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Bayer CropScience and Flagship Ventures form strategic innovation partnership to fund leading-edge agriculture ventures

Monheim, May 5, 2015 - Striving to push the bounds of agricultural innovation, Bayer CropScience today announced a strategic innovation partnership with Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital an... Read More

USDA Announces $235 Million Available for Innovative New Conservation Partnerships

LINCOLN, May 5, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced an investment of up to $235 million to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.... Read More

CSC expects more than 360 to graduate Saturday

Chadron State College spring commencement exercises are set for Saturday. Dr. Margaret Crouse will speak at the graduate ceremony in Memorial Hall at 8 a.m. Crouse is retiring after 36 years on the faculty and in the administration at CSC. Dis... Read More

Comm Center looking for dispatcher applicants prior to Friday cutoff

The Scotts Bluff County Communications Center has openings for two dispatchers, and are still hoping to get more people to apply prior to this Friday's cutoff for applications. Communications Director Ray Richards says the applicants need to be fl... Read More

Kansas Farm Bureau unites farmers and foodies at Zest and Zing event

MANHATTAN, KAN. – More than 100 foodies and farmers attended “Zest and Zing” April 30 at Abode Venue in Wichita. This event offered foodies the opportunity to meet the farmers who grow their food while watching a heated chef vs. chef competitio... Read More

Australian Producers Defend Sheep Industry from PETA Attacks

In the United States, we frequently see push back from animal activist groups against animal agriculture. Unfortunately, it isn't just limited to the states. Australia’s sheep industry was recently attacked by People for the Ethical Treatment of An... Read More

Bridgeport wins Creek Valley Invitational

Freshman Eric Stevens led Bridgeport to the team title of the Creek Valley Invitational Tuesday at the Chappell Golf Club.  He fired a 77 to take meet medalist honors and lead the Bulldogs to an 11 stroke win over second place Dundy County-Stratton.... Read More

Aggie Women win rodeo title at Hastings

Curtis, Neb. – Winning performances in barrel racing and goat tying helped the Lady Aggies of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture win a team title at a weekend rodeo in Hastings. The NCTA Aggies were led by Lexus Kelsch of McLaughlin, ... Read More

Scottsbluff's Oriental House changes ownership

After serving the community for years, owners of a popular Asian restaurant have announced they have sold the business Owners Connie and Kwai Ng had the restaurant closed for several days, and a sign on the door said they were closed for invento... Read More

Lexington nips Scottsbluff in soccer semifinal

The girls soccer season came to an end for the Scottsbluff Bearcats Tuesday in Kearney.  A first half goal by Lexington stood up in a 1-to-0  Class B8 District semifinal game in Kearney. The Bearcats of Chad Larson end their season at 7-9. Le... Read More

Chadron star to stay home to play basketball

CHADRON - Chadron High School senior Vonsinh Sayaloune signed a National Letter of Intent to play men's basketball at Chadron State College, head coach Brent Bargen announced Tuesday. Sayaloune, a 5-foot-8 guard, averaged 17.2 points while helping... Read More