TPP Talks Likely to get Ugly

A New Zealand based website reports Trans-Pacific Partnership talks are likely to get ugly before a deal is reached. Stuff dot co dot nz reports New Zealand ambassador to Japan, Mark Sinclair says it ... Read More

750 served at Thanksgiving in the Valley

An estimated 750 people were served during the 31st annual Thanksgiving in the Valley Dinner Thursday at the Guadalupe Center in Scottsbluff. 400 meals were served to home-bound residents, a record for the number of meals delivered to people aroun... Read More

Parole board member says she was pressured to release inmates

Governor Dave Heineman says he is unaware of parole board members being pressured by a former prison director into paroling more inmates to reduce overcrowding. Esther Casmer, the chairwoman of Nebraska's parole board, testified under subpoena for... Read More

Regional West Foundation awards $73,600 in nursing scholarships

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., – The board of directors of Regional West Foundation is pleased to announce that $73,600 in scholarships has been awarded by the Foundation to 25 area students who are enrolled at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Col... Read More

Brazil Still Suffering from Transport Handicap

The U.S. transportation system may be creaky, but it works far better than the so-called "roads of death" Brazilian truckers must use to haul soybeans to export markets. Despite decades of political promises, Latin American transport systems continue... Read More

Husker win streak comes to an end at Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Despite a spirited comeback to force a fifth set, the No. 10 Nebraska volleyball team fell at No. 11 Illinois, 3-2 (25-16, 22-25, 25-18, 24-26, 15-10), on Wednesday night at Huff Hall. The loss snapped the Huskers' eight-match w... Read More

Cowboys remain unbeaten with win against Stetson

LARAMIE, Wyo.  – Senior forward Larry Nance Jr. scored 15 points and junior guard Josh Adams chipped in 11, but it was more robust defense that allowed the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team to earn a 65-41 victory over Stetson on Wedne... Read More

NCF Accepting Applications for Beef Industry Scholarship

DENVER- Applications for 2015-16 beef industry scholarships sponsored by the CME Group are now being accepted. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry. Students studying educati... Read More

Veto Looms On Ohio Ag Runoff Bill

Gov. John Kasich will veto broad legislation that addresses Ohio's toxic algae problem and other agricultural and environmental matters unless provisions related to basic telephone service are removed, a member of the Republican governor's administra... Read More

November 26, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.65 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.65 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.65 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.58 (+0.04) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.58 (+0.05) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.59 (+0.03) ... Read More

Dairy Farmers Have Less than Two Weeks Left to Enroll in New Farm Bill Dairy Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today encouraged dairy farmers to register by Dec. 5 for the new dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) that gives farmers the cert... Read More