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Archway marks 15th anniversary with weekend celebration

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The Archway near Kearney is celebrating 15 years and one-point-five million visitors with a birthday party this weekend. The monument to westward expansion that spans 310 feet over Interstate 80 will host a variety of special events on Saturday to mark the anniversary. Spokesman Jace Robinson says there will be arcade games, model railroading, food […]

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Gov. Ricketts declares trade mission to Europe a success (AUDIO)

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Gov. Pete Ricketts calls the European trade mission a success. Ricketts wrapped up the trade mission on Monday with a visit to Copenhagen, Denmark where he talked about biosciences with European industry leaders. He also met with Novozymes executives, speaking about possible expansion in Nebraska. Novozymes has a plant in Blair which produces enzymes for […]

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Sen. Fischer says EPA ignored input on WOTUS rule

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United States Senator Deb Fischer charges the Environmental Protection Agency ignored public input in moving forward with its Waters of the United States rule. The new rule expands the Clean Water Act, giving the EPA jurisdiction over more streams and bodies of water. Fischer points out 32 states filed formal protests on the expansion. The […]

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Proposal seeks to take emotion out of livestock expansion evaluations (AUDIO)

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A proposal in the legislature seeks to take the emotion out of proposals to expand livestock operations in Nebraska. The Nebraska Farm Bureau says decisions at the county level hold state agriculture back. The organization suggests cow-calf operations, hog production, dairy, and poultry could all expand in Nebraska if individual expansion proposals were greeted more […]

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Ward Labs in Kearney: 4.4-million soil samples and still going

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An agricultural soil testing firm in Kearney is marking the completion of a major expansion project. Ward Laboratories has cut the ribbon on a 16,000 square foot addition. Company founder and president Ray Ward says the expanded facility will help the company provide more efficient soil testing results for ag producers. Ward says, “That’s our […]

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T-Works announcements

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More than 180 people were in Dodge City yesterday to hear Governor Brownback and Secretary Deb Miller announced the T-WORKS modernization and expansion projects for western Kansas.  You can view those projects here: www.ksdot.org/t-works    Dodge City Highlights: Participants were greeted by the Marshall and Miss Kitty and a few desperadoes that looked like trouble though no gunfights broke out; instead we ...

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