Deadline Extended for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Lyons, NE - USDA's National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced  that the deadline for producer applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) has been extended to M... Read More

IP-based dispatch system working well; now paid for

Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Monday approved final payment for the MAX Dispatch system, which has been in use at the Communications Center since last June. The Zetron MAX system employs advanced next generation IP-based features and functionalit... Read More

March 2, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.76 (-0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.76 (-0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.76 (-0.14) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.78 (-0.14) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.67 (-0.14) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.70 (-0.12) ... Read More

Chadron selects new airline for Denver flights

The Chadron City Council on Monday night formally recommended to the federal Department of Transportation that Boutique Air of San Francisco be awarded the Essential Air Service subsidy contracts for service to Denver from Chadron and Alliance. The A... Read More

Gering man accused of assaulting inmate

A Gering man who is serving the maximum sentence on a crime he pleaded 'no contest' to in December is now facing a new charge. 23-year-old John Marsh is accused of injuring Scotts Bluff County Detention Center inmate Stephen Engelhart on February ... Read More

Health Advisory, Safety Tips Issued For Flint Hills Burning Season

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reminds Kansans that early March through the end of April is the time when large areas of the state’s Flint Hills rangeland are burned, a practice that can impact air quality. ... Read More

Snarr: Gering needs to study more sites for future landfill

The city of Gering has decided they need to study more than one future landfill site. The city has a purchased site on Alan and Patricia Weinhold's property a mile and a half east of the city limits, but City Engineer Paul Snarr says they need to ... Read More

USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for March 2015

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) today announced interest rates for March 2015. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for March is 0.250 percent, unchanged from 0.250 percent in Febru... Read More

‘Celebrating Safe and Healthy Ag Workers’ -- National Ag Day, March 18

National Agriculture Day, March 18, spotlights American agriculture and serves as a reminder that agriculture is part of us all. The U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers join producers, agricultural associations, corporations, students and gov... Read More

Salary lapses to be used in reducing Bluffs budget deficit

The Scottsbluff City Council Monday evening approved using a three percent across the board hiring lapse to help cover a $270,000 budget shortfall. The three percent cut will be achieved primarily through departments having waited a couple months to ... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Monday's Games= N.Y. Rangers 4, Nashville 1 Chicago 5, Carolina 2 San Jose 4, Montreal 0 Tuesday's Games= Nashville at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Calgary at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Washington at Columbus, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. ... Read More