‘Celebrating Safe and Healthy Ag Workers’ -- National Ag Day, March 18

National Agriculture Day, March 18, spotlights American agriculture and serves as a reminder that agriculture is part of us all. The U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers join producers, agricul... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Monday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 2) Virginia 59 Syracuse 47 Final OT Texas 61 (14) Baylor 59 Final (17) Iowa St. 77 (15) Oklahoma 70 TOP-25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 1) UConn 88 South Florida 65 Final ( 6) Ba... Read More

Democrats expected to fend off GOP renewable energy bill

DENVER (AP) _ Democrats are expected to vote down a GOP plan to lower Colorado's renewable energy mandates. A bill to lower the mandates has passed the Republican state Senate and awaits its first hearing in a House committee Monday. That commi... Read More

Quest for 3rd straight Region IX title begins today at home for Lady Cougars

The Western Nebraska Community College women's basketball team's quest for a third straight regional title begins Tuesday as WNCC gets set to host the 15-team Region IX Tournament. The Cougars, 27-2, are one of three games on the opening day. WNCC... Read More

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for Scottsbluff-Alliance game

Because Scottsbluff is the highest seeded team left in the B6 Boys District Basketball Tournament, the district final game will be at Scottsbluff High School on Tuesday 6:30p.m.  Gates will open at 5:30p.m. With a cold day projected for Tuesday, ... Read More

Good Steward Recognition Program Honors Farmer for Conservation and Outreach

LOUIS (March 2 , 2015) — The National Corn Growers Association named Mike Shuter from Frankton, Indiana, as this year’s honoree for the NCGA’s Good Steward Recognition Program during last week’s 2015 Commodity Classic convention and trade ... Read More

E. coli Vaccine Effective But Seldom Used in Feedlot Cattle

MANHATTAN, Kan. – When it comes to foodborne illnesses, few rival E. coli for the damaging effect it can have on humans. Research shows that STEC-related bacteria cause more than 175,000 human illnesses per year with an annual direct economic co... Read More

Scottsbluff will host Alliance in B6 District final

Three days of play in three different locations.  The B6 Boys District Basketball Tournament has been a wild one. After Alliance won at McCook Saturday afternoon the tournament moved to top seeded Sidney for semifinal action Monday night and afte... Read More

Cougar softball sweeps North Platte

Andy Hancock hammered two home runs and the Western Nebraska Community College softball team claimed a doubleheader over North Platte Community College Monday afternoon at Volunteer Field in Scottsbluff. Hancock had 3-run home runs in each game. I... Read More

Eight ‘Communities of Opportunity’ Will Strengthen Links Between Farmers and Consumers

Washington, D.C., March 2, 2015 – Eight communities across the country will receive training and assistance to link family farmers and local residents who lack access to healthy food. Growing Food Connections (GFC) will help local governments, plan... Read More

Commissioners approve Monument pedestrian/bike lane agreement....again

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners for the second time in two years have approved an agreement with the federal government  to expand the Monument Valley Pathway system. The expansion will   move the pathway from west U Street through the Legac... Read More