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4-0 Huskers Hyped for Illinois

Lincoln, Neb.—The Nebraska football team practiced in full pads and helmets for just over two and a half hours Tuesday afternoon. The offense worked in Memorial Stadium while the defense practiced o... Read More

BMS student aces ACT; awarded full ride to UNL

Tuesday was a monumental day for 12-year-old Bluffs Middle School student Jamie Chen. Not only did she learn she scored a perfect 36 on the reading portion of her ACT's, but was presented a full tuition scholarship to UNL once she graduates. KN... Read More

Gering teen placed on probation for secret pictures of GHS locker room

A teenager accused of secretly recording activity in the girls locker room at Gering High School has  been placed on probation until he is an adult with no access to social media and electronic devices with portable cameras. Scotts Bluff County C... Read More

Sept. 27, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.71 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.71(+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.71 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 2.99 (+0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 2.99 (+0.05) Frenchman Valley... Read More

Bloated Expenses Weigh on Profits

MANHATTAN, Kan. (DTN) -- Some Grain Belt analysts question USDA's latest 2016 farm income estimates as overly optimistic. They doubt growers were able to shed as much in input costs this season as USDA's revised August estimates indicated. Kansas St... Read More

NCF Accepting Applications for CME Beef Industry Scholarship

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is now accepting applications for 2017-2018 beef industry scholarships sponsored by CME Group. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry. “... Read More

Colorado man faces trial on explosives charges

A 51-year-old Colorado man facing explosives charges in Sidney had his case bound over to District Court following a preliminary hearing Tuesday. Cheyenne County Attorney Paul Schaub says Edgar Almond of Loveland is charged with possession of a de... Read More

House Committee Looks Into International Cancer Agency

OMAHA (DTN) -- Because the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or IARC, receives federal funding, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is launching an inquiry into the National Institutes of Health's support for the group t... Read More

Scotts Bluff County Special Enforcement Planned

Increasing seat belt usage and intersection safety will be the focus of a six-week long special enforcement effort planned for Scotts Bluff County. Over the past three years there have been 14 motor vehicle fatalities in Scotts Bluff County. Five ... Read More

Leadership changes at RDC intended to raise expectations and bring more energy

Leadership changes have been made at the Riverside Discovery Center. Riverside Discovery Center Board President Martin Mickey confirmed Tuesday morning that Zoo Director Peter Halliday was let go by the board, and RDC Executive Director Anne Jame... Read More

Sandhills State Bank Donates $2,000 to United Way Day of Caring

Sandhills State Bank donated $2,000 to United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte and Dawes Counties to support United Way’s Day of Caring which is scheduled for October 5 at First Baptist Church in Alliance. During the event, approximately 6... Read More