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High School Students Invited to Apply for NAYI 2017

The Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI) brings together high school juniors and seniors from around the state to explore the ag industry, discover potential ag-related careers and strengthen ... Read More

Heitkamp Named Top Dem on Senate Agriculture Subcommittee

 U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced that this Congress she will serve as the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade. The subcommittee oversees the Agriculture Committe... Read More

WNCC softball drops two to Iowa Western

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – The Western Nebraska Community College softball team dropped a pair of contests to Iowa Western Community College Tuesday afternoon in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The first game saw Iowa Western’s Breanna Brock toss a two-hit, s... Read More

Trump Reiterates Biofuels Support to National Ethanol Conference

Leaders of the ethanol and oil industries talked a good game in San Diego Tuesday on how the future requires both industries to find common ground. During a panel discussion at the National Ethanol Conference, a panel representing the liquid fuels i... Read More

Howard Olsen recognized for years of service as City Attorney

Having served Scottsbluff as City Attorney since 1989, Howard P. Olsen, Jr. was honored Tuesday evening by the city council for his years of service. Mayor Randy Meininger presented Olsen with a plaque commemorating his years of service, and then ... Read More

New EPA Chief Says Agency Can Also Be Pro-Jobs

The new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that America need not choose between jobs and the environment, in a nod to the energy industry, as the White House prepares executive orders that could come as soon as this week... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Tuesday's Games Ottawa 2, New Jersey 1 Pittsburgh 3, Carolina 1 Montreal 3, N.Y. Rangers 2, SO Tampa Bay 4, Edmonton 1 Toronto 5, Winnipeg 4, OT N.Y. Islanders 3, Detroit 1 Calgary 6, Nashville 5, OT Chicago 5, Minnesota 3 Los Angeles 2... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Tuesday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Alliance 63, Hot Springs, S.D. 48 Crete 60, Nebraska City 31 Elkhorn 78, Schuyler 52 Gretna 60, Omaha Gross Catholic 30 Omaha Skutt Catholic 71, Ralston 62 Sioux Falls Lincoln, S.D. 57,... Read More

Commissioners reverse bridge repair funding vote

The Scotts bluff County Board Monday reversed their vote from two weeks ago and unanimously agreed to accept the awarding of $200,000 of state match money to repair structurally deficient bridges in the panhandle. The award was given as part of $4... Read More

Snow forces sub-district games to be moved up to Wednesday

With the impending winter storm poised to strike the area Thursday, all of the NSAA postseason basketball games in the Nebraska Panhandle have been moved, most of them up a day to Wednesday. These games have been moved: B-6 Girls District Sem... Read More

Commissioners move quickly to find construction manager for jail project

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Monday evening approved sending out  qualifying letters of interest and requests for proposals as they search for a construction manager for the nearly $4.5 million plan that will add 71 beds to the existing jai... Read More