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Third round of charges for Gering woman who allegedly lied about being DHHS employee to steal drugs

The rap sheet for a 28-year-old Gering woman is growing week by week, as six new criminal charges have been filed against Shannon Hughes. Hughes was arrested earlier this month after a Gering coupl... Read More

NDA Poultry Calendar Photo Contest to Raise Biosecurity Awareness

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is inviting 4-H and FFA youth to participate in their annual Poultry Calendar Photo Contest. The contest highlights the state’s diverse poultry population and raises awareness of biosecurity measures for... Read More

22 WNCC athletes earn NJCAA Academic All-American honors

Western Nebraska Community College athletes picked up several academic honors recently from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) as well as Region IX. Twenty-two Cougar athletes were recognized by the NJCAA for achieving a 3.60 G... Read More

Application Deadline Set for District 12 District Court Judge Vacancy

A public hearing has been set for August 18th by the Judicial Nominating Commission to find a successor for Judge Randall Lippstreu, who retired earlier this year. The public is welcome to attend the hearing and present information concernin... Read More

Montana authorities believed to have recovered body of missing Minatare hiker

Law enforcement officers in northwestern Montana believe a body that was recovered from the Flathead River is that of a 23-year-old Minatare man who went missing last month. Richard Mitchell fell into the fast-moving water on May 31 after passin... Read More

Briggs resigns from BBGH Board of Trustees

Long time Box Butte General Hospital (BBGH) Trustee David Briggs, CEO of WESTCO, Monday evening announced he is resigning from the board after serving 15 years on the panel, much of that time as Chairman. Briggs said "Recently, my daughter celebra... Read More

June 28, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.77 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.77 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.77 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.86 (+0.04) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.86 (+0.04) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Huskers to Clash with Clemson in B1G/ACC Challenge

The Nebraska women's basketball team will collide with Clemson in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Thursday, Nov. 30, the Big Ten Conference announced on Wednesday. The conference announced the 14-game challenge schedule, which ... Read More

Marshall announces July Listening Tour

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Roger Marshall will begin his July Listening Tour on Thursday, July 6. Constituents are encouraged to attend and ask questions. This will make 35 listening tour stops this year, separate from other public events atte... Read More

USDA Launches Reorganization Commission

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is kicking off efforts to reorganize the department. Politico reports that the department has launched a commission to reorganize, modernize and trim the department. The commission will form a plan to reform USDA... Read More

Five Rocks chosen as permanent venue for Balloon Glow

Organizers of the annual Old West Balloon Fest have announced that Five Rocks Amphitheater will be the permanent home for the event's Balloon Glow, which is scheduled this year for Sunday, September 3rd. The Board of Directors say the public acces... Read More