Bluffs man accused of enticing teen also faces charge of perjury

A 34 year old Scottsbluff man facing trial for allegedly enticing a 15 year old Alliance girl with an electronic device entered a not guilty plea Friday in Scotts Bluff County District Court to perjur... Read More

No resignation from Goodell

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is calling an unsportsmanlike penalty--on himself. Vowing to ``get the NFL's house in order,'' Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. At a news conference Friday, ... Read More

House Ag Committee Looks At Soil Health

Advocates for soil health highlighted the benefits of both soil and water quality to members of a House Agriculture subcommittee on Thursday, but they also acknowledged solid economic numbers are needed to get more farmers to adopt such practices. T... Read More

From the Land of Kansas Tailgate Contest Winners Announced

MANHATTAN, Kan. - The state agriculture trademark program, From the Land of Kansas, has announced the winners of the K-State vs. Auburn pre-game tailgate contest. First place in the main dish category went to Melissa Wahl, Manhattan, Kansas, with her... Read More

Group to support proposed Highway 385 expansion

Members of the Heartland Expressway Association say they will testify favorably for expansion of a section of Highway 385 to four lanes during a public meeting October 1st in Alliance. The Nebraska Department of Roads and the Federal Highway Admin... Read More

FDA Tweaking Food Safety Rules Due Next Year

The government said Friday it will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business. New proposals by the Food and Drug Administration would make it easier for farmers to meet water qua... Read More

September 18, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney,                   4.93 (-0.12) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport,         4.93 (-0.12) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman,                   4.93 (-0.12) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford,... Read More

Beef Checkoff Budget Set

The Cattlemen’s Beef Board will invest about $39 million into programs under the fiscal year 2015 budget, pending review by the full Beef Board and USDA approval. In action earlier this week, the Operating Committee approved checkoff funding for a ... Read More

Harvest Festival this weekend at Legacy of the Plains

The Legacy of the Plains Museum is teaming with activity Friday as final preparations are underway for this weekend's Harvest Festival. Executive Director Katie Bradshaw says in terms of the indoor exhibits, they will not be 100% complete with prepar... Read More

Man pleas to amended child pornography charge

A 31 year old man arrested in Gosper County on a Scotts Bluff County warrant has entered a no contest plea to attempted distribution of child pornography in a plea agreement with prosecutors. Jonathan Bye was living at a trailer court at Johnson L... Read More

USDA investing $68 million in Renewable Energy Projects

USDA secretary Tom Vilsack announced Thursday $68 million worth of funding for 540 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects Nationwide. The funding includes loan guarantees and grants for solar energy to create jobs, promote energy independenc... Read More