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Nebraska to Add Eight Football Standouts to Retired Jersey Group

The Nebraska Athletics Department will posthumously honor eight members of the College Football Hall of Fame by adding them to a prestigious group of former Cornhuskers with retired jerseys. The gr... Read More

United Soybean Board Announces Polly Ruhland as New CEO

ST. LOUIS (August 23, 2017) – After an intensive search by a farmer-led team, the United Soybean Board (USB) has named Polly Ruhland as the new chief executive officer (CEO) effective November 1, 2017. “Polly exceeded all of the attributes f... Read More

EWC Career amd Technical Education Center to be dedicated Thursday

A massive 69,000 square foot, state of the art career and technical education center at the entrance to Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington will be dedicated Thursday afternoon. Governor Matt Mead and others will speak during the ribbon cutting ... Read More

Long-time Gering Police officer Henry Moreno resigns

Gering Police have confirmed that long-time officer Henry Moreno has resigned from the Police Department. Police Chief George Holthus confirmed the resignation, but did not comment beyond that citing personnel policy. Moreno was with the depart... Read More

Coach says Chadron State football practices going well

CHADRON, Neb. -- August 23. 2017 -- The first two weeks of practice were good ones for his team, Chadron State College football coach Jay Long told those attending the Eagles Booster Club's Kickoff Cookout on Monday night. He said there were no... Read More

Smith Announces Farm Bill Telephone Town Hall

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced he will host a Farm Bill telephone town hall on Monday, September 11, at 7:00 p.m. CT / 6:00 p.m. MT, to conclude his 2017 Farm Bill listening tour.  Smith held Farm Bill listening... Read More

Terrytown woman charged with multiple counts of child abuse

A 35-year-old Terrytown woman has been charged with eight counts of child abuse and failure to report child abuse following a lengthy investigation by the Scottsbluff Police Department. Jennifer Earley (a.k.a. Jennifer Meeker) is charged with four... Read More

Popular Ag Sack Lunch program brings ag awareness to students and their families

Lincoln, NE —A program designed to increase agricultural awareness with Nebraska young people and their families is back for an eighth straight year. The Ag Sack Lunch program provides a free lunch and an agriculture-focused learning experience ... Read More

116 new state laws set to go into effect in Nebraska Thursday

New state laws to accommodate breastfeeding students, nuns, telehealth services and the Libertarian Party will take hold on Thursday along with more than 100 other statutes approved in Nebraska this year. The 116 laws will go into effect three mon... Read More

Huge Powerball jackpot causes ticket sales to soar

Imagine having enough money to be more wealthy than celebrities like Celine Dion, Justin Beeber, Taylor Swift or Judge Judy. If someone wins Wednesday night's Powerball Jackpot, they will be in that position with the current jackpot up to $700 mil... Read More

Mitchell man hospitalized after car-bicycle accident early Tuesday morning

A 68 year old Mitchell man is in fair condition after the bicycle he was riding was struck from behind on Highway 26 west of Scottsbluff. Ace Backer was taken to Regional West Medical Center with a broken leg and rib injuries after the 4:15 a.m. T... Read More