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Lighthizer Defends U.S. Agriculture at WTO Ministerial

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) thanks U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer for his efforts to defend U.S. agriculture against attempts to weaken the World Trade Organizatio... Read More

McKinney: Farmers Need NAFTA Backup Plan

Farmers need a backup plan if the U.S. exits the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a top Department of Agriculture official. Ted McKinney, USDA undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs, told that he... Read More

(AUDIO) Scottsbluff splits home games against Douglas

After a 2-1 trip to Gillette, Wyoming this past weekend the Scottsbluff boys improved to 5-2 on the season, winning their home opener over Douglas, Wyoming by the final of 75-51. After a little bit of a slow start the Bearcats were leading by just... Read More

Iowa State Agronomist receives new innovator award

AMES, Iowa–Improved crop yield predictions are expected from Iowa State University research generated by a Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research New Innovator Award grant announced today. Sotirios Archontoulis, an assistant professor ... Read More

(Audio) Huskers Ready For Final Four

The fifth-seeded Nebraska volleyball team will face No. 1 seed Penn State at 6 p.m. (CT) on Thursday in the first of two NCAA Semifinals at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. Nebraska was the first team to punch its ticket to Kansas City after the Hus... Read More

Ag Secretary Says Oil Refiners Need RFS Relief, But Farmers Also Need Strong NAFTA

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue reiterated Tuesday that President Donald Trump will keep his support for the Renewable Fuel Standard, but said changes are needed to help the oil-refining industry deal with what is seen as specu... Read More

Regional West Foundation Awards $68,000 in Nursing and Health Education Scholarships

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― The board of directors of Regional West Foundation is pleased to announce that $68,000 in scholarships has been awarded by the foundation to 34 area students who are enrolled at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) ... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Tuesday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Ainsworth 68, Valentine 43 Allen 54, Hartington-Newcastle 35 Alma 52, Southwest 49 Bertrand 65, Eustis-Farnam 29 Bishop Neumann 67, Aquinas 53 Boys Town 80, Douglas County West 35 Cent... Read More

NPNRD gets ready for greenhouse

The North Platte Natural Resources District in Scottsbluff, will begin construction on a geothermal greenhouse  south of its building in the spring. The greenhouse, which will be 126’ x 16’ and 14’ high, is modeled after the one in Alliance... Read More

Sasse Applauds Grasz Confirmation

Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed Steve Grasz to be the United States Circuit Judge for Eighth Circuit. Senate Republicans confirmed Grasz, one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees, despite a rare "not qualified" rating from the American ... Read More News: December 12, 2017

Today on News:  Scottsbluff High School and their career academies paving the way for the District Gering Council approves an ordinance that authorizes the sale of up to four million dollars in bonds to pay for the city’s athletic ... Read More