• Western Sugar Supports the Chase Hawks Memorial’s Burn the Point in Billings, MT.

    Burn the Point is an annual car show hosted by the Chase Hawks Memorial Association, who helps families in a crisis within the Billings community. Thousands of people watch the stunning collection of classic  cars and trucks on display. Proceeds help the Chase Hawks Memorial provide for the families.

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  • Western Sugar Billings Facility Donates to Riverstone Health’s Scrub Run

    RiverStone Health Foundation hosted their Annual 5K on Saturday, September 7th. Western Sugar was a proud sponsor of the event. Proceeds benefit Riverstone Reads, a literacy program that adds a discussion of reading at each well-child exam. They also provide a free book to children through the age of 18.

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  • Scottsbluff Factory Sponsors CASA’s “Evening of Hope”

    The Western Sugar Scottsbluff facility was a sponsor for CASA’s fundraising event, “Evening of Hope”. The event raises funds each year for CASA and CAPstone, two organizations that focus on helping children in child abuse and neglect cases. 

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  • Western Sugar Scottsbluff sponsors Hope on the Eastside

    On August 31st, 2019 the Western Sugar Scottsbluff facility sponsored Hope on the East Side’s community event and car show. The event served to promote healthy living in the Scottsbluff area and to assist in the recovery of chemical abuse within the community.

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  • Colorado State Farm Tour

    Windsor grower Randy Schwalm and Mike Otto from the Fort Morgan Agricultural Department spoke to 60 incoming Freshmen at Colorado State University during a field trip to Randy’s farm.  The tour gives new Ag Science students exposure to different crops and aspects of Colorado agriculture.   Mike Otto is pictured speaking with students.

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  • Upcoming Event: Legacy of the Plains

    The Gering Agriculture History Museum will be harvesting a field of sugar beets with various historic beet equipment. The 23rd Annual Harvest Festival takes place September 21st and 22nd. They are also hosting a reunion for [Great] Western Sugar and Holly Sugar employees on September 20th. Please call Legacy of the Plains for more information: … Continued

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  • Fort Morgan Donates to Kids At Their Best

    Kids At Their Best is involved in Northeastern Colorado communities to enrich the lives of children and young adults at or below the poverty line. They are a mobile enrichment program that inspires, educates and empowers rural low-income youth through character building, innovative thinking, and community involvement. Western Sugar’s Fort Morgan facility donated funds used … Continued

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  • Teaching Students about Sugar Beets in Scottsbluff

    Michael Ann and Branden Hessler, agriculturalists in Scottsbluff, presented to middle school students through the Nebraska Farm Bureau to teach them about sugar beets.

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  • Billings Booth at County Fair

    The Billings facility hosted a display booth at the Billings County Fair that included live sugar beets, sugar packets, throwback mountain dew, and sugar beet literature. They helped teach the community about the locally grown sugar beets.

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  • Walleye Tournament

    On June 8, 2019,  the Walleye Tournament was held at Lake Minatare.  This annual tournament was organized by Lyle Belgum and Paul Sierra and 30+ teams participated in this great event. Pictured is Scottsbluff employee J.J. West and his son Easton, who were participants in the event. 

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  • Rwanda Students Visit Scottsbluff

    A group of students from Rwanda visited the Scottsbluff facility on July 11th, 2019. This tour was coordinated with Western Nebraska Community College.  The students were visiting Nebraska in an effort to develop the next generation of Rwandan agriculture. Sugar beets are grown in small amounts in Rwanda. The students enjoyed a presentation by Dave Reichert … Continued

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  • American Legion Awards Certificate of Appreciation

    On Thursday, July 18, 2019 Jerry Clark, Western Sugar Electrician and 1st Vice Commander Department of Wyoming with the American Legion, awarded Shannon Ellis, Factory Manager, and Western Sugar Cooperative Lovell Factory with a Certificate of Appreciation for “Recognition and sincere appreciation of outstanding service and assistance which contributed to the advancement of The American Legion … Continued

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