Kuckkahn responds to citizen complaints on slow clearing of streets

Scottsbluff residents have been angered over the slow response of city crews in clearing the streets after Monday's snow storm. City Manager Rick Kuckkhan says it boils down to a storm that exceeds th... Read More

Bruning files Federal lawsuit challenging Colorado's legalization of pot

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning was joined today (Thursday) by Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt in filing a lawsuit in the U.S. Supreme Court seeking a declaration that Colorado’s legalization of marijuana violates the United States Con... Read More

Deere Sells Crop Insurance Arm

Deere has sold its crop insurance unit to Farmer's Mutual Hail Insurance Co. In a memo to agents obtained by Reuters, Deere said it would make an official announcement regarding the sale later Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. A D... Read More

China approval may spur financial settlements for Syngenta-lawyers

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Chinese government approval for imports of a controversial type of Syngenta AG biotech corn increases the likelihood the seed maker will pay settlements to more than 100 U.S. farmers and exporters suing for damages from grain shipm... Read More

Letter: Western Sugar sustains financial loss in 2013 crop year

A letter from Western Sugar to shareholders obtained by KNEB News says the company sustained a loss of just over $320 per acre in a "difficult" 2013 crop year and fiscal year 2014. The letter tells patrons that because of the loss in 2013 Western wil... Read More

Scottsbluff Burger King now open

After having it's opening delayed a couple of times by construction issues, the much anticipated Scottsbluff Burger King is open on 27th Street at the former Haiston Oil location. Calvin Keller, who is franchise Co-owner along with Diane Morehead,... Read More

CME Changes Limits On Cattle Futures

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will change daily price limits in its CME Feeder Cattle futures effective Thursday, December 18, pursuant to its emergency action authority. The current da... Read More

Vilsack Speaks on New Course for U.S.-Cuba Relations

WASHINGTON- "Throughout history, agriculture has served as a bridge to foster cooperation, understanding and the exchange of ideas among people. I have no doubt that agriculture will continue to play that powerful role as we expand our relationship w... Read More

Reuwsaat earns track honor

OLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Chadron State College's Stachia Reuwsaat has been named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's Female Field Athlete of the Week following her stellar performance at Colorado Mines Saturday, Dec. 13. Reuwsaat, a sophomore... Read More

Shepard on Naismith High School Watch List

Lincoln - Nebraska women's basketball signee Jessica Shepard from Fremont joins the top 20  players in the nation on the Naismith Girls High School Player of the Year Watch List announced  by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. The highest ranked recruit ... Read More

Husker volleyball recruit named Gatorade National Player of the Year

Fort Madison, Iowa – In its 30th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Husker signee Mikaela Foecke of Holy Trinity Catholic High Sch... Read More