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Corn, Soybean Planting Considerations for this Week’s Cold Snap

With this week’s forecasted low temperatures projected to dip into the high 30s (°F) with potential rain events, growers have asked if/how germination will be affected for corn and soybean planted ... Read More

Trump Slaps Tariff on Canadian Softwood Lumber and Possibly Dairy

The Trump administration moved Monday to impose a 20 percent tariff on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada, escalating an intensifying trade dispute between the two countries. The president announced the decision during a gather... Read More

Ricketts says he

Governor Ricketts said today he does not support a bill passed by lawmakers that would eliminate the state’s two-year waiting period for felons to vote. The measure would let them vote as soon as they complete their sentences, including any parole ... Read More

Sasse to New Agriculture Secretary:

Today, shortly after Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the U.S. Agriculture Secretary, U.S. Senator Ben Sasse invited the new secretary to Nebraska and urged him to "be a champion for free trade" inside the administration. "As you assume your new posit... Read More

SWBC Career Fair Thursday seeking to hire 25 part-time people

SWBC is looking to hire 25 or more part-time Payment Reminder Services Representatives during a Career Fair from 2-7 Thursday at their Scottsbluff office across from the Harms Center. Call center experience is preferred and offers will be made onsite... Read More

Sonny Perdue Sworn in as 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by fellow Georgian and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Clarence Thomas in a brief ceremony today at the Supreme Court building.  The U.S. Senate confirmed Secretary Perd... Read More

2016 fire prompts need for burn education to Goshen County residents

Providing immediate, correct medical care to a person who has suffered burns to his body can greatly impact how bad the person’s injuries are including whether he or she survives. With that knowledge, leaders at Community Hospital in Torrington ... Read More

WNCC baseball game moved to Wednesday

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball game that was slated for Thursday, April 27 has been moved to Wednesday, April 26 against McCook Community College. The one, 9-inning game will begin at 2 p.m. The Empire Conference contest is importan... Read More

WNCC softball will host Lamar in Region IX first round on Sunday

The Western Nebraska Community College softball team will open the Region IX tournament on Sunday at 12 noon when they host Lamar Community College in a best of three series. WNCC and Lamar will play two games on Sunday with an if-necessary game on M... Read More

April 25, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.88 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.88 (+0.10) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.88 (+0.10) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.26 (+0.13) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.26 (+0.13) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Longtime businessman, Airport Authority Board member passes away

Funeral services have been scheduled for longtime Scottsbluff businessman and Airport Authority Board member John Steinmark, who passed away at his home Monday. Steinmark grew up on a rural Bayard farm and served in the Army during the Vietnam war... Read More