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Six Huskers Capture Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Six Husker men's golfers earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades on Thursday when the conference announced its list of honorees for spring sports in 2015. Josh Reinertson earned his fourth award at N... Read More

Olympic gold medalist wrestler coming to Chadron

CHADRON - Chadron State College wrestling head coach Brett Hunter has announced that Olympic gold medalist and National Freestyle Resident Coach for USA Wrestling Brandon Slay will be a guest coach at the Chadron State College high school wrestling c... Read More

SGA competitors urged to sign up now

The 2015 State Games of America (SGA 2015) in Lincoln and Omaha is just two months away and event officials are encouraging competitors to sign up now. Entry fees for most individual sports will increase $5 after June 1. Team sports fees will go up $... Read More

More than 400 kids sign up for Gering Summer Reading program

The Gering Public Library kicked off their summer reading program on Thursday, and the turnout for registration was very strong. Youth Services Librarian Christie Clarke says 407 kids and 65 adults registered for the summer reading program on the... Read More

NPPD says disregard request to reduce electric usage

The Nebraska Public Power District says it erroneously sent out a message on Thursday alerting customers to cut back their electrical consumption. Huan Nguyen with NPPD says they were testing their system and made an error, and the message was not... Read More

EPA Releases RFS; Ethanol Volumes Below Statute, Boost for Biodiesel

While the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard keeps corn-based ethanol below the statutory 15 billion gallons for 2015 and 2016, the proposal released by EPA Friday would provide a much-needed boost for biodiesel. In 2014, the rule proposes 13.25 billi... Read More

River flooding expected to recede over weekend

Officials from areas in Scotts Bluff County met this morning at 9:00 AM to continue to monitor the flooding situation. The river in Scottsbluff is keeping steady from yesterday but should soon start to fall. Riverside Park, with the exception of t... Read More

Westmoor Pool set to open in Scottsbluff on Saturday

City officials are hoping that Saturday's opening of Westmoor pool will help bring summertime weather to Scottsbluff. Parks and Recreation Director Perry Mader says that the city is planning on opening Westmoor pool on the 30th. Mader says the ... Read More

Ethanol Supporters Not Happy with EPA's RVO Decision, Praise for Infrastructure

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2014, 2015 and 2016. Unfortunately, the EPA continues to cling to the “blend wall” methodology that false... Read More

Decision on Bridgeport Police department on the council agenda Tuesday

A definitive decision on the future of the Bridgeport Police Department may be only a few days away. The Morrill County Commissioners earlier this week agreed to offer a proposal that would have the Sheriff's office hire four deputies to provide l... Read More

Fort Morgan sweeps Gering

Gering Platte Valley Companies traveled to Fort Morgan, Colorado for a doubleheader Thursday and came home with their first two losses of the young season. Fort Morgan won the opener 5-to-3 and took the night cap 4-to-1. Gering took a 3-to-0 le... Read More