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Agate Fossil Beds National Monument visitation up in 2016

Staff at Harrison's Agate Fossil Beds National Monument say they had more than a 17 percent  increase in visitation from 2015 to 2016. The Monument had 13,264 visitors in 2015 and 15,555 in 2016... Read More

Five people arrested on drug charges in Chadron

A traffic stop shortly before midnight Thursday night in Chadron resulted in the arrests of 5 people on drug charges. All are currently in custody at the Dawes County Jail with bond pending. Police Chief Tim Lordino says officer Brewer Newton stop... Read More

USDA Sec. Designate Pledges Support for Cuba Trade in Senate Hearing

Yesterday, President of Engage Cuba, James Williams praised U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary designate Sonny Perdue for publicly supporting expanded trade with Cuba in his hearing before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry C... Read More

Farmer's Cooperative announces expansion and renovations

HEMINGFORD - Farmer's Cooperative Elevator Company in Hemingford has announced three capital projects of more than $3,400,000 to be done this spring and summer. The first project will be an expansion at the Mirage Flats facility. "We built two ... Read More

Track and field Binfield Invite results

Scottsbluff hosted the Binfield Invite on Friday afternoon, with North Platte, Torrington, Cheyenne East, and Lingle Ft. Laramie all in town competing at Bearcat Stadium. No team scores were kept. Scottsbluff picked up 9 first place finishes to... Read More

USCA Affirms Support for Farmer Fair Practices Rules in Public Comments

On Friday, the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) submitted public comments on the Farmer Fair Practices Rules on behalf of its nationwide membership of cow-calf producers, feedlot operators and backgrounders. USCA stands firm in it it... Read More

Op-Ed: Agriculture Education More Important Than Ever, and NU is a Vital Partner

The author, originally from Plymouth, is a University of Nebraska alum and agriculture educator and FFA (formally Future Farmers of America) advisor in Auburn Public Schools. National Agriculture Week is a special time for me – an opportunity to... Read More

Mustangs Walk Off Huskers, 3-2

San Luis Obispo, Calif. – With two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the game-winning run on second base the Cal Poly Mustangs (8-13, 0-0 Big West) got a walk-off single Nick Meyer, giving the Mustangs a 3-2 win over the Nebraska baseball team (1... Read More

Monsanto Company Gives $200,000 to Assist Farmers Impacted by Wildfires

Monsanto announced today that it will donate a total of $200,000 to support disaster relief efforts in four states where farmers and ranchers have been affected by devastating wildfires. The fires, which began March 6, swept quickly throughout Col... Read More

Bands come together for Lake Mac wildfire relief effort

(Ogallala, NE) – In light of the recent fire damage that destroyed many homes and buildings at Lake McConaughy, several bands have come together to perform at the Fight the Flames Music Festival on Saturday, April 15. Heading up the cause is Darin ... Read More

Charter Communications to hire 20K workers over 4 years

President Donald Trump is praising a plan by cable company Charter Communications to invest $25 billion and hire 20,000 American workers over the next four years. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge joined Trump a... Read More