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Local man facing slew of charges after assaulting officers during arrest

A 31-year-old Scotts Bluff County man is facing a wide variety of charges stemming from his Monday afternoon arrest. Court documents say Scottsbluff Police were dispatched to Avenue E for an incide... Read More

(Video) Morning Ag News Update - July 17, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news. Watch agriculture feature stories:  ...... Read More

U.S.-China Dispute Harming Canadian Soybean Growers

Soybean farmers in Canada are feeling the impact of the U.S.-China trade war as soybean prices decline. CNBC reports that while Canadian soybean farmers could see an increased market share from importing nations, experts say the current soybean marke... Read More

Commissioners need to cut $4.7 million from department head requests

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners have set their 2018-19 budget workshop dates , meetings where Board Chair Mark Masterton says they begin reducing the department head and elected officials' initial requests. Masterton says the meetings inevit... Read More

Commissioners approve plan to send juvenile detainees to Casper

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Monday approved a contract that will take juvenile detainees to a facility in Casper. The Commissioners earlier this year thought they found an alternative to housing problem juveniles 400 miles away in easter... Read More News: July 16, 2018

Today on News: Scottsbluff's new brewery nearing completion, and Lt. Governor Mike Foley gets a sneak peek tour on Friday with owners Joe and Andrea Margheim A Scotts Bluff County man is Nebraska's first confirmed case of West Nile Vi... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report

OMAHA -- Good-to-excellent condition ratings for both corn and soybeans declined nationwide last week, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. NASS estimated that 72% of the nation's corn w... Read More

(Video) Nebraska agencies relay lifesaving drug to Colorado hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol and other agencies have successfully coordinated a delivery of potentially lifesaving medicine from Omaha to a children’s hospital in Colorado. The Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora requested... Read More

Stamp Farms Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty

OMAHA (DTN) -- One of three men indicted on 14 counts of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and making false statements to attain loans and crop insurance for Decatur, Michigan-based Stamp Farms LLC, has reached a plea agreement, according to court docu... Read More

Masterton: Goal of protest hearings was fairness

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners have concluded hearing three days of personal property protests and Board Chair Mark Masterton says the protests were across the board, involving both commercial and residential properties. 300 protests were f... Read More

USDA Partners to Improve Rural Water Infrastructure for Nearly 250,000 People in 103 Communities

WASHINGTON, – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $267 million in 103 infrastructure projects (PDF, 298 KB) to upgrade water and wastewater sys... Read More