Hastings To Host High School Rodeo Finals

Hastings To Host High School Rodeo Finals

Hastings, Neb. (June 14, 2021) The entry list has been set for the Nebraska State High School Finals Rodeo, to be held in Hastings June 17-19 at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Over 150 high school rodeo athletes will compete in thirteen events. The top four competitors in each event at…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

The selling in the grain complex continues into Tuesday despite worsening crop conditions. In the outside equities all eyes are on the Fed as they meet Tuesday and Wednesday. Wednesday afternoon they will release their latest on the economy and if they plan to adjust rates any. The early prediction…
Webinar to explore dairy expansion in Nebraska

Webinar to explore dairy expansion in Nebraska

The economic impact of expanding dairy processing in Nebraska will be the focus of a Nebraska Extension webinar at noon on June 17. Nebraska has significantly expanded its annual corn and soybean production over the last decade, creating an opportunity to expand value-added agricultural production across the state. One opportunity…
Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation awards nearly $70,000 in scholarships to 54 students

Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation awards nearly $70,000 in scholarships to 54 students

The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation (NCF) announced during the Nebraska Cattlemen Midyear Meeting in Fremont that it awarded $69,500 in scholarships to 54 students furthering their education goals in the 2021-2022 academic year.    “The Foundation strongly believes in the importance of a sound education for tomorrow’s industry leaders and is pleased…
Bill Would Combat Anti-Competitive Practices in Meat Processing Industry

Bill Would Combat Anti-Competitive Practices in Meat Processing Industry

Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley joined fellow Republican Mike Rounds of South Dakota and Jon Tester, a Montana Democrat, in introducing legislation on meatpacking. The bill would address the anti-competitive practices in the meat and poultry industries that threaten the nation’s food supply and national security. The legislation comes on…
Summer School Update, P2T levy amount shared at WPB School Board Meeting

Summer School Update, P2T levy amount shared at WPB School Board Meeting

The West Point-Beemer School Board met for their regular monthly meeting Monday night. Superintendent Bill McAllister shares the anticipated levy amount for P2T. The Board also approved the resignation of Instructional Coach Jill Redmond. Summer School is in session for the High School and starts on Tuesday for the Elementary…
NSP, NDOT Urge Safe Travel After Tragic Week on Nebraska Roads

NSP, NDOT Urge Safe Travel After Tragic Week on Nebraska Roads

JUNE 14, 2021 (LINCOLN, NEB.) — The Nebraska State Patrol and Nebraska Department of Transportation are urging all motorists to travel safely after a tragic week on Nebraska roadways. “This past week, 15 people lost their lives in traffic crashes across Nebraska,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska…
Mike Trader’s Mid America Basketball Camp

Mike Trader’s Mid America Basketball Camp

Mike Trader’s Annual Mid-America Basketball Camp will conduct nine individual sessions this summer. Day Camps will be held for both boys and girls at Morrill High on June 14-16, Norfolk YMCA on June 21-24, Hastings Middle School June 28-July 1 and Grand Island Central Catholic on July 26-29. The overnight…
Midland Volleyball announces schedule for upcoming season

Midland Volleyball announces schedule for upcoming season

FREMONT, Neb. – Midland University has released its volleyball schedule for the 2021 season. The Warriors, who finished as national runners-up in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Championship will once again play one of the most challenging schedules in the country. This year's slate features 14 matches…