Wyoming Senate defeats bill to allow guns in schools

The Wyoming Senate has voted down a bill that would have allowed people who hold concealed weapons permits to carry guns onto school campuses and into many public buildings. The Senate voted 25-to-... Read More

Girls State Basketball tips off in Lincoln Thursday morning

The Nebraska State Girls  Basketball Tournament will tip off at four different sites in Lincoln Thurday. The 48-team field will include three panhandle teams including Scottsbluff in Class B, Chadron in Class C1 and Crawford in Class D2. Scott... Read More

Free NRCS webinar on carbon cycle, soil health, March 10

Find out how cover crops and proper grazing management can improve the carbon cycle and soil health. Jay Fuhrer, nationally-known soil health expert and District Conservationist for USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, in Bismarck, North... Read More

Murder victim relatives seek end to Nebraska's death penalty

Nebraskans whose relatives were murdered are calling on lawmakers to abolish the death penalty, saying it prolongs the suffering of victims' families and wastes tax dollars on endless appeals. Relatives rallied at the Capitol on Wednesday came in... Read More

New Report Shows Food Hubs Emerging as Economic Force in Iowa

AMES, Iowa – The first coordinated study of food hub development in Iowa shows that food hubs play a significant role in the state’s local and regional food economy. Thirteen food hubs purchased $4.5 million in food from more than 450 Iowa farmer... Read More

Panhandle gasoline prices remain lowest in Nebraska

With a statewide average price of $2.41 cents per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, panhandle residents are still enjoying lower average prices. Patrick DeHaan with GasBuddy.com says gasoline inventories have been decreasing over the last few ... Read More

HS Boys Basketball: B-6 District - Scottsbluff vs Alliance

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HS Boys Basketball: D1-6 District - Minatare vs Cody Kilgore

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HS Boys Basketball: B-6 District - Scottsbluff vs Alliance

THIS PODCAST IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY FIRST STATE BANK SCOTTSBLUFF AND GERING....... Read More

Sierra Club wants legislation to stop fracking waste disposal until regulations are in place

The Sierra Club of Nebraska says legislation should be introduced in the Unicameral to stop the disposal of fracking wastewater in Nebraska until regulations regarding the practice are in place. Ken Winston, who will be speaking to a meeting Sunda... Read More

Roundtable on sustainable American beef created; diverse participant list covers farm-to-fork

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (March 3, 2015) - A group of U.S. beef value chain participants including producers, processors, retailers, foodservice operators, packers, allied industry and non-governmental organizations today announced the launch of the U.S. ... Read More