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Post-Harvest Grain-Price Rallies Lift Ag Producers’ Spirits

Agricultural producer sentiment about the industry's economy improved substantially in November, in part because of soybean and corn futures price rallies, according to the December 6 report of the Pu... Read More

Options for 27th Street and Avenue D crossing being considered

After wind damaged the mast arm of one of the traffic signals at 27th Street and Avenue I in Scottsbluff last week, the traffic signal at 27th Street and Avenue D was taken down and used to replace the broken mast at the busier intersection. The S... Read More

Dairy Groups Send Letter to President-Elect Donald Trump Detailing Importance of Dairy Trade

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) sent a joint letter today to President-elect Donald Trump outlining the importance of exports to the U.S. dairy sector and seeking further dialo... Read More

Minatare man pleads to distribution of meth

A 24 year old Minatare man has entered a no contest plea to one count of selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant of the Wing Drug Task Force. Originally four counts of distribution of methamphetamine had been filed against Brent Tinnel... Read More

Poultry Industry Fears RFS Will Increase Grain Prices

The U.S. poultry industry is concerned the Renewable Fuel Standard targets for 2017 and 2018 will increase feed prices for poultry farmers. Set by the Environmental Protection Agency, the RFS target for ethanol for 2017 was placed at the statute l... Read More

Busy enforcement period during 6 week NSP initiative

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol Troop E-Scottsbluff arrested five impaired drivers during a six-week long special enforcement effort in Scotts Bluff County. The focus of the special enforcement, which took place October 1 through November... Read More

CNPPID considering lot lease fees and establishing irrigation rates

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors approved a set of lease-related draft information at Monday’s December board meeting for the purpose of gathering public comments during the proce... Read More

Meininger to continue as Mayor of Scottsbluff

The Scottsbluff city council Monday evening seated Raymond Gonzales and Scott Shaver, who were both elected to retain their seats in last months election. The council then selected Randy Meininger, who has been Mayor for the past 10 years to conti... Read More

House Speaker Promises Regulation Relief in Next Congress

House Speaker Paul Ryan promises to provide regulatory relief during the next Congress. The Wisconsin Republican over the weekend used agriculture as an example of needing relief during a CBS 60 Minutes interview. He called regulatory relief his s... Read More

Barker officially retiring from coaching at Scottsbluff High School

After a storied career at Scottsbluff High School, Jim Barker is officially retiring, from both the classroom and the coaching ranks. Scottsbluff Activities Director Dave Hoxworth released a statement last night saying that Barker has filed his re... Read More

NFL Scores

NFL Monday's Game Indianapolis 41, N.Y. Jets 10 Thursday's Game Oakland at Kansas City, 8:25 p.m. Sunday's Games Denver at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Arizona at Miami, 1 p.m. Houston ... Read More