Bluffs man charged with selling meth near school has 1st court appearance

A 23 year old Scottsbluff man had a first appearance in Scotts Bluff County Court Monday on two counts of distribution of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school zone. Court Documents say Pat... Read More

National Research Council Public Hearing Opens Doors to Biotech Opponents

OMAHA (DTN) -- Some of the most vocal critics of genetically engineered crops will get a spotlight shined on them this week in Washington, D.C., as the National Research Council holds two days of hearings as part of the group's latest review of crop ... Read More

Heineman: Picking new Lt. governor will take couple weeks

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says he will appoint a new lieutenant governor even though he only has about four months left in office. But Heineman said Monday that he doesn't expect to announce a replacement for Lavon Heidemann a couple of weeks. ... Read More

September 15, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.09 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.09 (-0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.09 (-0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.91 (-0.07) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.03 (-0.07) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.19 (Bas... Read More

Kurtz wins United Way Duck Dash grand prize

Ken Kurtz, the owner of Spectrum Photography in Gering and the grand prize winner of the 17th annual United Way of Western Nebraska Rubber Duck Dash, could not be happier. Kurtz won a 2015 Tahoe donated by Team Chevrolet, his dream vehicle for hau... Read More

Two new teams added for Western Conference basketball tournament

Two new teams will be part of the Western Conference Boys and Girls Invitational Tournament that will tip-off the basketball season December 4. Omaha Gross will head west and Greeley West High School will come east for the three day tournament. ... Read More

CSC to host Alumni softball game

CHADRON - The Chadron State College softball program will have its annual alumni game on Family Day, Saturday, Sept. 20, in conjunction with many other activities around campus. Saturday's alumni game will begin at approximately 4 p.m., following the... Read More

Agriculture hall of fame has budget struggles

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) _ The leaders of the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs are trying _ again _ to figure out how to ensure its future. The hall closed for the season in May because of financial troubles, the seco... Read More

National Pork Board Selects Kincannon & Reed for CEO Search

DES MOINES, IOWA - Sept. 15, 2014 - The National Pork Board has selected Kincannon & Reed to assist in the search, screening and recruitment of the organization's new chief executive officer. On Sept. 2, the Pork Checkoff announced that Chief Exe... Read More

Soybean Growers from 11 States Tapped to Lead ASA WISHH

ST. LOUIS (Sept. 15, 2014) – American Soybean Association (ASA) President Ray Gaesser has confirmed the election of 16 soybean growers from 11 states to ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Committee in 2014-2015. New officers a... Read More

Senate candidates hold final debate in North Platte

The candidates for U-S Senate in Nebraska got together in North Platte Sunday night for a 90-minute debate that was on a wide-range of subjects including guns, free trade, ISIS and immigration. The four candidates were generally in agreement on pr... Read More