USDA Disaster Assistance to Help Thousands of Honeybee, Livestock and Farm-Raised Fish Producers

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA today announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Hon... Read More

SHS students experience college visit and math competition at UNL

Scottsbluff High School students recorded a 6th place team finish in Class II at UNL Math Day on Thursday, November 20, 2014. For the second consecutive year, Scottsbluff High School was awarded a certificate recognizing it as the “Best Represented... Read More

Vesicular Stomatitis Diagnosed in Wheeler County, Nebraska

  LINCOLN – According to State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed a diagnosis of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in cattle on two farms in Wheeler County.  Livestock on both farms have been... Read More

Hagel is stepping down

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is becoming the first senior adviser to leave the Obama administration after the sweeping losses by Democrats in the midterm elections. Officials say Hagel is stepping down under pressure  from Preside... Read More

Switching to soybeans? Make sure fields are ready.

INDIANAPOLIS — Nov. 24, 2014 — Thinking about putting soybeans back into your rotation next season? If you’ve been following a corn-on-corn cropping strategy in recent years, plan ahead to make sure your fields are ready for the switch to so... Read More

Torrington man dies in two vehicle accident

A 35 year old Torrington man has died in a two vehicle accident shortly after 10 30 p.m. Friday night. Torrington Police Lt. Eric Sharp says John Menard was killed in the two vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 26 and East D Street. ... Read More

Immigration Orders Won’t Help Milk Producers

Last week’s announcement of executive orders on immigration will not help the future needs of dairy farmers, according to the National Milk Producers Federation. President and CEO Jim Mulhern said "We still need congressional action." Mulhern said ... Read More

Cady Leads Huskers To Win

Lincoln, Neb. - Emily Cady scored a career-high 25 points and added nine rebounds as No. 16 Nebraska rolled to a 66-43 women's basketball win over Utah on Sunday afternoon at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers, who played their first game on ... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Sunday's Games= St. Louis 4, Winnipeg 2 N.Y. Rangers 5, Montreal 0 Anaheim 2, Arizona 1 Vancouver 4, Chicago 1 Monday's Games= Pittsburgh at Boston, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Minnesot... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday's Games= Memphis 107, L.A. Clippers 91 Miami 94, Charlotte 93 Portland 94, Boston 88 Golden State 91, Oklahoma City 86 Denver 101, L.A. Lakers 94, OT Monday's Games= Portland at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Charlotte,... Read More

Oregon GMO ballot Heads to Likely Recount

The Oregon GMO labeling fight is not over yet as the ballot issue appears headed for a recount. The Oregonian reports new totals show the initiative losing by fewer than 1,500 votes. Measure 92 moved into range of an automatic recount after Multnomah... Read More