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BLM Releases Flawed Planning Rule in the Closing Days of Presidents Term

WASHINGTON– The Bureau of Land Management today released a final version of BLM planning 2.0. Ethan Lane, Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association f... Read More

Fischer: Plan to repeal and replace Obamacare includes transition period

U.S Senator Deb Fischer says the Republican party's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare includes a transition period to slowly gain a plan that is workable. The Nebraska Republican told reporters during Thursday's conference call that any repeal... Read More

(AUDIO) Crop Conditions Deteriorate as Drought Invades KS

Much needed moisture makes the top of many Kansas wheat farmers' 2016 Christmas wish lists. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, much of western Kansas is currently in moderate to severe drought just a few weeks after the entirety of the state was ... Read More

Winners Thrust Sky-High Wheat Yields Into Public Eye

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- From central Michigan to the plains of western Kansas and the river-fed acres of northern Oregon, the winners of the inaugural National Wheat Yield Contest share a common belief: Give wheat its due and it will return the favor... Read More

Legacy of the Plains Museum receives donation

The 2nd Annual Octoberfest Revived Committee presented a $1,500 check to the Legacy of the Plains on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Legacy of the Plains Museum. Chairperson Ken Meyer said the money is to use for the museums growth and projects they are ... Read More

Box Butte Health Foundation  making progress toward $1.4 million goal

Box Butte Health Foundation has received crucial donation for their $1.4 million dollar capital campaign for the hospital's Rehabilitation and Wellness Center. The donations include a matching grant by the Ethel S. Abbott Foundation for $250,000 that... Read More

Western Conference Tournament opening night results

The high school basketball season got underway Thursday night as many area teams were competing in the Western Conference Tournament. Scottsbluff and Mitchell split games last night. In the girls contest the Lady Tigers used a monster second quart... Read More

Government Confirms No GE Wheat in Commercial Supplies

In a statement published yesterday, Dec. 1, 2016, it was announced that, after a thorough examination regarding the genetically engineered (GE) wheat detection in Washington State, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has close... Read More

WNCC women top Northwest College

The Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team put five players in double figures in a 93-59 win over Northwest College Thursday evening at Cougar Palace. Anastacia Johnson paced the Cougar attack with 18 points as the Cougars capt... Read More

Slew of Top 40 Country Music acts to headline Cheyenne Frontier Days

Christmas has come early for country music fans, as half-a-dozen big name acts will be headlining Cheyenne Frontier Days next July. Last night at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, CFD organizers announced six of the seven concert headliners.... Read More

Huskers Start NCAA Tournament Tonight

The Nebraska volleyball team opens the 2016 NCAA Tournament against the New Hampshire Wildcats on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The other first-round match in Lincoln pits the Wichita State Shockers against the TCU Horned... Read More