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 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    April 16, 2015

Nebraska corn farmers to invest more than $2.6 billion to plant 9.3 million acres

LINCOLN, Neb. – According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Nebraska corn farmers will plant 9.3 million acres of corn, equal to last year’s total acres planted. With those intentions, farmers will spend about $280 per acre to get the crop...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    April 13, 2015

Gas prices decrease by about 3 cents per gallon across Nebraska

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.35 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    April 6, 2015

Gas prices dip slightly over past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.37 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    April 6, 2015

Wanted: People to participate in Nebraska Bee Survey

Nebraska Extension Educator Natalia Bjorklund will conduct a training class in Scottsbluff in April for those interested in being part the Nebraska Bee Survey. The survey is intended to determine what bees live in Nebraska. More than 4,000 different...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    April 6, 2015

USDA seeks applications to support rural businesses, create jobs

Agriculture Under Secretary Lisa Mensah has announced that USDA is seeking applications for grants to support rural businesses and help create jobs. “This USDA funding will ensure continued investments in rural businesses,” Mensah said. “Too of...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    March 30, 2015

Gas prices make slight decline over past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.38 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    March 23, 2015

Gas prices take slight dip

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.39 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    March 16, 2015

Gas prices beginning to balance out

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.41 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    February 23, 2015

Gas prices continue to hurt wallets

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have risen 7.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.25 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that has...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    February 16, 2015

Gas prices in Nebraska continue to climb

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have risen 5.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.18 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

 
 By Rob Langrell    News    February 10, 2015

School Bond issue fails

Sidney voters shot down a school bond on Tuesday that would have provided the funding for a new elementary school. It marked the third time in 17 months that voters have rejected the measure. In what was considered a low turnout by election...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    February 10, 2015

RadioShack Chapter 11 filing won't alter local stores

Local customers won’t be affected by RadioShack’s filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. DP Electronics, the RadioShack dealer in Sidney, Ogallala and Sterling, has always been a locally owned and operated business and will continue to be...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    February 10, 2015

Kimball County continues birding tours

The birds of Kimball County will be highlighted during a six-week series of Watchable Wildlife Tours sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory and the Kimball Area Tourism Department. The series, titled “For the Birds,” will run from April...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    February 9, 2015

Gas prices jump across state jump in past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have risen 15.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.13 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    February 5, 2015

Troopers escape injury after shots fired at patrol car

OMAHA, Neb. – Two Nebraska State Patrol troopers escaped injury and two people were taken into custody after shots were fired at a patrol car during an attempted traffic stop in Omaha. Just after...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    February 4, 2015

Man convicted in Kimball murder

KIMBALL – A jury has found Vencil Leo Ash III guilty of first-degree murder in the 2003 death of Ryan Guitron. Monday's verdict came about 7:15 p.m. and ended a weeklong trial. Ash will return to...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    February 4, 2015

Free seminar on bariatric surgery options set for Feb. 11

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Are you or is someone you care about struggling with weight issues? Join us for a free educational seminar hosted by our surgeons and learn how weight loss surgery can help you gain control of your weight, regain health, and...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    February 4, 2015

Panhandle RC&D Council honored as 'premier' member

The Panhandle Resource Conservation and Development Council of Scottsbluff, Neb., has been reauthorized as a “premier” member of the NARC&DC Circle of Diamonds program, one of the few RC&D Councils out of 375 to qualify for this elite status....

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    January 29, 2015

8th annual Polar Bear Tank Race planned

MULLEN, Neb. – The Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway will hold the 8th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race on March 6-7 on the Middle Loup River north of Mullen. Teams of at least four members race down the river in metal stock tanks with winning teams...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    January 26, 2015

Nebraska gas prices remain steady over past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have not moved in the past week, averaging $1.93 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.3...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    January 26, 2015

2015 beef feedlot roundtables set for three locations

LINCOLN, Neb. – Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting industry personnel will learn the latest in feedlot nutrition, health, and economics at the 2015 Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 10-12 in Bridgeport, Lexington and West Point, wi...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    January 26, 2015

Organic farming conference set for Torrington

The latest information for reduced inputs for sustainable, organic farming will be offered at the Organic Farmers Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 11 in Torrington, Wyo. The second annual conference, presented by the University of Wyoming Extension and...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    January 23, 2015

12 people died on Nebraska roadways in December

Twelve people were killed in traffic accidents on the state’s roadways during December, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads. There were 20 fatalities on the roads in December 2014. Last month, the 12 fatalities occurred...

 
 News    January 16, 2015

Regional West Foundation to open Platte Valley Companies' Sorensen Education Center

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Regional West Foundation will officially open the Platte Valley Companies’ Sorensen Education Center on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The open house will be held on the upper level of the main hospital entrance beginning at 5 p.m. The...

 
 News    January 16, 2015

Two named to WNCC foundation board

The Western Nebraska Community College Foundation named two new board members who have joined its existing group of volunteers. Senator John Harms and Jordan Colwell, both of Scottsbluff, formally joined the Foundation Board of Directors in October 2...

 

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