Quest for 3rd straight Region IX title begins today at home for Lady Cougars

The Western Nebraska Community College women's basketball team's quest for a third straight regional title begins Tuesday as WNCC gets set to host the 15-team Region IX Tournament. The Cougars, 27-... Read More

Scottsbluff will host Alliance in B6 District final

Three days of play in three different locations.  The B6 Boys District Basketball Tournament has been a wild one. After Alliance won at McCook Saturday afternoon the tournament moved to top seeded Sidney for semifinal action Monday night and afte... Read More

Cougar softball sweeps North Platte

Andy Hancock hammered two home runs and the Western Nebraska Community College softball team claimed a doubleheader over North Platte Community College Monday afternoon at Volunteer Field in Scottsbluff. Hancock had 3-run home runs in each game. I... Read More

Eight ‘Communities of Opportunity’ Will Strengthen Links Between Farmers and Consumers

Washington, D.C., March 2, 2015 – Eight communities across the country will receive training and assistance to link family farmers and local residents who lack access to healthy food. Growing Food Connections (GFC) will help local governments, plan... Read More

Commissioners approve Monument pedestrian/bike lane agreement....again

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners for the second time in two years have approved an agreement with the federal government  to expand the Monument Valley Pathway system. The expansion will   move the pathway from west U Street through the Legac... Read More

NMPF/USDEC Endorse Trade Promotion Authority Approval for Trade Agreements

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) today jointly urged Congress to enact new Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, saying it is crucial to securing well-negotiated trade agreements, includin... Read More

New Consortium Launched to Conserve Monarch Butterfly Habitat in Iowa

AMES, Iowa — Enhancing the monarch butterfly’s habitat in rural and urban Iowa is the goal of a new, broad-based statewide effort. The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium, established through the efforts of Iowa State University’s Coll... Read More

Four Lady Huskers honored

Lincoln - Emily Cady and Rachel Theriot earned second-team All-Big Ten honors, while Tear'a Laudermill added honorable-mention recognition when the Big Ten Conference announced its postseason awards live on BTN on Monday. Cady, a 6-2 senior forwa... Read More

U.S. agriculture delegation visits Cuba, protests embargo

The most important U.S. agricultural delegation to visit Cuba in more than a decade began three days of meetings on Monday, hoping to find potential business partners and urge the U.S. Congress to lift the trade embargo against the Caribbean nation. ... Read More

Agriculture discussion to kick off series of round tables on use of drones

Agriculture is the topic of the first in a series of discussions about the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) by public and private interest groups in Kansas. The working sessions will culminate at the Kansas UAS Summit in Wichita this fall. The a... Read More

Productivity & the environment focus of international conference

FEBRUARY 26, 2015: Debate over the sustainability of agriculture revolves, in part, around divergent beliefs about the implications of agricultural productivity growth for the environment. Yet understanding of how technological change and productivit... Read More