NCF Accepting Applications for Beef Industry Scholarship

DENVER- Applications for 2015-16 beef industry scholarships sponsored by the CME Group are now being accepted. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing careers ... Read More

31st Thanksgiving in the Valley Dinner being prepared

Preparations for the 31st annual Thanksgiving in the Valley Dinner were well underway Wednesday in the kitchen at the Scottsbluff Elks Lodge. Over 150 volunteers will be working to prepare, serve or deliver up to 800 Thanksgiving dinners Thursday.... Read More

Deere & Co. predicts 20% decline in sales

Deere & Co. projected a 20% decline in farm equipment sales for the recently started business year, warning again that lower commodity prices and falling farm incomes are putting pressure on demand for agricultural machinery. The Moline, Ill., c... Read More

Parole board member says she was pressured to release inmates

Governor Dave Heineman says he is unaware of parole board members being pressured by a former prison director into paroling more inmates to reduce overcrowding. Esther Casmer, the chairwoman of Nebraska's parole board, testified under subpoena for... Read More

Wallace Woman is Western Nebraska Clerk of the Year for USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development State Director Maxine Moul Wednesday presented a plaque to Mary May, Wallace Village Clerk, for her excellence in service to her community and USDA. “It is with great pleasure that we honor a clerk who has helped her Villa... Read More

South Dakota capitol selects Aerodynamics for Essential Air Service

A decision by the Pierre, South Dakota City Commission could have an impact on Scottsbluff depending upon the Department of Transportation's approval of an EAS carrier for that community and for Scottsbluff. City leaders in Pierre voted Tuesday to... Read More

RDC: Anesthetic reaction caused zebra foal's death

A sobbing Executive Director of the Riverside Discovery Center says a physical reaction to anesthesia during a  routine castration procedure caused the death of the zoo's zebra foal Olaf last week. Anne James told reporters Wednesday morning duri... Read More

NCBA's Cattlemen's College Lineup Set for Feb. 3-4 in San Antonio

DENVER— The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Cattlemen’s College, now celebrating its 22nd year, has established a reputation as one of the most thorough cattle producer education programs in the nation. Sponsored by Zoetis, the 2015 e... Read More

Chairwoman Stabenow to Convene Hearing on Voluntary Partnerships to Improve Water Quality

Washington, DC – Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing, “Farmers and Fresh Water: Voluntary Conservation to Protect our Land and Waters” will ex... Read More

MAC All-Conference Football Team recently announced

The Minuteman Athletic Conference All-Conference Football Team was recently announced.    D2 Playoff team Garden County led the way with five first team selections. First Team Offense Matt McCarthy, Jr. Garden County; Mason Zorn, So. Garden ... Read More

No injuries in train-vehicle accident

The Scotts Bluff County Communications Center says there were no injuries in a train-vehicle accident at the South Morrill Highway crossing at County Road F and County Road 7 four miles south of Morrill. The communications center says all of the p... Read More