National Wheat Foundation Announces Wheat Yield Competition

PHOENIX, AZ – February 26, 2015 – Today the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) announced the creation and implementation of a National Wheat Yield Contest during a press conference at Commodity Class... Read More

West Point Officials Updated On Wimmer's Plant Closing

West Point city officials met Friday morning with a couple of representatives from the Land O'Frost Wimmer's plant to discuss the announced closing of the plant later this Spring. Mayor Marlene Johnson says one of the topics they discusses concern... Read More

USDA Releases Data Showing How Trans Pacific Partnership Benefits All 50 States

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 - In conjunction with a series of Made in Rural America Executive Actions announced today by President Obama and the White House, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released data today showing the opportunities for ag... Read More

Two Seacat relays to swim on Saturday

The final day of the Nebraska State Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday will feature two Scottsbluff/Gering Seacats boy's relay teams swimming in the consolation finals. The 200 Medley Relay team of James Maag, Jonathon Hastings, Ian Galind... Read More

Huskers drop series opener at LMU

Los Angeles – The Nebraska baseball team (4-4, 0-0 Big Ten) took a 1-0 lead in its series opener against the Loyola Marymount Lions (6-2, 0-0 WCC) on Friday night, but the Lions scored the final four runs of the game to take the opener, 4-1 on Frid... Read More

Three CSC wrestlers still alive at regionals

PUEBLO, Colo. - Three Chadron State College wrestlers are still in the hunt for a berth in the Division II National Championships after the opening two sessions of the NCAA West Super Regional Friday in Pueblo, Colorado. Sophomores Taylor Summers ... Read More

Lady Cougars end regular season with 27th win

Lydie Puckett poured in 24 points and the Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team finished the regular season with a 76-57 win over Gillette College Friday night at Cougar Palace. Puckett, who holds the career 3-point record n... Read More

DuPont Leader Outlines Path for Growth in Agriculture and Nutrition & Health Segments

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 26, 2015 – DuPont Executive Vice President James C. Borel discussed growth priorities driven by key research advancements and product launches across the Agriculture and Nutrition & Health segments at today’s Bank ... Read More

Scottsbluff heads to state for third time ever!

For just the third time in program history the Scottsbluff Bearcat girls are headed to the State Basketball Tournament in Lincoln.  The Cats earned the B6 District bid with a 40-36 win over Sidney Friday night at Sidney High School. Scottsbluff o... Read More

Corn Growers to Congress: Don’t Turn Your Back on Ethanol and Other Renewable Fuels

ST. LOUIS (February 26, 2015) – Today, Sens. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. National Corn Growers Association board member Keith Alverson of South Dakota issued the following state... Read More

Projections show $9.7M less available for Nebraska session

Nebraska lawmakers won't have quite as much money as expected for their priorities in this year's session. The Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board approved new revenue estimates Friday that would leave senators with $9.7 million less than... Read More