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Myles says legislature focusing on the wrong area when addressing high property taxes

Scottsbluff Superintendent Rick Myles says he disagrees with Governor Ricketts property tax relief measures that focus on school spending rather than school funding. Ricketts measure would limit sp... Read More

CME Group Announces More Changes to Livestock Markets

CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will take a number of steps designed to further enhance its livestock markets. Reduction of CME livestock trading ... Read More

Sidney names new City Manager

After a national search, the City of Sidney named Ed Sadler their new city manager. Sadler is currently city manager of Webster City, Iowa, where he is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of all municipal departments and managing pers... Read More

Nebraska net tax receipts higher than expected in January

Nebraska's net tax receipts were slightly higher than estimated in January. The Department of Revenue said Wednesday that the state collected $372 million, which is nearly 2 percent higher than the certified forecast of $366 million. Net indivi... Read More

Monsanto to pay $80 million in SEC settlement over Roundup earnings

Monsanto Co (MON.N) will pay $80 million to settle civil accounting violations after it allegedly misstated its earnings in connection with its top-selling Roundup product, U.S. securities regulators said on Tuesday. The Securities and Exchange Co... Read More

Rapid City, Scottsbluff Police investigating connections to pharmacy robberries

Rapid City Police say they plan to contact Scottsbluff Police about the apparent connections between an unsuccessful Tuesday morning pharmacy robbery in their community and the robbery that occurred in Scottsbluff Tuesday night. Police Communicati... Read More

Alliance Police investigating pedestrian/ vehicle accident

The Alliance Police Department is investigating a Tuesday morning accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle. Lt. Ken Hart says that at approximately 8:30 a.m. they responded to an accident on Third Street. 80-year-old Donald Mink of Allian... Read More

Nebraska activists scold commission for Whiteclay beer sales

The director of the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission says without substantive proof the agency cannot act on allegations that beer-sellers in Whiteclay are abusing their licenses. Activists on Tuesday called on the commission to withhold liquor... Read More

Shrine Bowl Roster Released

The Rosters for the annual Shrine Bowl Football game were announced on Tuesday.  The game will be played  on June 4th in Kearney. NORTH Trystn Ducker, Jadyn Kowalski, Bellevue West; Keaton Henry, David Hansen, Boone Central/Newman Grove; Trav... Read More

Couple in custody following North Platte pursuit

Several law enforcement agencies assisted the North Platte Police Department in a pursuit on the southern edge of that community Tuesday. According to Lt. Steve Reeves, management at the Walmart Super-Center in North Platte reported that a man and... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball

TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL ( 1) Villanova 86 DePaul 59 ( 2) Maryland 93 Bowie St. 62 Creighton 70 ( 5) Xavier 56 ( 6) Kansas 75 (10) West Virginia 65 ( 7) Virginia 67 Virginia Tech 49 (18) Purdue 82 ( 8) Michigan St. 81, OT ( 9) North Carolin... Read More