June 23, 2021 | Area Cash Prices

June 23, 2021 | Area Cash Prices

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney/Lisco/Mitchell – 5.62 (+0.15)Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport/Torrington – 5.62 (+0.15)Crossroads Co-op/Gering/Lyman – 5.62 (+0.15)Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 5.86 (+0.18)New Alliance / Alliance – 5.86 (+0.18)Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball – 5.61 (+0.15)West Plains LLC/Gering – 5.67 (+0.15)West Plains/Alliance – 5.77 (+0.15)Pine Bluffs Feed & Grain/Pine Bluffs – 5.66 (Basis Change)Scoular Grain/Sidney – 5.57…
Cyber Attack at EWC Still Hampering Operations

Cyber Attack at EWC Still Hampering Operations

Operations at Eastern Wyoming College are still hampered by the cyber-attack which struck the college early Tuesday morning, June 22. Officials continue to investigate the issue and are working diligently to restore service. The college’s computers, email and phone system are still down as of Wednesday afternoon. There is currently…
Report: Government payments bridged ag profitability in 2020

Report: Government payments bridged ag profitability in 2020

The profitability of Nebraska agriculture in 2020 is a different story compared to previous years due to government payments.  At the beginning of 2020, the cash flow for even the top ⅓ of operations looked gloomy, according to data compiled by Nebraska Farm Business, Inc.  “By March, those numbers looked…
Sidney Man Sentenced to Prison After Vigilante YouTubers Expose Him

Sidney Man Sentenced to Prison After Vigilante YouTubers Expose Him

A 45-year-old Sidney man who gained notoriety after a group of YouTubers posed as minors and engaged him in sexual in nature conversations has been sentenced to prison. Jamie Daniels was sentenced to 5 to 10 years on four, Class 1D Felony convictions of 'Distribution of Sexually Explicit Conduct of…
Taylor Briggs named new volleyball coach at Bridgeport High School

Taylor Briggs named new volleyball coach at Bridgeport High School

It's been a whirlwind week for Taylor Briggs, who's been named the new head volleyball coach at Bridgeport High School. Briggs was set to be on staff with the Bridgeport program but then last week Jackie Rahmig decided to step down as head coach and now Briggs steps into the…
Farm Service Agency accepting nominations for county committee members

Farm Service Agency accepting nominations for county committee members

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) began accepting nominations for county committee members on June 15. Elections will occur in certain Local Administrative Areas (LAA) for these members who make important decisions about how federal farm programs are administered locally. All nomination forms for the 2021…
Crawford Duo Arrested After No-Showing for Meth Sentencing

Crawford Duo Arrested After No-Showing for Meth Sentencing

A Crawford couple that failed to show up for sentencing on their respective meth related convictions earlier this month were apprehended this week in Alliance. They're now back in custody and await sentencing following their July, 2020 arrest and subsequent convictions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ro2hkLhgP8
Tuesday Legion baseball recap

Tuesday Legion baseball recap

There was plenty of legion baseball for area teams around the region from Tuesday night, here's your morning recap of all the action. Gering PVC 19, Gordon 1- Gering made quick work of Gordon in this one, winning the game in five innings. Tristan Strauch played the starring role in…