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George H. Schlothauer receives Distinguished Citizen Award

A Gering native gets top honors from the Boy Scouts of America's Long Peak Council. George Schlothauer was named the recipient of their 2016 Distinguished Citizen Award Friday night during their an... Read More

Major League Baseball

INTERLEAGUE Thursday's Game Atlanta 5 Boston 3 Friday's Game Cleveland (Kluber 1-3) at Philadelphia (Morgan 0-0), 7:05 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE Thursday's Games Detroit 7, Oakland 3 Baltimore 10, Chicago White Sox 2 Friday's Games Chicago... Read More

New Report Shows Extra Financial Strain in Farm Country

Farm-sector lending volumes remain well above historic averages, according to a report released earlier this week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, and the National Farmers Union (NFU) is viewing the new report with concern given the stru... Read More

Moths in the Air; Worms on the Way

ROCKVILLE, MD. (DTN) -- A nighttime vandal is sneaking through Midwestern fields. Black cutworms -- nocturnal corn cutting pests -- are already being spotted in fields this spring. Growers are being urged to scout carefully; particularly those who o... Read More

Green Appoints Interim Heads for Academic Affairs, IANR

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 28, 2016 -- University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor-Elect Ronnie Green announced today he has appointed Marjorie Kostelnik to the post of interim senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and Ron Yoder to the position of ... Read More

Morrill Dentist celebrates milestone

Dr. Dan Howard and staff celebrated a milestone this week at their Morrill dental clinic;'s Ryan Murphy has more:...... Read More

Subcommittee Examines Connection between Farm Policy and Food Prices

Today, Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Chairwoman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, held a hearing to examine the connection between U.S. farm policy and the stability of food prices for consumers. This is the fourth hea... Read More

Midwest Theater to show 'Gilda' to kick off 70th Anniversary celebrations

The Midwest Theater in Scottsbluff is gearing up for a busy week as they celebrate 70 years serving the community. Back in 1946, the Midwest Theater opened its doors,  and the first film screened was the Rita Hayworth classic Gilda. The Friends ... Read More

Several Nebraska State Park areas to receive recycled-tire picnic tables

Several Nebraska state park areas will receive picnic tables made of recycled tires, thanks in part to a grant. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has received a grant from the Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive Grants Program administere... Read More

EPA Takes it's Licks at House Ag Hearing

EPA received the brunt of the criticism from farm group representatives at a House Agriculture subcommittee hearing Wednesday focusing on the factors affecting the cost of producing the nation's food. And there was plenty of criticism. Jay Vro... Read More

Sip 'N Paint fundraiser Friday to benefit WNCC instructor and Legion baseball supporter

Friends of popular WNCC math instructor, baseball supporter and cancer survivor Amy Winters are holding a fundraiser at the Harms Center Friday. Winters, who is President of the Twin Cities Legion baseball programs, has battled cancer for many yea... Read More