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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 ... Read More

Sam & Louie's donation pushes United Way closer to fundraising goal

With only a few days remaining in the United Way of Western Nebraska's annual funding campaign, they are closing in on the  $371,111 goal. Tuesday, staff and management of Sam & Louie's Pizza in downtown Scottsbluff presented a $750 check rep... Read More

Firefighters battling grass fires in high winds

Local firefighters are battling two grass fires Tuesday afternoon in high winds over 30 miles per hour. Banner County and Scottsbluff Rural firefighters are fighting a grass fire near the Banner County Feedlot at Pumpkin Creek Road and County Road... Read More

School and ag coalition pushes for property tax relief

A push to reduce property taxes in this year's legislative session is gaining new support in Nebraska. The coalition announced Tuesday includes 16 agricultural and school groups who will urge lawmakers to pass a package that includes ``adequate an... Read More

Push To Reduce Property Taxes Gains New Support in Nebraska

A push to reduce property taxes in this year's legislative session is gaining new support in Nebraska. The coalition announced Tuesday includes 16 agricultural and school groups who will urge lawmakers to pass a package that includes ``adequate an... Read More

Bluffs council to consider L.B. 840 contract to recruit out of hospital EMS employees

The Scottsbluff city council will consider an L.B. 840 agreement with Regional West Health Services for the recruitment of out of hospital EMS employees. While Regional West is the lead L.B. 840 applicant, City Manager Nathan Johnson the agreement... Read More

Scottsbluff man arrested for Saturday strong-arm robbery

A Scottsbluff man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a woman Saturday morning at her apartment. Court documents say Rick Stands, Jr. is accused of breaking into the woman's home at three in the morning, demanding money. The documents say the ... Read More

‘State of the U.S. Ethanol Industry is Strong,’ RFA CEO Says

SAN DIEGO — With the fourth straight year of record profitability for the U.S. ethanol industry last year, the outlook for the domestic ethanol industry remains strong, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) P... Read More

Bluffs woman arrested stemming from lengthy meth sting

Another person has been arrested stemming from a WING Drug Task Force investigation that began back in August. 25-year-old Mistie Cleays of Scottsbluff was arrested over the weekend on a charge of Aiding and Abetting to Distribution of a Controlle... Read More

NeCGA Announces Winners of Inaugural FLAGship Program

The Nebraska Corn Growers Association is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Future Leaders in Agriculture Scholarship Program. After much deliberation, the Grower Services Committee decided on five applicants to receive the $2,000 schol... Read More

Black Hills Energy donates $25k for Scottsbluff skating rink

A planned outdoor skating rink in downtown Scottsbluff is a step closer to reality after the Scottsbluff Parks Foundation Tuesday received a $25,000 grant donation from Black Hills Energy. The planned synthetic skating rink will come in sections t... Read More