Checkoff Unveils Veal Marketing Website

The Beef Checkoff this week announced the launch of a new website, at The site is a mobile-friendly digital hub for all of the checkoff's veal-foodservice marketing efforts. V... Read More

Wyoming Senate defeats bill to allow guns in schools

The Wyoming Senate has voted down a bill that would have allowed people who hold concealed weapons permits to carry guns onto school campuses and into many public buildings. The Senate voted 25-to-3 to defeat the bill. It already had passed the Ho... Read More

G.H.S. selected as

Gering High School has been awarded $8,000 in a national challenge that rewards educators who design 21st century teaching and learning programs. This year, the high school instituted  a wide variety of programs and implemented new technology th... Read More

U.S. agriculture delegation visits Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba — The most important U.S. agricultural delegation to visit Cuba in more than a decade began three days of meetings on Monday, hoping to find potential business partners, while urging the U.S. Congress to lift the U.S. embargo on trade ... Read More

McDonald's Changing Chicken

NEW YORK (AP) _ McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST. The company says the chicken change will take pla... Read More

Girls State Basketball tips off in Lincoln Thursday morning

The Nebraska State Girls  Basketball Tournament will tip off at four different sites in Lincoln Thurday. The 48-team field will include three panhandle teams including Scottsbluff in Class B, Chadron in Class C1 and Crawford in Class D2. Scott... Read More

Free NRCS webinar on carbon cycle, soil health, March 10

Find out how cover crops and proper grazing management can improve the carbon cycle and soil health. Jay Fuhrer, nationally-known soil health expert and District Conservationist for USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, in Bismarck, North... Read More

Murder victim relatives seek end to Nebraska's death penalty

Nebraskans whose relatives were murdered are calling on lawmakers to abolish the death penalty, saying it prolongs the suffering of victims' families and wastes tax dollars on endless appeals. Relatives rallied at the Capitol on Wednesday came in... Read More

New Report Shows Food Hubs Emerging as Economic Force in Iowa

AMES, Iowa – The first coordinated study of food hub development in Iowa shows that food hubs play a significant role in the state’s local and regional food economy. Thirteen food hubs purchased $4.5 million in food from more than 450 Iowa farmer... Read More

Panhandle gasoline prices remain lowest in Nebraska

With a statewide average price of $2.41 cents per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, panhandle residents are still enjoying lower average prices. Patrick DeHaan with says gasoline inventories have been decreasing over the last few ... Read More

HS Boys Basketball: B-6 District - Scottsbluff vs Alliance