National Corn Yield Contest Offers Tips from Top Growers

The National Corn Growers Association released a video today offering tips from perennial high-yield entrants of the National Corn Yield Contest during a breakfast at Commodity Classic in Phoenix hono... Read More

Bluffs BB gun vandalism causes $15,000 damage

Scottsbluff Police are estimating  $15,000 in damage when at least 40 vehicles were the targets of BB gun vandalism Saturday. Sergeant Lee Pinet says the reports started coming in from throughout the city at 9:30 p.m. Pinet says as  of Sunday mo... Read More

Melbeta woman dies in two vehicle accident on Highway 92

A 72 year old Melbeta woman died Sunday morning when the vehicle she was riding in struck a semi at  the Melbeta turnoff on Highway 92. The Nebraska State Patrol says the victim ,Ladena Hill, was a front seat passenger in the 2005 Chevrolet drive... Read More

Girls State Basketball Pairings

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Cougars add Monday softball games

The Western Nebraska Community College softball team added a home doubleheader for Monday, March 2 as North Platte Community College will come to town.  The first pitch is slated for 12 noon at Volunteer Field....... Read More

Court arguments Monday in Wyoming wild horse roundup case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Monday in a lawsuit over a recent roundup of hundreds of wild horses from the open range in western Wyoming. U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal will hear arguments at the Univ... Read More

Rotary Gold event to be held March 7th in Gering

The Rotary Club of Scottsbluff/ Gering is pleased to announce their annual Rotary Gold event will be held on March 7th at the Gering Civic Center. The event features a continental buffet catered by The Meat Shoppe, a large silent auction, and an e... Read More

NCGA Past President: Diversity Makes Us a Better Industry

Speaking on a panel of female, minority, veteran, and young farmers at Commodity Classic, National Corn Growers Association Past President Pam Johnson highlighted the importance of diversity to the agricultural industry. "As an industry, we are bet... Read More

Omaha woman imprisoned for poisoning margaritas to be freed

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ An Omaha woman who has been in prison since 2004 for poisoning her sister-in-law's margaritas has been granted parole. Omaha television station WOWT reports that the Nebraska Parole Board unanimously granted parole to Maureen ... Read More

3% cut one of the options for Bluffs council to address budget shortfall

A three percent across the board cut in the current Scottsbluff general fund budget may be used to help the city cover a shortfall in their budget caused mostly by the city council's's reluctance to implement a budgeted lodging tax. The council bu... Read More

Nutrition Subcommittee Holds Hearing to Review SNAP Recipient Characteristics and Dynamics

Today, Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Chairwoman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, held a public hearing to review the characteristics and dynamics of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. The comm... Read More