Calving Schools Planned in January

COLBY, Kan. – With calving season just around the corner, K-State Research and Extension will host calving schools in five locations, with a focus on challenges producers can face during this critic... Read More

Bayard Firefighters respond to 3rd stucture fire since August

The Bayard Fire Department was called to a structure fire at a home belonging to Pat and Emery Sherfey on County Road 106 on the west edge of Bayard at 2:47 am Tuesday morning. A release from the Bayard Volunteer Fire Department says upon arrival,... Read More

Environmental Groups Petition EPA to Drop States' NPDES Authority

State environmental and conservation organizations increasingly are petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw their state's' authority to run their own Clean Water Act permit programs, according to Deborah Nagle, Water Permits Divis... Read More

DOT order locks in Great Lakes until ultimate decision made

The Department of Transportation says it intends to issue an order this week to lock Great Lakes Airlines in as Scottsbluff's essential air service carrier until the federal agency makes a decision on who will serve the community for the next two yea... Read More

Creighton University president to leave in January

Creighton University President Timothy Lannon has announced that he'll be leaving his post sooner than expected. Lannon cited his health said in an email to Creighton staffers and students on Tuesday and said he'd be resigning effective Jan. 20, s... Read More

NFU Calls Delay of 2014 RFS Volume Standards a ‘Serious Disappointment'

The National Farmers Union calls the EPA’s decision to delay the Renewable Fuels Standard requirements for 2014  disappointing but a hopeful opportunity that will allow EPA time to get the targets right.  NFU President Roger Johnson said “the p... Read More

High Wind Warning until 7pm for: Laramie, WY; Platte, WY

A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MST THIS EVENING. * TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE TUESDAY MORNING AND WILL REMAIN STRONG THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY EVENING. * WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 35 TO 50 MPH WITH... Read More

No Budges on Tax Break

In what’s becoming a Christmas tradition for Congress, no one has budged to help move expired tax breaks along. The Hill reports both sides want to wrap up talks soon over the so-called tax extenders, which come up about every two years for re-aut... Read More

Hemingford rolls to D1 State Football title

There was no disappointment when the Hemingford Bobcats left Tom Osborne Field at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln early Monday evening.  They rolled past Bruning-Davenport-Shickley, 52-8, to capture the D1 State Football Championship. The victory cap... Read More

Alliance woman receives probation for thefts from youth soccer club

An Alliance woman has been ordered to serve two years probation and to pay $11,665 restitution to an Alliance Youth Soccer Club in which she stole money. 30-year-old Erin Merrill was sentenced in Box Butte County District Court Monday morning (Nov... Read More

York man given prison for death of Bayard native

 A York man has been given five- to 10 years in prison for the crash death of Bayard High School graduate Lauren Akerson. Akerson, who graduated from Bayard in 2000, was a teacher in the Aurora, Nebraska school district at the time of her dea... Read More