NFU Says WTO Ruling On COOL Shows USDA Moving in Right Direction

WASHINGTON (Oct. 23, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said that the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) recent ruling on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) clearly shows U.... Read More

Los Angeles City Officials To Consider GMO Free Zone

The Los Angeles City Council has approved a proposal to ask the City Attorney’s office to draft a measure to make the city GMO free. The proposal, largely supported by council member Paul Koretz, would ban the sale and planting of any genetically... Read More

Rahmig headed to Chadron State

Gering High School senior Sam Rahmig has decided to attend Chadron State College next fall and will continue her golf career with the Eagles. "It's exciting.  I'm getting a full ride," she said.  "It's close to home too so I can come home when I... Read More

Cougars sweep NJC

STERLING, Colo. – The 8th-ranked Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team remained unbeaten in sub-region play after they swept past Northeastern Junior College 25-13,25-14, 25-17 in action Wednesday at Sterling, Colo. With the win, th... Read More

Cougars set to host playoff soccer

The last time the Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team had 10 wins in a season was 2003, the inaugural season, and WNCC freshman Blake Wills was just a first grader at Westmoor Elementary in Scottsbluff. Now, 11 years later, Will... Read More

Gering, Munoz agree to new lease at golf course restaurant

The city of Gering has approved a one year lease with Sal Munoz to operate the Monument Shadows Golf Course restaurant. The new lease approved by the city council requires Munoz to pay the city $1,500 a month through October 31st of next year to c... Read More

Plans under consideration to repair and renovate SPLASH Arena

The contract between the City of Scottsbluff and Scottsbluff Public School District for operation and maintenance of the SPLASH indoor facility at the High School will expire in July of 2015. Both the City and the School District have been looking at... Read More

Scanlan pursuing joining National Guard

Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan of Gering says she is pursuing joining the Virginia Army National Guard as she continues her studies at Patrick Henry College. Scanlan says on her facebook page she has been particularly drawn to the military the p... Read More

Hassebrook rebuts PAC's attack ads

Nebraska Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook is pushing back against political action committee ads running in the state that criticize Hassebrook's support of lowering ag land valuation. Hassebrook Wednesday told KNEB News the ads... Read More

October 22, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.37 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.37 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.37 (+0.08) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.10 (+0.05) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.31 (+0.03) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.25 (+0.03) ... Read More

Iowa Farmer Says Someone stole Soybeans by Harvesting Them

A La Motte, Iowa farmer claims someone harvested his soybeans in Jo Daviess County, Illinois.  Matt Schuster says he’s missing more than 1,600 bushels of soybeans after someone took the crops. He noticed the theft when he checked the land last wee... Read More