class="page-template page-template-page-templates page-template-news page-template-page-templatesnews-php page page-id-544 page-parent group-blog masthead-fixed full-width singular wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.4.5 vc_responsive"
UW officials considering no tuition hike for 2018-19

University of Wyoming officials are considering no tuition increases for the 2018-2019 academic year despite a Board of Trustees policy that calls for a 4 percent increase each year. Instead the u... 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 News: March 16, 2018

Today on News: A late winter storm drops a fair amount of snow across the North Platte Valley and beyond The first annual Bluffs Middle School student health fair was a success Stolen vehicle recovered by Troop E troopers, driver a... Read More

Minatare's J.C. Standley honored as PVC Star Student of the Week

This week the Platte Valley Company Star Student of the Week honors go to Minatare High School senior J.C. Standley. He excels both in and out of the classroom, maintains a part-time job, and will be heading to UNL in the fall. Watch his full s... Read More

High Water Still Stalling Barge Traffic

Heavy rainfall, from the middle to lower Mississippi River Valley eastward across much of the Ohio River Basin, resulted in widespread river flooding along Cincinnati, Cairo, Memphis and other locations, according to the USDA weekly Grain Transportat... Read More