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West Nile Virus Confirmed in Kansas Horse

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health (KDA–DAH) was notified in August by the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory that a horse in Reno County ... Read More

Judicial Nominating Commission considers District Judge applicants

The Judicial Nominating Commission has completed a 90 minute public hearing this morning in Gering with the three candidates who applied for the 12th Judicial District Court Judge vacancy. Scottsbluff attorneys Kyle Long and Andrea Miller and Linc... Read More

Scotts Bluff County's valuation approaching $3 billion

A $140 million hike in Scotts Bluff County's valuation this year has increased the total valuation to close to three billion dollars. Assessor Amy Ramos says the first countywide commercial reappraisal in ten years drove the 5.33% increase this ye... Read More

Fischer says public debate by Congress needed on healthcare

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer is not happy with the lack of public debate when Congress considered a new health care plan. Appearing on KNEB's News Extra program, she said the unsuccessful process used to try to pass a Republican health care plan upset... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, Ag Director Celebrate Opening of Argentina to U.S Pork

Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Agriculture  Director Greg Ibach issued statements following news that the Trump Administration has reached an agreement with Argentina that opens another market for U.S. agricultural products. ... Read More

Deere Announces Third-Quarter Earnings of $642 Million

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The harvest has come in for stock investors in Deere & Co (DE.N) but a more plentiful bounty may rest on further improvement in the farm equipment maker's performance. Even in a strong year for machinery stocks, Deere shares... Read More

Lighthizer: NAFTA Costing Jobs, Failing Americans

At the start of the negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement this week, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told reports the deal had benefited many Americans, but it had also failed countless others. Lighthizer noted that C... Read More

Regional West Medical Center Named 2017 Most Improved Hospital

Regional West Medical Center has been named one of the country's "Most Improved" in utilizing technology to enhance health care. The distinction is based on the 19th Annual Health Care's Most Wired(r) survey, recently released by the American Hospita... Read More

First time home buyer recognized by Platte Valley Bank

Associates of PV Mortgage Company, a Platte Valley Company, U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, and Champion Realty came together today to congratulate first time home buyer Abby Hargreaves on her recent home purchase. On Thursday, ... Read More

Drought Still Burdening Rural Economy in 10 States

A new monthly report shows drought conditions continue to burden the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western states. The overall Rural Mainstreet Index for the region rose slightly in August to 42.2 from July's abysmally low 40.7. The ind... Read More News: August 17, 2017

Today on News: A Scottsbluff distillery is expanding its offerings by opening a tasting room at their West Railway location Several airlines ready to take off as Scottsbluff's next Essential Air Service Provider Western Sugar Coope... Read More