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Convicted Sidney murderer deemed competent; September sentencing date set

A man who shot and killed a Sidney woman in 2012 will be sentenced on a First Degree Murder conviction next month in Cheyenne County District Court. Larry Martinez was convicted in March, 2014 for the murder of Mandy Kershman. A jury found Martinez guilty on the charges of First Degree Murder an...

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Convicted Sidney murderer deemed competent; September sentencing date set

A man who shot and killed a Sidney woman in 2012 will be sentenced on a First Degree Murder conviction next month in Cheyenne County District Court. Larry Martinez was convicted in March, 2014 for the murder of Mandy Kershman. A jury found Martinez guilty on the charges of First Degree Murder an...

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13 states including Nebraska and Wyoming block Waters of the U.S. rule

A federal judge in North Dakota has blocked a new rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waters. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson of North Dakota issued a temporary injunction Thursday against the Obama administration rule. The rule gives the U.S. Environmenta...

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Lawmakers reviewing how to lessen reliance on property taxes

Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off a review of school funding and its impact on local property taxes, an issue that has divided the Legislature in years past. The Revenue and Education committees convened Thursday along with mediators who will try to help senators reach an agreement. Nebraska...

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SourceGas available for last reconnects this morning

Residents in Bayard have gas service again following a day where it was interrupted after a road construction crew cut a main gas line at 11th and Main Street around 7:45 a.m.  Thursday. Bayard Police Chief Zach Douglas says SouceGas worked hard through the afternoon Thursday with 25 to 30 servi...

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Minatare chosen as location for beef packing plant

After months of scouting possible locations, F2E Global LLC and the City of Minatare have agreed to bring a beef packing plant into town. On Wednesday evening, the Minatare City Council voted to sign and enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with F2E to be the community of choice for a propose...

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Aug
28
Fri
6:00 pm Pairs-N-Half-A-Pair Square Dance... @ IOOF Hall, Gering
Pairs-N-Half-A-Pair Square Dance... @ IOOF Hall, Gering
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday, August 28- Pairs-N-Half-A-Pair Square Dance Club will have an Indoor Picnic Dance at the IOOF Hall from 7:00-9:00 with Lucky calling.  Indoor meal starting at 6:00.   Sloppy joes, hotdogs,  and baked beans will be[...]
7:00 pm Friday Night Stock Car Racing
Friday Night Stock Car Racing
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm
Friday Night Stock Car Racing at Gering’s Hi-Way 92 Raceway Park will start at 7:00 p.m..  Concessions available; for more information: call 308.632.7154 or visit www.hiway92racewaypark.com
7:30 pm “Minions” @ The Historic Midwest Theater
“Minions” @ The Historic Midwest Theater
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm
The Historic Midwest Theater announces “Minions” will screen this weekend at the Midwest Theater Aug 28-30, 2015. Evolving from single-celled yellow organisms at the dawn of time, Minions live to serve, but find themselves working[...]
Aug
29
Sat
8:00 am 18th Street Farmers Market
18th Street Farmers Market
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
August 29 (Saturday) – 18th Street Farmers Market – 8:00 am to 11:00 a.m. – 18th & Broadway in Downtown Scottsbluff.
9:00 am 9th Annual Wyo-Braska Coin & Sta... @ Gering Civic Center
9th Annual Wyo-Braska Coin & Sta... @ Gering Civic Center
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9th Annual Wyo-Braska Coin & Stamp Collectors Show at the Gering Civic Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..  Dealers from three states will be in attendance to buy, sell and trade with collectors. The show[...]
3:00 pm BIRDS OF A FEATHER
BIRDS OF A FEATHER
Aug 29 @ 3:00 pm
Discover the birds who call western Nebraska home. Soar along as we explore different bird families, uncover fun facts and discover current research being conducted. Amanda Filipi of Wildcat Hills State Park takes her audience[...]

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