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Sasse Says NAFTA Withdrawal is Bad for America

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement regarding reports that the Trump Administration is preparing to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). ... Read More

National Biodiesel Board Applauds New Biodiesel Tax Credit Bill

Today the National Biodiesel Board applauded the introduction of a bipartisan biodiesel tax credit bill that would convert the blender’s credit for biodiesel to a $1-per-gallon production credit for fuels produced in the United States for three yea... Read More

Gering's Heimbouch signs to play at WNCC

Sydney Heimbouch didn’t have to look far to find the right collegiate program to continue her soccer career with. The Gering High School senior signed with Western Nebraska Community College on Wednesday. “I decided to go there because it is cl... Read More

WNCC baseball tops McCook 7-5

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team scored five second-inning runs to earn a big 7-5 Empire Conference win over McCook Community College Wednesday afternoon at Cleveland Field. The win moves the Cougars to a full game ahead of secon... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

April 26th INTERLEAGUE= Toronto at St. Louis 7:15 p.m. ___= AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Chi White Sox 5 Kansas City 2 Final Cleveland 7 Houston 6 Final Baltimore 5 Tampa Bay 4, 11 Innings Final Seattle 8 Detroit 0 Final N-Y Yankees 3 Bost... Read More

Corn with a cover of grass

The phrase “a double-edged sword” describes something that is beneficial in some ways but problematic in others. One example is removing maize stover (the husks, stems and leaves of corn plants) from fields. Maize stover is used to make cellulosi... Read More

(VIDEO) EPW Committee Testimony: WOTUS Rule Won’t Hold Up In Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today participated in a hearing focused on reviewing the technical, scientific, and legal basis of the Obama administration... Read More

Nebraska Extension Field Crop Scout Training is May 10

Growers and industry representatives who want to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension's field crop scout training course May 10 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Eastern Nebraska Re... Read More

Smith Congratulates Gering High School Students on Winning National Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Congressman Adrian Smith  met with Gering High School students today during their trip to Washington, D.C., for the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow national awards luncheon. At the luncheon, Gering High School was selected as one of three national wi... Read More News: April 26, 2017

Today on News: Gering High School wins national competition using STEAM principles, and scoring them $150,000 in technology for their school Scottsbluff  man arrested following high speed pursuit in Gering Round table discussion o... Read More

Ag Groups Fear Potential Withdrawal of NAFTA

WASHINGTON (April 26, 2017) – Following reports Wednesday that an executive order is being prepared that would withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) many U.S. Ag groups released reacted with concern over th... Read More