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NBAF breaks ground in Manhattan

The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) groundbreaking took place today in a ceremony attended by city, university, state and federal leaders.  The NBAF facility will make Kansas the epicen... Read More

Torrington Shopko victim of armed robbery

The Shopko Pharmacy in Torrington is the latest target of an armed robbery. Torrington Police Chief Eric Sharp said the robbery occurred just after 11:30 Wednesday morning. No one was injured in the robbery. He says the male demanded oxyconton and... Read More

Eric Moreno signs to play baseball at UNO

One of the top players in Westco Zephyrs history is headed to play division one baseball at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Eric Moreno, most recently a standout pitcher for Lamar Community College in Colorado, made his decision this morning ... Read More

Riverside Discovery Center remains open despite river flooding

Flooding conditions along the North Platte River have caused the closure of Riverside Park and the Monument Valley Pathway in Scottsbluff. However, Riverside Discovery Center is reporting no flooding at this time and remains open. Zoo Director Pet... Read More

Latest flood warning predicts less water in North Platte River

The National Weather Service in their latest flood warning issued shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday morning is indicating the North Platte River will not crest as high as in earlier projections. Previous forecasts indicated the crests at Mitchell a... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers scrap medical marijuana bill for 2015

Nebraska will not legalize medical marijuana this year in light of other controversial measures dominating the final days of the legislative session. Senator Tommy Garrett of Bellevue asked Wednesday to hold his bill until June 15, ensuring sena... Read More

Husker women set to play NC State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Lincoln - Nebraska will welcome a North Carolina school to Pinnacle Bank Arena for the second straight season, when the Huskers take on North Carolina State on Thursday, Dec. 3, in the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Huskers, who defeated No. 9 D... Read More

Cougar men sign six players

WNCC men’s basketball coach Russ Beck has signed some key recruits for next season. So far, Beck has inked seven newcomers along with Mason Smith, who is returning to the Cougar program after taking two years off for his Morman mission. Beck ... Read More

Sidney hires new economic development director

The city of Sidney has a new Development Director effective June 15. Tina Hochwender will be working with the Sidney / Cheyenne County Economic Development Partnership in a comprehensive county wide approach to economic development Hochwender brin... Read More

Downtown Plaza Open House to be held at Midwest Theater

The City of Scottsbluff will be holding an open house to gather public input on the Downtown Plaza project on June 2nd. The project will dramatically change the look of downtown Scottsbluff, creating a nearly one acre city square between Broadway and... Read More

Rockies win streak comes to an end

CINCINNATI (AP) _ Skip Schumaker hit a game-winning double in the ninth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds ended a nine-game losing streak _ their longest in 17 years _ with a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. Players piled out ... Read More