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Farmers for Free Trade: Tariffs Make American Farmers a Target

Brian Kuehl, Executive Director of Farmers for Free Trade, says the Section 301 tariff announcement against China is bad news for American agriculture. The group says these tariffs will put a targe... Read More

Congressional Spending Bill Includes DAIRY PRIDE Act Language in Victory for Milk Labeling Standards

ARLINGTON, VA – The congressional spending bill approved Thursday in the House and awaiting final vote in the Senate directs the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action against mislabeled imitation dairy foods, representing a major v... Read More

Nebraska senators blast budget bill

Nebraska U.S. Senators Ben Sasse and Deb Fischer are harshly criticizing a $1.3 trillion spending bill that has quickly passed both houses of Congress without any time for members to see what is in it. Sasse said "Every Republican would vote again... Read More

CSC to begin spring football drills

CHADRON, Neb. -- March 22, 2018 -- With lots of holes to fill on defense, but most of the starters from a year ago returning on offense, the Chadron State College football team will open its spring drills on Monday, March 26. The Eagles finished ... Read More

String of Scottsbluff burglaries prompt Police to warn residents

The Scottsbluff Police department has received 7 burglary complaints in the past 3 weeks. According to Captain Tony Straub, most of the burglaries have occurred in the residential areas between 20th Street and 28th Street. Forced entry was foun... Read More

Improving the health of honey bees

Seshadri and her team of CSU researchers have received a $488,000 Pollinator Health Fund grant awarded by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, a nonprofit established through bipartisan congressional support in the 2014 Farm Bill, to st... Read More

Stinner challenges colleagues to set aside differences and pass a budget

Appropriations Committee Chairman John Stinner challenged his colleagues today to come together and pass the budget despite their differences on abortion and funding for Planned Parenthood clinics. In his opening statement Stinner said Planned Par... Read More

Rep. Marshall:  Omnibus provides 199A Fix, Rural Broadband Expansion, ELD Delay, and more.

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Marshall voted in support of the omnibus spending bill. The bill appropriates the funds agreed upon in the FY 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act, which was approved in February of 2018. Like the budget agreement, this app... Read More

Bill to require vote for school building levies stalls

- A bill that would require voters to approve or reject property tax levies for Nebraska school building projects has stalled in the Legislature. Senators voted 18-12 on Thursday to force an end to a legislative filibuster, but supporters needed ... Read More

Chinese Retaliation On U.S. Pork Exports Will Harm The Rural Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Pork Producers Council warned that possible Chinese tariffs on U.S. pork could have a significant negative impact on rural America. China has indicated it will impose the duties in response to U.S. tariffs and rest... Read More

(AUDIO) Track and Field today at Bearcat Stadium

The Scottsbluff High School track and field team is hosting the Binfield meet this afternoon at Bearcat Stadium. Some partly cloudy skies and a day time high of around 66 degrees should make for a pretty solid first outdoor meet of the year. Sc... Read More