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Trump doesn't expect much from China trade talks this week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump does not expect much progress from trade talks with China this week in Washington, he told Reuters on Monday. Trump said in an interview that he had “no time frame” for ending the trade disp... Read More

Man dies after personal watercraft collide at Lake McConaughy

Authorities say a 22-year-old man died after his personal watercraft collided with another at Lake McConaughy in western Nebraska. Keith County Attorney Randy Fair said Monday that Nathaniel Maxcy, of Lincoln, was pronounced dead Saturday at Ogall... Read More

Report shows numbers of ducks remain high for 2018

Estimated duck breeding populations are strong, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s recent 2018 waterfowl population status report. Although the numbers are down from 2017, the report shows abundance of most duck species above their l... Read More

‘Undeniably Dairy’ Celebration at the 2018 Nebraska State Fair To Feature Conversations with Farmers, Recipe Demonstrations

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Nearly 400,000 fairgoers will be able to celebrate “Undeniably Dairy” at the Nebraska State Fair, August 24 through September 3, as Nebraska dairy farmers work to bring dairy to life and share their dairy farm stories, as ... Read More

Commissioners ask department heads to make 7% cuts to balance budget

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners have asked their department heads to make a final 7% reduction in their proposed budgets to get the fiscal 2018-19 budget balanced. The commissioners still had over $800,000 to cut after budget workshops Monda... Read More

(Video) Husker Harvest Days Site Improvements Nearly Ready

GRAND ISLAND, NEB.- Husker Harvest Days will celebrate its 41st annual event with $7.5 million of upgrades that are nearly completed for the 2018 show that will be held Sept. 11-13 on its permanent site near Grand Island, Neb. “All the major c... Read More

Council places additional sales tax measure on November ballot

The Scottsbluff City Council Monday evening approved placing a half cent LB-357 sales tax measure on the November 6th ballot for voters to consider. The resolution  specifies money raised from the tax can only be used for infrastructure projects.... Read More

Aug. 20, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.90 (-0.18) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.90 (-0.18) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.94 (-0.18) Crossroads Co-op/Gering – 4.94 (-0.18) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.97 (-0.18) New Alliance / ... Read More

Officials believe body of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts found

Iowa City, Iowa --  Investigators believe they have found the body of Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who has been missing for more than a month. The 20-year-old woman was last seen July 18, jogging in her hometown of Brooklyn in ce... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - Aug. 21

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news. More agriculture news and information: ...... Read More

Scottsbluff loses home opener to Sterling

The home opener for the Scottsbluff softball team did not go as planned on Monday night. Sterling crashed the party and cashed in a 12-0 win in just three innings. Scottsbluff entered with plenty of confidence after a season opening 3-1 weekend... Read More

Chadron State has new cross country, distance coach

CHADRON, Neb. -- August 20, 2018 -- Chadron State College has a new head cross country and assistant track and field coach. He is Scott Foley, who was a standout cross country and distance runner at Cheyenne Central High School and also competed ... Read More

Like construction crews, Eagles work on finishing touches

CHADRON, Neb. -- August 20, 2018 -- While the coaches report the Chadron State College football team is coming off another solid week of practice, they also emphasize that much is still to be accomplished before the Eagles are ready for the season-o... Read More

Biofuels Grow Nebraska

In our ag economy, biofuels are playing an increasingly important role in growing more opportunity for the next generation of farm families.  With economic uncertainty and low commodity prices, ethanol not only helps build reliable demand for our co... Read More