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*Audio* UNWNRD holds tax asking for seventh straight year

The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) Board of Directors approved the fiscal year 2020-2021 budget and tax levy on Sept. 10. For the seventh straight year, the tax asking wil... Read More

Trump Administration Invests $776,960 in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for Rural Nebraska

Investment to Help 39 Agricultural Producers or Businesses   Lincoln, Neb.  Sept. 4, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $776,960 to save and create energ... Read More

Corn, featured crop at Legacy of the Plains Museum Harvest Festival

The corn and potatoes are ready for picking at this year's 24th annual Legacy of the Plains Museum Harvest Festival to be held Sept. 19-20, outside of Gering.  The museum's highlighted crop is corn, and the festival will feature many pieces of ha... Read More

WESTCO and Land O’Lakes Foundation donate $20K to Gering Civic Plaza

The Gering Civic Plaza received a $20,000 donation from WESTCO and the Land O’Lakes Foundation on Monday, Sept. 14. WESTCO General Manager David Briggs presented checks during the Gering City Council meeting that evening. “WESTCO is gratefu... Read More

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Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” here in the Fall 2020 semester.  He's once again joined by a special guest, the President of the University of Nebraska system, Ted Carter. This week, President Carter talks about an op-... Read More

Grand Island Case plant supports Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation

The Grand Island CNH Industrial manufacturing plant gave the Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation $20,000 to assist in furthering the Foundation’s good works during the last weekend of the Nebraska State fair held Aug. 28 – Sept. 7. “This is ... Read More

Early freeze puts a damper on farmer expectations

A freeze blanketed western Nebraska and eastern Wyoming on the morning of Sept. 10, as temperatures dipped into the 20s.  The cold front was an early one for this time of year and shut down crops, which still had time left to mature. "For sure... Read More

No permit, no problem, Sept. 12 only!

It's a special day that comes once a year: Free Fishing and Park Entry Day, when you can fish or visit any state park area without the need for a permit. This year, it falls on Saturday, Sept. 12. Join us! Round up the family and hit your favori... Read More

Motorcyclist dies in Sherman County accident

  A motorcyclist has died and a second injured in a three-vehicle Sherman County accident. It occurred about 1.5 miles east of Ashton on Highway 92 around 7:10pm Monday evening. The Sherman County Sheriff's Office initially responded to the s... Read More

CNPPID: September Board Meeting Summary

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District board of directors met Tuesday for its monthly board meeting. Irrigation Operations Manager Dave Ford said all of the irrigation canal head gates have been closed for the ... Read More

Perdue Says innovation, collaboration key to agriculture's future

The future of U.S. agriculture is dependent upon research, innovation and collaboration, which together will lead to increased agricultural efficiency and sustainability, as well as development of foods designed to improve human health, U.S. Secretar... Read More