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DOT formally announces continued EAS funding for Scottsbluff

The Department of Transportation has formally indicated it will continue to provide essential air service funding for Western Nebraska Regional Airport. U.S. Senator Deb Fischer indicated Tuesday t... Read More News: January 16, 2018

Today on News: Solution for housing Scotts Bluff County juveniles could soon be finalized Major drug bust lands 3 men in jail on drug distribution charges City of Scottsbluff moves forward for new chief at Scottsbluff Fire Departme... Read More

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fighting For Wisconsin`S Dairy Farmers, Urges Senate Leadership To Strengthen Dairy Margin

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In the face of difficult dairy market conditions in Wisconsin and across the country, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Approp... Read More

Gering man arrested for child enticement

A 20-year-old Gering man has been arrested for child enticement through an electronic device. Damon Clary was arrested for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old girl he engaged in conversations on Facebook. Court documents indicate the girl told... Read More

Bluffs board rejects idea of implementing Public Safety Director; will hire new fire chief

The City of Scottsbluff today discussed the possibility of creating a Public Safety Director position, that would in turn eliminate the positions of Fire Chief and Police Chief. Following the retirement of longtime Scottsbluff Fire Chief Dana Mil... Read More

Farm Groups Meet to Examine Role of Agriculture in Building Climate Resiliency

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farm organizations are beginning to talk about the evolution of climate-smart agriculture and the need to ensure the U.S. remains at the table as the United Nations begins developing an agricultural framework for climate change. Repre... Read More

Jones named 2018 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year

SAN ANTONIO,  -- A former Extension cotton specialist with a reputation for thorough, concise work and quick reporting was recognized last week as the 2018 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year, an annual award sponsored by Bayer during ... Read More

Jan. 16, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.34 (-0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.34 (-0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.34 (-0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.42 (-0.04) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.42 (-0.04) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Utilities may lower natural gas rates because of tax cut

Natural gas rates in Nebraska may decline this year because of the corporate tax rate cut that Congress approved last year. The Lincoln Journal Star reports Black Hills Energy and Northwestern Energy have both told state regulators that they plan to ... Read More

Sorghum Checkoff Seeks Applicants for Leadership Sorghum

LUBBOCK, Texas –  The Sorghum Checkoff is accepting applications for Leadership Sorghum Class IV, a program designed to develop the next generation of sorghum leaders. During the 15-month leadership program, class members will be exposed to vario... Read More

Farmers Market Legal Toolkit Provides Free Resources to Build Strong, Accessible Markets for Communities

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt.–The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School, Farmers Market Coalition (FMC), and Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) today launched an online Farmers Market Legal Toolkit, a f... Read More