller over Campbell County

On a night where the snow came outside in Gillette, Wyoming, inside the gym it was electric as Scottsbluff withstood a huge fourth quarter rally to down Campbell County on their home floor 78-72. S... Read More

Winners Announced of 2016 College Aggies Online Scholarship Competition

The Animal Agriculture Alliance announced the winners of its annual College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship program, which is designed to help college students with an interest in agriculture become confident, positive and proactive communicators whi... Read More

Reception held for outgoing Gering council members

A reception was held Thursday for outgoing Gering Council members Larry Gibbs, Don Christensen and Justin Allred. Gibbs served on the council for 34 years in two different stints on the board. He also served on the Planning Commission and Board of... Read More

Avery scores 24 in WNCC women's 71-65 win

Jaleesa Avery and Zeynep Canbaz combined for 46 points as the Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team earned a come-from-behind 71-65 win over Otero Junior College in a Region IX South conference game Friday night at Cougar Palac... Read More

Congress Provides Necessary Relief from EPA’s SPCC Regulations

Statement by Scott Yager, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association environmental counsel on the Congressional passage of The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, which includes a provision to provide regulatory relief for farms from ... Read More

WNCC men hold on to down Otero

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team opened the Region IX South conference schedule with a hard-fought 76-74 win over Otero Junior College Friday night at Cougar Palace. The win evens the Cougars’ record at 5-5 but more i... Read More

Global Commodity Oversupply and Industry Consolidation to Reshape U.S. Grain and Farm Supply Industries

A confluence of market factors will dramatically reshape the U.S. grain and farm supply industries between 2017 and 2019, according to new report from CoBank. Continued low commodity prices, increased foreign competition and the strong U.S. dollar wi... Read More

Nebraska Specialty Crop Projects Receive Funding from USDA

From popcorn and peas to honey and hops, specialty crops are an important part of Nebraska’s agriculture industry. Sixteen specialty crop projects are set to receive more than $620,000 in funding as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (U... Read More

Celebrating Six Years of CommonGround

Six years ago this month, a friend called and asked if I would participate in a new program called CommonGround to help connect farm women with consumers. The goal was to engage in conversations about the food we grow and how we produce it. I w... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Friday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Adams Central 68, Centura 43 Allen 38, Homer 29 Alliance 50, Gering 36 Alma 62, Wilcox-Hildreth 45 Amherst 65, Loomis 32 Arcadia-Loup City 68, Gibbon 42 Archbishop Bergan 59, Omaha Br... Read More

Huskers Moving Toward Music City Bowl

Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska football team practiced for 90 minutes in half pads and helmets on Friday evening. The defense practiced in the Hawks Championship Center while the offense took reps in the Cook Pavilion. Several of the younger players ... Read More