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SPEAKOUT closing after 18 years of serving community

 S.P.E.A.K.O.U.T.’s 18 year mission of empowering families has come to an end, as a result of loss of funds in 2015-2016 to Nebraska’s Family Run Organizations. S.P.E.A.K.O.U.T., which stands ... Read More

Gering Junior's hard work results in crowning as Miss Nebraska Outstanding Teen

For Carsyn Long it has been a lot of hard work over the last year to improve on a third runner-up position last year in the Miss Nebraska Outstanding teen pageant last year. But all that hard work was fulfilled when the Gering Junior won the pageant ... Read More

Arbor Day events planned at Nebraska Capitol, state building

Nebraska officials are hosting tree-planting events at state buildings to celebrate Arbor Day. One ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. Friday on the Capitol's southwest lawn. The Office of the Capitol Commission is hosting the event with Lt. Gov... Read More

Nebraska Extension Aims to Create Healthy Environments for Children

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 27, 2017 – Nebraska Extension is combating childhood obesity across the state by implementing programs to improve healthy eating and physical activity patterns in youth.    Extension professionals focused on food, nutri... Read More

ASA Welcomes President Trump’s Decision to Focus on NAFTA Modernization

WASHINGTON (April 27, 2017) – The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed an announcement from President Donald Trump late Wednesday that the United States would remain a member of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The announceme... Read More

Gering schools applauding Samsung winners' work

A lot of pride at the Gering school district today after a group of students were among the three national winners announced Wednesday in Washington, D.C. at the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow national awards luncheon. Teacher Justin Reinmuth's studen... Read More

Texas Tenors to perform and teach in Scottsbluff May 3

The Midwest Theater in Scottsbluff is among a select group of regional presenters to receive a Mid-America Arts Alliance Regional Touring Program grant. This award will support an upcoming performance of The Texas Tenors at the Midwest Theater on ... Read More

New NAHMS Survey to Measure Antibiotic Use, Stewardship National Pork Board Urges Producer Participation

DES MOINES – April 27, 2017 – Starting in May, the USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) will ask pig farmers who have at least 1,000 pigs and farm in any of the top 13 pork-producing states about their on-farm antimicrobial u... Read More

National FFA Organization Awards More Than $2.7 Million in Scholarships

INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, April 27, 2017/National FFA Organization) – The National FFA Organization and National FFA Foundation has awarded more than $2.7 million in scholarships to 1,884 recipients. This was made possible thanks to the generosity of... Read More

Snyder: Whiteclay stores

The attorney for the four Whiteclay stores who saw a Lancaster County Judge Thursday overturn  a regulator's decision not to renew their liquor licenses says they are "grateful for the decisive ruling." Scottsbluff attorney Andrew Snyder told KNE... Read More

Dow Chemical eyes consumer markets as it readies for DuPont merger

Dow Chemical Co (DOW.N) forecast better-than-expected revenue for the current quarter and said it would expand four key consumer businesses, which will be part of a new firm created after its proposed merger with DuPont (DD.N). Dow and DuPont plan... Read More