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Scottsbluff man given prison for sexually assaulting teenage girl

A 31 year old Scottsbluff man has been sentenced to 25 to 40 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 14 year old girl. Derek Fresorger was given the sentence Friday on both counts of First Degree... Read More

Controlling Weeds in and Fertilizing Winter Wheat, Particularly Late-Seeded Fields

Many winter wheat fields were seeded late last fall because of rainfall at normal planting time. The late seeding resulted in stands that are not as competitive with weeds and younger plants that can be more susceptible to herbicide injury. These con... Read More

WNCC softball splits with Navarro

The Western Nebraska Community College softball team split a doubleheader with Navarro College to wrap up the Texas Spring Break trip. The Cougars pounded out 13 hits in registering a 10-4 win over Navarro in the first game. The second game saw Nava... Read More

Huskers Set for Showdown with Sun Devils

Huskers Set for NCAA Showdown with Sun Devils in Texas • The Nebraska women’s basketball team earned its 14th NCAA Tournament bid in school history and its first under second-year head coach Amy Williams when Nebraska was included in the 64-te... Read More

WNCC baseball splits games on Friday

PHOENIX – The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team split a pair of games on Friday in Phoenix. WNCC captured an afternoon contest against GateWay Community College with a 13-hit attack and the 6-2 win. The nightcap saw Phoenix Colleg... Read More

NREA GM visits DPPD Board meeting

Nebraska Rural Electric Association's new General Manager attended the Dawson Public Power District's Board of Director's meeting on Wednesday March 14, 2018. Kim Christiansen assumed her role with the NREA last November. She moved to Nebraska from K... Read More

House Committee Looks to Advance ADUFA Authorization

The House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee met this week to discuss reauthorization of the Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA) and the Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments (AGDUFA). Set to expire Sept. 30, both grant the U.S. Foo... Read More

Rural Highway 30 speed limit increased to 65 mph

The Nebraska Department of Transportation is bumping the speed limit on the majority of Highway 30 from the Wyoming/Nebraska line to Grand Island from 60 to 65. The move is being done because of recent research that showed inconsistent speeds on t... Read More

Local Soroptomist Chapter presents awards

Soroptimist International of Scotts Bluff County presented several awards at their program meeting on March 15th at the Scotts Bluff County Club. Senior Scholarships are provided to area high school senior girls who have demonstrated leadership in... Read More

Changing the Chain of Command

When family business members talk about management succession, the discussion often focuses on the handoff of tasks and responsibilities, and decisions from one generation to the next, as well as the capabilities and readiness of a younger generation... Read More

Gering speech team overwhelming winner at B-6 District competition

Gering's speech team was the overwhelming winner at the B-6 District competition in Sidney. Coach Tyler Thompson says all 18 members made it to the finals and 13 of them have qualified for the state competition in Kearney next week. Gering ... Read More