American Farm Bureau Releases Videos on Big-Data Risks, Rewards for Farmers

Washington, D.C., September 23, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation released a series of short educational videos today to help farmers and ranchers understand the rewards and risks of data-a... Read More

Heineman mum on favorites for lieutenant governor

There are media reports of some people being targeted to serve as lieutenant governor for the next ninety days. But  if Governor Dave Heineman has those people in mind he is not admitting to it at this time. The names of State Sens. John Nelson o... Read More

September 23, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney,                   4.85 (+0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport,         4.85 (+0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman,                   4.85 (+0.02) Farmers Co-Op/Hemin... Read More

Nebraska high school football rankings

Nebraska Prep Rankings,743 Nebraska AP high school football rankings By The Associated Press= Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous w... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Support Schools to Enhance Math and Science Programs

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2014) – Eleven Nebraska school districts have received $170,000 in grants this year from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program partners with farmers to support rural public s... Read More

LifeLink to educate community during Thursday open house

An effort that helps young adults with intellectual and physical disabilities transition into the real world will hold an open house Thursday to educate the community about their program. Special education teacher Teresa Halley says LifeLink has been... Read More

Facing Likely Defeat, EPA Abandons Key Farm Case in West Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2014 -- The EPA’s decision not to appeal a key federal ruling in favor of West Virginia farmer Lois Alt highlights the cynicism that drives the agency’s water agenda, the American Farm Bureau said today. The U.S... Read More

Suspected alcohol use leads to two vehicle head on fatality south of Gillette

A two vehicle head on crash in Wyoming on Saturday has resulted in the death of a 29 year old Gillette man. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the crash occurred approximately 20 miles south of Gillette at 7:09 p.m. Saturday. Chad Nobach was... Read More

 USDA Weekly Crop Progress Corn 7% Harvested; Soybeans 3%

OMAHA (DTN) -- Forty-two percent of the nation's corn crop had reached maturity as of Sept. 21 and 7% of the crop had been harvested, according to USDA's latest weekly Crop Progress and Condition reports. The maturity percentage rose 15 percentage p... Read More

Mayor says council probably won't purchase Oregon Trail Wagon Train

Gering Mayor Ed Mayo believes it is unlikely the city council will decide to purchase the Oregon Trail Wagon Train property in Morrill County. The council will hold a special meeting at 5:30  this evening to discuss the possibility after first being... Read More

Scottsbluff girls win at Ogallala

Another golf tournament and another win for Jordan York and the Scottsbluff girls.  They won,  Jordan individually  and the Bearcats as a team, at the Ogallala Invitational Monday. The Bearcats outdistanced second place Sidney 383 to 387.  Hos... Read More