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USDA Announces $8.8 Million Available to Support Agriculture Programs at Hispanic Serving Institutions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture today announced availability of $8.8 million in funding to support agricultural science education at Hispanic-Ser... Read More

American Farm Bureau Strongly Endorses Perdue for USDA

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 18, 2017 – The following statement may be attributed to Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation: “The nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue for Secretary of Agriculture is welcome news to... Read More

Sasse Statement on Secretary of Agriculture Nominee

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement regarding the news that President-elect Donald Trump will nominate former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be Agriculture Secretary. “I look forward to sitting down with Go... Read More

Trump to Name Ex-Georgia Gov. Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will name former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as his nominee for secretary of agriculture on Thursday, a senior transition official said on Wednesday. Perdue, 70, served on Trump's agricultural advisory committee... Read More

Man arrested trying to pass counterfeit bills

A  25 year old man accused of passing a counterfeit $50 bill at a Scottsbluff convenience store matching the description of fake bills  Police say have recently been reported has been arrested for forgery. Court documents say David Hernandez att... Read More

Bluffs man passes away following fall from Deadwood hotel veranda

A Scottsbluff man has passed away following a New Year's Day accident at the Franklin Hotel in Deadwood. 64-year-old Tracy Ford was helping with the annual Deadwood Ball Drop on New Year's Eve. On Sunday, January 1st Ford was helping put away the ... Read More

NCTA Livestock Team judges at National Western

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture livestock judging team members, from left, are Eleanor Aufdenkamp, North Platte; Braden Wilke, Columbus; and Emilye Vales, DeWitt. Vales placed 11th and Aufdenkamp tied for 12th in the National Western Livest... Read More

Early mountain snowpack levels good news for irrigators

The snow storms that have moved through our area during the holiday season and afterward have generated large amounts of snow in the mountains. KNEB meteorologist Don Day says the snow has been so heavy there shouldn't be much concern about irriga... Read More

Bluffs man convicted of drug distribution and false imprisonment going to prison

A 36 year old Scottsbluff man convicted of possessing meth for distribution and forcibly restraining  a woman in a local motel has been sentenced to four to five to five years in prison. Trevor Ballheim was sentenced by Judge Leo Doborovlny t... Read More

Bluffs man gets 4 to 6 years on meth distribution conviction

A 36-year-old Scottsbluff man convicted of possessing meth for distribution and forcibly restraining  a woman in a local motel has been sentenced to four to five to five years in prison. Trever Ballheim was sentenced by Judge Leo Dobrovolny to th... Read More News: January 18, 2017

Today on News; after having his trial date pushed back multiple times, the man accused of fatally stabbing his brother in Scottsbluff will stand trial beginning on February 21. Plus: Scottsbluff Police investigating a new wave of coun... Read More