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Local Soroptomist Chapter presents awards

Soroptimist International of Scotts Bluff County presented several awards at their program meeting on March 15th at the Scotts Bluff County Club. Senior Scholarships are provided to area high schoo... Read More

Minatare's J.C. Standley honored as PVC Star Student of the Week

This week the Platte Valley Company Star Student of the Week honors go to Minatare High School senior J.C. Standley. He excels both in and out of the classroom, maintains a part-time job, and will be heading to UNL in the fall. Watch his full s... Read More

High Water Still Stalling Barge Traffic

Heavy rainfall, from the middle to lower Mississippi River Valley eastward across much of the Ohio River Basin, resulted in widespread river flooding along Cincinnati, Cairo, Memphis and other locations, according to the USDA weekly Grain Transportat... Read More

House Follows Senate, Introduces Emission Reporting Exemption

The U.S. House, following Senate action, has introduced a bill to stop an unintended regulation of farms. Introduced this week, ACRE, the Agricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act, would avoid unnecessary environmental reporting for farme... Read More

Iowa soybean leaders worry about farm trade, travel to China

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A group of Iowa soybean farmers will travel to China this week in hopes of smoothing over any rift in the trade relationship caused by the Trump administration's announced tariffs on steel and aluminum. Iowa Soybean Assoc... Read More

Federal Judge Rules Army Corps Responsible for Missouri River Flood Damages

Farmers impacted by nearly a decade of flooding along the Missouri River are a step closer to receiving compensation. A federal judge earlier this week ruled in favor of farmers in the case of Ideker Farms vs. the United States of America. Roger I... Read More

Troopers recover stolen car; driver arrested on several charges

A 47-year-old Panhandle man has been charged on a variety of counts stemming from a Wednesday afternoon arrest. Court documents say Troopers received a report of a stolen Ford Taurus out of Sioux County. The driver, Steven Magdaleno, had reportedl... Read More

Storm brings needed precipitation to the region

The wet, heavy snow overnight and through the morning hours produced good precipitation for many communities in the panhandle and eastern Wyoming. At KNEB we received slightly over 4.25" of snow as of 5 a.m. with .83" of moisture. The Scottsbluff ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Urges President Trump to Support a Strong RFS

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump on Thursday thanking him for his support of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  The letter also encourages President Trump to reject any proposal which would weaken the R... Read More

BMS health fair gets students thinking about lifestyle

Over 40 Bluffs Middle School students took advantage of the first health fair at the school, held for a little over an hour and a half Thursday afternoon. Lynne Adams with Scottsbluff Public Schools Health Services says students rotated through si... Read More

Western US governors take aim at worst invasive species

DENVER (AP) — Weeds, feral cats, insects and other pests are invading the U.S. West, and state governors released a list of the worst offenders Thursday in hopes of helping people recognize and eradicate the invaders before they spread. The West... Read More