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US Grains Council working to end Vietnam suspension of distillers' grain imports

CHICAGO/HANOI, Oct 21 The U.S. Grains Council is working with Vietnamese importers of distillers' dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to end the country's planned suspension of U.S. shipments of the pro... Read More

DOJ Queries Farmers on Deere-Precision Planting Deal

It's not every day that the government comes a-callin', so when the Washington, D.C., phone number popped up on his cellphone on September 28, Illinois farmer Matt Foes couldn't resist answering. He's glad he did -- the phone call was from the Depar... Read More

Oct. 20, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.77 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.77 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.77 (-0.02) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.16 (+0.01) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.16 (+0.01) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Supreme Court upholds murder conviction of Sidney man

The man who was sentenced to life in prison for the 2012 shooting death of a Sidney woman has lost his conviction appeal to the Nebraska Supreme Court. 57-year-old Larry Martinez was sentenced last September on convictions of 1st Degree Murder an... Read More

Harvest Communications and Safety Reminder

We are now past the mid-point of harvest, but I want to make use of this column to encourage you to have contact with your landlord during harvest too.  I understand that this a very busy time of year, but there are some opportunities. Most of th... Read More

WNCC comes back to down Otero

The No. 2 Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team survived a thriller Thursday night against Otero Junior College. The Cougars were facing a 2-0 deficit and came back to capture the five-game win 19-25, 22-25, 25-15, 25-23, 15-5. It was t... Read More

National FFA Organization Names Stars Over America

INDIANAPOLIS - (National FFA Organization)– FFA members from Oklahoma, Minnesota and South Dakota earned the most prestigious honor awarded to a student by the National FFA Organization Thursday at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo in Ind... Read More

Major League Baseball

LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary American League Cleveland 4, Toronto 1 Friday, Oct. 14: Cleveland 2, Toronto 0 Saturday, Oct. 15: Cleveland 2, Toronto 1 Monday, Oct. 17: Cleveland 4, Toronto 2 Tuesday, Oct. 18: Toronto 5,... Read More

High School Football Scores

Thursday's Scores< By The Associated Press= PREP FOOTBALL= Allen 47, Wausa 20 Alma 56, Southwest 34 Anselmo-Merna 62, Maxwell 22 Ansley-Litchfield 44, Pleasanton 42, OT Bloomfield 62, Stuart 32 Blue Hill 55, Shelton 8 Boone Central/Newman... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

By The Associated Press= VOLLEYBALL= Anselmo-Merna def. Maxwell, 22-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-17 Aurora def. Holdrege, 25-8, 28-26, 25-18 Clarkson/Leigh def. Mead, 25-16, 25-14, 26-24 Conestoga def. Johnson County Central, 22-25, 25-18, 25-9, 25-12 ... Read More

Undefeated Huskers Prepare for Purdue

Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska football team practiced in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts for 90 minutes Thursday afternoon. Both the defense and offense started with stretching and individual drills in Memorial Stadium, before the defense moved... Read More