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Two vehicle accident closes Highland Road, One taken to hospital

Authorities are investigating a midday accident in northeast Scottsbluff. Shortly after 12:15 p.m., Scottsbluff Police and Sheriff Deputies responded to a  Highland Road just south of Lacy Park. ... Read More

Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy Receives $50k PADD Grant

Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy received a $50,000 grant Tuesday from the Panhandle Area Development District's Innovation & Investment Fund. The money will go toward an indoor facility currently under construction on donated land south o... Read More

Cooperative Extension Adapts to a Less Agricultural America

In its century of existence, the Cooperative Extension System has been a valuable resource distributing university-driven, science-based information — mostly about farming and gardening — to the public. But in today's less agricultural America, t... Read More

Lack of growth shows in panhandle valuation numbers

Total property valuation for the area served by Western Nebraska Community College has only increased one half of one percent, underscoring the difficulties not only the college but other local governments in the panhandle are having balancing budget... Read More

Husker Women Announce Full Schedule, Season Tickets go On Sale Wednesday

The Nebraska women’s basketball team unveiled its full season schedule on Tuesday, including a 15-game home slate at Pinnacle Bank Arena that features nine Big Ten Conference contests. Overall, Nebraska’s 29-game regular-season schedule will f... Read More

Nebraska Men's Basketball Conference Schedule released

Lincoln – Five weekend Big Ten home games, including the conference opener against Illinois, highlight Nebraska’s 2018-19 men’s basketball conference schedule released Tuesday afternoon. The five home games include a trio of Saturday matc... Read More

Finalists Named For Kansas Leopold  Conservation Award

Ranchland Trust of Kansas, the Sand County Foundation and the Kansas Association of Conservation Districts (KACD) have named finalists for the 2018 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award. The award honors Kansas landowners for achievement in voluntary ste... Read More

Washington Judge Blocks Kill Order on Wolves to Save Cattle

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A judge in Washington has issued an emergency order blocking the state from killing members of a wolf pack that have been preying on cattle. The Department of Fish and Wildlife had announced Monday morning that it would imm... Read More

Aug. 21, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.78 (-0.12) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.78 (-0.12) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.82 (-0.12) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.82 (-0.12) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.84 (-0.13) New Alliance / ... Read More

Kansas State University experts confront looming threat of African swine fever in Asia

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University experts are providing guidance to officials in East Asia on the emerging problem of African swine fever. Jürgen Richt, Regents distinguished professor and director of the university's Center of Excellence fo... Read More

Crowded Wyoming governor's field to be narrowed in Tuesday primary

Wyoming's state treasurer, a natural resource attorney and a former dot-com CEO are among those seeking the Republican nomination to succeed Gov. Matt Mead. The winner in Tuesday's Republican primary will likely meet Democratic former state Rep. ... Read More