Obama downplays benefits of Keystone pipeline

President Barack Obama downplayed the benefits of building the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. He said it would not lower gasoline prices and argued more jobs would be created by repairing America'... Read More

Can Crude Drop to $20 Per Barrel?

How low can it go — and how long will it last? The 50 percent slump in oil prices raises both those questions and while nobody can confidently answer the first question (I will try to in a moment), the second is pretty easy. Low oil prices will ... Read More

Wyoming prosecutor charged with theft

The Wyoming Attorney General's Office has charged Albany County's top prosecutor, saying he used county money to buy cameras and computer equipment for his own use. The Casper Star-Tribune reports Richard Bohling was charged Thursday with nine co... Read More

Bluffs man receives prison for child pornography conviction

A 30-year-old Scottsbluff man convicted on two counts of possession and  distributing child pornography was sentenced Friday to serve seven to fourteen years in prison. 30-year-old James Larive was arrested in March by the Nebraska State Patrol f... Read More

(VIDEO) Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska hold annual meeting

The Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska, ICON, met today in Brewster. The event was held at Uncle Buck's Lodge and drew in producers from much of the state. The day featured an "Up Close and Personal" conversation with Senator Al Davis about what's hap... Read More

Hughes to resign from Nebraska Wheat Board

Hughes was appointed to NWB in 2006, and reappointed for a second term in 2011. In that time he has represented NWB and Nebraska’s wheat farmers on a national and global level. He’s participated in multiple trade shows and educational events, ser... Read More

Home robbery suspect appears in court Friday

A 30 year old Alliance man arrested for the robbery of a Scottsbluff woman in her home this past Sunday had his first appearance Friday in Scotts Bluff County Court. Ernest Cabello is charged with robbery and use of a firearm to commit a felony. ... Read More

December 19, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 6.06 (-0.23) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 6.06 (-0.23) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 6.06 (-0.23) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 6.02 (-0.18) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 6.08 (-0.20) West Plains LLC/Gering, 6.06 (-0.17) ... Read More

Bluffs woman appears in court on felony forgery charge

A 44 year old Scottsbluff woman had a first appearance in Scotts Bluff County Court Friday on a felony forgery charge after allegedly cashing a stolen check for nearly $4,000. Court documents say bank employees contacted Scottsbluff Police after B... Read More

USDA Releases APH Yield Exclusion to Help Manage Risk

The U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced program details related to a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. Information made available include... Read More

Jon Doggett Named NCGA Executive Vice President

The National Corn Growers Association today announced the promotion of Jon Doggett to Executive Vice President, effective January 1. In his new role, Doggett will lead efforts to expand NCGA’s alliances and strategic partnerships, and elevate it... Read More