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Maine Takes Lead in Food Sovereignty Movement

Maine Governor Paul LePage recently signed a bill into law that affirms the rights of cities and towns to regulate local food production in their areas. A Press Herald Dot Com report says that makes M... Read More

Aulick Industries awarded 2017 Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative Grant

Governor Pete Ricketts announced today that Aulick Industries of Scottsbluff is one of three companies across Nebraska  as a 2017 grant recipients for the Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative. The program that connects young Nebraskans to ... Read More

Kimball Police seeking assistance in vandalism spree

The Kimball Police Department is investigating a recent rash of vandalism in the southern panhandle town. Police Chief Andy Bremer says in the early hours of Saturday morning, a group of unknown individuals vandalized the City of Kimball Municipal... Read More

County looking to take final steps before beginning detention center remodel

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 4:30 this afternoon to set a bond amount for the detention center remodel project . The commissioners and Construction Manager at Risk FCI have set a guaranteed maximum price of ... Read More

China Corn Acreage Down

BEIJING (DTN) -- There are very diverse survey reports in China recently, showing the disagreement of different organizations in corn crop acreage, but most of the reports showed that Chinese farmers may have cut more corn acreage. With summer... Read More

Scottsbluff man facing terroristic threats charges after threatening victim with knife

A Scottsbluff man is facing several felony charges following a Friday evening disturbance at a home on Avenue H. 18-year-old Jared Spurgeon is facing charges of Terroristic Threats, Use of a Deadly Weapon to Commit a Felony, Assault and Disorderly... Read More

Bluffs man arrested for driving 80+ mph down Broadway

A 28-year-old Scottsbluff man  lands himself in jail on Friday night after allegedly racing down Broadway at speeds between 80 to 100 miles per per hour. Court documents say Reuben Mendez was seen racing southbound in the 2200 block of Broadway ... Read More

Minnesota Still Engaging With Cuba Despite Setback

Minnesota’s government and businesses are actively engaging in Cuba in areas like agricultural trade. This is despite a rollback in trade relations by U.S. President Donald Trump. Reuters reports that Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith is ... Read More

Legion baseball: Weekend Recap

Here's a recap of legion baseball from the weekend. Westco Zephyrs go 4-0 hosting the NTC Tournament After a 4-0 weekend hosting the NTC Tournament the Westco Zephyrs find themselves over .500 (15-12) for the first time this season. They ope... Read More

Sanderson Farms Sued Over Drugs in Poultry

Three of the bigger activist groups filed suit against Sanderson Farms, a major poultry-producing company. Politico’s Morning Ag Report says the Organic Consumers Association, Friends of the Earth, and Center for Food Safety all allege that the com... Read More

State, Local Officials Urge Inclusive Approach to WOTUS Rewrite

Any rewrite of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) regulation – which clarifies the waters and wetlands that fall under federal protection – should reflect differences in regional climate, geology and hydrology,... Read More