I-80 stop near Hershey nets 35.7 pounds of pot

A traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Lincoln County has led to the seizure of nearly 36 pounds of marijuana and two arrests. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, just before 1:30 p.m. Monday, a tr... Read More

Scouting for Waterhemp Now

INDIANAPOLIS — Sept. 30, 2014 — Waterhemp continues to top the list of challenging weeds to control in cornfields and ignoring it can be costly. Waterhemp is one of the most common weeds for Midwest growers and has been especially difficult t... Read More

Scotts Bluff County roads all passable after heavy rains

All the rural Scotts Bluff County roads are passable and no roads are closed despite a general four inch rainfall throughout the county over the last 48 hours. Roads Superintendent Bob Bennett says the rain actually will help his crews gain a soli... Read More

2015 National Beef Ambassadors Selected

Rachel Purdy (Wyoming), Will Pohlman (Arkansas), Alicia Smith (Texas), Kalyn McKibben (Oklahoma), Demi Snider (Ohio) were chosen as the 2015 National Beef Ambassador Team at the annual National Beef Ambassador competition, which is funded in part by ... Read More

North Platte man has court appearance in Deuel Co. cocaine arrest

A 23 year old North Platte man arrested in Deuel County last Thursday had a first appearance in Cheyenne County District Court Monday on felony charges of Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Deliver and Possession of Cocaine. Court documents say ... Read More

Minatare, Kimball experiencing weather related problems

Minatare residents are being asked to limit their use of water due to the large amounts of rain the town has received in the last 48 hours. The city says sewers are full and pumps are working overtime to handle the load. Residents are being asked ... Read More

Amazing two day rain totals in western Nebraska

The two day rain totals in the North Platte Valley are pretty amazing. they include 7 inches 35 miles north of Scottsbluff on the Plainsview Ranch ( the picture from Joyce Stark shows the rain gauge on the ranch)... Read More

Haulers Reminded Proper Permits Needed during Harvest Season

(Lincoln, Neb.)- With the arrival of harvest season in Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division would like to remind haulers to obtain the proper permits and make sure their equipment has been inspected and is safe for u... Read More

Johanns, Fischer Press for Answers on Federal Land Acquisitions and Habitat Construction

Courtesy/ Sen. Johanns' Office. Sen. Mike Johanns WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) and Deb Fishcer (Courtesy/Official Photo) Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, yesterday wrote to the ... Read More

Avenue I project finally nears completion

After a number of delays, work is nearing completion on the Avenue "I" project in Scottsbluff. The lane markings are in but crosswalk and a few turn markings will be put in over the next week or two. City Manager Rick Kuckkahn says the project is ... Read More

Information open house on West Scottsbluff viaduct planned Tuesday evening

The Nebraska Department of Roads will hold an Information Open House Tuesday night on a proposed viaduct over Union Pacific tracks on Highway 92 west of Scottsbluff. The viaduct will be located approximately three quarters of a mile west of the North... Read More