• Torrington Donates to Ag Appreciation Breakfast

    Torrington facility donated sugar to their local Chamber of Commerce in order to support their Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast held on August 9th at the County Fairgrounds.

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  • Scottsbluff Employee Became Living Organ Donor

    Scottsbluff employee Yvette Herman recently became a living organ donor and she would like to encourage others to consider becoming a living donor as well.  If you are interested in finding out how you can share this great gift with someone in need, you can contact UChealth.com and you will be connected with the Living Donor … Continued

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  • “Sugar Shack” at the Billings State Fair

    The Western Sugar Billings, MT facility was asked to host an educational shed at the Billings State Fair. The shed hosted sugar samples, packaging, and material regarding planting, harvesting, and processing sugar beets. Below are links to watch KTVQ’s interview on the “Sugar Shack” as well as a radio interview with Jesse Nile. Jesse Nile’s … Continued

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  • Torrington Supports Goshen County Fair

    The Torrington facility donated sugar to the Future Farmers of America Association to use for their lemonade stand at the Goshen County Fair this past weekend. Additionally, they donated empty sugar bars to the American Legion to use in decorating their float for the Goshen County Fair Parade held on August 9th.

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  • Scottsbluff Walleye Tournament

    The Walleye Tournament is a fishing tournament held at Lake Minatare. Scottsbluff Employees, Lyle Belgum and Paul Sierra, organized the tournament again this year. This year there were 34 two-man teams registered for the event.  The teams with the highest weight of their fish (walleye) caught, win a place and a cash prize. Scottsbluff employee JJ West and his … Continued

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  • Lovell Factory awarded Yard of the Week

    The Lovell Factory was awarded Yard of the Week.  The grounds are kept by our watchmen/woman:  Troy Brown, Mike Fink and Syd Snell.  Pictured here with the sign is Syd Snell.  Syd is responsible for planting and taking care of the flowers planted in front of the main office.  Troy Brown and Mike Fink make … Continued

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  • Scottsbluff Hosts Delegation from China

    On June 22, 2018, Brandon Hessler and Jerry Darnell hosted a delegation from China. They shared information about the sugar beet industry and discussed sugar production.   

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  • Rwanda Students Tour Scottsbluff Factory

    On June 7th, students from Rwanda visited the Scottsbluff factory.  The students were visiting Western Nebraska in an effort to develop the next generation of Rwandan agriculture. Sugar beets are grown in small amounts in Rwanda. Tracy Bentley shared information about sugar production and led  them on a tour of the factory.  In this picture, Dave … Continued

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  • Lovell Supports Parents of the Blue Jackets (PBJ)

    The Lovell Factory made several Baking Dishes and donated them to the “Parents of the Blue Jackets”  better know as “PBJ”.  The PBJ is a parents group that supports the Lovell High School Future Farmers of America.  Every year the PBJ sponsors a golf tournament.  The money raised goes towards scholarships for graduating seniors and … Continued

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  • 90th Anniversary of KGHL Radio, Billings, Montana

    The KGHL radio station celebrated their 90th anniversary on June 8th, 2018. There are 4 businesses in Billings, MT that utilized KGHL for advertising the first year they started operating, and Western Sugar was one of them. Randall Jobman, Ag Manager, was invited to say a few words to the business leaders who were in attendance.  

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  • Scottsbluff-Gering Lions Club

    Jeff Kava, Western Sugar Factory Manager, and Michael Ann Relka, Western Sugar Agriculturalist, presented to the Scottsbluff-Gering Lions Club on June 6th to discuss the Scottsbluff factory’s expansion their outlook for the coming year. The Lions Club is an international organization who works to fund eye glasses and hearing aids to those who have impairments. They also provide … Continued

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  • National Poppy Day

    May 25th, 2018 was National Poppy Day which is a visual representation to honor the “sacrifice of service made by our veterans. On Memorial Day and Veterans Day, millions of red crepe paper poppies—all handmade by veterans as part of their therapeutic rehabilitation—are distributed across the country in exchange for donations that go directly to … Continued

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