Fischer to Keynote Nebraska LEAD Banquet March 13

Lincoln, Neb., March 2, 2015 --  U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer of Nebraska will be the keynote speaker at the annual Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Program recognition banquet March ... Read More

Chadron selects new airline for Denver flights

The Chadron City Council on Monday night formally recommended to the federal Department of Transportation that Boutique Air of San Francisco be awarded the Essential Air Service subsidy contracts for service to Denver from Chadron and Alliance. The A... Read More

Gering man accused of assaulting inmate

A Gering man who is serving the maximum sentence on a crime he pleaded 'no contest' to in December is now facing a new charge. 23-year-old John Marsh is accused of injuring Scotts Bluff County Detention Center inmate Stephen Engelhart on February ... Read More

Health Advisory, Safety Tips Issued For Flint Hills Burning Season

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reminds Kansans that early March through the end of April is the time when large areas of the state’s Flint Hills rangeland are burned, a practice that can impact air quality. ... Read More

Snarr: Gering needs to study more sites for future landfill

The city of Gering has decided they need to study more than one future landfill site. The city has a purchased site on Alan and Patricia Weinhold's property a mile and a half east of the city limits, but City Engineer Paul Snarr says they need to ... Read More

USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for March 2015

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) today announced interest rates for March 2015. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for March is 0.250 percent, unchanged from 0.250 percent in Febru... Read More

‘Celebrating Safe and Healthy Ag Workers’ -- National Ag Day, March 18

National Agriculture Day, March 18, spotlights American agriculture and serves as a reminder that agriculture is part of us all. The U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers join producers, agricultural associations, corporations, students and gov... Read More

Salary lapses to be used in reducing Bluffs budget deficit

The Scottsbluff City Council Monday evening approved using a three percent across the board hiring lapse to help cover a $270,000 budget shortfall. The three percent cut will be achieved primarily through departments having waited a couple months to ... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Monday's Games= N.Y. Rangers 4, Nashville 1 Chicago 5, Carolina 2 San Jose 4, Montreal 0 Tuesday's Games= Nashville at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Calgary at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Washington at Columbus, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. ... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Monday's Games= Toronto 114, Philadelphia 103 Miami 115, Phoenix 98 Brooklyn 110, Golden State 108 L.A. Clippers 110, Minnesota 105 Dallas 102, New Orleans 93 Tuesday's Games= L.A. Lakers at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Boston at Cleveland, 7 p... Read More

UNL to host debate on regulating carbon emissions

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is slated to host a debate on the effects of regulating carbon emissions. The forum is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in downtown Lincoln. A pa... Read More