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Bluffs council approves agreement to renovate Splash locker rooms

On July 31st the city of Scottsbluff is getting out of its contract with the Scottsbluff school district to split costs for operation of the Splash Arena. Prior to that happening,  the council Mon... Read More

Suspect in Gering home invasion robbery has 1st court appearance

One of two suspects in a robbery and home invasion of an elderly Gering couple a week ago Sunday had a first court appearance Monday. The couple's grandson, Levi Hartman was arrested after 9 a.m. Saturday on Highway 71 near Sandberg Implement. ... Read More

Million dollar bond set for pharmacy robbery suspect

Bond was set at $1 million with a 10% cash provision Monday for the Gering man accused of using a handgun to rob five pharmacies over a 7-month period. 25-year-old Richard Trapp was arrested by authorities in Gering last Wednesday shortly after th... Read More

 House to Focus on Trade, 2016 Appropriations This Month

Congress is back in Washington today following its one-week Memorial Day recess, with Republican leaders saying that fiscal 2016 appropriations and Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) are high on their agendas. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Ca... Read More

June 1, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.69 (+0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.69 (+0.15) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.69 (+0.15) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.64 (+0.15) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.65 (+0.16) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.64 (+0.15) ... Read More

Oregon Trail Wagon Train personal property auction is this Wednesday

Auctioneer Darrell Kraupie says it will be an historic and yet a sad day when the equipment and personal property from the historic Oregon Trail Wagon Train tourism attraction is sold at auction this coming Wednesday at the site near Bayard. Kraup... Read More

May 29, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.54 (-0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.54 (-0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.54 (-0.11) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.49 (-0.03) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.49 (-0.11) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.49 (-0.11) ... Read More

Beef Checkoff Hosts Nutrition Adventure

KEARNEY, NE – The Nebraska Beef Council, in partnership with the Kansas and Missouri beef councils, hosted a select group of 32 registered dietitians from eight states in Kansas City, May 20-22 for Nutrition Adventure 2015. The checkoff-funded even... Read More

Port workers lift strike threat in Argentina export hub: port chamber

Port workers in Argentina's Rosario grains export hub lifted a threat to launch a strike on Monday to allow further negotiations with employers, the local port chamber said. The workers, members of the San Lorenzo branch of the CGT labor federatio... Read More

USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for June 2015

WASHINGTON, June, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) today announced interest rates for June 2015. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for June is 0.250 percent, unchanged from 0.250 percent in May. Th... Read More

ESU 13 takes over Head Start program; secures $14 million grant

Early childhood development programs are being put front and center at Educational Service Unit #13 in Scottsbluff. In October, 2014 Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska learned they were terminated as the grantee for the Head Start ... Read More