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$145,000 Up for Grabs:  Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will be accepted beginning June 1 through June 30. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in ... Read More

McCook edges Scottsbluff for tennis title

For the second time in two weeks the McCook Bison girls tennis team won an Invitational title edging out the Scottsbluff Bearcats for the top spot. Saturday the Bison won their own Invitational a week after topping Scottsbluff by one at the Bearca... Read More

Valmont Coatings Division Wins the Prestigious

OMAHA, Neb., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), is a global leader, designing and manufacturing highly engineered products that support global infrastructure development and agricultural productivity.  Its products ... Read More

Kimball captures Western Trails Conference golf title in Crawford

The Kimball Lonhorns won the Western Trails Conference golf title in Crawford on Saturday by 19 strokes over second place Bridgeport. Gordon-Rushville, Hemingford and Mitchell rounded out the five team field.  The individual medalist was Kimball ... Read More

Zoetis Accepting Nominations for Pig Caregivers Award

Do you know a pig caregiver who goes above and beyond to consistently provide superior pig care? Nominate him or her for the Honoring Caregivers award from Zoetis. Nominations for the Honoring Caregivers award — which recognizes exemplary pig ca... Read More

Trial date set for Bluffs man charged with sexually assaulting child

A Scottsbluff man  accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl has a tentative September trial date set. 23-year-old Jeffrey McRae was arraigned on Friday on charges of 3rd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child and being a Habitual Cr... Read More

Behind the Words: What Meat Labels Mean

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Overwhelmed, confused and unsure are just a few words to describe how many consumers feel when purchasing foods, particularly meat products. Today, the average meat case at a large retail store has more than 135 different items... Read More

Cougar softball wins Region IX title; Kansas champ up next

STERLING, Colo. The Western Nebraska Community College softball team has been working  all season to become Region IX Champions and Saturday afternoon, it was an electric feeling for the team as the 54-12 Cougars captured their fifth Region IX title... Read More

Cabela's Fritzler earns Community Hero Award

Cabela’s Incorporated network engineer Erik Fritzler received the company’s Community Hero Award Thursday for his work leading a team that upgraded the Sidney Public Schools network over the summer. Chosen by a committee that includes Cabela... Read More

Lancer golf team headed to nationals

The Eastern Wyoming College golf team finished the regular season with a second place regional finish. Due to their performance throughout the season, the team’s overall low stroke average qualified them for an at-large bid from District I.  The L... Read More

Huskers outhit Wildcats but lose 5-to-0

Evanston, Ill. – Behind complete-game shutout from junior Matt Portland, the Northwestern Wildcats (15-30, 5-12 Big Ten) evened its series with the Nebraska baseball team (32-17, 7-10 Big Ten) on Saturday with a 5-0 win. The Huskers outhit the Wild... Read More