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TransCanada : Spill controlled and no public threat

Operator TransCanada Corp. says the leak of oil from the Keystone pipeline is "controlled" and not a threat to public safety. The company says in a news release Friday that it has sent more than 75 ... Read More

Husker Volleyball beats Ohio State in 4

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The fifth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team extended its win streak to 10 matches with a 3-1 (25-23, 25-12, 22-25, 25-23) win at Ohio State in front of a crowd of 3,001 at St. John Arena on Friday night.  Mikaela Foecke had a m... Read More

USDA Invests More Than $1 Billion to Improve Health Care in Rural Areas

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that USDA provided more than $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2017 to help improve access to health care services for 2.5 million people in rural communities in 41 states. “USDA invests in a wide ... Read More

Artist guild hosts open house

The North Platte Valley Artist Guild Annual Art Show open house will be tomorrow (Nov. 18), from 1 to 4 p.m., at the West Nebraska Arts Center in Scottsbluff. There will be coffee, and desserts for visitors. “We’ll have guild members and some ... Read More

Klein sentenced to 24 to 32 years in prison

Former Scottsbluff High golf coach Mike Klein was sentenced this afternoon to 24 to 32 years in prison after he entered no contest pleas last month to four counts of first degree sexual assault of a minor. Judge Leo Dobrovolny sentenced Klein to cons... Read More

EPA Wants to Extend Effective Date of WOTUS by Two Years

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to prevent the controversial 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule from taking effect while the agency undertakes a complete rewrite, proposing to extend the effective date of t... Read More

Nov. 17, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.24(+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.24 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.24 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.02 (+0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.02 (+0.05) Frenchman Valley... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Agreement with Bulgarian Soybean Processers

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has signed letters of intent with nine soybean processing companies in Bulgaria to promote the use of Nebraska-grown soybeans and soybean products in their faci... Read More

Biodiesel Board Responds to RFS RIN Concerns

A letter from the National Biodiesel Board to the Trump Administration seeks to clarify issues refineries are wanted addressed. Texas Senator Ted Cruz is holding the nomination of Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey to the Department of Agricultu... Read More

WNCC Board approves tuition rates, construction contract for renovation

The WNCC Board of Governors has approved a minimal increase in tuition for the upcoming school year. President Dr. Todd Holcomb says when the board approved tuition rates Wednesday for the 2018-19 school year, they considered a faculty request to ... Read More

Scottsbluff man charged with third degree sexual assault of  a child

A 42 year old Scottsbluff man accused of inappropriately touching a young girl  several times has been charged with third degree sexual assault of a minor. Court documents say an arrest warrant for Doug Fox was issued after a forensic interview w... Read More