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NCBA and PLC Accepting Applications for Summer Internships

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council’s government affairs office in Washington, D.C., is accepting applications for a 2017 Summer public policy intern as well as ... Read More

WNCC men top NJC for 19th win of season

Vinnie Shahid and Djodje Dimitrijevic combined for 43 points and the Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team captured their 19th win of the season with an 89-71 win over Northeastern Junior College in a Region IX South Sub-region g... Read More

WNCC baseball wins twice against Miles

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team got timely hits and stellar pitching in registering two five-inning wins over Miles Community College Saturday afternoon at Cleveland Field. In the opener, Brock Randels had a walk-off grand slam ... Read More

Bluffs Council and County Board to consider approving street improvement programs

The Scottsbluff city council and Scotts Bluff County Commissioners will hold separate meetings Monday evening, but both will hold public hearings on one and six year street improvement programs. The city will hold their public hearing shortly afte... Read More

Study Details Retail Trends Across Nebraska

Nebraska’s retail activity is shifting toward urban centers according to a new study conducted by the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The study found that population is the largest factor affecting r... Read More

Wyoming cigarette tax hike killed by Senate committee

A Senate committee has killed a bill that would have raised the state tax on cigarettes by 30 cents a pack. House Bill 151 failed on 3-2 vote in the Senate Revenue Committee on Thursday. It had passed the state House on a close vote earlier. Wy... Read More

Huskers Pull Off Late Rally On The Road

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Tai Webster scored 17 points and Nebraska rallied in the last minute to edge Ohio State 58-57 on Saturday. The Huskers chipped away in the second half, and Glynn Watson Jr. tied the score at 57 with a layup with 12 seconds left, t... Read More

Class B: Scottsbluff finishes third at State Wrestling

The Scottsbluff Bearcats headed to Omaha Wednesday with 11 state qualifiers, and returned with six medals and a third place team finish. Omaha Skutt Catholic won the team title, edging Gretna 184 to 171. Scottsbluff finished with 135 points for so... Read More

Class C: Valentine runs away with state wrestling title

Valentine absolutely dominated the Class C state wrestling championships, ending with nine of their 12 qualifying wrestlers medal. The Badgers amassed 195 points in winning four individual titles to easily outscore second place David City, who fin... Read More

Class D: Burwell edges Amherst for wrestling title

Burwell used a strong finals performance to edge Amherst, 149-131 for the Class D state wrestling title in Omaha Saturday. Bayard and Crawford were the only two area teams to send a wrestler into the finals, and both finished in second place. B... Read More

Sasse Warns President's Trade Council of Threat to Nebraska Corn

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, the chairman of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance, wrote to President Trump's new National Trade Council, warning about “troubling developments that threaten U.S. corn e... Read More