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Scotts Bluff election: Two recounts needed, Reichert officially a winner

Scotts Bluff County Election Commissioner Vera Dulaney says two of the three tight races in last Tuesday's primary are going to require a recount. Dulaney says after the County's Election Canvassing board completed their work the Scotts Bluff Coun... Read More

Sorghum Checkoff Announces Leadership Sorghum Class IV

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff is pleased to announce the members of Leadership Sorghum Class IV. Leadership Sorghum is a program hosted by the Sorghum Checkoff designed to develop the next generation of sorghum leaders and advocates. “... Read More

House Committee votes to debate Smith's jobs legislation

Third District Congressman Adrian Smith says the House Ways and Means Committee has moved his Jobs For Success Act to the floor for debate. The legislation attempts to reform the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program by refocusing the pr... Read More

Senior Administration Officials to Address Pork Producers at World Pork Expo

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2018 – Ambassador Gregg Doud, chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and Greg Ibach, USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, will address investors of the Nati... Read More

Westmoor pool to open June 2nd, Gering pool closed this weekend

Scottsbluff's Westmoor Pool plans to open next Saturday, June 2nd. That was the word from Parks Supervisor Rick Deeds, who says everything was up and operating in a trial run Wednesday. Deeds says the training of lifeguards still needs to be done ... Read More

Busy weekend expected at Lake Minatare State Recreation Area

Final preparations are being made for the first big holiday weekend of the summer at Lake Minatare. Memorial Day Weekend is just days away, and staff up at Lake Minatare State Recreation Area are gearing up for a big crowd for the long weekend. ... Read More

Latest U.S. Drought Monitor

Drought Summary The active weather pattern persisted across most of the nation, though unfavorably dry, hot weather lingered over parts of the South and Southwest. During the 7-day period ending Tuesday morning, areas of heavy to excessive rainfall ... Read More

(Video) Morning Ag News Update - May 24, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news. Story 1: Farmers Union Urges E15 wavier  Story 2: House Members Call for an End to Thailand's Ban on U.S. Pork  ...... Read More

Student sentenced to probation for assault on Gering teacher

A student who attempted to sexually assault a teacher in western Nebraska has been given a year and 225 days on probation. The Star Herald reports teenager has been ordered to complete treatment at a therapeutic group home. The boy admitted to ... Read More

Krist: Ricketts budget cuts put senior healthcare at risk

The Democratic candidate for Governor, Sen. Bob Krist, has taken Gov. Pete Ricketts to task for placing Nebraska’s aging population at risk because of his cuts to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Krist said Wednesday the tens of m... Read More