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Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Coalition Applaud Attorney General, Say Fix Needed for WOTUS

LINCOLN, NEB. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) final “Waters of the U.S.” Rule (the Rule) will be damaging to Nebraska’s agricultur... Read More

Sioux County could face legal repercussions for stance on same sex marriage

The Sioux County Clerk says Michelle Zimmerman says she will not issue marriage licenses to same sex couples despite a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that such unions are now legal. Michelle Zimmerman told the Star-Herald says she will not issue th... Read More

July 4th Cookout Costs Less This Year,  Still Under $6 Per Person

A Fourth of July cookout of Americans’ favorite foods including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk will cost slightly less this year and still comes in at less than $6 per person, says t... Read More

More than $50k raised at 2015 Festival of Hope

Organizers say that more than $50,000 was raised at the Festival of Hope events that took place a week-and-a-half ago in Mitchell. Board member Sally Mitchell says the funds came from the auction, booths, and other entities set up at the Fairgroun... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Tuesday's Games Pittsburgh 5 Detroit 4, 14 Innings Minnesota 8 Cincinnati 5 Chi White Sox 2 St. Louis 1, 11 Innings Colorado 2 Oakland 1 Seattle 5 San Diego 0 Wednesday's Games= Minnesota (May 4-6) at Cincinnati (Cueto 4-5), 12:... Read More

Plummer Insurance acquires Valley Insurance Services

Plummer Insurance, Inc. today proudly announced the acquisition of Valley Insurance Services and Western Insurance Services, effective July 1, 2015. In addition to their existing locations in Bridgeport and Oshkosh, Nebraska, the agency will be ad... Read More

Longtime Cabela's fixture retires

After 29-years behind the scenes longtime Cabela's employee Connie Carrillo has retired.  An open house for Carrillo, who rose through the ranks to become marketing manager, was held at the Sidney store Tuesday. Carrillo said it is a little bitte... Read More

Kimball underpass renovation meeting scheduled

The City of Kimball, in coordination with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) will hold a public open house meeting to present conceptual design options for the renovation of the historic Union Pacifi... Read More

June 30, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.56 (+0.28) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.56 (+0.28) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.56 (+0.28) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.43 (+0.22) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.59 (+0.29) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.54 (+0.33) ... Read More

Cougar volleyball camps begin Monday

Western Nebraska Community College volleyball coach Binny Canales will be holding several camps that begin Monday, July 6, and there are plenty of openings for the six volleyball camps. The first camp will be a Team Camp July 6 and 7 and all varsi... Read More

Gering Fireworks Show set for Friday

Final preparations for one of the few professional fireworks shows in the Panhandle are underway in Gering. The Allred Brother's 20th Annual Independence Day celebration is this Friday, July 3 at the Gering Football Field. Justin Allred says th... Read More