Shedding Light on Bioenergy: Universities Inform About Latest Developments

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Though it sounds relatively new, we humans have been using bioenergy since we first burned wood to warm our families and cook our food. Now, ethanol made from corn is available at ... Read More

September 16, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney,                   5.06 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport,         5.06 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman,                   5.06 (-0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford,   ... Read More

High school football rankings

The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on ... Read More

Alliance school board told tax

Taxes were the big issue Monday night at the Alliance school board meeting. Long-time resident and former 15-year member of the Alliance City Council Dan Kusek expressed his concern over the district realizing more property tax revenue due to prop... Read More

Heineman announces behavioral health regions to receive additional funds

Today, Gov. Dave Heineman announced that the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will meet next week with the state’s six Behavioral Health Regions to discuss the allocation of funds that were not spent by the regions during the last f... Read More

Nebraska's uninsured rate held stable in 2013

Nebraska's rate of uninsured people stayed relatively flat last year while those in neighboring states and the nation declined slightly. New U.S. census data released Tuesday show that 13 percent of Nebraskans under age 65 were uninsured last yea... Read More

Kansas NRCS Receives $3.8 Million to Protect and Enhance Agricultural and Wetland Easements

September 15, 2014, Salina, Kansas—Eric B. Banks, Kansas State Conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that $3.8 million in conservation funding has been allocated in... Read More

2014 Scotts Bluff County 4-H Nebraska State Fair Awards

Joan Coker, 4-H Leader, Katie Colson and Copper, Ashlynne Hanan and Roper, and Paul Callenius, 4-H Leader 4-H Sheep Judge Mike Harbour, Gatesville Texas and Teagan Flick Kaden Hubbard, Mike Flick, 4-H Sheep Judge Mike Harbour, Gatesville Tex... Read More

Four CSC cowboys place in first event

Four Chadron State College cowboys were placed in their events at the Central Wyoming College rodeo in Riverton last weekend.  The rodeo, which had 576 entries, opened the season in the Central Rocky Mountain Region. Jake Kasselder, a senior fro... Read More

Huskers and Bluejays renew volleyball series

For the first time since 2011, the No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team will face Creighton in the regular season when the Bluejays visit the Bob Devaney Sports Center for a 7 p.m. match on Wednesday. Although the teams met in the spring season, Wednesd... Read More

Rural Box Butte County girl dies in farm accident

Funeral services are Wednesday for a rural Box Butte girl who died Saturday in an accident on her parents' ranch 33 miles west of Alliance. Box Butte County Sheriff Tammy Mowry says four year old Josephine Marie Magnuson was critically injured whe... Read More