Coalition Talks with White House, USTR Leaders About COOL

A coalition of family farmers, ranchers, consumer groups and trade groups recently met with White House and U.S. Trade Representative officials to urge support for Country-of-Origin Labeling. National... Read More

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 in ARC and PLC payments for the 2014 crop after Fis... Read More

US Highway 30 to receive facelift in western Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Roads has announced two construction projects that are set to begin in early April on US Highway 30 in western Nebraska. NDOR project manager Jim Johnson says weather permitting, work will begin the week of April 6th on ... Read More

Huskers announce 2015 volleyball schedule

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska volleyball program has announced its 2015 season schedule. After leading the nation in attendance for the second straight season with 8,083 fans per match last season, the Huskers will play 15 regular-season matches at ... Read More

City of Alliance looks to continue recycling efforts

In late January 2015, the City of Alliance learned of the temporary shutdown of the recycling program in Alliance which is operated by Keep Alliance Beautiful. While their staff searches for a building that better suits their needs, City Manager J... Read More

Resources and information available to aide Farmers’ Markets

MANHATTAN, Kan. –In efforts to continuously support farmers’ markets in the state, the Kansas Department of Agriculture, through the From the Land of Kansas agriculture trademark program, has collected data and updated resources available to mark... Read More

Cougar softball team sweeps Trinidad Sunday

The Western Nebraska Community College softball team received two strong pitching performances in capturing a sweep over Trinidad State Junior College Sunday afternoon at Volunteer Field. Andy Hancock tossed a complete game in the opener, scatteri... 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