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Nebraska Senator Eyes Property Tax Ballot Measure in 2018

A Nebraska state senator is vowing to launch a statewide ballot drive to lower property taxes if lawmakers don't address the issue next year. Sen. Steve Erdman of Bayard discussed his plans Tuesday... Read More

(AUDIO) Farm Groups Appose 2018 Proposed Budget

Upon release of the proposed 2018 budget by the White House Tuesday morning, many farm groups spoke out against changes made to different areas. One area that many of the farm groups are worried about is crop insurance. The proposed budget would c... Read More

Police: Local woman scammed $6,900

The old adage is, "If it seems too good to be true, it probably is." That sentiment rings true especially for one local woman, who fell victim to fraud after helping a Nigerian man she met online cash checks. Scottsbluff Police Captain Brian Wa... Read More

Stinner glad long, difficult 2017 sessionis over

The Chairman of the Legislature's Appropriations Committee was one of the happiest men in the Legislature Tuesday as the 2017 session finally ended, and with a balanced budget. Facing a $900 million shortfall that ballooned to over $1 billion duri... Read More

Erdman eyes property tax ballot measure in 2018

A panhandle state senator is vowing to launch a statewide ballot drive to lower property taxes if lawmakers don't address the issue next year. Sen. Steve Erdman of Bayard discussed his plans Tuesday at the end of this year's legislative session. ... Read More

May 23, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.11 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.11 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.11 (-0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.33 (-0.04) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.33 (-0.04) Frenchman Valle... Read More

NFU Says Proposed Budget is an Assault on the Farm Safety Net and Rural Communities

WASHINGTON – President Donald J. Trump issued a detailed fiscal year 2018 federal budget proposal today, recommending drastic cuts to agricultural and rural related agencies and programs. The proposal would cut Farm Bill programs by nearly $230 bil... Read More

Ricketts vows to keep pursuing tax package after session

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he'll keep pursuing a package of income and property tax cuts in next year's session even though his plan stalled when lawmakers considered it this year. Ricketts says he'll work with legislative leaders over the s... Read More

(VIDEO) Secretary Perdue Comments on Proposed FY 2018 Budget

(Washington, D.C., May 23, 2017) – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement on the proposed FY 2018 budget: “President Trump promised he would realign government spending, attempt to eliminate duplication or redu... Read More

Scottsbluff girls soccer camp coming up late June

Here are the details for the upcoming Scottsbluff girls soccer camp for 3rd - 8th graders: Dates: June 26th - 29th Where: Landers Complex, Scottsbluff Cost: $65 Times: 3rd - 5th graders 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 6th - 8th graders 11 a.m.... Read More

NSAA Boys State Golf Championships

The Nebraska State Golf Championships are taking place today and tomorrow at courses around the state. Scottsbluff, Gering, and Sidney are have their full squads competing in Class B at the Highlands Golf Course in Lincoln. Gering Head Coach Ke... Read More