City Administrator Issues Warning as Balanced Budget Presented at Gering Workshop

City Administrator Issues Warning as Balanced Budget Presented at Gering Workshop

Gering's initial budget workshop last week started with a balanced budget for fiscal year 2023 of just over $42 million, but it wasn't without some discussion of the need for future changes in revenue streams. https://youtu.be/tg9lYyoP3qk About $340,000 was cut from initial department requests, the majority of which came from…
K-State beef stocker field day slated Sept. 29

K-State beef stocker field day slated Sept. 29

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Beef cattle economic outlook, ongoing issues surrounding the transportation and cattle industry, and improving efficiency through feeding strategies and cattle comfort are among topics planned for the 2022 Kansas State University Beef Stocker Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 29. The conference will be hosted at the K-State…
Nebraska Net Tax Receipts Continue Above Forecast Trend in July

Nebraska Net Tax Receipts Continue Above Forecast Trend in July

State revenue officials say Nebraska tax receipts in July came in at $320 million, which was just over one percent higher than the $317 million estimate by the Economic Forecasting Advisory Board last February. Monday's report from Tax Commissioner Tony Fulton says revenues were up in three of the four…
Ott wins Platte Valley Pro-Am with big Sunday round

Ott wins Platte Valley Pro-Am with big Sunday round

A.J. Ott of Fort Collins, Colorado posted a 11 under round of 61 on Sunday to win the 2022 Platte Valley Pro-Am Golf Tournament at 19 under par. His three day total was 197. After posting rounds of 67 and 69 to open the tournament, Ott overcame a six shot…
Journeyman Johnson leads Broncos’ backups past Cowboys 17-7

Journeyman Johnson leads Broncos’ backups past Cowboys 17-7

DENVER (AP) — The new Denver Broncos quarterback who wowed the crowd at Empower Field wasn’t Russell Wilson but jourrneyman Josh Johnson. Johnson, who’s 36 years old and playing for his 14th NFL team, threw a pair of first-half touchdown passes and the Broncos beat the penalty-prone Dallas Cowboys 17-7 on…
Walker powers Arizona past Rockies

Walker powers Arizona past Rockies

DENVER (AP) — Christian Walker had four hits, including a 460-foot homer, and drove in four runs, leading rookie Tommy Henry and the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Sunday. Walker hit two doubles along with his 27th home run. “I think if anything else, I can tone…
Solid Farm Economy Shows Signs of Slowing

Solid Farm Economy Shows Signs of Slowing

The Kansas City Federal Reserve says financial conditions in its district remained solid in the second quarter, but survey respondents say signs of slowing growth are likely in the months ahead. Farm real estate values grew rapidly in recent quarters, but those valuations moderated in the second quarter alongside recent…
Regional Care, Inc. event commemorates 30 years of service

Regional Care, Inc. event commemorates 30 years of service

Regional Care, Inc. will commemorate 30 years of service to its customers with an event Tuesday, Aug. 23, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Trails West YMCA Camp in Scottsbluff. RCI began business in 1992 as a third-party insurance administrator, handling healthcare claims for Regional West Medical Center’s staff.…