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UW private donations lower than last year, but still high

Private donations to the University of Wyoming have fallen significantly from the year before, but officials say giving remains at a high level. UW received $52.7 million from private donors in fi... Read More

University of Nebraska looking to revitalize Greek life

An ongoing partnership between fraternities, sororities, advisers and university staff has launched at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to find the path toward a national model of Greek life. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the initiative... Read More

Scotts Bluff Celtic Gathering moving to new location, date

  The Scotts Bluff Celtic Gathering Executive team announces their decision to move the Celtic event to Five Rocks Amphitheater in Gering. President Andrew Hunzeker states, “We are excited to move the event to Five Rocks. We have already ou... Read More

B-7 Legion Tournament: Friday scores, Saturday schedule

Here's a look at the B-7 legion baseball tournament being held at Oregon Trail Park in Gering. Day one scores from Friday... Sidney               0         1       6 Gering PVC   10       6       1 WP: Chris Palomo (5... Read More

Nebraska high court rejects Norfolk bank killer's appeal

The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected a postconviction appeal by a death-row inmate who helped carry out one of the deadliest bank shootings in U.S. history. The state's high court on Friday upheld a lower court decision rejecting _without an ev... Read More

Dairy Queen raising money for Children's hospitals on Thursday's Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen is encouraging people to eat dessert later this week to help raise money for children's hospitals. The restaurant chain will donate at least $1 from every Blizzard sold Thursday as part of the annual fundraiser  to benefit Children's... Read More

Livestock Haulers Visit Washington, D.C.

en livestock haulers from Iowa, as well as several U.S. pork producers, traveled to Washington this week to meet with government officials about a pending mandate from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (... Read More

Ag sector weakness weighing heavily on rural economy

Drought conditions in some areas and weak grain prices are among factors weighing heavily on the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western states. The overall Rural Mainstreet Index for the region plummeted to 40.7 in July from June's index... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Friday's Scores and Saturday's Games INTERLEAGUE= Final N-Y Mets 7 Oakland 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Houston 8 Baltimore 7 Final Texas 4 Tampa Bay 3, 10 Innings F... Read More

Cheyenne hospital loses Medicaid and Medicare standings

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center recently lost its standing that hospitals need to serve Medicare and Medicaid patients. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported Friday that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services removed the medical cen... Read More

House Appropriations Committee Adopts H-2A Program Amendment 

The House Appropriations Committee this week adopted an amendment to the fiscal 2018 Homeland Security spending bill that expands the number of businesses that can apply for the H-2A visa program for temporary or seasonal agriculture workers and remo... Read More