US trade deficit in January falls 8.3 pct to $41.8 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. trade deficit in January dropped sharply as both exports and imports fell. The Commerce Department says the deficit fell 8.3 percent to $41.8 billion in January, down fro... Read More

HS Girls Basketball: State Class B - Scottsbluff vs Lincoln Pius X


Heineman fined in flap over NU Presidency application

Former Gov. Dave Heineman has agreed to pay $250 to the state for using public resources to announce that he was applying for University of Nebraska presidency. Heineman will make the payment as part of a settlement approved Friday by the Nebrask... Read More

Huskers poised for conference wrestling meet

The Nebraska wrestling team heads to Columbus, Ohio over the weekend for the Big Ten Championships at St. John Arena. The conference tournament begins on Saturday at 9 a.m. (CT) with the first session. Session II, also on Saturday, starts at 5 p.m... Read More

Overman: No county expenses for marijuana lawsuit trip to D.C.

Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman says the county had no expenses when he traveled to Washington D.C for a Thursday news conference to announce that he is one of ten sheriffs from three states challenging the constitutionality of Colorado's ma... Read More

Windbreak Workshop Hosted by Nebraska Forest Service at Upper Big Blue NRD

The Upper Big Blue NRD and the Nebraska Forest Service will be hosting a free Windbreak Workshop on March 20, 2015, at the Upper Big Blue NRD Office in York from  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon.   The York office is located at 105 N. Lincoln Avenue. &n... Read More

Pair pilfer $9,000 worth of panties from Wyoming store

Police say a man and woman have stolen more than $9,000 worth of women's undergarments from the J.C. Penney store in Cheyenne. Cheyenne Police spokesman Officer Dan Long says the shoplifters made off with just over 1,000 pairs of panties from the ... Read More

DemaryiusThomas is Broncos franchise player

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) _ The Denver Broncos have placed their franchise tag on star receiver Demaryius Thomas, guaranteeing him roughly $12.8 million next season and buying them more time to work out a long-term deal. General manager John Elway use... Read More

Nebraska governor grants nurse practitioners more authority

Experienced nurse practitioners will no longer need to get a written agreement to consult with a doctor before they can practice in Nebraska. Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a bill Thursday to remove the requirement on nurse practitioners to sign integ... Read More

Gun show takes center stage in Mitchell this weekend

The annual Bluff Shooters Spring Gun Show will be held this Saturday and Sunday. The show provides an opportunity to buy, sell, or trade guns, knives, and related items. Dennis Parker from Bluffs Shooters says this will be their largest show yet. ... Read More

Brickman rescheduled for May 21st at Midwest Theater

The Historic Midwest Theater announced Friday that Jim Brickman's concert, postponed in late February due to a snowstorm, has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 21st at 7:30pm. Tickets purchased for the February concert will be honored for the May... Read More