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NFBF Announces Young Farmer and Rancher Awards

 KEARNEY, NEB. – Paul and Elizabeth Janning of Hastings was named the recipient of the 2016 Young Farmers and Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture Award, and Randy Reinke of Neligh was selected as th... Read More

Terrytown trailer fire caused by use of stove as a heater

Use of a cooking stove to heat a Terrytown trailer caused a Tuesday morning fire that destroyed the structure and displaced its residents. Crews received the call about the blaze at 21 Heather Road. The fire involved a structure just south of one ... Read More

Mountain West to provide long awaited broadband redundancy for Goshen County

Big news for Goshen County residents Monday with the announcement that Mountain West Telephone has plans to be serving Torrington and the surrounding areas by January. Goshen County Economic Development Director Ashley Harpstreith says Mountain We... Read More

CattleFax to Launch New Digital Platform

CattleFax has announced plans to launch a new digital platform with expanded online resources for both members and non-members. Beginning Feb. 1, all cattle producers will have easy access to industry updates and management information on their mo... Read More

Options for 27th Street and Avenue D crossing being considered

After wind damaged the mast arm of one of the traffic signals at 27th Street and Avenue I in Scottsbluff last week, the traffic signal at 27th Street and Avenue D was taken down and used to replace the broken mast at the busier intersection. The S... Read More

Dairy Groups Send Letter to President-Elect Donald Trump Detailing Importance of Dairy Trade

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) sent a joint letter today to President-elect Donald Trump outlining the importance of exports to the U.S. dairy sector and seeking further dialo... Read More

Minatare man pleads to distribution of meth

A 24 year old Minatare man has entered a no contest plea to one count of selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant of the Wing Drug Task Force. Originally four counts of distribution of methamphetamine had been filed against Brent Tinnel... Read More

Poultry Industry Fears RFS Will Increase Grain Prices

The U.S. poultry industry is concerned the Renewable Fuel Standard targets for 2017 and 2018 will increase feed prices for poultry farmers. Set by the Environmental Protection Agency, the RFS target for ethanol for 2017 was placed at the statute l... Read More

Busy enforcement period during 6 week NSP initiative

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol Troop E-Scottsbluff arrested five impaired drivers during a six-week long special enforcement effort in Scotts Bluff County. The focus of the special enforcement, which took place October 1 through November... Read More

CNPPID considering lot lease fees and establishing irrigation rates

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors approved a set of lease-related draft information at Monday’s December board meeting for the purpose of gathering public comments during the proce... Read More

Meininger to continue as Mayor of Scottsbluff

The Scottsbluff city council Monday evening seated Raymond Gonzales and Scott Shaver, who were both elected to retain their seats in last months election. The council then selected Randy Meininger, who has been Mayor for the past 10 years to conti... Read More