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Nebraska lawmakers will not hold special session

Lawmakers will not convene for a special session to deal with Nebraska's property tax system this year because the effort did not receive enough support. Laura Strimple, a spokeswoman for the secre... Read More

NCTA Reserve Champs at nationals

NORFOLK, Neb. – The Aggies at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis have repeated a Reserve Champion title in national agriculture contests hosted in Nebraska.   Twenty five students competed in 12 categories at the North Ameri... Read More

Nebraska Free Fishing and Park Entry Day May 19th

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has announced that Free Fishing and Park Entry Day in Nebraska will be May 19. Enjoy a Saturday of fishing or state park activities without the need to purchase a fishing or park entry permit for the day. ... Read More

Mnuchin Expresses Optimism Trade Standoffs Can Be Resolved

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansion. But U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ... Read More

Bearcat Basketball Youth Summer Camp

The Scottsbluff High School boys’ basketball program is offering a youth basketball camp for any interested boys in western Nebraska.  The camp will be instructed by Scottsbluff High School head boys’ basketball coach, Scott Gullion.  Current a... Read More

Scottsbluff / Western Conference Golf Invite results

The Scotts Bluff Country Club hosted two tournaments wrapped into one on Monday. Cheyenne East took home the team title for the Scottsbluff Invite in the top flight with Kimball earning the top spot for Division Two. Sidney was the team champio... Read More

Mexico/European Union Reach Trade Deal

The European Commission announced over the weekend that the European Union and Mexico had reached a free trade deal. A CNN Money report says the deal virtually eliminates tariffs on “practically all goods” traded between EU members and Mexico. ... Read More

(UPDATE w/ AUDIO) Tim Moser takes over men's basketball program at E.W.C.

Below you'll find the official press release from EWC on the hiring of Tim Moser as the new men's basketball coach. Also, I talked with Coach Moser this morning and here's what he had to say about taking over the Lancer men's program: Tim M... Read More

Wildfire Livestock Losses Will Qualify for Financial Help

Livestock producers who lost animals in the central plains’ wildfires may qualify for the USDA Farm Service Agency’s Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP). An Oklahoma State University Extension report says the LIP program provides assistance to p... Read More

Comprehensive New NAFTA Coming Soon

Negotiators from Mexico, the U.S., and Canada are still pushing hard to get a “comprehensive” new North American Free Trade Agreement in place. Politico says negotiators from the three NAFTA countries have been meeting regularly in recent weeks, ... Read More

Gering council appoints new city engineer

The Gering city council Monday evening officially appointed a new city engineer Brendan Lilley will replace Paul Snarr, who had been the city engineer for most of five years during two stints before he left in late November to go back to Idaho wit... Read More