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Today on News:  Local high school activity directors and tourism leaders are rejoicing after Scottsbluff/ Gering selected to host NSAA Girls Class B Golf Championships for the next three... Read More

Livestock Producers Applaud Skipwith Confirmation, Encourage Vote on Pending Nominees

WASHINGTON (Dec. 12, 2019) - National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Jennifer Houston and Public Lands Council (PLC) President Bob Skinner today issued the following statements in response to the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Aurel... Read More

WING Undercover Enforcement Nets Arrest of Gering Man on Meth Distribution Charges

A 23-year-old Gering man is facing four felony drug distribution charges in connection with a series of controlled drug buys conducted by the WING Drug Task Force over the course of this year. Jacob Johnson made his first appearance in Scotts Bluf... Read More

Dec. 12, 2019

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney/Lisco – 3.78 (+0.12) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.78 (+0.12) Crossroads Co-op/Gering/Lyman – 3.78 (+0.12) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.03 (+0.12) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.03 (+0.12) Fr... Read More

Born To Rein Documentary Producers Take Home Film Festival Award

The documentary film highlighting the horse-racing ties of Minatare native John Nerud and father-and-son Marion and Jack Berg of Central Nebraska has garnered it's first film festival award. American Doorstop Project co-producers Jody Lamp and Mel... Read More

American Royal Acquires Land for “Epicenter of Agriculture”

The American Royal Association is one step closer to its goal of being the “Epicenter of Agriculture.” The organization recently acquired 115 acres in Kansas City, Kansas, following a purchase of 47 acres earlier this year. The association rec... Read More

Sidney company grows with new product line for dairy cattle

The health and comfort of dairy cattle are growing not only a business but could eventually grow job opportunities in Sidney, Neb.  Agri-Plastics is seeing growth in its newest subsidiary company, Agri-Comfort, which supplies everything from rubb... Read More

Johnson to Retire from Role as Farmers Union President

National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson announced earlier this week he will retire from his role in Washington, D.C. next year. Johnson will not seek reelection during the 2020 NFU annual convention in March, when his current term will end. ... Read More

OTCF Announces February 15th As New Scholarship Deadline

The Oregon Trail Community Foundation has changed the application deadline for ALL scholarships beginning in 2020. The new deadline will be February 15, 2020. Previously, scholarship applications were due April 1st. All scholarship applications ha... Read More

Smith: Impeachment Outcome Preordained by Democrats, Will Vote Against Articles

Nebraska 3rd District Congressman Adrian Smith says he will be voting against the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump when they're presented on the floor of the House of Representatives. During a conference call with Nebraska re... Read More

Farm Groups Partner to Help Farmers Manage Stress

Top farm organizations Wednesday announced a partnership to address high levels of stress affecting farmers and ranchers. Farm Credit, the American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union, announced the partnership that will provide trai... Read More