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Agriculture Appropriations Bill Passes Senate Appropriations Committee with Sen. Moran’s Support

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) this week applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee’s approval of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropr... Read More

Teen injured in Thursday night rollover

On July 20, 2017 at approximately 11:38 p.m., Deputies, Valley Ambulance and the Scottsbluff Rural Fire Department responded to a report of a rollover injury accident in the area of Lake Minatare Road and County Road 26. Investigation revealed tha... Read More

First Round of NAFTA Talks Scheduled

As expected, U.S. trade officials confirmed this week that North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations would begin August 16th, the first day allowed by U.S. law. The office of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced this week th... Read More

Curt Pate to Present Stockmanship Clinic in North Platte

A Beef Quality Assurance Stockmanship Clinic will be held August 22 in North Platte at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds (5015 West Hwy 30 North Platte Nebraska). The program will start at 3:30 PM with a welcome followed by a presentation from Rob Eir... Read More

Governor’s Office Approves Emergency Proclamation Due to Dry Conditions

The Governor’s Office has issued an Emergency Proclamation associated with abnormally dry conditions in Nebraska. This proclamation activates provisions of the State Emergency Operations Plan and will allow the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency ... Read More

(AUDIO) Gering PVC hosting Class B Area 7 Tournament

The last big legion baseball tournament for the twin cities is starting up today at Oregon Trail Park as Gering Platte Valley Companies playing host to this year's Class B Area 7 Tournament. Gering Head Coach Rick Kinnaman says a lot goes into put... Read More

USDA Expands CRP Emergency Haying and Grazing Options

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is authorizing the use of additional Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands for emergency grazing and haying in and around portions of Montana, North Dakota... Read More

Former baseball coach accused of embezzling from 23 Club

A former baseball coach accused of stealing from a traveling baseball team in Scottsbluff will be arraigned in Scotts Bluff County Court today. Court records say 34-year-old Austin Martinez, of Scottsbluff, is charged with felony theft.  A court... Read More

Rural Banker Survey Index Drops Dramatically in July

Drought conditions in some areas and weak grain prices are among factors weighing heavily on the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western states. The overall Rural Mainstreet Index for the region plummeted to 40.7 in July from June's index... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

July 20th AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Toronto 8 Boston 6 Final Baltimore 9 Texas 7 Final Kansas City 16 Detroit 4 Final N-Y Yankees 4 Seattle 1 ___= NATIONAL LEAGUE= Final N-Y Mets 3 St. Louis 2 Final Arizona 12 Cincinnati 2 Final Pittsb... Read More

2017 Sidewalk Sales begin in Downtown Scottsbluff

Every July, merchants in downtown Scottsbluff bring some of their inventory out to the sidewalks and slash prices during the annual 'Sidewalk Sales'. Watch as several merchants share why this event is important for the heart of downtown and their ... Read More