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Wheat Virus Reaching Epidemic Levels in Nebraska Panhandle

Officials say a wheat virus outbreak has reached epidemic levels and is decimating fields in the southern Nebraska Panhandle. Wheat streak mosaic virus is spread by mites and can reduce yields. The Nebraska Wheat Association earlier this month reported as many as 85 percent of southern Panhandle...

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Wheat Virus Reaching Epidemic Levels in Nebraska Panhandle

Officials say a wheat virus outbreak has reached epidemic levels and is decimating fields in the southern Nebraska Panhandle. Wheat streak mosaic virus is spread by mites and can reduce yields. The Nebraska Wheat Association earlier this month reported as many as 85 percent of southern Panhandle...

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Sites south of Morrill being considered for new landfill

Gering Sanitation Superintendent Darrell Vance says an area being considered as the location for a new landfill has been under review for a similar purpose in the past. Vance says the two sites are adjoining properties south of Morrill.  Vance says one of the properties was a potential site for...

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Warrant issued following fire caused by fireworks

An 18-year-old man has been charged after throwing fireworks out of a car window and starting a fire in Cheyenne County. Cheyenne County Sheriff Deputies say on Monday they were dispatched to County Road 117 in reference to a fire in a pasture. Their investigation revealed that Nathan Cuello was ...

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Third round of charges for Gering woman who allegedly lied about being DHHS employee to steal drugs

The rap sheet for a 28-year-old Gering woman is growing week by week, as six new criminal charges have been filed against Shannon Hughes. Hughes was arrested earlier this month after a Gering couple was allegedly duped by Hughes- who claimed to be a DHHS employee- and searched their house and sto...

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President Trump, Gov. Ricketts Discuss Nebraska Energy Innovation during White House Roundtable

Today, President Donald J. Trump hosted Governor Pete Ricketts and leaders from across the United States for a roundtable discussion on energy policy at the White House. The roundtable is a part of Energy Week, which is highlighting the Trump Administration’s work to cut red tape and develop Am...

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all-day Crimestoppers seeking help on Ki...
Crimestoppers seeking help on Ki...
Jun 29 all-day
Sometime after midnight on June 23, 2017, a group of unknown individuals vandalized the City of Kimball Municipal Pool, Gotte Park, Four Winds Golf Course,  numerous vehicles and homes. At this time the Kimball Police[...]
all-day Farmers Market Coupons @ Senior Centers in the Panhandle
Farmers Market Coupons @ Senior Centers in the Panhandle
Jun 29 all-day
Farmers Market Coupons are available to low income seniors 60 years of age and older. They are to purchase fresh produce and pure honey at the Farmers Markets. The coupons are valued at $48.00 per packet,[...]
all-day Midwest Summer Matinee Madness @ Historic Midwest Theater
Midwest Summer Matinee Madness @ Historic Midwest Theater
Jun 29 all-day
Midwest Theater is once again hosting the Midwest Summer Matinee Madness. We will have 2 screenings each day, 9:00am and 1:30pm. All Summer Matinee Madness Screenings are held on Thursdays. The coupon books can be[...]
all-day Register now to join the Prairie...
Register now to join the Prairie...
Jun 29 all-day
The dance club will meet the second Saturday of each month, beginning September of 2017 through May 2018, at Prairie Arts Studio in Gering.  We will dance from 7 -10 p.m., with the first hour[...]
5:00 pm President’s Show: Artists’ recep... @ West Nebraska Arts Center
President’s Show: Artists’ recep... @ West Nebraska Arts Center
Jun 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The artists’ reception and opening of the  2017 President’s Show: GOLD at the West Nebraska Arts Center is Thursday, June 29th, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.  It is free and open to everyone. Enjoy wine and[...]
5:00 pm Reception to honor Dr. Richard P... @ Eastern Wyoming College
Reception to honor Dr. Richard P... @ Eastern Wyoming College
Jun 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Eastern Wyoming College will be hosting a Reception to honor Dr. Richard Patterson on his retirement and welcome new president Dr. Lesley Travers on Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. This reception[...]

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