Gov. Ricketts calls on Ernie Chambers for apology for comparing police to ISIS

A well-known Nebraska senator is facing more criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group.  The governor is calling for an apology  and one lawmaker is calling for his resignation. The backlash continued Thursday against Senator Ernie Chambers following comments he made in a hearing. ...

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Gov. Ricketts calls on Ernie Chambers for apology for comparing police to ISIS

A well-known Nebraska senator is facing more criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group.  The governor is calling for an apology  and one lawmaker is calling for his resignation. The backlash continued Thursday against Senator Ernie Chambers following comments he made in a hearing. ...

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Man facing 15 charges following early morning traffic stop

What started as a minor traffic violation turned into a laundry list of charges for a Gering man. Around 1 a.m.,  a trooper saw a car driven by D.J. Gibbons make an improper turn. The trooper pulled Gibbons over and smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. Gibbons was searched and the troop...

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Scottsbluff man convicted of intentional child abuse

A Scotts Bluff County District Judge has found a Scottsbluff man guilty of intentional child abuse causing serious bodily injury. Cody Olbricht had a bench trial this week on the charge. Court documents say that back in September, Olbricht's girlfriend's daughter was taken to the hospital afte...

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NSP Carrier Enforcement Webinars Replace Town Hall Meetings

(Lincoln, Neb.)- The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division will be changing the format for its Town Hall meetings. This year, the Carrier Enforcement Division will conduct webinars in place of previously held location meetings. The webinars, starting on April 6 will provide inf...

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Nebraska panel advances prison overhaul bill for debate

A bill designed to reduce Nebraska's prison crowding and expand parole services is slated for debate by lawmakers. A legislative committee voted 5-0 Wednesday to advance a measure sponsored by Sen. Heath Mello of Omaha. The bill is intended to slow population growth in the state prison system,...

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Mar
26
Thu
5:00 pm Soup Supper @ Eagles Lodge
Soup Supper @ Eagles Lodge
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Charity Soup Supper will be at the Eagles Lodge in Gering, on March 26 from 5-7pm. All proceeds go to Eagles Auxiliary Charities. They will be serving White Chicken Chile and Turkey Tortellini with homade[...]
Mar
27
Fri
5:30 pm Lenten Fish Friday
Lenten Fish Friday
Mar 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Lenten Fish Friday Friday, March 27th, St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dalton 5:30pm to 7:30pm Serving fried pollock, tater tots, coleslaw, mac and cheese, dessert and beverage. Adults $8.00, Children $4.00, Kids 5 and Under[...]
5:30 pm Lenten Fish Fry Sponsored by St....
Lenten Fish Fry Sponsored by St....
Mar 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Lenten Fish Fry This Friday (March 27) 5:30-7:30pm St. Agnes School Gym, Scottsbluff Serving Fish, Pizza, Tater Tots, Coleslaw, brownies and beverages. Adults $8/Kids $4 Sponsored by St. Agnes Fryers Proceeds to St. Agnes School. [...]
7:30 pm “American Sniper”
“American Sniper”
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm
The Historic Midwest Theater announces “American Sniper” will screen on March 27-29 at the Midwest Theater. Movie Synopsis: U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) takes his sole mission — protect his comrades — to[...]
Mar
28
Sat
10:30 am Nebraska Farmers Union Distric...
Nebraska Farmers Union Distric...
Mar 28 @ 10:30 am
Nebraska Farmers Union District 1 Spring Meeting Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:30AM morning meeting, noon meal to follow at the Meadow Lark Café, 102 Bell Avenue, Bridgeport, NE. AGENDA: NeFU District 1 Director Mike Sarchet[...]
7:30 pm “American Sniper”
“American Sniper”
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm
The Historic Midwest Theater announces “American Sniper” will screen on March 27-29 at the Midwest Theater. Movie Synopsis: U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) takes his sole mission — protect his comrades — to[...]

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