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Elkhorn South Star to Walk On at Nebraska

Lincoln – University of Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Friday that Justin Costello will join the program as a walk-on for the 2017-18 season. Costello, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound guard, was a four-ye... Read More

Autopsy confirms Bluffs man found in drainage canal died of hypothermia

Scottsbluff Police say an autopsy on the body of a man found the evening of April 29th near a drainage canal in Scottsbluff confirmed he died from hypothermia. Captain Brian Wasson says the autopsy showed intoxicants in the body of 45 year old Bil... Read More

USDA Farm Service Agency County Committee Nomination Period Begins June 15

he U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins on Thursday, June 15, 2017. “County committees allow farmers and ranchers to make important decisions about... Read More

Installation of new SHS scoreboards to begin soon

Installation of new scoreboards at the Scottsbluff high school gym, softball fields, and Bearcat Stadium for the 2017-18 sports season will begin soon. Scottsbluff Booster Club President Jeff Kriewald  says they are in the process of finalizing t... Read More

May 26, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.20 (+0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.20 (+0.07) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.20 (+0.07) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.40 (+0.06) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.40 (+0.06) Frenchman Valle... Read More

USDA Releases Bearish Cattle On Feed Report

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.0 million head on May 1, 2017. The inventory was 2 percent above May 1, 2016. Placements in feedlots during April tot... Read More

Cabela's sought sale before hedge fund pressure

Financial documents show Cabela's had been trying to sell itself months before an investor declared its big stake and publicly pushed for the sale. The Omaha World-Herald reports that documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission th... Read More

Sasse: Senate health debate may not get desired outcome

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse says trade and health care were the two big topics as he toured Western Sugar this morning to learn more about the sugar industry. Sasse says the overriding public desire is for Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare. But ... Read More

Lawmakers Use Farm Bill Hearing to Push Back on Proposed USDA Budget Cuts

As they heard testimony from economists on the problems in farm country, leaders of the Senate Agriculture said Thursday there should no more cuts to farm bill programs. Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and ranking member Debbie Stabenow, D-M... Read More

Experts Expect Down Farm Economy to Continue

A financial expert forecasted to lawmakers Thursday the current agriculture economic conditions will continue. During a Senate Agriculture Committee on the rural economy, Nathan Kauffman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City informed the comm... Read More

(VIDEO) New Fire Relief PSA Features Actor Eric Stonestreet

Kansas farmers and ranchers are still recovering and rebuilding after the state’s largest wildfire burned more than 651,000 acres causing more than $38 million in losses in March. “This fire was devastating,” Matt Teagarden, Kansas Livestock... Read More