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Governor hopeful Bob Krist embarks on statewide listening tour

A Nebraska state Senator who plans on challenging Gov. Pete Ricketts during next year's Gubernatorial election made a stop in Scottsbluff this morning to kickoff a state-wide listening tour. Bob Krist of Omaha says his nine plus years in the legislature helped him learn the ins and outs of state ...

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Governor hopeful Bob Krist embarks on statewide listening tour

A Nebraska state Senator who plans on challenging Gov. Pete Ricketts during next year's Gubernatorial election made a stop in Scottsbluff this morning to kickoff a state-wide listening tour. Bob Krist of Omaha says his nine plus years in the legislature helped him learn the ins and outs of state ...

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Dual credit students boosting WNCC enrollment

  Dual credit students who are taking both high school and college courses as part of the new Career Academy concept are boosting WNCC's enrollment figures. The college has just over 1,900 students enrolled this fall, a jump from 1,719 last year. Registrar Roger Hovey says most of that in...

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Sasse: Omaha VA's refusal to answer questions 'unacceptable'

U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse is seeking answers from the Department of Veterans of Affairs following reports that VA employees kept a secret waiting list of patients from Nebraska and Iowa that obscured the actual wait times for veterans who sought appointments. Sasse sent a letter to the department Tues...

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Car fire closes portion of I-80 in Kimball County Tuesday evening

A car fire east  of Kimball on Interstate 80 caused westbound traffic to be closed for a brief amount of time Tuesday evening. The Nebraska State Patrol says a Jeep caught fire around 5:22 p.m. near County Road 49. Traffic on the interstate was closed for about 10 minutes while crews extinguishe...

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Murder charge filed in case of missing Nebraska student

A murder charge has been filed in the case of a missing Peru State College student who disappeared nearly seven years ago. The Nebraska Attorney General's office says that 36-year-old Joshua Keadle has been charged with first-degree murder, accused of killing 19-year-old Tyler ``Ty'' Thomas. ...

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all-day Utility Construction at Five Roc...
Utility Construction at Five Roc...
Oct 18 all-day
On Monday, September 11th, Hennings Construction will begin utility work at the corner of Five Rocks Road and Country Club Road, weather permitting. The work will be completed by October 20th, 2017. Please drive with[...]
11:45 am Valley Alternative Learning and ...
Valley Alternative Learning and ...
Oct 18 @ 11:45 am
Valley Alternative Learning and Transitioning School (VALTS) graduation for the 1st quarter is Wednesday, October 18th, 11:45am.  This will also mark the 600th graduate since the program began in 1998.  VALTS operates at the Harms[...]
3:00 pm Powerline Construction & Mainten... @ WNCC Powerline Lab @ Alliance
Powerline Construction & Mainten... @ WNCC Powerline Lab @ Alliance
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm
Join us on October 18 at the WNCC Powerline Lab to learn more about this exciting career field. Get interactive with four stations: rescue pole top, digger truck, bucket truck, and pole climbing. Stick around after to[...]
Oct
19
Thu
all-day Utility Construction at Five Roc...
Utility Construction at Five Roc...
Oct 19 all-day
On Monday, September 11th, Hennings Construction will begin utility work at the corner of Five Rocks Road and Country Club Road, weather permitting. The work will be completed by October 20th, 2017. Please drive with[...]
1:00 pm Meet Government Buyers @ Chadron State College Student Center
Meet Government Buyers @ Chadron State College Student Center
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Chadron office of the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) will host the Western Nebraska Meet The Buyers Conference. Open to any business interested in growing sales and revenue through marketing to government agencies, the event[...]
3:30 pm Special Halloween Programs @ Alliance Public Library
Special Halloween Programs @ Alliance Public Library
Oct 19 @ 3:30 pm
The Alliance Public Library will present two special Halloween programs Thursday, October 19 in the community meeting rooms!  The Haunted Library children’s festivities will begin with Halloween bingo from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m.  Storyteller Wally Seiler will entertain[...]

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