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Today on News: Sixth annual Save-A-Rack at Backaracks highlighted by touching donation from Lisa Weborg in honor of her sister Lita- who lost her battle to breast cancer in August Seve... Read More

Extension offers landlord-tenant workshops

Current and future landowners and tenants should make plans to attend free upcoming land management workshops sponsored by Nebraska Extension. The workshops will be held at nine sites across Nebraska this fall. “Managing Agricultural Land for th... Read More

Eastern Wyoming College alumni invest $25,000 in ATEC

Eastern Wyoming College alumni David and Gina Briggs are investing $25,000 in EWC’s Agricultural Technology Education Center. Their investment will help construct a $7.9 million state-of-the-art facility offering new and enhanced courses in agrono... Read More

Airport close to reaching magic 10,000 boardings number

The Western Nebraska Regional Airport is close to reaching the minimum of 10,000 boardings needed annually to guarantee a million dollars in airport safety funding for next year. Airport manager Raul Aguallo says thanks to the tremendous increase ... Read More

Pork Producers Encouraged by Trade Announcement

Representatives of the U.S. pork industry say “we’ve got the momentum on trade headed in the right direction.” National Pork Producers Council President Jim Heimerl stated “pork producers are hurting because of retaliatory tariffs on pork,”... Read More

Bearcat Hoops announcements

Here's a few announcements from Scottsbluff Bearcat Basketball on the upcoming 3 on 3 Jam and signups for Jr. Bearcat basketball. Bearcat Jr. Basketball Bearcat Jr. Basketball is accepting registration for the upcoming season. Bearcat Jr. Baske... Read More

Fertilizer Prices Higher for Fifth Straight Week

Retail fertilizer prices continue to move higher slowly, according to prices tracked by DTN for the second week of October 2018. For the fifth week in a row, all eight major fertilizers were higher compared to a month earlier. None of the eight,... Read More

$250,000 raised for Festival of Hope in six years through

Save A Rack at Backaracks was another huge success Wednesday evening, with initial totals indicating the event raised over $35,000 for the local cancer patient support organization Festival of Hope, bringing the six year total to over a quarter milli... Read More

30th annual RDC

The Riverside Discovery Center Zoo will be hosting it's 30th annual "Spooktacular" beginning tomorrow (Fri). Your $8 admission includes games, characters, bounce houses and treats for the kids. And, $2 extra admits you to a new scary section inclu... Read More

Further Farm Bill Delays Possible

Progress on the farm bill following the November midterm elections could be stalled even further, depending on the need for disaster relief stemming from Hurricane Michael. House Agriculture Committee ranking Democrat Collin Peterson this week spe... Read More

Oregon Trail Park Stadium receives tourism award

The Pioneers and the city of Gering won again Wednesday night  Actually this time it was the ball park that won. The Oregon Trail Park Stadium--home of the Western Nebraska Pioneers--won the Outstanding Tourism Attraction Award at the Celebrate N... Read More