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Economic talks between US and China lead to trade war truce

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massi... Read More

April Milk Production in the United States up 0.6 Percent

Milk production in the United States during April totaled 18.4 billion pounds, up 0.6 percent from April 2017. Production per cow in the United States averaged 1,961 pounds for April, 9 pounds above April 2017. The number of milk cows on farms in the... Read More

Missouri Lawmakers Approve Measure Regulating Fake Meat

(AP) -- Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the provision approved Thursday states that a product cannot be ma... Read More

WNCC announces local theater scholarships

WNCC announced four Scottsbluff High students received full ride theater scholarships for the upcoming year. They are Hanna Brannan, Julisa Mata, Madyson Keller and Robby Simmons. ...... Read More

RESEARCH EXPLORES TIES BETWEEN COVER CROPS, GRAZING, SOIL HEALTH AND ECONOMICS

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will research the impact of cover crops and grazing on soil health and system economics. The project is funded by a $74,381 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust. ... Read More

Ricketts Cuts Ribbon on New Flex Fuel Pumps in Grand Island to Highlight Renewable Fuels Month

On Friday, Governor Pete Ricketts celebrated Renewable Fuels Month during a ribbon cutting event at Bosselman Travel Center in Grand Island. At the event, Governor Ricketts pumped gas for motorists, highlighting the new flex fuel pumps now offering a... Read More

Scottsbluff Police investigating rash of BB gun vandalism

Since the first of May, Scottsbluff Police have investigated eight reported vandalism calls involving BB guns. Captain Tony Straub says the incidents have been scattered around the community, and appear to be random with no specific areas targeted... Read More

Huskers Win Season Closer

Huskers Close Season with 11-8 Win Over Illinois Champaign, Ill. – A six-run seventh inning helped Nebraska finish its season with an 11-8 victory over Illinois at Illinois Field on Saturday afternoon. Junior Angelo Altavilla led the Husker of... Read More

USDA NORTHERN PLAINS FARM LABOR REPORT

In the Northern Plains Region (Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) there were 32,000 workers hired directly by farm operators on farms and ranches during the week of April 8-14, 2018, unchanged from the April 2017 reference week, accord... Read More

Over 9 inches of rain reported; heavy rain floods streets, roads and basements

Heavy rain Friday night and into Saturday has closed some Scotts Bluff County Roads, caused some minor flooding on city streets, and flooded basements. As of 3 pm Saturday afternoon, official rainfall totals in the region included: Scotts Blu... Read More

Former student to produce film about Hiram Scott College

KNEB News has learned that a former Hiram Scott College student is planning to produce a movie about the experiences of four students at the college. The movie by Matt Donahue of DRW Media emphasizes the fact that Hiram Scott was used by students,... Read More