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Increase in Ethanol Production Likely to Outpace Near-Term Demand

According to a new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division, the ethanol market will soon face worsening slim-to-negative profit margins, which could potentially push the industry toward con... Read More

NSP Starts You Drink, You Drive, You Lose Enforcement

From August 18 through September 3, law enforcement agencies across Nebraska will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of a nationwide effort. Last year in Nebraska, 81 people lost their lives and 1,208 were injured in alcohol-related cras... Read More

Bearcats and Bulldogs begin the new school year

The first day of school in the Gering and Scottsbluff school districts is here and students and staff are ready to get the new year started. Scottsbluff Superintendent Rick Myles said there were a lot of smiles, especially from one little girl at ... Read More

WNCC volleyball team ranked 6th in the NJCAA pre-season poll

The Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team has even more to play for now after the NJCAA released its Division I volleyball pre-season polls on Wednesday. WNCC, who finished eighth at the national tournament a year ago, enters the seaso... Read More

EPA Extends Comment Period on Rescinding WOTUS Rule

Comments on the proposed rescinding of the controversial Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule are now due September 27, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Wednesday, August 16, a 30-day extension. Comments on the proposed ending of the O... Read More

2017 Crop Share Leasing Trends in Nebraska

The Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights Report 2016-2017 provides recent trends on land values and rental rates for landlords, tenants, and stakeholders. Each year, a special feature section covers emerging issues related to agricultural la... Read More

RWMC ready for Monday's eclipse

Regional West Medical Center has been planning for months on how it will treat the additional people that will have a need for medical care during Monday's solar eclipse. Dr. Troy Dean, the Medical Director for the Emergency Department, says addit... Read More

Great Plains Distillery expanding their Scottsbluff operations

It was February 1, 2016 when Phillip Mitchell and Austin Propp approached the Scotts Bluff County Commissioners about opening up a distillery here in the Valley. Eighteen months later, the father/ son duo behind Great Plains Distillery have opened... Read More

SHIC Works to Validate Methods to Monitor Feed for Swine Pathogens

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) recently funded a study to be conducted by Kansas State University researchers to investigate using dust samples to monitor for swine pathogens in US feed mills. There is potential for the findings to lead t... Read More

U.S., Canadian and Mexican Farm Groups Support Modernized NAFTA

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) today sent a joint letter to Canadian, United States and Mexican government officials reiterating their call... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Wednesday INTERLEAGUE= Final L.A. Angels 3 Washington 2 Final N-Y Yankees 5 N-Y Mets 3 Final Boston 5 St. Louis 4 Final Houston 9 Arizona 5 Final L.A. Dodgers 5 Chi White Sox 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Kansas City 7 Oakland 6 Final Seatt... Read More