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NeFB President Calls on Governor, Legislature to Broaden Sales Tax Base to Reduce Property Taxes

The President of Nebraska’s largest general farm organization called on Gov. Pete Ricketts and members of the Nebraska Legislature to pass legislation initiating state tax reform that would broaden ... Read More

Whiteclay beer stores reapply for Nebraska liquor licenses

Four beer stores in Whiteclay are reapplying for licenses to sell alcohol in the unincorporated village next to South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission received the applications late last week. In No... Read More

Nebraska Adds Donté Williams to Football Staff

Head Coach Mike Riley has filled the opening on the Nebraska football coaching staff by hiring Donté Williams as an assistant coach. Williams joins the Nebraska staff after spending the 2016 regular season on the defensive staff at the University... Read More

Scottsbluff Public Schools receives AdvancED Accreditation

The Scottsbluff Public School System Monday was presented a plaque signifying they have met the highest standards in their recent accreditation review. The AdvancED accreditation visit by the Nebraska Department of Education is done every five or ... Read More

Terrytown trailer fire

Authorities continue to investigate a trailer fire that started in Terrytown Sunday evening, and now say it may not be accidental. Fire crews were called to a home on McGuire Street around 6 p.m. Scottsbluff Rural Fire Chief Paul Reisig says th... Read More

Bayer and FaunaPhotonics Collaborate to Develop Sensor Technology for Monitoring Insects

 Bayer and FaunaPhotonics, Copenhagen, Denmark, have entered into a three-year research cooperation to develop new sensor solutions for improved monitoring of agricultural insect pests as well as non-target insects including beneficials. Efficient p... Read More

Dec. 5, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.59 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.59 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.59 (steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.13 (-0.01) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.13 (-0.01) Frenchman Va... Read More


COLWICH – Jesse McCurry has been selected as Executive Director of the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission and Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association. McCurry is an experienced agricultural advocate, with expertise in agriculture, ethanol and publi... Read More

Icahn to Help Trump Fill EPA Slot

One of the top advisers President-elect Donald Trump is consulting as he prepares to nominate the next chief of the Environmental Protection Agency is a multibillionaire whose firm is facing hundreds of millions of dollars in costs to comply with an ... Read More

Scottsbluff hosting community meeting to discuss potential community garden

Scottsbluff residents are being invited to attend a community meeting Monday night to talk about plans and locations for a community garden. City Planner Annie Folck says the meeting will start at 7 p.m. at the Guadalupe Center on December 5th. Th... Read More

HS basketball weekend wrap up

Many expected a close, exciting boys championship game of the Western Conference Tournament on Saturday night. What they got was more Scottsbluff dominance over their rival, as the Bearcats cruised to a 87-60 title game win. Landon Walker had t... Read More