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Husker Women Announce B1G Schedule

The Nebraska women's basketball team learned the dates of its 16 conference contests when the Big Ten announced the league-wide schedule live on the Big Ten Network on Wednesday, Aug. 16. The Huskers... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Trade Leaders Outline Principles for NAFTA Modernization

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska’s leaders in international trade outlined principles for North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) modernization ahead of planned negotiations on the agreement.  Negotiations between the United States, ... Read More

In New NCBA Video, EPA Administrator Pruitt Urges Ranchers to Submit WOTUS Comments

WASHINGTON (August 16, 2017) - The National Cattlemen's Beef Association today released a video featuring Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, in which Pruitt urges farmers and ranchers to submit official comments on the repeal... Read More

Aug. 16, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.15 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.15 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.15 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.69 (-0.07) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.69 (-0.07) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Bayard welcomes students back for first day of school

Summer has come and gone, and now it's time for kids to get back in the classroom. Here in the Panhandle, several school districts had their first day of school on Wednesday, including in Bayard.'s Ryan Murphy has the latest on the new ... Read More

Record crop, new personnel has Western Sugar optimistic about 2017 beet  campaign

New personnel at the factory and a record crop in the field has Western Sugar Ag Manager Jerry Darnell excited about the 2017 campaign. Darnell says the second root sample showed a 33.6 ton crop, a record for Nebraska, with a 17 and a half percent... Read More

Airlines expressing interest in being replacement carrier for Scottsbluff EAS route

Several airlines have expressed interest in providing essential air service to Denver for Scottsbluff after PenAir leaves in the next few months. PenAir announced last week it plans to pull out of the three Nebraska markets in the next 90 days aft... Read More

CSC taps Northrup to lead track and field program

Chadron State College athletic director Joel R. Smith announced on Wednesday the addition of Riley Northrup to his 2017-18 staff, naming the former Eagle All-American the new Head Track and Field Coach at CSC. "We are excited that Riley will be ... Read More

NSP Board Re-elects Officers and Members

The National Sorghum Producers board of directors elected officers and re-appointed three individuals to the board last week during its annual August board meeting. NSP board member Don Bloss of Pawnee City, Nebraska, was re-elected chairman and b... Read More

Union Pacific lays off 500 managers, 250 other rail workers

Union Pacific is laying off 500 managers and 250 other railroad workers to reduce costs. The cuts will eliminate about 8 percent of Union Pacific's managers. The railroad told the affected workers Wednesday that their jobs will be eliminated by mi... Read More

Gering man gets three years in prison for domestic assault convictions

A Gering man was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison for his conviction on two counts of second degree domestic assault. 37-year-old John Sinks received 18 months in prison on each count, with Judge Leo Dobrovolny indicating the sentences a... Read More