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Livestock Groups Launch Media Campaign in Support of Barrasso Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018

WASHINGTON  – The Public Lands Council (PLC) and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) today launched an online campaign to educate the public on the need for a modernized Endangered... Read More

Third NSP Cruiser Hit in the Last Month

For the third time in less than a month, an NSP cruiser has been hit by another vehicle. The latest incident occurred in the afternoon hours of Monday, July 16, when a trooper was traveling northbound on Highway 34 near Benkelman when his cruiser w... Read More

Limousin Juniors Compete in National Showmanship Contest

Winning the showmanship contest at a national level junior show is one of the highlights of any junior member’s career. Four age divisions of members from the North American Limousin Junior Association competed in the national Limousin showmanship ... Read More

Local man facing slew of charges after assaulting officers during arrest

A 31-year-old Scotts Bluff County man is facing a wide variety of charges stemming from his Monday afternoon arrest. Court documents say Scottsbluff Police were dispatched to Avenue E for an incident involving Elijah Lewis. When officers tried to ... Read More

Pioneers Capture Road Win in Final Game at Hastings

HASTINGS, NE - In their final game of the season at Duncan Field in Hastings, the Western Nebraska Pioneers came out on top, 9-8, in a wild contest on Monday night. The Pioneers (31-12) fell behind early to Hastings (20-26) after Pioneers starter C... Read More

USDA Investing in Upgrading Rural Water Systems

The Department of Agriculture is investing $267 million in 103 infrastructure projects across the nation to upgrade water and wastewater systems in rural communities. Announced by Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett Monda... Read More

Bluffs Council rejects landfill engineering contract

The Scottsbluff City Council Monday evening rejected a proposed engineering contract to research potential siting locations for a solid waste landfill with the City of Gering. City Manager Nathan Johnson said the $264,500 contract with Trihydro Co... Read More

Ag Shippers Say Trade War Costly

Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz says trade disruptions are threatening to undermine an otherwise robust economy. The rail company, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, told the Omaha World-Herald that the current trade disruption: “Affects the 7,300 ... Read More

Flash flood watch issued for late today following heavy rains

A flash flood watch is in effect from six this evening until six Wednesday morning for a large portion of the panhandle due to the possibility of heavy rains late today following large rains Monday evening. The rains Monday evening included widesp... Read More

Gering 14-U youth team hosts, wins state tournament

Over this past weekend the Gering 14 & under youth baseball team captured a state title as they hosted tournament action in Gering. Gering came through with wins over North Platte to claim the crown. On Saturday the teams split a pair of ga... Read More

(Video) Morning Ag News Update - July 17, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news. Watch agriculture feature stories:  ...... Read More