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DISH, Gray Television dispute to impact local customers

KGWN and NBC Scottsbluff, the local CBS and NBC affiliates found on channels 5 and 11, will not be available on pay-tv provider DISHnetwork after Tuesday January 17, at 5 pm due to a contract dispute ... Read More

NCBA/PLC Support Confirmation of Rep. Zinke for Secretary of Interior

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council released the following statements today in support of the confirmation of Congressman Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) for the Secretary of Interior: “During his tenure in the U.S. Hou... Read More

Farmers and Ranchers Cow/Calf College at USMARC January 31

The annual Farmers and Ranchers Cow/Calf College “Partners in Progress – Beef Seminar” will be held at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center and Great Plains Veterinary Education Center near Clay Center on January 31, 2017 with registration, cof... Read More

Five Myths About the Veterinary Feed Directive

The new requirements for the Veterinary Feed Directive were officially in effect as of January first, but not without misconceptions. Producers must obtain authorization or a prescription to purchase medically important antibiotics for use in anim... Read More

World Dairy Expo Recognition Award Nominations Closing Soon

Time is limited to nominate deserving individuals for the 2017 World Dairy Expo Recognition Awards. The nomination window is open through February 1 for the four award categories, including Dairy Woman, Dairyman, Industry and International Persons of... Read More

United Way of Western Nebraska at 80% of its goal

The United Way of Western Nebraska is at 80% of its goal and needs to raise approximately $76,000 to meet its $371,000 target . Executive Director Steph Black says they are still optimistic about reaching their figure with  two pacesetters yet tw... Read More

Police Report: Naranjo arrested after passing out in McDonald's parking lot

Details are emerging on how the man who led Scotts Bluff County authorities on a high speed pursuit last month was arrested in Denver. 21-year-old Juan Naranjo was found unresponsive in a vehicle in a McDonald's parking lot on East Colfax in the e... Read More

One Seed Company Pres says Dow-DuPont Merger is Good for the Midwest

Tom Burrus, president of Burrus Hybrids, a seed corn, soybean and alfalfa marketer in the Midwest, believes the merger of Dow and DuPont is good for American agriculture. “Combining the two companies, which have R&D capabilities that complem... Read More

Senator Fischer delivers weekly Republican address

This weekend, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) delivered the weekly Republican address to the nation. Senator Fischer discussed the Senate’s passage this week of the resolution paving the way to repeal ObamaCare. You can watch her address below... Read More

WNCC women fall to Lamar

The Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball shot just 18 percent in the second half and fell to Lamar Community College 64-58 in a South sub-region contest Saturday afternoon at Cougar Palace. The loss snaps a four-game winning strea... Read More

Western Nebraska Community College Foundation Receives $25,000 Grant

Western Nebraska Community College announced today that it has received a $25,000 grant from First National Bank Scottsbluff Branch. The grant will support scholarships for the Powerline Construction & Maintenance program....... Read More