Nebraska Farm Bureau Reminds Farmers, Ranchers of Sales Tax Change

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation (NFBF) is reminding farmers and ranchers that repair and replacement parts for agricultural machinery and equipment will no longer be subject to N... Read More

Rural Scottsbluff man sentenced to minimum 60 years in prison for child sexual assault

A 47 year old rural Scottsbluff man has been sentenced to a minimum of sixty years in prison for the sexual assault of a child. Michael Sessions was accused of sexually assaulting a child for thirteen years and was convicted of two counts of felon... Read More

Blessing of the Animals to be held Sunday

Pet owners will gather this Sunday for the Blessing of the Animals, celebrated by the clergy of St. Francis Episcopal church and hosted by the Panhandle Humane Society. The Pet Blessing will take place at the Gazebo in the center of Centennial Par... Read More

Scouting for Waterhemp Now

INDIANAPOLIS — Sept. 30, 2014 — Waterhemp continues to top the list of challenging weeds to control in cornfields and ignoring it can be costly. Waterhemp is one of the most common weeds for Midwest growers and has been especially difficult t... Read More

Scotts Bluff County roads all passable after heavy rains

All the rural Scotts Bluff County roads are passable and no roads are closed despite a general four inch rainfall throughout the county over the last 48 hours. Roads Superintendent Bob Bennett says the rain actually will help his crews gain a soli... Read More

2015 National Beef Ambassadors Selected

Rachel Purdy (Wyoming), Will Pohlman (Arkansas), Alicia Smith (Texas), Kalyn McKibben (Oklahoma), Demi Snider (Ohio) were chosen as the 2015 National Beef Ambassador Team at the annual National Beef Ambassador competition, which is funded in part by ... Read More

North Platte man has court appearance in Deuel Co. cocaine arrest

A 23 year old North Platte man arrested in Deuel County last Thursday had a first appearance in Cheyenne County District Court Monday on felony charges of Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Deliver and Possession of Cocaine. Court documents say ... Read More

Minatare, Kimball experiencing weather related problems

Minatare residents are being asked to limit their use of water due to the large amounts of rain the town has received in the last 48 hours. The city says sewers are full and pumps are working overtime to handle the load. Residents are being asked ... Read More

Amazing two day rain totals in western Nebraska

The two day rain totals in the North Platte Valley are pretty amazing. they include 7 inches 35 miles north of Scottsbluff on the Plainsview Ranch ( the picture from Joyce Stark shows the rain gauge on the ranch)... Read More

Haulers Reminded Proper Permits Needed during Harvest Season

(Lincoln, Neb.)- With the arrival of harvest season in Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division would like to remind haulers to obtain the proper permits and make sure their equipment has been inspected and is safe for u... Read More

Johanns, Fischer Press for Answers on Federal Land Acquisitions and Habitat Construction

Courtesy/ Sen. Johanns' Office. Sen. Mike Johanns WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) and Deb Fishcer (Courtesy/Official Photo) Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, yesterday wrote to the ... Read More