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Bunge acquires stake in mid-sized Brazil grains trader

The Brazilian unit of U.S.-based commodities trader Bunge Ltd said on Friday it reached an agreement to acquire a minority stake in Agrícola Alvorada, a mid-sized grains trader located in Brazil’s ... Read More

Bluffs man arrested for sexually assaulting and punching health care professionals

A Scottsbluff man is facing felony charges after reportedly molesting a CNA and  punching a nurse Friday night in the Emergency Room. Court documents say that 53-year-old Michael Eagle Road Sr. was a patient in the Emergency Room at Regional West... Read More

U.S. Corn Ethanol Producers Aim to Out-Pump Competitors

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. ethanol makers, taking advantage of low corn prices, are ramping up production and expanding capacity to try to squeeze less-efficient competitors out of an overcrowded market. The ethanol industry, which for years bolstered... Read More

Arkansas Moving Closer to Seasonal Dicamba Ban

Arkansas is now one step away from establishing a seasonal dicamba ban. The Arkansas State Plant Board advanced a proposal last week saying the use of dicamba should be prohibited from April 16th to October 31st, 2018. The move comes after farmers... Read More

Rural Mainstreet Index Lower

The Rural Mainstreet Index fell to its lowest level of the year last month as farmland prices declined and agriculture equipment sales were dismal. The index, compiled by Nebraska’s Creighton University, surveys bank CEO’s in ten Midwestern st... Read More

Froman Says NAFTA Withdraw a Very Real Prospect

Former U.S. Trade Representative during the Obama administration Michael Froman says a U.S. withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement is still “a very real prospect.” Froman spoke last week in Washington, D.C. at an event hosted ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Sunday INTERLEAGUE= Final Boston 5 Cincinnati 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Minnesota 10 Detroit 4 Final Toronto 9 N-Y Yankees 5 Final Baltimore 9 Tampa Bay 4 Final Chi White Sox 8 Kansas City 1 Final Oakland 8 Texas 1 Final Cleveland 4 S... Read More

(Video) Laser light show celebrates Nebraska's sesquicentennial

A laser light show lit the Nebraska State Capitol building on Friday night as the "Salute to the Good Life"  celebrated 150 years of statehood. Video: "Salute to the Good Life" ...... Read More

Regional West receives Oncology Outpatient award

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., – Regional West was recently recognized with an Excellence through Insight award for Overall Patient Experience Outpatient-Oncology by HealthStream, Inc. Regional West was awarded this honor for its commitment to excellence. T... Read More

WNCC men shutout Central-Columbus

COLUMBUS – The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team moved into a first-place tie in the Region IX South conference race after earning a shutout win against Central Community College-Columbus 2-0 in Columbus Saturday afternoon. ... Read More

Team shows excellence as Eagles rout Grizzlies

CHADRON, Neb. -- September 23, 2017 -- As Elliott Field and Don Beebe Stadium were honored and celebrated during the Homecoming Day festivities, the Chadron State College football team did their part to pitch in and make it a special day for the alu... Read More