USMEF Market Expo Underway in Shanghai

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Market Expo, a market education program that allows producers and other USMEF members to observe international market development activities for U.S. pork... Read More

Vertex still looking for people to fill call center positions

After holding a series of job fairs last month, Vertex is still looking to hire 20 people for their call center operation. Spokesperson Kevin Patterson says 30 people were hired from the career fairs held in early February, but the company is stil... Read More


The Little Blue Natural Resources District (LBNRD) and the Nebraska Game and Parks (NGPC) have entered into agreement to enhance wildlife habitat at Liberty Cove southwest of Lawrence in Webster County, Nebraska. The WILD Nebraska, Wildlife Extension... Read More

Child pornography and burglary defendants to face trial

A Gering man charged with four counts of possession of child pornography and a Scottsbluff man accused of burglarizing Magnolia Homes in Gering last year will face trial in Scotts Buff County District Court after preliminary hearings Wednesday. 60... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers advance black-tailed prairie dog repeal

A prairie-dog management law criticized by Nebraska wildlife advocates could be in jeopardy. Nebraska lawmakers voted 32-12 on Wednesday to advance a bill that would repeal the 2012 law. The law gives counties the option to control the spread o... Read More

Wyoming Senate defeats bill to allow guns in schools

The Wyoming Senate has voted down a bill that would have allowed people who hold concealed weapons permits to carry guns onto school campuses and into many public buildings. The Senate voted 25-to-3 to defeat the bill. It already had passed the Ho... Read More

G.H.S. selected as

Gering High School has been awarded $8,000 in a national challenge that rewards educators who design 21st century teaching and learning programs. This year, the high school instituted  a wide variety of programs and implemented new technology th... Read More

U.S. agriculture delegation visits Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba — The most important U.S. agricultural delegation to visit Cuba in more than a decade began three days of meetings on Monday, hoping to find potential business partners, while urging the U.S. Congress to lift the U.S. embargo on trade ... Read More

McDonald's Changing Chicken

NEW YORK (AP) _ McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST. The company says the chicken change will take pla... Read More

Girls State Basketball tips off in Lincoln Thursday morning

The Nebraska State Girls  Basketball Tournament will tip off at four different sites in Lincoln Thurday. The 48-team field will include three panhandle teams including Scottsbluff in Class B, Chadron in Class C1 and Crawford in Class D2. Scott... Read More

Free NRCS webinar on carbon cycle, soil health, March 10

Find out how cover crops and proper grazing management can improve the carbon cycle and soil health. Jay Fuhrer, nationally-known soil health expert and District Conservationist for USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, in Bismarck, North... Read More