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Poultry Industry Fears RFS Will Increase Grain Prices

The U.S. poultry industry is concerned the Renewable Fuel Standard targets for 2017 and 2018 will increase feed prices for poultry farmers. Set by the Environmental Protection Agency, the RFS targe... Read More

Meininger to continue as Mayor of Scottsbluff

The Scottsbluff city council Monday evening seated Raymond Gonzales and Scott Shaver, who were both elected to retain their seats in last months election. The council then selected Randy Meininger, who has been Mayor for the past 10 years to conti... Read More

House Speaker Promises Regulation Relief in Next Congress

House Speaker Paul Ryan promises to provide regulatory relief during the next Congress. The Wisconsin Republican over the weekend used agriculture as an example of needing relief during a CBS 60 Minutes interview. He called regulatory relief his s... Read More

Barker officially retiring from coaching at Scottsbluff High School

After a storied career at Scottsbluff High School, Jim Barker is officially retiring, from both the classroom and the coaching ranks. Scottsbluff Activities Director Dave Hoxworth released a statement last night saying that Barker has filed his re... Read More

NFL Scores

NFL Monday's Game Indianapolis 41, N.Y. Jets 10 Thursday's Game Oakland at Kansas City, 8:25 p.m. Sunday's Games Denver at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Arizona at Miami, 1 p.m. Houston ... Read More

NBA Scores

NBA Monday's Games Denver 106, Philadelphia 98 Cleveland 116, Toronto 112 Oklahoma City 102, Atlanta 99 Washington 118, Brooklyn 113 Houston 107, Boston 106 Memphis 110, New Orleans 108, 2OT Portland 112, Chicago 110 San Antonio 97, Milwauke... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Monday's Games Washington 3, Buffalo 2, OT Boston 4, Florida 3, OT Columbus 4, Arizona 1 Pittsburgh 8, Ottawa 5 Tuesday's Games Vancouver at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Buffalo, 7 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Florida a... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Monday's Scores By The Associated Press= BOYS BASKETBALL= North Platte St. Patrick's 57, Sandhills/Thedford 33 GIRLS BASKETBALL= Ansley-Litchfield 44, Arcadia-Loup City 35 North Platte St. Patrick's 48, Sandhills/Thedford 20 Omaha Roncalli 54,... Read More

NFBF President Calls on Governor, Legislature to Broaden Sales Tax Base to Reduce Property Taxes

The President of Nebraska’s largest general farm organization called on Gov. Pete Ricketts and members of the Nebraska Legislature to pass legislation initiating state tax reform that would broaden Nebraska’s sales tax base as a means to offset a... Read More

Commissioners revisiting need for detention center expansion

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners have decided to re-evaluate  the need for a planned $11.6 million, 134 bed  expansion of the jail facility. The 25,000 square foot addition was being considered to alleviate overcrowding that has put the... Read More

Commissioners move forward on transit plan, Admin building remodel

The Scotts Bluff County commissioners have agreed to move forward with two proposed fixed routes for the Scotts Bluff County Public Transit program. The idea, which is funded mostly by federal and state funds with a 10% county match, received posi... Read More