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SPEAKOUT closing after 18 years of serving community

 S.P.E.A.K.O.U.T.’s 18 year mission of empowering families has come to an end, as a result of loss of funds in 2015-2016 to Nebraska’s Family Run Organizations. S.P.E.A.K.O.U.T., which stands ... Read More

Bipartisan Congressional Letter Voices Support for Tackling of Canada’s Protectionist Dairy Practices

Adding to the groundswell of recognition that Canada’s protectionist dairy policies are harmful to U.S. dairy exports, a bipartisan group of 68 members of the House of Representatives wrote to President Donald Trump yesterday urging him to in... Read More News: April 27, 2017

Today on News: A Lancaster County District Judge reverses ruling on Whiteclay beer store's liquor licenses FFA students from across the state converge on Wildcat Hills S.R.A. One Bluffs Middle School student working to get Google C... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Regarding President Trump’s Action to Renegotiate, Not Withdraw, from NAFTA

“President Trump’s decision to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Canada, and Mexico versus completely withdrawing from the trade compact is clearly the right decision. Stepping away from a trad... Read More

Gering Junior's hard work results in crowning as Miss Nebraska Outstanding Teen

For Carsyn Long it has been a lot of hard work over the last year to improve on a third runner-up position last year in the Miss Nebraska Outstanding teen pageant last year. But all that hard work was fulfilled when the Gering Junior won the pageant ... Read More

Union Pacific Reports First Quarter 2017 Results Higher

Union Pacific Corporation today reported 2017 first quarter net income of nearly $1.1 billion, or a first quarter record $1.32 per diluted share.  This compares to about $1.0 billion, or $1.16 per diluted share, in the first quarter 2016. First Q... Read More

Arbor Day events planned at Nebraska Capitol, state building

Nebraska officials are hosting tree-planting events at state buildings to celebrate Arbor Day. One ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. Friday on the Capitol's southwest lawn. The Office of the Capitol Commission is hosting the event with Lt. Gov... Read More

April 27, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.97 (+0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.97 (+0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.97 (+0.09) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.35 (+0.09) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.35 (+0.09) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Nebraska Extension Aims to Create Healthy Environments for Children

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 27, 2017 – Nebraska Extension is combating childhood obesity across the state by implementing programs to improve healthy eating and physical activity patterns in youth.    Extension professionals focused on food, nutri... Read More

ASA Welcomes President Trump’s Decision to Focus on NAFTA Modernization

WASHINGTON (April 27, 2017) – The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed an announcement from President Donald Trump late Wednesday that the United States would remain a member of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The announceme... Read More

Gering schools applauding Samsung winners' work

A lot of pride at the Gering school district today after a group of students were among the three national winners announced Wednesday in Washington, D.C. at the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow national awards luncheon. Teacher Justin Reinmuth's studen... Read More