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NCGA, NFU Release White Paper on Farm Income and RFS, Urge Strong Final Rule

Farmers from the National Corn Growers Association and the National Farmers Union announced the release of a white paper today on how the EPA's proposed rule on the Renewable Fuel Standard is threaten... Read More

Huskers Look To Bounce Back At Home

Wisconsin and Nebraska each are coming off of tough losses from last week. Wisconsin is coming off a 10-6 loss to Iowa, where the Badgers had many opportunities to win that ball game but could not capitalize. The Huskers, led the game with Illinios f... Read More

Minatare Public Schools receives $10,000 grant to build greenhouse

After three years of trying, Minatare Public Schools has been successful in receiving a $10,000 grant from the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Superintendent Tim Cody says the district plans to use... Read More

Scottsbluff Sears closing, Famous Footwear grand opening November 21st

The Scottsbluff Sears store in the Monument Mall is closing, with its last day scheduled for October 26th, according to owner-operator Mike Gering. Gering says Sears has opted to get out of the Scottsbluff market, serving the area with stores in C... Read More

U.S. Meat Exports Disappointing in August

U.S. beef and pork exports struggled in August, remaining below year-ago levels, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). August beef exports totaled 84,167 metric tons (mt), down 18 percent from a y... Read More

Aulick: Fox Business Channel segment to highlight stability of company, products

  A segment on the Fox Business Channel this (Thursday) evening featuring Aulick Industries of Scottsbluff will highlight their stability, their manufacturing process and the products they provide the American public. Co-owner Vince Aulick... Read More

Top ranked Cougars get by NJC

The Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team withstood its first test as the No. 1 team in the nation Wednesday night at Cougar Palace, but it wasn’t easy as they downed Northeastern Junior College in four grueling games 25-23, 22-25, 25-... Read More

Cougar men win at Sterling

STERLING, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team snapped a five-match losing streak in blanking Northeastern Junior College 4-0 Wednesday afternoon in Sterling, Colo. The Cougars only led 1-0 at intermission after a g... Read More

Boy Scouts, volunteers to plant trees at Chadron State Park Saturday

About 250 Boy Scouts of the Longs Peak Council will gather at Chadron State Park this weekend to plant trees in areas burned by the 2012 wildfire that entered the popular northwestern Nebraska tourism attraction and burned much of its ponderosa pine ... Read More

All Stars donate money

West Nebraska All-Star Sports, Inc. made check presentations Wednesday, totaling $6,500, to three organizations from proceeds from this past summer's West Nebraska All-Star contests. The organization presented a $4,000 check to the Scotts Bluff Co... Read More

Poor Quality New Crop Causes Wide Spread in SRW Cash Prices

A variety of quality issues in the U.S. soft red winter crop -- including low falling numbers and vomitoxin -- have led to a wide basis spread in cash prices available at domestic mills versus export terminals or feed users. Soft red winter wheat (S... Read More