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NPNRD gets ready for greenhouse

The North Platte Natural Resources District in Scottsbluff, will begin construction on a geothermal greenhouse  south of its building in the spring. The greenhouse, which will be 126’ x 16’ and 14’ high, is modeled after the one in Alliance... Read More

Sasse Applauds Grasz Confirmation

Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed Steve Grasz to be the United States Circuit Judge for Eighth Circuit. Senate Republicans confirmed Grasz, one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees, despite a rare "not qualified" rating from the American ... Read More News: December 12, 2017

Today on News:  Scottsbluff High School and their career academies paving the way for the District Gering Council approves an ordinance that authorizes the sale of up to four million dollars in bonds to pay for the city’s athletic ... Read More

Gering Schools Supt. finalist for ESU #10 Administrator

Gering Schools Superintendent Bob Hastings confirms he is one of the four finalists for the ESU #10 Administrator position in Kearney. Hastings says he is not unhappy at Gering, but tells KNEB News it is a good location for his family and a positi... Read More

Participation encouraged in

Scottsbluff residents and visitors are being asked to participate in a statewide "Community Strengths" survey online to determine how well the city measures up for people seeking new places to live. Economic Development Director Starr Lehl says 26... Read More

White House to host fresh biofuels talks to help refiners: sources

(Reuters) - The White House will host talks between the rival oil and ethanol industries on Wednesday in hopes of brokering a deal to help refiners struggling to meet the country’s biofuels policy, according to sources familiar with the matter. ... Read More

Expelled CSCS wrestlers to enter diversion program

The four members of the Chadron State College wrestling team kicked off the squad, expelled from school, and arrested in an alleged hazing incident have all reached plea agreements to enter a pre-trial diversion program that could expunge their recor... Read More

USDA Reports Flash- USDA Bumps up Corn Use

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- USDA raised corn usage for ethanol on Tuesday for the 2017-18 crop by 50 million bushels, but also lowered soybean and wheat exports by 25 million bushels for each crop. The December World Agricultural Supply and Demand E... Read More

EU to Lists Objections to Bayer-Monsanto Deal

The European Union is setting up potential reasons to reject Bayer AG’s takeover of Monsanto. This week, the EU is expected to send Bayer a so-called statement of objections that list potential reasons for the EU to block the $66 billion proposa... Read More

More prison time for Michael Valdez

A Scottsbluff man sentenced to prison in September for robbery was given additional prison time Tuesday  on drug and firearm convictions. Scotts Bluff County District Judge Leo Dobrovolny sentenced 29 year old Michael Valdez to 8-10 years in pri... Read More

Wool Exports Increase 24 Percent

Wool exports increased 24 percent during the 2017 marketing year. Exports of U.S. wool increased 8.64 million lbs. to total more than 25 million lbs. for the year. The American Sheep Industry Association says work in conjunction with the Departmen... Read More


The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) is hosting a food drive now through December 14th at 1:30 p.m., proceeds and donated food items will be given to Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN) for distribution. “This g... Read More

Scottsbluff man's sentence modified even though appeal denied

A Scottsbluff man sentenced to three years in prison for his conviction on eight counts of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person had his appeal effort rejected. However his sentence was modified by the Nebraska Court of Appeals. 30-year-o... Read More

Sorghum Symposium Coming to NCTA in Curtis

The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Association (NeGSPA) together with the Grain Sorghum Board and Nebraska Extension announce the 2018 Sorghum Symposium to be held January 18, 2018 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, 404 East 7th Str... Read More