Good Samaritan Injured Changing Tire

On Sunday night just before 7:00 p.m. the Stanton County Sheriff's Office and Madison County Sheriff's Office investigated a three vehicle accident on U.S. Hwy 275 near the county line just east of No... Read More

2 killed, 2 injured in crash north of Greeley

Authorities say two people were killed and two others were injured when the vehicle they were in was struck by a tractor-trailer that rolled over north of Greeley. The Greeley Tribune reports the truck was hauling logs when it rolled on Colorado ... Read More

Commissioners approve tax friendly budget

The Scotts Bluff County Board Monday afternoon approved a 2014-15 budget that barely raises the property tax asking for the next year and actually reduces the general fund levy by over two cents. County Management Accountant Jerry Crable says the ... Read More

Torrington teenager enters not guilty plea on amended first degree murder charge

A 16 year old Torrington teenager Monday entered a not guilty plea to an  amended first degree murder charge in the death early this year of Scotts Bluff County Corrections officer Amanda Baker. Dylan Cardeilhac is accused in the early morning Va... Read More

October 27th trial date set for man accused in death of Gering toddler

An October 27th trial date was definitively set Monday during a brief pre-trial motion hearing regarding 28 year old Dustin Chauncey, who is facing trial in the 2008 death of 2 year old Juliette Geurts of Gering after being indicted by a grand jury. ... Read More

Bluffs man charged with selling meth near school has 1st court appearance

A 23 year old Scottsbluff man had a first appearance in Scotts Bluff County Court Monday on two counts of distribution of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school zone. Court Documents say Patrick Little Wolf was arrested after WING Drug Task... Read More

Garbacz Receives National Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture

LINCOLN – Stan Garbacz, the Agricultural Trade Representative for the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA), has been awarded the James A. Graham Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture.  The award was presented to Garbacz late last week d... Read More

Governor appoints two new representatives to Nebraska Wheat Board

Governor Dave Heinemann recently appointed Bob Delsing of Hemingford, Neb. and Steve Wiese of Wilber, Neb. as directors for Districts 1 and 6 respectively on the Nebraska Wheat Board. Delsing, his wife Karen, now deceased, and their three children... Read More

Northeast Health Professionals Learn How Farmers are “Raising the Steaks”

As part of its Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI), the checkoff recently hosted a “Raising the Steaks” immersion event for eager health and nutrition professionals at Hedgeapple Farm in Buckeystown, Md. The tour was Sept. 9, with more t... Read More

National Research Council Public Hearing Opens Doors to Biotech Opponents

OMAHA (DTN) -- Some of the most vocal critics of genetically engineered crops will get a spotlight shined on them this week in Washington, D.C., as the National Research Council holds two days of hearings as part of the group's latest review of crop ... Read More

Heineman: Picking new Lt. governor will take couple weeks

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says he will appoint a new lieutenant governor even though he only has about four months left in office. But Heineman said Monday that he doesn't expect to announce a replacement for Lavon Heidemann a couple of weeks. ... Read More