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Crop Progress and Condition June 28

Nebraska For the week ending June 28, 2015, rainfall of one inch or more was recorded in portions of north central Nebraska as well as southeastern areas, according to the USDA’s National Agricultu... Read More

June 26, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.15 (+0.25) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.15 (+0.25) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.15 (+0.25) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.09 (+0.24) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.14 (+0.24) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.09 (+0.22) ... Read More

CEO Forrest Roberts Resigns from NCBA

Forrest Roberts has announced his resignation as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), effective July 31. Roberts has been the CEO of NCBA since 2009. Roberts is leaving NCBA to pursue other opportunit... Read More

SCOTUS Rules Against EPA Emission Rules

A divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled against federal regulators' attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants. The rules began to take effect in April, but the court split 5-4 along ideological lines to r... Read More

Organizers making final preparations for Oregon Trial Days 2015

With the 94th annual Oregon Trial Days celebration starting next week, Committee Chairman Bill Schlaepfer says things are beginning to fall in place for another successful year. Events get underway next Thursday with the Kickoff Barbecue & Str... Read More

German man ID'd as pedestrian killed in Sunday night Scottsbluff

A 68-year-old man who died as a result of injuries sustained after being struck by a car in Scottsbluff has been identified as Michael Schmidt from Leipzig, Germany. Captain Tony Straub says that Schmidt was here in the United States on tour at t... Read More

Stinner to tackle K-12 school funding formula

State Senator John Stinner of Scottsbluff says he will be working over the summer on legislation that would attempt to modify the K-12 state aid to schools funding formula. The funding formula has been criticized by many because of the inequity in... Read More

Wyoming Wheat Field Variety Tours to Take Place Tomorrow

The University of Wyoming and Crop Research Foundation winter wheat variety trial tour will take place June 30, 2014 beginning at: 9 a.m., Wytah Farm (Wyoming On Farm Trial):  From the I-80 Exit 391 (Egbert Exit) go west one mile on the south ser... Read More

Senate Ag Chair Plans for Movement on COOL in July

Senate Ag Chair Pat Roberts says the Senate must take action in July on Country of Origin meat labeling. The House and Senate went on recess following the end of last week, but once back in session, Roberts would like to see the Senate move forward w... Read More

Bluffs Police make arrest after threat with a sledgehammer

A 27 year old man who threatened another man with a sledgehammer Sunday night near a Scottsbluff business has been arrested  on suspicion of assault by intimidation, terroristic threats and use of a weapon to commit a felony. Court documents say ... Read More

Goshen Sheriff confirms  Lingle man who murdered 4-month-old boy has died

The Goshen County Sheriff’s Office says Goshen County Coroner Darin Yates has confirmed 53 year old Duane Sylvester of Lingle, Wyoming has passed away. The Sheriff's office indicated last Friday the rural Lingle man fatally shot a four month old... Read More