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Today on News:  Gering approves hiring of new city engineer Four men caught in December Scottsbluff prostitution sting have sentencing dates set Scotts Bluff County Detention Cente... Read More

Former nurse sentenced to prison for fondling Scottsbluff patients

A former nurse accused of fondling three sedated patients while administering pain killers at Regional West was sentenced today (Tuesday) to three,  one year terms in prison. The new prison terms will be  concurrent with a 12 year prison sentence i... Read More

CA Judge Says Glyphosate Can Be Listed Under Prop 65

A California Appeals Court sided with the Center for Food Safety and the state of California in affirming that Monsanto’s glyphosate pesticide can be listed under Prop 65. The listing says glyphosate is a known carcinogen. Monsanto filed a lawsu... Read More

Valley Youth Connections offers help for at-risk youth

Valley Youth Connections, a new service which helps referral based at risk youth in the community, has begun a youth narcotics and alcohol anonymous program. The program, for one hour from 4 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday at 29 South Beltline Highway, be... Read More

U.S. farmers and ranchers: time is running out to complete the  2017 Census of Agriculture

WASHINGTON – April 24, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the window is closing on the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Census of Agr... Read More

April 24, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.25 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.25 (+0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.25 (+0.09) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.44 (+0.09) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.44 (+0.09) Frenchman Valle... Read More

WNCC’s Smith, Stratford headed to the next level for soccer

The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team will be sending two players onto the next level after sophomores Morgan Smith, of Scottsbluff, and Juliana Stratford, from Utah, recently signed letters to attend four-year colleges. Smith... Read More

Sentencing dates set for men caught in December prostitution sting

All four men who were arrested following an investigation by the Panhandle Regional Team of the Nebraska Human Trafficking Task Force will learn their fates in the coming months in Scotts Bluff County Court. The four men went to an area hotel aft... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers will not hold special session

Lawmakers will not convene for a special session to deal with Nebraska's property tax system this year because the effort did not receive enough support. Laura Strimple, a spokeswoman for the secretary of state, says only 14 senators had signed th... Read More

Nebraska Chicken and Eggs

LINCOLN, Neb. April 23, 2018 - All layers in Nebraska during March 2018 totaled 7.69 million, down from 8.42 million the previous year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Nebraska egg production during March totaled ... Read More

On One-Year Anniversary, Chairman Roberts Hears Secretary Perdue’s ‘State of Rural America’ Update

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today held a hearing titled, “The State of Rural America.” “Producers in Kansas and all across the coun... Read More