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Mnuchin Expresses Optimism Trade Standoffs Can Be Resolved

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansi... Read More

Wildfire Livestock Losses Will Qualify for Financial Help

Livestock producers who lost animals in the central plains’ wildfires may qualify for the USDA Farm Service Agency’s Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP). An Oklahoma State University Extension report says the LIP program provides assistance to p... Read More

Comprehensive New NAFTA Coming Soon

Negotiators from Mexico, the U.S., and Canada are still pushing hard to get a “comprehensive” new North American Free Trade Agreement in place. Politico says negotiators from the three NAFTA countries have been meeting regularly in recent weeks, ... Read More

Gering council appoints new city engineer

The Gering city council Monday evening officially appointed a new city engineer Brendan Lilley will replace Paul Snarr, who had been the city engineer for most of five years during two stints before he left in late November to go back to Idaho wit... Read More News: April 23, 2018

Today on News: One Panhandle Senator says a lot more work could have been tackled during this past legislative session Powerline safety for farmers addressed by one local public power district Candidates for Scotts Bluff County Com... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Issues Veto to Protect Ranchers

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts vetoed LB 449, which proposed repealing the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Management Act.  LB 449 was introduced by State Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha and opposed by agriculture groups, sportsmen, and local o... Read More

Future's One USDA Crop Progress *AUDIO*

Audio of the report: OMAHA (DTN) -- Soybean planting is on an average pace nationwide, but corn planting remains well behind average in the week ended Apr... Read More

Stinner's workforce housing bill signed into law by Gov. Ricketts

A workforce housing bill that Gering Senator John Stinner has championed for two years has been passed into law, as Governor Pete Ricketts signed the bill for final approval today. The bill now allows communities in Nebraska to use tax increment f... Read More

Pallone & Peterson Urge President Trump to Stop Pruitt’s Abuse of RFS Waivers

WASHINGTON - Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN) sent a letter to President Trump today expressing concern that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)... Read More

The Panandle Shrine Club and Wolf Automotive will present "A Night with the Broncos", a tailgate party with Denver Bronco alumni this Thursday evening at Backaracks in Scottsbluff. Proceeds from the event will be used for Travel and lodging assist... Read More

April 23, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.15 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.15 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.15 (Steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.35 (Steady) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.35 (Steady) Frenchman ... Read More