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Huskers Sweep Northwestern

LINCOLN, Neb. - The seventh-ranked Nebraska volleyball team picked up a 25-20, 25-15, 25-12 sweep over Northwestern in front of a crowd of 8,103 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Friday night. ... Read More

Zombies to walk downtown on Saturday

The Midwest Theater will host the Downtown Scottsbluff Zombie Walk Saturday (Oct. 21), at the 18th Street Plaza in Scottsbluff. "The Zombie Walk is a very casual and family friendly event," said Katie Bradshaw, Midwest Theater development director... Read More

ASA Supports Congressional Letter’s Charge to Foster Ag Innovation

On Tuesday, October 17th, a bipartisan group of 79 Members of Congress sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, urgin... Read More

Bolzer sentenced to prison for 2016 fatal crash

A Mitchell man who was behind the wheel for a fatal crash on the west edge of town last August has been sentenced to prison . 24-year-old Joshua Bolzer was sentenced to the maximum three years in prison on a charge of Motor Vehicle Homicide by Wi... Read More

Oct. 20, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.08 (-0.06) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.08 (-0.06) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.08 (-0.06) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.78 (-0.06) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.78 (-0.06) Frenchman Valle... Read More

USDA Issues Safety-Net Payments to Nebraska Farmers

(LINCOLN, Neb.) Oct. 20, 2017 – USDA Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) Mike Eller announced that approximately 85,000 Nebraska farms enrolled in safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill will re... Read More

Authorities release information on Friday morning fatal accident

The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man who was killed following a Friday morning accident west of Mitchell. Chief Deputy Troy Brown says 64-year-old Michael Weimer of Morrill was killed after a grain truck he was... Read More

NBB Holds Firm In Its Request for 2.5 Billion Gallons of Biomass-Based Diesel, 4.75 Billion Gallons of Advanced Biofuels

Yesterday the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) responded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Notice of Data Availability (NODA), focusing on the advanced biofuel standard for 2018 and the 2019 volume for biomass-based diesel under the... Read More

Brazil's JBS shuts 7 plants after $230 mln asset freeze

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) - Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA shut down seven slaughterhouses in Mato Grosso do Sul after a court-ordered asset freeze affected its operations in Brazil’s second largest cattle-producing state, a press representative said on We... Read More

EPA abandons changes to U.S. biofuel program after lawmaker pressure

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation’s biofuels policy after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers worried the moves would undercut ethanol demand, according ... Read More

Woman airlifted following rollover north of McGrew

A Friday morning rollover accident north of McGrew has injured a Scottsbluff woman. The Nebraska State Patrol says the driver, 31-year-old Kayla Bayless- was driving northbound on County Road 35 shortly after 8 a.m. She lost control of her Dodge R... Read More