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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 optio... Read More

Bird flu raises fears over vaccine supply, human risk

Lawmakers are raising concerns that the avian influenza outbreak that has devastated Midwest poultry producers could threaten supplies of human vaccines and possibly spread to people through swine. Top members of the House Energy and Commerce Comm... Read More

9 impaired drivers arrested in Panhandle special enforcements

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol Troop E Scottsbluff took nine impaired drivers off of the road during a three month long special enforcement effort designed to reduce the potential for serious injury and fatality crashes. From April throug... Read More

USDA Sees Record Soybean Planted Acreage

Corn and soybean stocks as of June 1 came in near pre-report estimates, at 4.45 billion bushels and 625 million bushels, respectively. USDA also expects record soybean acreage at 85.14 million acres, up from March's Prospective Plantings estimate of... Read More

Wall of Hope names to be read Thursday for Festival of Hope

One final event for the 2015 Festival of Hope will be held Thursday evening in Scottsbluff. Traditionally, the names written on butteries that hang on the Wall of Hope are read aloud during the Saturday event. However technical problems prevented ... Read More

Castle Rock golfer wins Morrill Golf Open

Mark Hirsch from Castle Rock, Colorado was the overall low gross champion of the 42nd Annual Morrill Golf Open Saturday and Sunday at the Rolling Green Golf Course.  Hirsch had a two day score of four under par 140, that included a 66 on day one. ... Read More

2016 Dairy Margin Program Sign-Up Begins This Week

Sign-ups for the 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program begin July 1. A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) news release says the voluntary program provides financial assistance to participating dairy operations when the margin – the difference bet... Read More

Firefighter Ministry wins 1st place in Baptist Church grant process

The Firefighter Ministry has taken 1st place in a grant application in the article division for grant they had applied for. There were 42 other non-profit organizations that applied for the $1,500 American Baptist Churches of the USA grant. Firefi... Read More

Ostrander leads her national team to title

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Alicia Ostrander's U.S. Collegiate National Team squad took first place at the program's round-robin tournament held in conjunction with the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships. Ostrander's CNT Blue Team defeated... Read More

Gering Booster Club Golf Scramble scheduled for July 9th

The 13th Annual Gering Booster Club Golf Scramble is set for Thursday, July 9 at Monument Shadows Golf Course in Gering with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. It is a four person scramble costing $60 per person.  The entry fee includes golf and lunch.... Read More

A's whip Rockies

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Josh Reddick and Ike Davis hit two-run homers in the first inning to back seven scoreless innings from Kendall Graveman, and the Oakland Athletics snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-1 on Monday... Read More