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Hereford Sires Accepted into Integrity Beef Alliance Terminal Program

Kansas City, Mo. - The Integrity Beef Alliance simplifies cow-calf producer management decisions and increases the marketability of calves through the production of high quality, uniform, preconditi... Read More

Community celebrates ribbon cutting for new Cobblestone Hotel

Local community and business leaders today celebrated the ribbon cutting and open house for the new Cobblestone Hotel in Gering. Gering Mayor Tony Kaufman says the official ceremony culminates three years of hard work with the investors to get the... Read More

Xcel Energy's wind farm plans hit regulatory roadblock

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A hearing examiner is urging New Mexico regulators to reject an earnings proposal related to Xcel Energy's two planned wind farms along the Texas-New Mexico border. At issue is a proposal that would allow the utility to ... Read More

Feb. 21, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.99 (-0.06) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.99 (-0.06) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.99 (-0.06) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.66 (-0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.66 (-0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Maconaquah serves up first batch of school-raised beef

BUNKER HILL, Ind. (AP) — Cheeseburgers and beef tacos were on the menu recently at Maconaquah Middle School. But these weren't just any cheeseburgers and tacos. They were made from a cow raised by students right outside the cafeteria doors. The ... Read More

Tobacco arrested for pound of marijuana

A South Dakota man has been taken into custody after he admitted to owning a one pound brick of compressed marijuana in the vehicle he was riding in. 34 year old Shawn Tobacco was in a vehicle stopped Tuesday evening for speeding in Banner County ... Read More

Powerline program funding stresses new emphasis for WNCC Foundation

A new strategic plan for the WNCC Foundation branches out from funding simply scholarships and capital construction, emphasizing projects and programs that address the skilled workforce needs of the community. Interim Director Kristin Wiebe says t... Read More

Small, midsize farms decreasing in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says small and midsize farms across Nebraska have lost much of their land and revenue to bigger operations over the past two decades. The Omaha World-Herald reports that many of these farms ... Read More

NU Loses Volleyball Assistant

USA Volleyball announced on Wednesday that Nebraska volleyball assistant coach Tyler Hildebrand has accepted a new position with USA Volleyball and will leave the Huskers for his new role at the end of NU’s beach volleyball season. Hildebrand has b... Read More

Looking at Changes to Depreciation

Today I'd like to discuss the changes to depreciation. As you may know, in 2017 you could take up to $510,000 of Section 179 (subject to phase out) on new and used equipment, and 50% bonus depreciation on new equipment. The asset must be placed in se... Read More

New airline gets good report card despite weather issues

On it's 23rd day of serving the community, United Airlines/Skywest received a good report card before the Western Nebraska Regional Airport Authority Board Wednesday morning. Airport Manager Darwin Skelton told KNEB News that as of last week somet... Read More