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NCTA to host Feb. 26th science fair

CURTIS, Neb. – Science and engineering students of middle and high school ages from central and western Nebraska will converge February 26 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curti... Read More

Correction: Associated Press University Budget story

In a story Feb. 14 about state budget cuts facing the University of Nebraska, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the cuts would force the closure of UNL Extension offices statewide. The cuts wouldn't force closures statewide, but would c... Read More

Husker Softball loses to Boston College

Atlanta, Ga. -- The Nebraska softball team (8-2, 0-0 Big Ten) snapped its seven-game winning streak Sunday morning, falling to Boston College (3-6, 0-0 ACC) 3-0 in its final game of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Nebraska struggled against All-ACC ... Read More

Commissioners to consider rescinding Gering church exemption

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Tuesday will consider rescinding an exemption they gave a small Gering church on its 2016 property taxes after the pastor failed to file properly for the exemption nearly two years ago. Gering Bible Missionary... Read More

Pre-Registration for 2018 Commodity Classic Closes February 21

ST. LOUIS—There are only a few days left to pre-register for the 2018 Commodity Classic held Feb. 27-March 1 in Anaheim, Calif.   The deadline for pre-registration is Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer... Read More

Cadrien Livingston Awarded Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship

Cadrien Livingston of Orchard, NE, has been awarded the 2018 Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship. Cadrien is a sophomore studying Agricultural and Environmental Science Communications with a minor in Political Science at the... Read More

Snow, cold brings return of wintry weather

Light snow is continuing to fall through much of southeastern Wyoming and the Southern panhandle area. Most areas are reporting no more than a couple inches of snow. Richard Emanuel with the National Weather Service says the snow amounts in our im... Read More

Classrooms being set up Monday in new SHS Freshman Academy

Despite the President's Day holiday Monday, staff at Scottsbluff High School were busy making preparations for the arrival of students into the newly constructed Freshman Academy. The Freshman Academy occupies the northwest portion of the high sch... Read More

Sponsors, volunteers being sought for Balloon Championships

The Executive Director of the Old West Balloon Festival is looking for  sponsors to be part of the festival this year and the U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championships the following three years. Colleen Johnson says she already has some sponsor... Read More

Boys B-8 Sub-District: Games Moved to Tuesday

Mother nature has struck a blow to the Boys B-8 Sub-District Tournament here in Scottsbluff. Due to the forecast and the concern for player and fan safety the Sub-District Tournament at Scottsbluff High School has been moved back a day. The tou... Read More

House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — As badly as things have gone for immigration legislation in the Senate, it's not looking any easier in the more conservative House. Republican leaders there are scrambling to find enough GOP votes to pass a measure that's even ... Read More