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Ag Groups Still Divided on LB176

Nebraska lawmakers gave final approval to Legislative Bill 176, Fri., Feb. 5, with a 34-14 vote. The measure eliminates a ban that was put in place in 1998 to prevent pork processors in Nebraska from ... Read More

Gering girls come up short against Sidney

Gering kept it close all night long but fell short Friday, losing a girls basketball game to visiting Sidney, 48-42. The Bulldogs never trailed by more than nine points in the game and rallied to within three and four points on numerous occasions ... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Friday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Ansley-Litchfield 42, Sandhills/Thedford 38 Archbishop Bergan 60, Omaha Christian Academy 22 Aurora 57, Waverly 46 Bennington 71, Plattsmouth 42 Bertrand 52, Medicine Valley 26 Bishop Ne... Read More

Unselfish Bearcats blowout Alliance

The Scottsbluff Bearcats picked up a big road win Friday night, cruising past Alliance 67-35. The Class B 2nd ranked Bearcats played team basketball from start to finish and at the same time got another signature performance from star junior Dru K... Read More

High winds to return Saturday to southeast Wyoming

The National Weather Service says high winds are possible in a large part of southeast Wyoming starting Friday night and persisting through Saturday. Gusts up to 70 mph are possible. That's bad news for travelers because the strong winds blow ... Read More

Judge's order strikes down Nebraska ban on gay marriage

A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction striking down Nebraska's now-negated ban on gay marriage and civil unions. The injunction issued Thursday by U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Bataillon was largely a formality, as a Supreme Court ... Read More

Hughes No Longer On NU Coaching Staff

University of Nebraska head football coach Mike Riley announced Friday that assistant coach Hank Hughes will not return to the staff in 2016.“I want to thank Hank for his hard work and contributions to our football program over the past year,” Ri... Read More

3 Arrested in Chadron WING Drug BustS

Three people have been arrested in Chadron following  investigations by the WING Drug Task Force. On Thursday afternoon, WING conducted three controlled purchases of suspected marijuana from two different individuals; 19-year-old Brandon T. Mi... Read More

Groundwater levels increasing according to new state report

North Platte NRD Director John Berge says a new state report that says Nebraska groundwater is recovering from the drought that ran from early 2012 through summer 2013. But he cautions that there are still areas in this region, despite a good precipi... Read More

Nebraska Lawmakers End Ban on Packer-Owned Hogs

Lawmakers have passed a bill that would end Nebraska's status as the only state which prohibits in-state meatpackers from owning hogs. Senators voted 34-14 on Friday to approve the measure, which divided the state's farm groups and rural senators.... Read More

Casper man dies in fatal accident near Chugwater

A fatal crash north of Chugwater, Wyoming has resulted in the death of 25 year old Casper, Wyoming resident Michael L. Cooper. The crash occurred at 12:35 p.m. on February 1st near mile post 65 on Interstate 25 southbound approximately 11 miles north... Read More