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Nebraska Forest Service Offers Assistance For Woody Biomass Heating

Lincoln, Neb., May 4, 2015 -- Seasonal heating costs can be unpredictable for the 325-plus Nebraska nursery greenhouse operations with enclosed plant-growing structures. With that in mind, the Nebrask... Read More

National phone scam hitting panhandle

Several elderly panhandle residents have been the latest targets of a nation wide phone scam. One local law firm has received several calls today from elderly clients. They're reporting that someone from the IRS is calling and demanding a credit ... Read More

Moran’s Memo: A Tradition of Listening to Kansans

Far too often, elected officials do too much talking and not enough listening. As Kansas’ United States Senator, I have the privilege of taking my marching orders directly from Kansans. When it comes to making certain your voice is heard on Capitol... Read More

Netflix to Stream Farmland Movie

LOS ANGELES (May 4, 2015) – Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll’s feature-length documentary, FARMLAND, is now available for streaming on With 57 million subscribers worldwide, Netflix is considered a premium destination fo... Read More

Boutique Air awarded EAS contract for Chadron and Alliance

The U-S Department of Transportation has awarded the Essential Air Service subsidy contracts for the Chadron and Alliance markets to San Francisco-based Boutique Air. Both cities had recommended Boutique, who was the highest of the four bidders at... Read More

Nebraska senators vote for livestock friendly development

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska counties looking to expand livestock operations could receive extra funds for planning and improving infrastructure under a bill that cleared a first-round vote in the Legislature. Senators voted 37-0 Monday on a meas... Read More

Scottsbluff girls soccer team looks for district win over Lexington

After a 7-8 regular season the Scottsbluff Lady Bearcats soccer team is set to get the postseason underway at the B-8 district tournament in Kearney. Scottsbluff enters as the three seed and they'll match up with 2nd seeded Lexington in the first ... Read More

Livestock market operation suspends sales for summer

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say Nebraska Livestock Sales of Norfolk has suspended its summer schedule. Jim Barta owns the operation, and he said Monday that, ``due to the declining number of cattle in the area, we are going to go with seasonal ... Read More

2015 PetaPalooza a success for Panhandle Humane Society

They say every dog has its day... and that day might have been Saturday's PetaPalooza at the Mitchell Fairgrounds. Panhandle Humane Society Executive Director Cathy McDaniel says the turnout for the event was great. "I was really pleased," say... Read More

Five EWC Lancer athletes qualify for CNFR

Eastern Wyoming College has announced that five student athletes have qualified to compete at the College National Finals Rodeo to be held in Casper, Wyoming at the Casper Events Center June 14-20. Qualifying in the team roping are the following t... Read More

Scotts Bluff County considering participating in new road safety program

Scotts Bluff County is looking at possibly becoming a participant in a new Nebraska pilot project for a county Safety Plan. County Roads Director Bob Bennett explained to Commissioners that the program is aimed at keeping drivers safe through: ... Read More