Legacy of the Plains part of Smithsonian's

GERING, Nebr. – Sept. 22, 2014 – Legacy of the Plains Museum will open its doors free of charge on Sept. 27 as part of the Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event... Read More

Gering council to consider 6% utility rate increase ordinance

The Gering city council tonight will consider ordinances to confirm a six percent overall utility rate increase that has already been approved as part of the new budget. The overall utility rate will result in a hike of between $10.70 to $11.77 in th... Read More

Three Huskers named as top prospects

Lincoln – A total of three Huskers have been named to Baseball America’s Top Prospect List from across 20 summer leagues and Team USA. Sophomore Ryan Boldt (Northwoods), senior pitcher Josh Roeder (Coastal Plains) and senior catcher Tanner Lubac... Read More

Three former Huskers selected to represent USA

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Three former Husker volleyball players will represent Team USA at the FIVB Women's Volleyball World Championship Italy 2014 later this month. Team USA Head Coach Karch Kiraly and his staff released their roster of 14 pl... Read More

Abdullah picks up honor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah is the co-offensive player of the week in the Big Ten along with Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon.  Abdullah recorded 313 all-purpose yards, including 229 yards rushing, in the Cornhuskers' victory over Miami.... Read More

Cougar soccer splits on Saturday

The Western Nebraska Community College men's and women's soccer teams split contests with Northwest College Saturday afternoon at the Landers Soccer Complex. The Cougar men ran their winning streak to four matches as they received a late goal by D... Read More

Pokes star at own rodeo

With three event winners, one runner-up and the men’s team championship to their credit, the Chadron State College rodeo was a whopping success for the hosts over the weekend. Chadron State’s winners were bareback rider Wyatt Clark of Wellflee... Read More

Victims identified in fatal Casper hospital crash

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) _ Casper Police have released the names of two people who died after a car crashed into a pillar at Wyoming Medical Center Sunday. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Capt. Steve Freel of the Casper Police Department says Brando... Read More

Nebraska-Michigan State game selected for ABC

The Big Ten Conference announced today that Nebraska’s Oct. 4 game at Michigan State will be televised nationally on ABC, beginning at 6 p.m. MT (8 p.m. ET in East Lansing). The time had previously been announced, but the network was confirmed toda... Read More

Local woman and man arrested for forgery and theft

A 32 year old Gering woman and a 25 year old Scottsbluff man have been arrested on a variety of theft and forgery charges after allegedly using stolen checks and credit cards from vehicles. Jessica Scott is charged with three misdemeanor counts of... Read More

U.S. and Japanese Trade Officials to Meet this Week

Top U.S. trade officials are expected to meet with Japanese trade officials this week in Washington, according to a report from The Hill. The two groups are expected to continue dialogue on issues in the Asia-Pacific trade deal. U.S. Trade Repr... Read More