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Government Sues Nebraska Beef Plant Over Settlement

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The U.S. Justice Department is suing a Nebraska beef production plant it says is refusing to honor a settlement agreement over discriminatory hiring practices because it didn't like... Read More

Longtime ABA Staffer Receives National Ag Award

WASHINGTON — The American Bankers Association Center for Agricultural and Rural Banking today announced a new annual award to honor agricultural professionals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of agricultural lending. The B... Read More

Bayard home damaged in Tuesday morning fire

The Bayard Volunteer Fire Department was called to a structure fire at 9:06 am this morning (Tuesday). According to a release from Bayard Fire Chief Mike Harimon, a roofing crew working nearby saw smoke coming from a home in the 1400 block of Aven... Read More

Nebraska Corn Board Welcomes Roger Berry on Staff

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA - The Nebraska Corn Board is pleased to announce that Roger Berry has joined its staff as the Director of Market Development on October 5. In this role, Berry will work on behalf of Nebraska corn farmers and industry to coordinat... Read More

Smith: Lack of unity among Republicans on new Speaker is frustrating

Congressman Adrian Smith admits the lack of unity among Republicans on a new Speaker of the House has been a little frustrating. He says  Republican need to "think big" and begin to address major issues like the solvency of Medicare and Social se... Read More

Lincoln police say bishop's stolen cross not yet recovered

Police say a cross stolen from the home of the Lincoln Catholic Diocese bishop has not been recovered yet. Police spokeswoman Katie Flood said Tuesday that no suspect has been arrested either. Police have said someone pried open a door and broke a... Read More

Documents: Infant in alleged Bluffs child abuse shaken and dropped on cement floor

Court documents say a 23 year old Scottsbluff man arrested for the felony child abuse of his six month old daughter shook the baby and then dropped her on a cement floor while taking care of her. Michael Medbery of Scottsbluff was arrested after P... Read More

Three WNCC employees honored by Nebraska Community College Association

Three members of the Western Nebraska Community College family won awards at the 2015 Nebraska Community College Association (NCCA) conference on Oct. 5. The conference, which was hosted by WNCC, honored WNCC math instructor Manuel "Junior" Alvare... Read More

(AUDIO) Nebraska Department of Agriculture in Europe Promoting Nebraska Commodities

Buoyed by an Emerging Markets Program grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is sending representatives to Europe to promote Nebraska’s agricultural exports. The trip, Oct. 9-16, ... Read More

Monsanto Net Sales Down for 2015

After announcing it plans to eliminate 2,600 jobs in a restructuring effort, Monsanto reports net sales for the full 2015 fiscal year were $15 billion, a 5.4% decrease from the year prior. The company also announced that it has entered into accelerat... Read More

Entries being sought for 2015 Scottsbluff Holiday Parade

The 2015 Holiday Parade in downtown Scottsbluff is scheduled for Saturday, November 28th at 6 p.m. and it's organizer is already seeking entries to make it bigger and better than ever. Angela Kembel of Cappuccino and Company coffee shop on Broadwa... Read More