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Rotational grazing to be highlighted at conference

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State University and the Kansas Forage and Grassland Council (KSFGC) will hold its Winter Forage Conference and KSFGC Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the We... Read More

Artist guild hosts open house

The North Platte Valley Artist Guild Annual Art Show open house will be tomorrow (Nov. 18), from 1 to 4 p.m., at the West Nebraska Arts Center in Scottsbluff. There will be coffee, and desserts for visitors. “We’ll have guild members and some ... Read More

Klein sentenced to 24 to 32 years in prison

Former Scottsbluff High golf coach Mike Klein was sentenced this afternoon to 24 to 32 years in prison after he entered no contest pleas last month to four counts of first degree sexual assault of a minor. Judge Leo Dobrovolny sentenced Klein to cons... Read More

EPA Wants to Extend Effective Date of WOTUS by Two Years

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to prevent the controversial 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule from taking effect while the agency undertakes a complete rewrite, proposing to extend the effective date of t... Read More

Nov. 17, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.24(+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.24 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.24 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.02 (+0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.02 (+0.05) Frenchman Valley... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Agreement with Bulgarian Soybean Processers

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has signed letters of intent with nine soybean processing companies in Bulgaria to promote the use of Nebraska-grown soybeans and soybean products in their faci... Read More

Biodiesel Board Responds to RFS RIN Concerns

A letter from the National Biodiesel Board to the Trump Administration seeks to clarify issues refineries are wanted addressed. Texas Senator Ted Cruz is holding the nomination of Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey to the Department of Agricultu... Read More

WNCC Board approves tuition rates, construction contract for renovation

The WNCC Board of Governors has approved a minimal increase in tuition for the upcoming school year. President Dr. Todd Holcomb says when the board approved tuition rates Wednesday for the 2018-19 school year, they considered a faculty request to ... Read More

Scottsbluff man charged with third degree sexual assault of  a child

A 42 year old Scottsbluff man accused of inappropriately touching a young girl  several times has been charged with third degree sexual assault of a minor. Court documents say an arrest warrant for Doug Fox was issued after a forensic interview w... Read More

(Video) Farm Bureau Survey Reveals Lowest Thanksgiving Dinner Cost in Five Years

American Farm Bureau Federation’s 32nd annual price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.12, a 75-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.87. T... Read More

Nebraska unemployment for October lowest since 1999

The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate dropped slightly in October to 2.7 percent, reaching a low that hasn't been seen since 1999. The department said in a report released Friday that the figure was one-tenth... Read More