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Scottsbluff Sears closing, Famous Footwear grand opening November 21st

The Scottsbluff Sears store in the Monument Mall is closing, with its last day scheduled for October 26th, according to owner-operator Mike Gering. Gering says Sears has opted to get out of the Sco... Read More

Cougar men win at Sterling

STERLING, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team snapped a five-match losing streak in blanking Northeastern Junior College 4-0 Wednesday afternoon in Sterling, Colo. The Cougars only led 1-0 at intermission after a g... Read More

Boy Scouts, volunteers to plant trees at Chadron State Park Saturday

About 250 Boy Scouts of the Longs Peak Council will gather at Chadron State Park this weekend to plant trees in areas burned by the 2012 wildfire that entered the popular northwestern Nebraska tourism attraction and burned much of its ponderosa pine ... Read More

All Stars donate money

West Nebraska All-Star Sports, Inc. made check presentations Wednesday, totaling $6,500, to three organizations from proceeds from this past summer's West Nebraska All-Star contests. The organization presented a $4,000 check to the Scotts Bluff Co... Read More

Poor Quality New Crop Causes Wide Spread in SRW Cash Prices

A variety of quality issues in the U.S. soft red winter crop -- including low falling numbers and vomitoxin -- have led to a wide basis spread in cash prices available at domestic mills versus export terminals or feed users. Soft red winter wheat (S... Read More

Gering FCA Boosters to host Go and Glow event October 11

The newly formed Gering Fellowship of Christian Athletes Booster Club is sponsoring a fundraiser that will help kick off Homecoming week for the Bulldogs. The event on Sunday, October 11 is the inaugural Go and Glow from 5 pm to k7pm at the Fresh ... Read More

NHL Scores

Wednesday NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Final Montreal 3 Toronto 1 Final N-Y Rangers 3 Chicago 2 Final Vancouver 5 Calgary 1 Final San Jose 5 Los Angeles 1...... Read More

Nebraska death penalty group asks judge to dismiss lawsuit

The group that led a petition drive to reinstate Nebraska's death penalty is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that could keep the issue off the 2016 ballot. Attorneys for Nebraskans for the Death Penalty filed a motion to dismiss the case earli... Read More

Huskers Hold Off Spartans At Home

LINCOLN - Behind a strong block and solid day at the service line, the No. 4 Nebraska volleyball team defeated Michigan State 3-1 (23-25, 25-15, 28-26, 25-15) on Wednesday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers, playing at home for just ... Read More

Governor Brownback Proclaims October Farm to School Month

MANHATTAN, Kan. – In recognition of Kansas Farm to School programs across the state, Governor Brownback recently proclaimed October as Farm to School Month and the week of October 12 – 16 as Kansas Farm to School Week. National celebrations also ... Read More

Major League Baseball Playoff Schedule

WILD CARD= Tuesday, Oct. 6: Houston 3, New York 0 Wednesday, Oct. 7: Chicago 4, Pittsburgh 0 DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) American League Kansas City vs. New York-Houston winner Thursday, Oct. 8: Houston (McHugh 19-7) at Kansa... Read More