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High speed pursuit in Eastern Wyoming ends safely

A midday pursuit in Platte County, Wyoming kept troopers with the Wyoming Highway Patrol busy on Thursday afternoon. A trooper clocked a Hyundai going 103 in an 80 mile per hour zone near Glendo. When the trooper stopped the vehicle, the driver ga... Read More

Bicyclist suffers minor injuries on Highway 26 after being struck by car

A local man escapes serious injuries after he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle. Around 3:30 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the intersection of Highway 26 and Highland Road for a car versus bicyclist accident. Trooper Wallace w... Read More

Double whammy: U.S. pork, fruit producers brace for second wave of Chinese tariffs

BEIJING/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. producers of pork, already saddled with duties enacted in an earlier round of the escalating trade dispute with China, are bracing for further pain after Beijing hit the products with additional tariffs due to come in... Read More

Thursday ceremony aimed at promoting Nebraska's move over law

A somber reminder today in Scottsbluff, as the American Towman helped put on their Spirit Ride Ceremony in Scottsbluff. Today's ceremony was all about promoting public awareness of move over laws. A ceremonial casket was on display to honor falle... Read More

U.S. House passes its version of Farm Bill

The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients. The bill passed 213-211. Democrats opposed the measure, saying it would toss too many people off government food a... Read More

EPA Weighs Dicamba Registrations as Injury Reports Mount

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- As herbicide injury reports mount in the Midwest and South, state regulators and EPA are watching the situation closely. Dicamba is facing the most alleged injury reports so far, and 2,4-D injury complaints are also an issue ... Read More

Arby's presents checks to assist with food insecurity programs

Carter Miller (with Arby’s)  presented a $3,391 check from Arby’s to Missi Iasillo, (left)  for the Cat & Pup Pack’s Weekend Backpack program and a $3,000 check from Arby’s Foundation to Steph Black, (right) with United Way of Western N... Read More

I-80 traffic stop leads to seizure of 290 pounds of marijuana and two arrests

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two men and seized 290 pounds of marijuana and other products during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. The traffic stop occurred at approximately 8:20 a.m. Wednesday when a trooper observed an ea... Read More

African Flour Millers Visit Wheat Harvest

Flour milling executives from Sub-Saharan Africa are in the U.S. plains states to get the latest information about the hard red winter (HRW) wheat harvest, crop quality and value.   U.S. Wheat Associates (USW), the U.S. wheat industry's expor... Read More

NU's proposed 2018-19 budget has $28M in spending cuts

The University of Nebraska's proposed budget for the upcoming year includes more than $28 million in spending cuts that will see a loss of more than 100 jobs across four campuses, department consolidations and a possible tuition increase. The uni... Read More

India, top buyer of U.S. almonds, hits back with higher duties

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India, the world’s biggest buyer of U.S. almonds, raised import duties on the commodity by 20 percent, a government order said, joining the European Union and China in retaliating against President Donald Trump’s tariff hike... Read More

Online shoppers required to be charged sales tax under Supreme court ruling

Local and state advocates of main street businesses are pleased with a Supreme Court ruling Thursday that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. Twin Cities Development Community Development Director Keith Ellis says brick and mortar b... Read More

Burglaries of homes evacuated from Wyoming fire being investigated

Police are investigating burglaries that occurred at homes evacuated by a wildfire in southern Wyoming. Albany County Undersheriff Josh DeBree says one burglary was reported in Woods Landing and two burglaries were reported at residences along... Read More

Weekend rain will once again interrupt outside activities

A significant rain event will be moving through the Wyo-Braska region Saturday night through Monday morning, providing widespread moisture to the area. KNEB meteorologist Don Day says this  is not just showers and thunderstorms, but a low, a sign... Read More