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Nebraska FFA Foundation Raises Money for Jacket Program

Now you can give one of the most symbolic pieces of FFA membership to an FFA member. Through the Blue Jackets. Bright Futures. program, the Nebraska FFA Foundation strives to provide all deservin... Read More

Eclipse traffic begins early Monday morning

A heavy flow of traffic began pouring into the Valley before the crack of dawn today, a trend that continued on Highway 71 leading up to the eclipse. Around 7 a.m., an average of 12 cars per minute were passing the Wildcat Hills Nature Center, wit... Read More

Gering man arrested for fleeing from Police in 100 mph chase

A 49 year old Gering man has been arrested on a warrant accusing him of fleeing from authorities in late April in a chase that at one time was at speeds of 100 miles per hour. Court documents say Anthony Woodard is accused of taking his girlfriend... Read More

Selection for Parasite Resistance Webinar

Join the American Sheep Industry Association for a webinar on August 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM CDT. Register now! Presenter: Joan M. Burke, Ph.D. Research Animal Scientist USDA, Agr... Read More

Scottsbluff council to consider finalizing ordinance on land sale

The Scottsbluff city council will consider on third and final reading this evening an ordinance that would sell 365 acres of land approximately 3 miles east of Scottsbluff to Croell Redi-Mix for $548,000 Supporter of the adjacent Meadowlark Hearth... Read More

South Korea Lifts Ban on U.S. Poultry/Egg Imports

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Korea has lifted a ban on U.S. poultry and egg imports. Reuters says that will allow American farmers to resume selling their products to a country that suffered from a shortage of eggs after its worst-ev... Read More

Next Rounds of NAFTA Talks are Already Scheduled

The first round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement wrapped up Sunday and the next two rounds are already on the schedule. U.S., Canadian and Mexican officials did not offer details on the substance of the five-day talk... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Sunday INTERLEAGUE= Final Detroit 6 L.A. Dodgers 1 Final Minnesota 12 Arizona 5 Final Chi Cubs 6 Toronto 5, 10 Innings ___= AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Tampa Bay 3 Seattle 0 Final Boston 5 N-Y Yankees 1 Final L.A. Angels 5 Baltimore 4 ... Read More

Body of man recovered from Lake McConaughy

LINCOLN, Neb. – The body of a Littleton, Colorado man was recovered from Lake McConaughy on Aug. 20. At 11:19 a.m. Mountain time, the Lake McConaughy Dive Rescue (LMDR) team was paged to a call of a body in the water about 2 miles west of Van's ... Read More

Activities at the three official viewing areas Monday for the Solar Eclipse

Partial Phase Start at 10:25 a.m. (MDT) Totality (total darkness occurs) at 11:48 a.m. for 1 minute and 28 seconds Official “Moon Over the Monument” Eclipse Viewing Sites Open at 8:00 a.m. (MDT) Five Rocks Amphitheater Viewing Site – 2505 ... Read More

Highway Construction to Begin on US-30 in Deuel County

Weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin August 23 on US-30, from Reference Post 87.39 to Reference Post 108.07, east of Chappell to the Deuel County line. Cozad based Paulsen, Inc.  has the $1.5 million contract, which will include millin... Read More