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Assistance Helps Beginning Farmer Improve Operation

A rich background in agriculture helped Wade Kloepping make the decision to come home to Dawson County after college and take over the family farm near Eustis, Nebraska. Two years before gradua... Read More

Air Link out of service after forced landing

Regional West's Air Link helicopter is currently out of service for repair after warning lights forced an unscheduled landing Friday night. Peter Meyer, medical director for Air Link, said the incident occurred Friday evening on a trip to Oshkosh.... Read More

Tickets on sale for 15th annual Zoobilee to raise money for Chimp expansion

The 15th annual Riverside Discovery Center Zoobilee is scheduled for Saturday, August 22nd with this year's theme" Chimpalooza!  to raise money for the zoo's new chimpanzee expansion! Executive director Anne James the money raised will allow the ... Read More

Scottsbluff High School coaches honored in Lincoln

Two Scottsbluff High School Coaches received awards of recognition at the Nebraska Coaches Association 48th Annual Awards Banquet held on July 19th in Lincoln. SHS Golf Coach Mike Klein was recognized as a 2014-2015 State Champion Coach for Class ... Read More

Southern Rust and Gray Leaf Spot Increasing in NE Corn

Southern rust (Figure 1 above) continues to be confirmed in samples from numerous counties in eastern and south central Nebraska, as indicated on the IPM PIPE website. The disease has reportedly been confirmed at low incidence and severity in the fie... Read More

State inmate sentences adjusted prior to release

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says that of 390 prisoners who have or will be released between June 10 and Aug. 31, more  than two dozen had miscalculated release dates. Prisons director Scott Frakes said Friday that of the 29 ... Read More

Coalition opposes JBS-Cargill Pork merger

Today, American Antitrust Institute, Food & Water Watch, Iowa Farmers Union, Missouri Rural Crisis Center and National Farmers Union demanded that the U.S. Department of Justice investigate the proposed JBS-Cargill pork packing acquisition. The p... Read More

Zeorian Harvesting, Three Generations of Dedication

For Tracy Zeorian, being a custom harvester is more than a job, it’s a family tradition. The third generation in a family of custom harvesters, Tracy, her husband Jim, and their two youngest of four daughters leave their home in Manley, Neb. and sp... Read More

(Video) Gerry And The Blackshirts Look For Better Results

The last couple of years were not kind for the Nebraska Blackshirt Defense. In 2014, the Huskers gave up 26 points and 383 yards per game.  On top of that were the numerous subpar performances including the humiliating 54-29 loss at  Wisconsin. New... Read More

Estimated $30,000 damage when vehicle veers off Highway 26 onto Bomgaars property

The Nebraska State Patrol says there was an estimated $30,000 damage in an  an accident Friday evening involving a vehicle that  veered off Highway 26 onto the Bomgaars store property  on the southeast end of Scottsbluff . The Patrol says the a... Read More

Cardinals blank Rockies

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Matt Carpenter homered for the third time in two games, Michael Wacha pitched seven crisp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Friday night. Jhonny Peralta added a two-run homer for the Cardinals (6... Read More