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North Dakota farmers planting crop to be made into jet fuel

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ Western North Dakota farmers this year have agreed to plant 6,000 acres of jet fuel. The farmers actually will be seeding carinata, a variety of mustard seed that can be made ... Read More

Outdoor Discovery Program set to engage over 600 panhandle students

Every year the Outdoor Discovery Program, which is hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, is rated as the best field trip by teachers, students and parents. The Outdoor Discovery Program is an outdoor skills educational event engaging s... Read More

April 27, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.46 (-0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.46 (-0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.46 (-0.11) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.44 (-0.09) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.35 (-0.12) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.44 (-0.07) ... Read More

April 24, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.57 (-0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.57 (-0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.57 (-0.15) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.55 (-0.14) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.47 (-0.15) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.51 (-0.18) ... Read More

Minatare Police Chief Regester and Officer Lawson resign

The Minatare Police Department has dwindled to a single, part-time officer that can patrol the streets following the resignation of two of its ranking members. Chief of Police Robert Regester and Officer Jim Lawson both tendered their resignation ... Read More

High School Rodeo Results from McCook

The high school rodeo season is underway.  McCook hosted events Saturday and Sunday. Saturday's top all-arounders were Cody Darnell of Gordon and Jayde Atkins of Broken Bow.  Atkins also took female all-around honors Sunday, while Devin Dibbern ... Read More

Search begins for next Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute executive director

The University of Nebraska announced today that it has begun an international search for the next executive director of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute. The next director will succeed founding executive director Roberto Lenton, who i... Read More

Beef Fuels Team Beef at the 2015 Boston Marathon

The national beef checkoff, through its Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI) and in partnership with the South Dakota Beef Industry Council, ensured that beef was proudly represented during the historic running of the 119th Boston Marathon on... Read More

Scottsbluff man caught with meth following weekend traffic stop

A Scottsbluff man is facing felony drug charges following a Saturday evening traffic stop. Officers noticed the smell of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, officers found a joint and 4.9 grams of methampheta... Read More

University of Wyoming looks for input on presidential search

Trustees of University of Wyoming will consult the public over the next two-and-a-half weeks as they determine how to handle the search for a new president. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the university said Thursday that they will survey th... Read More

Seventeen Trait Approvals Cap Wild Week for Biotech in Brussels

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2015) - After expressing severe frustration with the European Commission’s proposal to allow EU member states to opt out of the import of food and feed containing biotechnology traits earlier in the week, the Ame... Read More