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DuPont Gets Boost From Farmers With Dow Merger Set to Close

DuPont Co. got a boost from U.S. farmers as it closes in on the historic $75 billion merger with Dow Chemical Co. next month. Seed sales climbed in the second quarter as DuPont introduced new va... Read More

Senate Committee Blocks E15 Bill

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has halted a bill that would have allowed gasoline with 15 percent ethanol to be sold year-round. The bill was co-sponsored by Republican Senators Deb Fischer of Nebraska and Chuck Grassley of Iowa... Read More

Gering clinches berth to State, now plays Alliance for Area title

It took extra innings at Oregon Trail Park on Monday night but in the end it was Gering Platte Valley Companies besting Chadron 4-3 in the Class B Area 7 Tournament. That sets up a Tuesday night championship game (or games) against Alliance. Bo... Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Aimed at Monsanto Over Dicamba Spraying

A lawsuit filed last week accuses Monsanto sales representatives of secretly giving farmers assurances of using “off label” methods for a dicamba herbicide formulation. The St Louis Post-Dispatch reports the lawsuit claims: “This was Monsant... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball Monday's scores   INTERLEAGUE= Final Chi White Sox 3 Chi Cubs 1 Final Houston 13 Philadelphia 4 Final Cleveland 6 Cincinnati 2 Final Miami 4 Texas 0 Final L.A. Dodgers 6 Minnesota 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Fina... Read More

Gering council moves Rural Morrill landfill discussion to subcomittee

The Gering city council has moved consideration of two potential sites south of Morrill for a future landfill to the council's "Committee of the Whole" for future discussion. The action came prior to rural Morrill landowner Bobby Allbaugh remindin... Read More

Big Ten Friday Night Games Will Continue

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany spoke to the Media (Monday) to help kickoff the activities at Big Ten Football media days. This off season the Big Ten created a stir by announcing that it would start playing regular season games on Friday nights, a n... Read More

(Video) Hawkeyes Used To Being Overlooked

2016 was a very Iowa like year for the Hawkeyes who went 8-5 under long time head coach Kirk Ferentz. Iowa did what they usually do they had an embarrassing loss at home to North Dakota State in September, but they managed to upset Michigan in Novemb... Read More

July 24, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.83 (-0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.83 (-0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.83 (-0.08) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.43 (-0.08) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.43 (-0.08) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Condition Continues to Lower in Crop Progress Reports

NEBRASKA For the week ending July 23, 2017, temperatures averaged four to eight degrees above normal, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Measureable rainfall was received in the northern and southeastern parts of N... Read More News: July 24, 2017

Today on News: Roughly 45 locals spent a portion of last week in eastern Wyoming on the Scottsbluff/ Gering Chamber water tour learning about the irrigation systems and dams that feed the North Platte Big changes announced for the 201... Read More