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Big Ten Puts Five Teams Into NCAA Tourney

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the field of 64 on Monday with a conference-record five Big Ten baseball teams selected. Illinois was selected as one of 16 teams to... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE L.A. Angels 4 San Diego 3 Tuesday's Game San Diego (Despaigne 2-3) at L.A. Angels (Shoemaker 3-4), 10:05 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE= Monday's Games= N.Y. Yankees 14, Kansas City 1 Baltimore 4, Houston 3 Minnesota 7, Boston 2 Oa... Read More

Northbound lanes of Highway 71 closed for several hours Sunday morning due to tanker rollover

The northbound lanes of Highway 71 three miles north of Kimball were closed a little over four hours Sunday morning when a semi pulling a tanker trailer rolled and flipped over on its side. The Nebraska State Patrol says 3,500 gallons of fuel spil... Read More

Historic flooding on Laramie River near Ft. Laramie

Major flooding continues on the Laramie River near Fort Laramie, and officials are preparing for even more water, which will push the river above historic levels. The National Weather Service said the stage at the gauge at Fort Laramie was just ov... Read More

Death Penalty repeal veto expected to be the big item left for lawmakers

Nebraska lawmakers are on a 4-day holiday weekend with just 5 days left in this year's session. Senator Al Davis of Hyannis says they probably needed the break even without the holiday because of the heavy pace of work on bills this past week. The... Read More

Major and potentially record flooding expected on North Platte River this week

Residents and property owners along the North Plate River should prepare for flooding on the river exceeding 2010 and 2011 levels, and possibly approaching record territory. The National Weather Service issued Flood Warnings for the river from Hen... Read More

Legislation expands issues that can be voted on by mail

Secretary of State John Gale says the passage of L.B. 575 will expand the types of issues decided during special elections conducted by mail. Vote by mail in special elections on economic issues has become very popular in counties across the state... Read More

Prosecutors trying to convict registered sex offender as Habitual Criminal

A Gering man convicted on a 2002 sexual assault of a child charge in Cheyenne County could be facing a lot more time behind bars. 36-year-old John Eitzen is facing numerous charges in Scotts Bluff County Court for failing to report every 6 months.... Read More

Forecasters Predicting Mild Summer

El Nino conditions are in place in the Pacific Ocean, and the presence of that feature has forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicting that summer weather will be generally mild across the primary U.S. crop ... Read More

Scottsbluff High Graduate Receives International DECA Award

A former Scottsbluff DECA student has been honored with the Outstanding Service Award at the Grand Awards Sessions in Orlando. 1965 SHS graduate Steve Einsel received the award last month at the 58th Annual International DECA Conference. Einsel... Read More

Hawaii Groups Protest Against Monsanto Research

Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against Monsanto. The protesters on Saturday complained about the effects that companies like Monsanto allegedl... Read More