Carhenge visitation at 47,000 for tourist season

City of Alliance Visitors Bureau Director Kevin Horn says over 47,000 people entered the Carhenge Parking lot in the six month tourist season. Howard says the city installed a car counter in early ... Read More

Harms: Governor needs to accept responsibility for Corrections Dept. mistakes

State Senator John Harms says Governor Heineman needs to take more accountability for the mistakes made by the Department of Corrections in miscalculating prison sentences and releasing prisoners early. Harms says the situation was caused by Corre... Read More

York and Rahmig named Super State

The Nebraska Coaches Association (NCA) has announced the 2014 Nebraska High School Super-State Girls Golf Team & All-State Selections.  Super-State is an all- class honor determined annually by the by the NCA Golf Sports Advisory Committee. C... Read More

Slow Corn Harvest Continues, Quality Remains High

Corn harvest progress fell further behind the five-year average according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Report released yesterday. While only 31 percent of the crop was harvested as of October 19, the forecast of a high quality crop remains u... Read More

Syngenta lawsuit against Bunge over GMO corn revived on appeal

By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - A federal appeals court has opened the door for Syngenta Seeds to revive a lawsuit it brought against Bunge North America in 2011 over the agribusiness company's refusal of a type of genetically modified corn. ... Read More

Scottsbluff candidate forum this evening

The second candidate forum hosted by the Government Affairs Committee of the Scottsbluff-Gering Chamber of Commerce will be held this evening at the Lied Scottsbluff Library. The forum will feature candidates from Terrytown and Scottsbluff school ... Read More

New atlas will help find 'gaps' in crop production

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A new mapping tool unveiled Monday and developed by the University of Nebraska and other project partners could help boost global crop production while conserving land and water. The Global Yield Gap Atlas allows farmers, gove... Read More

Trial to start for Colorado man accused of dismembering mom

A trial is getting underway for a Centennial, Colorado man accused of poisoning and dismembering his mother after she removed him from her will. Jury selection is expected to start Tuesday in the case of 25-year-old Ari Liggett, who was charged wi... Read More

Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Recent mild weather has helped Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvesting their crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more soybeans are being harvested now because farmers are waiting for corn to dry out a bit mo... Read More

Commissioners approve investing in wellness program

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Monday approved investing into a wellness program for its employees. Commission Board Chair Mark Masterton said the county will invest $2.50 per employee each month from its health fund for the program. It wil... Read More

Bluffs council asks staff for options to expand trash collection

The Scottsbluff city council Monday evening asked staff to provide options on how to expand their trash collection efforts to include appliances, mattresses, couches and other "bulkier" items. Scottsbluff Mayor Randy Meininger says one of the opti... Read More