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Torrington terminates Police Chief Eric Sharp

Torrington’s Chief of Police has been fired following his involvement in a hit-and-run accident last week. Mayor Mike Varney confirmed the termination of Chief Eric Sharp on Thursday. "After r... Read More

Scottsbluff man free after state dismisses charges; avoids third trial

A Scottsbluff man who was sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison in the spring of 2015 is a free man, after having his sentence vacated and Scotts Bluff County District Court dismissing charges that were filed against him three times. 42-year-old ... Read More

Early voting brisk in Scotts Bluff County

Election Day is less than a month away, and activity has been heavy for voting early at the Scotts Bluff County Election Office in Gering. Whether it's the polarity of the contentious Presidential campaign, or the convenience of voting early and g... Read More

Local growers invited to Farm to School event Saturday

In a farm to school workshop Saturday, Oct. 22, opportunities for students and ag producers will be presented by the Center for Rural Affairs. The event is for both area school food service staff and fruit and vegetable farmers to learn how they c... Read More

Surrogates for Presidential Candidates Touch on Ag Topics

A debate of surrogates for the two major presidential candidates on farm and food policy ended up being far more agreeable than the debates of the two candidates they represented. A forum hosted by the Farm Foundation on Wednesday included K... Read More

Huskers Host No. 4 Wisconsin, No. 3 Minnesota

The top-ranked Nebraska volleyball team returns home this week for the “Weekend of Champions” celebration, as the Huskers host No. 4 Wisconsin on Friday at 8 p.m., and No. 3 Minnesota on Sunday at 1 p.m., both on Big Ten Network. The Huskers will... Read More

Airport Board approves plans for new commercial hangar

A new larger sized commercial hanger will be built soon at Western Nebraska Regional Airport after the airport authority board Wednesday approved plans for the construction. Airport Manager Darwin Skelton says with increased transient aircraft com... Read More

Semi Driver Life-Flighted after Rear-Ending Tractor

SCHUYLER –  A Columbus man has been life-flighted after a semi collided with a tractor on HWY 30. According to Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl, area law enforcement were dispatched to the collision, between County Road 4 and 5, arou... Read More

How Ag Tech is Boosting Farm Profits

U.S. corn farmers are proving themselves to be quick learners. Growers producing the grain on big plots -- those bigger than 2,900 acres -- are using precision-agriculture methods at twice the rate of the nation’s farmers overall, a U.S. Dep... Read More

Eagles hope to keep rolling versus Hardrockers

After a 20-year hiatus, Chadron State's oldest football rivalry will be renewed Saturday afternoon, when the Eagles will visit South Dakota Mines in Rapid City.  Kickoff at O'Harra Stadium will be at 1 p.m. The teams that became known as the Eagl... Read More

Major League Baseball

LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) American League(equals) Cleveland 4, Toronto 1 Friday, Oct. 14: Cleveland 2, Toronto 0 Saturday, Oct. 15: Cleveland 2, Toronto 1 Monday, Oct. 17: Cleveland 4, Toronto 2 Tuesday, Oct. 18: T... Read More