U.S. agriculture delegation visits Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba — The most important U.S. agricultural delegation to visit Cuba in more than a decade began three days of meetings on Monday, hoping to find potential business partners, while urging th... Read More

Murder victim relatives seek end to Nebraska's death penalty

Nebraskans whose relatives were murdered are calling on lawmakers to abolish the death penalty, saying it prolongs the suffering of victims' families and wastes tax dollars on endless appeals. Relatives rallied at the Capitol on Wednesday came in... Read More

New Report Shows Food Hubs Emerging as Economic Force in Iowa

AMES, Iowa – The first coordinated study of food hub development in Iowa shows that food hubs play a significant role in the state’s local and regional food economy. Thirteen food hubs purchased $4.5 million in food from more than 450 Iowa farmer... Read More

Panhandle gasoline prices remain lowest in Nebraska

With a statewide average price of $2.41 cents per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, panhandle residents are still enjoying lower average prices. Patrick DeHaan with GasBuddy.com says gasoline inventories have been decreasing over the last few ... Read More

HS Boys Basketball: B-6 District - Scottsbluff vs Alliance

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HS Boys Basketball: D1-6 District - Minatare vs Cody Kilgore

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HS Boys Basketball: B-6 District - Scottsbluff vs Alliance

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Sierra Club wants legislation to stop fracking waste disposal until regulations are in place

The Sierra Club of Nebraska says legislation should be introduced in the Unicameral to stop the disposal of fracking wastewater in Nebraska until regulations regarding the practice are in place. Ken Winston, who will be speaking to a meeting Sunda... Read More

Roundtable on sustainable American beef created; diverse participant list covers farm-to-fork

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (March 3, 2015) - A group of U.S. beef value chain participants including producers, processors, retailers, foodservice operators, packers, allied industry and non-governmental organizations today announced the launch of the U.S. ... Read More

Gering man sentenced on jail assault

A 23-year-old Gering man has been sentenced for his role in an inmate assault that happened earlier this year. John Marsh pleaded no-contest to an amended charge of Attempted Assault on a Confined Person. On February 3rd, Marsh attacked an inma... Read More

Soy Checkoff Recognizes Market Developer, Biodiesel Board

ST. LOUIS (March 3, 2015) – The United Soybean Board (USB) recently awarded two of its highest honors to a market developer and an organization that have been instrumental in developing major new opportunities for U.S. soybeans that have greatly im... Read More