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Sasse to New Agriculture Secretary:

Today, shortly after Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the U.S. Agriculture Secretary, U.S. Senator Ben Sasse invited the new secretary to Nebraska and urged him to "be a champion for free trade" inside th... Read More

WNCC baseball game moved to Wednesday

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball game that was slated for Thursday, April 27 has been moved to Wednesday, April 26 against McCook Community College. The one, 9-inning game will begin at 2 p.m. The Empire Conference contest is importan... Read More

WNCC softball will host Lamar in Region IX first round on Sunday

The Western Nebraska Community College softball team will open the Region IX tournament on Sunday at 12 noon when they host Lamar Community College in a best of three series. WNCC and Lamar will play two games on Sunday with an if-necessary game on M... Read More

April 25, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.88 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.88 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.88 (+0.10) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.26 (+0.13) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.26 (+0.13) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Longtime businessman, Airport Authority Board member passes away

Funeral services have been scheduled for longtime Scottsbluff businessman and Airport Authority Board member John Steinmark, who passed away at his home Monday. Steinmark grew up on a rural Bayard farm and served in the Army during the Vietnam war... Read More

Bayard man's sentencing date for causing fatal accident east of Minatare delayed

The sentencing date for a Bayard man convicted of causing a fatal accident at a construction area east of Minatare has been pushed back to May 15th. 29-year-old Trevor Teichroeb, who entered a no contest plea to misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide, wi... Read More

Huskers Sign Winthrop Big Man

Lincoln – University of Nebraska Head Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Duby Okeke (prounounced Doobie Okay-Kay) has signed with Nebraska to join the Husker basketball program for the 2017-18 season. Okeke, a 6-foot-8, 230-pound center from Jo... Read More

Biofuels Stakeholders Issue Statement on Oral Arguments for  2014-2016 Renewable Volume Obligations

Sioux Falls, SD – In response to oral arguments held earlier Monday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on the petition for review of the Renewable Volume Obligations for 2014-2016 filed by Americans for Clean Energy, ... Read More

Huskers Sign Thomas Allen

Lincoln -- Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced the signing of guard Thomas Allen on Tuesday.  Allen will join the Husker basketball program for the 2017-18 season. A 6-foot-1, 180-pound guard, Allen was a top-100 recruit nationally by ESPN, Scout ... Read More

Regional Drug Task Forces arrest eleven in major drug sweep

The U.S. Attorney's Office says a cooperative effort today (Tuesday) between two regional drug task forces has led to the arrest of eleven individuals. The charges vary from Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substan... Read More

50 Students from Nebraska, Western Iowa Awarded 2017 AKSARBEN Horatio Alger State Scholarship

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced the 50 recipi... Read More