Jail escapee and burglary suspect both bound over to district court

A man serving time for a forgery conviction who escaped from the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center while on work release February 5th and a suspect in an East Overland burglary last spring have bee... Read More

USMEF Market Expo Underway in Shanghai

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Market Expo, a market education program that allows producers and other USMEF members to observe international market development activities for U.S. pork and beef, began this week in Shanghai, China. ... Read More

Farm Credit Services of America Announces 2014 Year-End Financial Results

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica), a financial cooperative, today announced annual net income of $536.5 million for the 2014 calendar year. This compares to $514.6 million in 2013. Other 2014 financial highlights for... Read More

Checkoff Unveils Veal Marketing Website

The Beef Checkoff this week announced the launch of a new website, at VealFoodservice.com. The site is a mobile-friendly digital hub for all of the checkoff's veal-foodservice marketing efforts. Visitors can search recipes by cuisine, cuts and/or... Read More

Senate fails to override veto of Keystone XL pipeline bill

The Republican-controlled Senate has failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The 62-37 vote Wednesday was the latest chapter in the fight between the GOP-led Congress and the White House ... Read More

Vertex still looking for people to fill call center positions

After holding a series of job fairs last month, Vertex is still looking to hire 20 people for their call center operation. Spokesperson Kevin Patterson says 30 people were hired from the career fairs held in early February, but the company is stil... Read More


The Little Blue Natural Resources District (LBNRD) and the Nebraska Game and Parks (NGPC) have entered into agreement to enhance wildlife habitat at Liberty Cove southwest of Lawrence in Webster County, Nebraska. The WILD Nebraska, Wildlife Extension... Read More

Child pornography and burglary defendants to face trial

A Gering man charged with four counts of possession of child pornography and a Scottsbluff man accused of burglarizing Magnolia Homes in Gering last year will face trial in Scotts Buff County District Court after preliminary hearings Wednesday. 60... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers advance black-tailed prairie dog repeal

A prairie-dog management law criticized by Nebraska wildlife advocates could be in jeopardy. Nebraska lawmakers voted 32-12 on Wednesday to advance a bill that would repeal the 2012 law. The law gives counties the option to control the spread o... Read More

Wyoming Senate defeats bill to allow guns in schools

The Wyoming Senate has voted down a bill that would have allowed people who hold concealed weapons permits to carry guns onto school campuses and into many public buildings. The Senate voted 25-to-3 to defeat the bill. It already had passed the Ho... Read More

G.H.S. selected as

Gering High School has been awarded $8,000 in a national challenge that rewards educators who design 21st century teaching and learning programs. This year, the high school instituted  a wide variety of programs and implemented new technology th... Read More