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Sam & Louie's donation pushes United Way closer to fundraising goal

With only a few days remaining in the United Way of Western Nebraska's annual funding campaign, they are closing in on the  $371,111 goal. Tuesday, staff and management of Sam & Louie's Pizza ... Read More

Bluffs council to consider L.B. 840 contract to recruit out of hospital EMS employees

The Scottsbluff city council will consider an L.B. 840 agreement with Regional West Health Services for the recruitment of out of hospital EMS employees. While Regional West is the lead L.B. 840 applicant, City Manager Nathan Johnson the agreement... Read More

Scottsbluff man arrested for Saturday strong-arm robbery

A Scottsbluff man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a woman Saturday morning at her apartment. Court documents say Rick Stands, Jr. is accused of breaking into the woman's home at three in the morning, demanding money. The documents say the ... Read More

‘State of the U.S. Ethanol Industry is Strong,’ RFA CEO Says

SAN DIEGO — With the fourth straight year of record profitability for the U.S. ethanol industry last year, the outlook for the domestic ethanol industry remains strong, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) P... Read More

Bluffs woman arrested stemming from lengthy meth sting

Another person has been arrested stemming from a WING Drug Task Force investigation that began back in August. 25-year-old Mistie Cleays of Scottsbluff was arrested over the weekend on a charge of Aiding and Abetting to Distribution of a Controlle... Read More

NeCGA Announces Winners of Inaugural FLAGship Program

The Nebraska Corn Growers Association is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Future Leaders in Agriculture Scholarship Program. After much deliberation, the Grower Services Committee decided on five applicants to receive the $2,000 schol... Read More

Black Hills Energy donates $25k for Scottsbluff skating rink

A planned outdoor skating rink in downtown Scottsbluff is a step closer to reality after the Scottsbluff Parks Foundation Tuesday received a $25,000 grant donation from Black Hills Energy. The planned synthetic skating rink will come in sections t... Read More

Girls B6 opener, boys postseason hoops on the schedule

It's another busy week of high school basketball as we mix girls district play with C and D games for the boys with subdistricts taking place around the region. We'll start with the girls B-6 District opener tonight in Ogallala as Scottsbluff play... Read More

Parents salute seven NCTA faculty

Curtis, Neb. – Parents taking note of the influence and guidance provided to their sons and daughters while away at college recently recognized seven faculty from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln... Read More

WNCC softball moves weekend games up to today, tomorrow

The WNCC softball team had to shuffle this weekend’s games to Tuesday and Wednesday because incoming inclement weather. The Cougar softball team will travel to face Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesdayin a doubleheader b... Read More

McKenzie Beals Awarded Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship

McKenzie Beals of Friend, NE, has been awarded the 2017 Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship. McKenzie is a senior studying Animal Science/Pre-Veterinary Medicine at the University of Nebraska –Lincoln. She has been accepted a... Read More