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Burn without concern

The USDA Forest Service in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area (BWCWA) will continue to use controlled burns without worrying about fish health in associated watersheds, researchers say. “F... Read More

NAGC Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

The National Agricultural Genotyping Center, championed by the National Corn Growers Association, marks its one-year anniversary today and it does so with a significant list of accomplishments of importance to corn farmers. NAGC's mission is to ... Read More

Sampson Construction chosen as Construction Manager for WNCC remodel

A Lincoln construction firm that built the Scotts Bluff county Detention Center has been named the Construction Manager for WNCC's Scottsbluff campus remodel project. College President Dr. Todd Holcomb says Sampson Construction was chosen from amo... Read More

Last Homesteader’s tractor in Alaska rescued from wilderness

The Friends of Homestead National Monument of America is bringing home the Allis Chalmers tractor used by America’s last homesteader. Dr. C.T. Frerichs, a retired Beatrice family physician, is providing the Friends of Homestead a financial donat... Read More

June 21, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.83 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.83 (+0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.83 (+0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.92 (-0.06) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.92 (-0.06) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Trump Talks Ag While In Iowa

President Donald Trump pledged to include rural broadband in his infrastructure plan while in Iowa Wednesday. The President visited Kirkwood University in Cedar Rapids to talk agricultural technology, and held a rally in downtown Cedar Rapids. Tru... Read More

Legion baseball on tap tonight at KNEB

Thursday brings with it a big night of legion baseball at KNEB. The Westco Zephyrs see the game field for the first time since last Friday when they head to Bridgeport to take on the Bombers. Westco downed Bellevue East on Friday night 4-0 behi... Read More

SBPD investigating theft of two motorized ladder hoists from Tri State Roofing

Scottsbluff Police say that two high dollar items were discovered stolen during a recent inventory check of a local roofing company. Captain Tony Straub says two Cleasby laddervators were taken at some time from Tri State Roofing in Scottsbluff, a... Read More

WNCC volleyball camps are three weeks away

There is just three weeks left before the Western Nebraska Community College volleyball camps will kick off and there are plenty of openings in all the camps. WNCC coach Binny Canales has four different camps lined up in July, including one team cam... Read More

NAFTA Renegotiations to Take Center Stage

A series of public hearings next week on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement seeks comments on the efforts. The U.S. is scheduled to post its NAFTA renegotiation goals July 17th, following the meetings. U.S. Trade Represen... Read More

RMAC names Herl Scholar-Athlete of the Year

COLORADO SPRINGS -- June 21, 2017 -- Chadron State College track and field student-athlete Mel Herl is the 2016-17 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, it was announced Wednesday. The award, which prior to 2016-1... Read More