WNCC instructor donates puzzles to Veterans

Western Nebraska Community College Science Instructor Lorin King visited the Western Nebraska Veterans Home on December 17 with a unique delivery for the holidays. He brought boxes of puzzles, gifts p... Read More

Bluffs man receives prison for child pornography conviction

A 30-year-old Scottsbluff man convicted on two counts of possession and  distributing child pornography was sentenced Friday to serve seven to fourteen years in prison. 30-year-old James Larive was arrested in March by the Nebraska State Patrol f... Read More

(VIDEO) Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska hold annual meeting

The Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska, ICON, met today in Brewster. The event was held at Uncle Buck's Lodge and drew in producers from much of the state. The day featured an "Up Close and Personal" conversation with Senator Al Davis about what's hap... Read More

Hughes to resign from Nebraska Wheat Board

Hughes was appointed to NWB in 2006, and reappointed for a second term in 2011. In that time he has represented NWB and Nebraska’s wheat farmers on a national and global level. He’s participated in multiple trade shows and educational events, ser... Read More

Home robbery suspect appears in court Friday

A 30 year old Alliance man arrested for the robbery of a Scottsbluff woman in her home this past Sunday had his first appearance Friday in Scotts Bluff County Court. Ernest Cabello is charged with robbery and use of a firearm to commit a felony. ... Read More

December 19, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 6.06 (-0.23) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 6.06 (-0.23) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 6.06 (-0.23) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 6.02 (-0.18) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 6.08 (-0.20) West Plains LLC/Gering, 6.06 (-0.17) ... Read More

Bluffs woman appears in court on felony forgery charge

A 44 year old Scottsbluff woman had a first appearance in Scotts Bluff County Court Friday on a felony forgery charge after allegedly cashing a stolen check for nearly $4,000. Court documents say bank employees contacted Scottsbluff Police after B... Read More

USDA Releases APH Yield Exclusion to Help Manage Risk

The U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced program details related to a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. Information made available include... Read More

Jon Doggett Named NCGA Executive Vice President

The National Corn Growers Association today announced the promotion of Jon Doggett to Executive Vice President, effective January 1. In his new role, Doggett will lead efforts to expand NCGA’s alliances and strategic partnerships, and elevate it... Read More

Monument Summit Road open evenings this weekend

The Summit Road at Scotts Bluff National Monument will be open, weather permitting, from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this weekend so visitors may view the holiday lights of the surrounding area. Entrance fees will not be charge... Read More

 Grassroots Effort to Stop Second Beef Checkoff Assessment Successful

LINCOLN – Nebraska Cattlemen today released the following statement regarding U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s announcement to withdraw his plan to create a second beef checkoff assessment under the 1996 generic act. “Over the yea... Read More