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Gering council appoints new city engineer

The Gering city council Monday evening officially appointed a new city engineer Brendan Lilley will replace Paul Snarr, who had been the city engineer for most of five years during two stints befor... Read More

Stinner's workforce housing bill signed into law by Gov. Ricketts

A workforce housing bill that Gering Senator John Stinner has championed for two years has been passed into law, as Governor Pete Ricketts signed the bill for final approval today. The bill now allows communities in Nebraska to use tax increment f... Read More

Pallone & Peterson Urge President Trump to Stop Pruitt’s Abuse of RFS Waivers

WASHINGTON - Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN) sent a letter to President Trump today expressing concern that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)... Read More

The Panandle Shrine Club and Wolf Automotive will present "A Night with the Broncos", a tailgate party with Denver Bronco alumni this Thursday evening at Backaracks in Scottsbluff. Proceeds from the event will be used for Travel and lodging assist... Read More

April 23, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.15 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.15 (Steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.15 (Steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.35 (Steady) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.35 (Steady) Frenchman ... Read More

Canadian Pacific Weekend Strike Postponed; U.S. Rivers Still Rising

Rail shippers in Canada and the U.S. could be heard breathing a sigh of relief late Friday evening after the CP announced it had come to what may be just a temporary agreement with the two unions that had planned to strike April 21. If that strike oc... Read More

Gering man accused of attempted sexual assault

A 53 year old Gering man is being held on a $100,000 bond after being accused of attempted first degree sexual assault, strangulation and the 3rd degree assault of a female victim in his home. Court documents claim Guy Hughes tried to force himsel... Read More

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in severa... Read More

Driver injured in car versus road grader accident near Melbeta

Authorities say one person has been hospitalized after he struck the rear of a Scotts Bluff County road grader south of Melbeta Monday morning. Sheriff Mark Overman says an eastbound car driven by 41-year-old Chad Conklin of rural Gering struck th... Read More

SDDA Classifies Dicamba Products as Restricted Use Pesticides

PIERRE, S.D. – As of April 30, 2018, all pesticide products containing only dicamba, and having agricultural use labels, sold in South Dakota are classified as restricted use pesticides (RUPs). This includes over-the-counter herbicides that were p... Read More

Chadron state college upgrades its website

An upgrade has taken place to the Chadron State College website, resulting in a cleaner, less-cluttered look. CSC Director of College Relations Alex Helmbrecht says the website needed a change to appeal to today's prospective college stude... Read More