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NFU Celebrates National Agriculture Day

WASHINGTON – As the national agriculture community joins together to celebrate National Agriculture Day, National Farmers Union (NFU) is recognizing family farmers and ranchers for the wide array o... Read More

Bid awarded for Scottsbluff's West 42nd Street construction

The Scottsbluff City Council Monday evening awarded a bid of just over $3.2 million dollars to Infinity Construction of Scottsbluff as the principal contractor for the much awaited West 42nd Street repaving project. Public Works Director Mark Bohl... Read More

Scottsbluff Civil Service Commission announces Fire Chief finalists

Two Scottsbluff Fire Captains and two men from out-of-state have been selected as finalists for the City of Scottsbluff's Fire Chief position. During Tuesday morning's Civil Service Commission meeting, a field of ten applicants was whittled down t... Read More

President Trump Proclaims March 20, 2018, as National Agriculture Day

The President of the United States of America proclaimed today as National Agriculture Day. In the proclamation, the President encouraged Americans to observe the day by recognizing “the preeminent role that agriculture plays in our daily lives.”... Read More

Prescribed burning scheduled in the panhandle

CHADRON, Neb. -- The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will conduct prescribed burning at four Panhandle locations when conditions are favorable in coming weeks. Land managers use prescribed burning to enhance vegetation for wildlife nesting, loafi... Read More

Nebraska Corn Board recognized five ag leaders at annual awards dinner

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Corn Board presented five individuals with awards of ag achievement at their annual awards dinner held March 19, 2018 in Lincoln. The annual awards recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the ov... Read More

Former Kimball Motel managers sentenced for alien harboring scheme

The former managers of the Kimball Super 8 Motel who enslaved an immigrant for more than a year, forced him to work without pay, and abused him have been sentenced in Federal Court. Indian nationals Vishnubhai Chaudhari, 50 and Leelabahen Chaudha... Read More

Water troughs key to E. coli contamination in cattle

ITHACA, N.Y. — A major study led by Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine researchers reveals for the first time that water troughs on farms are a conduit for the spread of toxic E. coli in cattle, which can then spread the pathogen t... Read More

WNCC men win opener at NJCAA national tournament

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Vinnie Shahid and Jervay Green combined for 45 points and the Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team opened the NJCAA national tournament with an 87-73 win over Holmes Community College Monday afternoon in H... Read More

Huskers On The Road To Oklahoma

The Nebraska baseball team (11-8) hits the road this week for Tulsa, Okla., to face Oral Roberts (11-6) for a pair of games at J.L. Johnson Stadium. Tuesday’s game is set for 6:30 p.m. (CT) and will be streamed on ESPN3. Wednesday’s finale is sla... Read More

WNCC women set for national tournament

LUBBOCK, Kan. – Day one of the NJCAA women’s national tournament is in the books and the Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team is anxious to get on the court for their first-round game. The Cougars and Tallahassee Communit... Read More