FAPRI Releases 2015 Baseline Report

The Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute released its latest baseline outlook for U.S. agriculture yesterday - projecting the U.S. Department of Agriculture to pay out 3.9-billion dollars i... Read More

Spring drills start for Wyoming

Spring practice for the Wyoming Cowboy Football team will open Monday with the first of 15 Spring practices.  The Pokes will conduct two additional practices their first week of Spring Ball on Friday, April 3 and on Saturday, April 4.  The followin... Read More

Man arrested for threatening BBQ goers with gun

A Saturday evening barbecue that got heated lands a local man in jail. Gering Police were dispatched to shots being fired on P Street. Attendees say that 34-year-old Brent Gukeisen got confrontational and threatened to shoot one of the men at the ... Read More

 Nebraska lawmakers still sorting property tax options

With the session more than half finished, Nebraska lawmakers are still sorting through ways to lower property taxes while balancing the state budget. Bills slated for debate include personal property tax legislation to benefit businesses and a $4... Read More

Resolution Recognizes Value of Locally-Led Soil and Water Conservation Efforts

WASHINGTON, DC--March 30, 2015--A bipartisan, concurrent resolution recently introduced in the U.S. Senate and House recognizes the value of locally-led soil and water conservation and the role of conservation districts within those efforts a... Read More

March 27, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.08 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.08 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.08 (+0.10) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.10 (+0.10) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.98 (+0.10) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.05 (+0.... Read More

March 26, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.98 (-0.20) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.98 (-0.20) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.98 (-0.20) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.00 (-0.20) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.88 (-0.20) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.96 (-0.... Read More

Axtell leaving the Chadron State press box

CHADRON - John has left the press box. John Axtell, the play-by-play broadcaster of Chadron State College athletic events since 1988, will step down as the news and sports director from Eagle Communications Tuesday. A party in his honor will be Tu... Read More

Cougars split doubleheader; end 13-game skid

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team stopped a 13-game losing skid with a good pitching performance from Brett McPhail and timely hitting to earn a split with Trinidad State Junior College in Empire Conference game on Sunday at Clevel... Read More

Pork Producers Committed To Addressing Resistance

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 27, 2015 – Responding to today’s release of the White House “National Action Plan For Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria,” the National Pork Producers Council said the U.S. pork industry is committed to continuing... Read More

Rockies take two from Arizona

HERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) _ Matt McBride homered twice and drove in four runs, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-10 in a split-squad game on Sunday. McBride hit a two-run shot in the first against Aaron Blair and another ... Read More