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Improving Nitrogen Efficiency in 2017

The 2017 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics concluded this week. Many of the educational presentations focused on economics and how to improve efficiency especially when faced with lower commo... Read More

FFA Members Return from Educational, Cultural Experience in South Africa

INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017/National FFA Organization) – During the past two weeks, 75 FFA members visited South Africa for a 12-day educational and cultural experience. Members participated in the 2017 International Leadership Semina... Read More

Trial scheduled for Box Butte County man accused in the murder of his brother

The trial for a Box Butte County man charged with the murder of his brother is scheduled to start February 21st. William Reed, who is charged with second degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felon, appeared for a pre-trial hearing Wednesd... Read More

Bluffs council delays action again on purchase of industrial park land

The Scottsbluff city council Tuesday evening tabled consideration of cost sharing with the City of Gering on the purchase of 83 acres on the east edge of Gering for an industrial site. The council postponed action until the property can be annexed... Read More

Inauguration Week Ad Recognizes Trump Leadership on Biofuels

The nation’s top renewable fuel advocates are celebrating inauguration week with a new television ad highlighting President-elect Donald Trump’s vocal support for jobs in the biofuels sector and offering thanks for his steadfast leadership. The n... Read More

Scottsbluff sweeps two from Chadron, other Tuesday scores

The Scottsbluff girls basketball team needed a win in the worst of ways and on Tuesday night the effort and performance matched the urgency to find the win column as the Lady Bearcats won on the road at Chadron 51-32. It all started on the defensi... Read More

Shahid finishes with 22, Cougars win third straight

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team picked up the defense in the second half while earning its third straight win with a commanding 79-54 win over Northwest Kansas Technical College Tuesdayevening at Cougar Palace. The win... Read More

WNCC women top McCook

Jaleesa Avery scored nine of her game-high 16 points in the fourth quarter and the Western Nebraska Community College picked up a 63-58 Region IX South sub-region win over McCook Community College Tuesday in McCook. While Avery tallied 16 points, Me... Read More

Creighton Suffers Huge Loss

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Creighton point guard and national assists leader Maurice Watson Jr. will miss the rest of the season because of a major knee injury. Watson tweeted on Tuesday that an MRI revealed a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Tuesday's Scores By The Associated Press= BOYS BASKETBALL= Alliance 59, Gordon/Rushville 33 Arapahoe 63, Axtell 29 Arcadia-Loup City 61, Twin Loup 47 Bayard 38, South Platte 31 Blue Hill 63, Harvard 48 Brady 71, Maxwell 56 Creek Valley 57, P... Read More

Two BNSF workers killed near Edgemont, South Dakota

The Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad  says 2 workers were killed Tuesday morning when they were struck by a train just north of Edgemont, SD. BNSF spokeswoman says the accident occurred around 10:15 by the Highway 18 overpass, but declined t... Read More