Nebraska Wheat Growers Association to hold annual meeting, followed by meeting of Nebraska Wheat Board

The Nebraska Wheat Growers Association (NWGA) will hold its annual meeting Monday, December 8, 2014 at the West Central Research and Extension Center located at 402 West State Farm Rd., North Platte, ... Read More

Record number of shoeboxes being collected by Operation Christmas Child

It's time to wrap those shoe boxes as the week long collection effort by Operation Christmas Child concludes today at the First Baptist Church in Scottsbluff. The shoe boxes contain small gifts and school supplies for needy children around the world.... Read More

Coalition Steps in to Defend Maui Residents from Pesticides and GE Contamination

Honolulu, HI – A coalition of Maui and Moloka‘i residents, farmers, and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice, has filed papers in Honolulu federal district court to defend the County of Maui’s rec... Read More

Once again this year, the United Way of Western Nebraska will benefit from Taco Johns "Nachos Navidad" promotion, which runs through the month of December. United Way Executive Director Steph Black says they are very thankful for the continued suppor... Read More

SHS students experience college visit and math competition at UNL

Scottsbluff High School students recorded a 6th place team finish in Class II at UNL Math Day on Thursday, November 20, 2014. For the second consecutive year, Scottsbluff High School was awarded a certificate recognizing it as the “Best Represented... Read More

Vesicular Stomatitis Diagnosed in Wheeler County, Nebraska

  LINCOLN – According to State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed a diagnosis of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in cattle on two farms in Wheeler County.  Livestock on both farms have been... Read More

Hagel is stepping down

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is becoming the first senior adviser to leave the Obama administration after the sweeping losses by Democrats in the midterm elections. Officials say Hagel is stepping down under pressure  from Preside... Read More

Switching to soybeans? Make sure fields are ready.

INDIANAPOLIS — Nov. 24, 2014 — Thinking about putting soybeans back into your rotation next season? If you’ve been following a corn-on-corn cropping strategy in recent years, plan ahead to make sure your fields are ready for the switch to so... Read More

Torrington man dies in two vehicle accident

A 35 year old Torrington man has died in a two vehicle accident shortly after 10 30 p.m. Friday night. Torrington Police Lt. Eric Sharp says John Menard was killed in the two vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 26 and East D Street. ... Read More

Immigration Orders Won’t Help Milk Producers

Last week’s announcement of executive orders on immigration will not help the future needs of dairy farmers, according to the National Milk Producers Federation. President and CEO Jim Mulhern said "We still need congressional action." Mulhern said ... Read More

Cady Leads Huskers To Win

Lincoln, Neb. - Emily Cady scored a career-high 25 points and added nine rebounds as No. 16 Nebraska rolled to a 66-43 women's basketball win over Utah on Sunday afternoon at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers, who played their first game on ... Read More