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Embracing technology in classroom focus of 2 day conference

Educators from across the region have convened onto the Harms Advanced Technology Center to get up-to-date on teaching skills for the 21st Century. Gering Public Schools are sponsoring the first ev... Read More

Scottsbluff Council approves Webb redevelopment plan

The Scottsbluff city council Monday evening approved a redevelopment plan for the area adjacent to Avenue I and 42nd Street in Scottsbluff, where Dr.'s Jason and Sami Webb plan to locate a medical office plaza. Jason Webb thanked the council for a... Read More

Four-time Grammy nominee

Children and adults alike will enjoy a unique duo that have been together for 39 years when "Trout Fishing in America" performs at the Midwest Theater Friday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. Ezra Idlet says he and Keith Grimwood are not defined by a... Read More

Wyoming adds two natives to track program

University of Wyoming head track and field coach Bryan Berryhill announced Tuesday that Jerayah Davis and Jackson Wood will compete for the Cowgirls and Cowboys in 2015-16. Davis, a native of Casper, Wyo., has accepted a scholarship and will transfer... Read More

Armstrong and Collins named to watch lists

Nebraska juniors and team captains Tommy Armstrong Jr. and Maliek Collins were named to watch lists for prestigious national awards on Tuesday. Armstrong was among the players named to the watch list for the 79th annual Maxwell Award, given to Ame... Read More

Wyoming Super Tag raffle raises more than $640k

In its second year, the Wyoming Super Tag raffle raised $641,950 from hopeful sportsmen and women from Wyoming, across the country and around the world. The Super Tag raffle was created by Governor Matt Mead and the Wyoming Legislature in 2013 to ... Read More

Ethanol Industry Provides Rural Job Opportunities for Nebraska Graduates

In conjunction with the Nebraska Agriculture Youth Institute Career Fair, the Nebraska Ethanol Board staff will discuss agriculture-related career opportunities Thursday, July 9, at 3:30 p.m.   The Nebraska Agriculture Youth Institute (NAY... Read More

County Board expresses desire to separate from Housing Authority

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Monday expressed a desire to disassociate themselves from the County Housing Authority, which operates under the trademark name of Housing Partners of Western Nebraska. The commissioners did vote 3-2 to be the... Read More

Canadian Beef Prices Show No Sign of Easing

While U.S. producers work towards rebuilding cattle numbers after a prolonged drought, another drought has left Canadian producers in a similar situation. Bloomberg reports a drought has parched pastureland throughout the biggest beef-producing provi... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

American League Monday's Games Houston 9, Cleveland 4 Minnesota 4, Baltimore 2 (10 innings) Chicago White Sox 4, Toronto 2 Tampa Bay at Kansas City, ppd., rain Detroit 12, Seattle 5 Tuesday's Games Tampa Bay (M.Moore 0-0) at Kansas City (C.Yo... Read More

Crop Progress and Condition July 6

Nebraska For the week ending July 5, 2015, rainfall of one inch or more was common across much of the northern half of Nebraska, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures averaged above normal in the western ha... Read More