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Decline in sales tax revenue makes city of Gering budget a little tighter

Faced with a decline in sales tax revenues of just under two percent, the Gering city council is looking at a little tighter budget for the next fiscal year than years past. Despite the difficulty,... Read More

Chadron police looking for missing man

Chadron police say they are looking for a 48 year old Chadron man who has been missing since noon Monday. Lt. Rick Hickstein says Police took a report during the late night hours Monday regarding the disappearance of Martin Fritzler. Fritzler is d... Read More

Scottsbluff Dairy Queen's Miracle Treat Day to raise money for Children's Miracle Network

Thursday is expected to be a hot day here in the Twin Cities, so if you're looking to cool down with a cold treat, Dairy Queen will be the place to be. As's Ryan Murphy explains, all profits from Blizzard sales during their Miracle Treat D... Read More

Garden Co. horse tests positive for West Nile Virus

A horse in Garden County has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, becoming the first horse to contract the virus this year. “Horses can become infected with WNV after being bitten by an infected mosquito,” said Melissa Cervantes, Environment... Read More

$15 million federal grant aids Colorado highway expansion

A $15 million federal grant will help fund the expansion of a stretch of Interstate 25 in northern Colorado. The funding, announced Tuesday by U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, will help add a tolled express lane in each direction between Fort Collins an... Read More

(VIDEO) New NSB Video Shows Farmer's Commitment to Water Conservation

LINCOLN, Neb. — Recent hot, dry weather has many Nebraska soybean farmers using irrigation to keep their crops on track during a critical stage of development for soybean plants. But it’s not as simple as turning on a faucet. A new video produced... Read More

Weekly Ethanol Production Is Down

According to EIA data, ethanol production averaged 998,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 41.92 million gallons daily. That is down 31,000 b/d from last week’s historic high. The four-week average for ethanol production stood just a notch below last we... Read More

July 27, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.91 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.91 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.91 (-0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.32 (steady) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.32 (steady) Frenchman Val... Read More

Bridgeport New Alliance grain facility facing $62,000 in OSHA fines

OSHA wants to penalize a  Bridgeport grain facility for what the agency says are several violations. The federal agency is proposing nearly $62,000  in penalties for the New Alliance facility in Bridgeport. OSHA officials say during February a... Read More

Scotts Bluff County still looking for solution to detention compliance issues

Scotts Bluff County continues to look for a solution to its overcrowding situation at the detention center and what to do with juvenile inmates, who are currently being transferred to facilities in eastern Nebraska. The county had hoped they might... Read More

Winn-Ratliff leaving WNCC to take head  coaching job in Texas

Western Nebraska Community College confirms that its long-time womens softball coach, Maria Winn Ratliff, is leaving to take the head softball coaching position at Tyler (Texas) Junior College. Executive Vice President Kim Dale says, " Maria has d... Read More