McDonald’s testing plant-based burger in November

McDonald’s testing plant-based burger in November

McDonald’s said it will test the “McPlant” burger in restaurants next month, including locations in Iowa. The chain developed the burger in partnership with Beyond Meats. CNBC said it’s the latest step in McDonald’s cautious approach to adding plant-based meat to its menu. Rival Burger King added the Impossible Whopper…
Greater Omaha Packing Company partners with Food Bank for the Heartland

Greater Omaha Packing Company partners with Food Bank for the Heartland

Greater Omaha Packing Company announces a partnership with Food Bank for the Heartland to routinely donate high-quality beef, providing nutritious protein for residents in Omaha and Western Iowa communities. In September, Greater Omaha donated 2,100 pounds of ground beef, the equivalent of 1,750 meals.  To kick off the efforts, an…
Authorities Respond to Unattended Death in Chadron

Authorities Respond to Unattended Death in Chadron

Authorities in Dawes County were called to investigate an unattended death over the weekend. Coroner Vance Haug says 63-year-old Brian Roberts left his home mid-day to retrieve his classic Model T to take to a classic car show at a local nursing home. When authorities arrived on scene, they found…
NCBA’s Redbook makes cattle recordkeeping easy

NCBA’s Redbook makes cattle recordkeeping easy

 For more than three decades cattle producers have simplified their recordkeeping with a handy pocket-sized booklet from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). The 2022 version of the Redbook is now available to help cattle producers effectively and efficiently record their daily production efforts, which can help enhance profitability and…
Bridgeport Woman Sentenced on Child Abuse Conviction

Bridgeport Woman Sentenced on Child Abuse Conviction

A 25-year-old Bridgeport woman has been sentenced following a child abuse investigation from earlier this year. This past winter, investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol worked with the Morrill County Sheriff’s Office and arrested Brooke Stuart on charges of child abuse and 3rd degree assault. The incident was first reported…
Broncos lose at home to Raiders

Broncos lose at home to Raiders

DENVER (AP) — Jon Gruden’s red-faced resignation didn’t unravel the Las Vegas Raiders. It galvanized them. “It for sure brought us closer,” Derek Carr said after the Raiders’ 34-24 thrashing of the bewildered Denver Broncos on Sunday. “We needed a win bad this week,” Carr said. “Sometimes when you get…
WNCC volleyball tops Trinidad for 20th win of season

WNCC volleyball tops Trinidad for 20th win of season

TRINIDAD, Colo. – The 20th-ranked Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team struggled early but came on strong in the third and fourth sets to down Trinidad State College 25-20, 20-25, 25-12, 25-14 for the Cougar’s 20th win of the season. The win was a crucial South conference contest as the Cougars…
WNCC men blank Central Wyoming, host Trinidad in playoffs Saturday

WNCC men blank Central Wyoming, host Trinidad in playoffs Saturday

RIVERTON, Wyo. – Rodrigo Cercal recorded his second straight hat trick in leading the Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team to a 4-0 win over Central Wyoming College in Riverton, Wyoming, Saturday afternoon. The win moves the Cougars into the Region IX playoffs and they will host a first-round…
WNCC women fall to Central Wyoming, end season

WNCC women fall to Central Wyoming, end season

RIVERTON, Wyo. – The Western Nebraska Community College and Central Wyoming College women’s soccer team was a vital Region IX conference match. Both teams entered the contest with no conference wins, meaning the winner would advance to the Region IX playoffs. In the end, the Cougar women gave up just…
Holst leads Eagles to 45-35 win over Grizzlies

Holst leads Eagles to 45-35 win over Grizzlies

Chadron State quarterback Dalton Holst threw four touchdown passes and also ran for a career-high 70 yards to pick up several crucial first downs Saturday afternoon when the Eagles built a large lead and made it stand up for 45-35 win over Adams State at Alamosa, Colo. Now 3-3 in…