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Gering council approves Weborg21Centre redevelopment agreement

The Gering city council Monday night approved a redevelopment agreement for Weborg21Centre owners Troy and Lisa Weborg using tax increment financing.  The funding, to be done with a Tax Increment Dev... Read More

Crop Progress and Condition June 28

Nebraska For the week ending June 28, 2015, rainfall of one inch or more was recorded in portions of north central Nebraska as well as southeastern areas, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures averaged near... Read More

Larry Hunt sentenced in District Court Monday

A 52 year old Scottsbluff man who assaulted deputies in the process of arresting him on outstanding warrants out of Hall and Adams counties was sentenced Monday in Scotts Bluff County District Court. Larry Hunt was sentenced to serve 1 year on a m... Read More

June 29, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.28 (+0.13) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.28 (+0.13) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.28 (+0.13) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.21 (+0.12) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.26 (+0.12) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.21 (+0.12) ... Read More

Wheat Commissions Host Japanese Millers to Build Confidence in U.S. Supplies

Japanese consumers demand the highest quality and safety in their food. To help maintain a preference for U.S. wheat to produce the best wheat foods, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) is working with the Washington Grain Commission, Oregon Wheat Commission... Read More

June 26, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.15 (+0.25) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.15 (+0.25) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.15 (+0.25) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.09 (+0.24) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.14 (+0.24) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.09 (+0.22) ... Read More

CEO Forrest Roberts Resigns from NCBA

Forrest Roberts has announced his resignation as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), effective July 31. Roberts has been the CEO of NCBA since 2009. Roberts is leaving NCBA to pursue other opportunit... Read More

SCOTUS Rules Against EPA Emission Rules

A divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled against federal regulators' attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants. The rules began to take effect in April, but the court split 5-4 along ideological lines to r... Read More

Organizers making final preparations for Oregon Trial Days 2015

With the 94th annual Oregon Trial Days celebration starting next week, Committee Chairman Bill Schlaepfer says things are beginning to fall in place for another successful year. Events get underway next Thursday with the Kickoff Barbecue & Str... Read More

German man ID'd as pedestrian killed in Sunday night Scottsbluff

A 68-year-old man who died as a result of injuries sustained after being struck by a car in Scottsbluff has been identified as Michael Schmidt from Leipzig, Germany. Captain Tony Straub says that Schmidt was here in the United States on tour at t... Read More

Stinner to tackle K-12 school funding formula

State Senator John Stinner of Scottsbluff says he will be working over the summer on legislation that would attempt to modify the K-12 state aid to schools funding formula. The funding formula has been criticized by many because of the inequity in... Read More