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Dairy Promotion Directors Elect Board Officers

Leaders of Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) and the United Dairy Industry Association (UDIA) announce the following dairy farmers as new officers. The DMI and NDB elections were held during the Febru... Read More News: February 22, 2018

Today on News: Airport officials are pleased with United Airlines and the service they have provided Western Nebraska so far  The Cobblestone Hotel & Suites celebrate ribbon cutting ceremony Gov. Pete Ricketts honors students ... Read More

Nebraska, Colorado State Officials Announce Republican River Settlement

 Today, the Governors and Attorneys General of Nebraska and Colorado announced their settlement of claims regarding Colorado’s past use of water under the Republican River Compact.  A new agreement between the states was signed by Governor John H... Read More

WNCC Foundation has new Executive Director

The WNCC Foundation has a new permanent executive director who believes the job fits what she has been doing in the workplace. RCI Account Executive Jennifer Reisig was approved for her new position Wednesday by the college Board of Directors. Rei... Read More

USDA Seeks Ideas to Help SNAP Participants Become Independent

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that it is looking for innovative ideas to promote work and self-sufficiency among able-bodied adults participating in the department’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The publ... Read More

Symposium to highlight issues of international trade in Nebraska

An upcoming symposium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will highlight the importance of international trade to Nebraska's economy. The Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance is hosting the inaugural CME Group Foundation Sym... Read More

How Potential ADM, Bungee Merger Would Impact Farmers

The possible merger of ADM and Bungee could decrease marketing outlets for farmers as the companies would combine operations. Chad Hart of Iowa State University told DTN-The Progressive Farmer this week that, however, unlike mergers in the seed bu... Read More

County road maintenance moving from a challenge to possible crisis

Scotts Bluff County continues to fall behind in its road maintenance and there is no foreseeable solution in the future without more funding. That was the conclusion after the commissioners spent an hour Tuesday evening with their road and bridge ... Read More

Republicans Deliver Letter to Congressional Leadership Calling on Section 199A Changes

A group of Republican lawmakers Wednesday sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan calling for changes to Section 199A in the tax code. The group of more than 80 lawmakers says the changes will restore the c... Read More

Ex-Nebraska state trooper charged in fatal chase

A special prosecutor has filed charges against a former Nebraska state trooper at the center of a storm that rocked the State Patrol. Special prosecutor Joe Stecher charged Tim Flick on Wednesday with two misdemeanors, motor-vehicle homicide and m... Read More

Scottsbluff man arrested for assaulting deputies

A Scottsbluff man is facing several charges stemming from a Tuesday night disturbance in downtown Scottsbluff. Police received a call about a man walking down the middle of Broadway who was screaming and trying to kick passing vehicles. Court d... Read More

Coral Richards honored during final board meeting and reception

A retirement reception was held last evening for long-time WNCC Administrative Assistant Coral Richards after 58 years of service to the college. Richards served in several capacities with the college, but most notable as the only Secretary of the... Read More

ASA Congratulates the 2018 Regional Winners of the Conservation Legacy Awards

The American Soybean Association (ASA) congratulates the regional winners of the 2018 Conservation Legacy Awards. Mark Schleisman, Lake City, Iowa (Midwest Region) David and Linda Burrier, Union Bridge, Md. (Northeast Region) Grant Norwood... Read More

Police: Viral social media threat to

The Scottsbluff Police Department says a viral post represented from a social media user that makes a threat to "SHS" is a hoax. Police Captain Brian Wasson says in a prepared media release that even though some are suspecting that the threat is a... Read More