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Report Outlines BayerAG-Monsanto Merger Impact

A research document released by Farmers and Families First shows the proposed BayerAG-Monsanto merger would reduce competition and increase cost for farmers. The white paper says the deal would create... Read More

Search for permanent Police Chief in Torrington continues

The City of Torrington is taking a few steps back in their search for a new permanent Chief of Police. Interim Police Chief Doug Weeks was offered the official appointment to lead the Torrington Police Department last week. However after mulling t... Read More News: December 14, 2017

Today on News:  Lt. Governor Mike Foley spent his Thursday talking economic development with local leaders. Gering High School teacher Justin Reinmuth does it again, helping Gering win the state level of the Samsung Solve for Tomorro... Read More

Fischer Backs Legislation to Help NE Producers Mitigate Drought

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, announced she has cosponsored legislation to reauthorize the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS). Across the country, NIDIS w... Read More

Resistance, safety are key factors in private pesticide applicator training

Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2018, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, can contact their local Nebraska Extension office for information on pestic... Read More

Black Hills wildfire 50% contained at 47,000 acres

The Legion Lake Fire in the Black Hills, which went from burning 4,000 acres to more than 47,000 acres in just 24 hours, is now about 50% contained. A fallen power line is believed to have started the wildfire on Monday has become the third-larges... Read More

Lt. Governor visits the Twin Cities to discuss economic development

Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley had a busy Thursday here in the Valley, as he spoke with government officials, business owners, and several organizations about Nebraska, its economy, and the issues the state is facing. Nebraska's second in command ... Read More

Frost wins Eddie Robinson coach of the year award

DALLAS - Scott Frost, who led Central Florida to a perfect regular season before taking the Nebraska job, has won the Eddie Robinson Award as the national coach of the year. The Football Writers Association of America and the Sugar Bowl announced ... Read More

GHS students win state award again in Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest

For the second year in a row, students in Gering High School teacher Justin Reinmuth's engineering class have won the state award in the National Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. Reinmuth's students' project this year is a three-stage filtering... Read More

Legacy of the Plains

The Legacy of the Plains Museum has announced its newest upcoming Christmas event. Yuletide Lights on the Prairie will take place this Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and are inviting everyone to come see the museum in a whole new light. Staff and vol... Read More

Report: Nebraska 911 plan would allow for text, photo, video reports

Nebraska's 911 director is proposing a plan that would enable emergency reporting via text, photo or video. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Director David Sankey updated Nebraska lawmakers Wednesday on a plan to implement an upgraded 911 syste... Read More