NCTA students survey PLANET landscape

Curtis, Neb. – It wasn’t the sky being the limit, recently, but the PLANET for horticulture students from a college in southwestern Nebraska. Eight students studying at the University of Nebra... Read More

New Scottsbluff restaurant opening Sunday

Just one day after a Scottsbluff restaurant closes its doors for good, the owners who are taking over that space are busy working for a grand opening just six days later. The Flight Deck Restaurant and Lounge will take over the space that The Skyp... Read More

USDA Review Panel Releases Preliminary Report on MARC Center

Yesterday - USDA released its report on animal treatment at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Nebraska - according to The Hagstrom Report. USDA’s Agricultural Research Service Animal Handling and Welfare Review Panel completed the 60-day inde... Read More

FAPRI Releases 2015 Baseline Report

The Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute released its latest baseline outlook for U.S. agriculture yesterday - projecting the U.S. Department of Agriculture to pay out 3.9-billion dollars in ARC and PLC payments for the 2014 crop after Fis... Read More

US Highway 30 to receive facelift in western Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Roads has announced two construction projects that are set to begin in early April on US Highway 30 in western Nebraska. NDOR project manager Jim Johnson says weather permitting, work will begin the week of April 6th on ... Read More

Huskers announce 2015 volleyball schedule

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska volleyball program has announced its 2015 season schedule. After leading the nation in attendance for the second straight season with 8,083 fans per match last season, the Huskers will play 15 regular-season matches at ... Read More

City of Alliance looks to continue recycling efforts

In late January 2015, the City of Alliance learned of the temporary shutdown of the recycling program in Alliance which is operated by Keep Alliance Beautiful. While their staff searches for a building that better suits their needs, City Manager J... Read More

Resources and information available to aide Farmers’ Markets

MANHATTAN, Kan. –In efforts to continuously support farmers’ markets in the state, the Kansas Department of Agriculture, through the From the Land of Kansas agriculture trademark program, has collected data and updated resources available to mark... Read More

Cougar softball team sweeps Trinidad Sunday

The Western Nebraska Community College softball team received two strong pitching performances in capturing a sweep over Trinidad State Junior College Sunday afternoon at Volunteer Field. Andy Hancock tossed a complete game in the opener, scatteri... Read More

Spring drills start for Wyoming

Spring practice for the Wyoming Cowboy Football team will open Monday with the first of 15 Spring practices.  The Pokes will conduct two additional practices their first week of Spring Ball on Friday, April 3 and on Saturday, April 4.  The followin... Read More

Man arrested for threatening BBQ goers with gun

A Saturday evening barbecue that got heated lands a local man in jail. Gering Police were dispatched to shots being fired on P Street. Attendees say that 34-year-old Brent Gukeisen got confrontational and threatened to shoot one of the men at the ... Read More