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It's not Groundhog Day, it's Badger Day

GERING, Neb. – The groundhog may or may not see its shadow, but the forecast says there is a highly favorable chance for people to learn about another burrowing animal next month. Badger Day will be... Read More

Sorghum Checkoff seeks applicants for Leadership Sorghum

The Sorghum Checkoff is accepting applications for Leadership Sorghum Class IV, a program designed to develop the next generation of sorghum leaders. During the 15-month leadership program, class members will be exposed to various aspects of the s... Read More

Several local communities declare snow emergencies

In preparation for the major winter storm, several area cities and villages have declared snow emergencies. Snow emergencies are in effect for the cities of Scottsbluff/Gering/Terrytown, Bayard, Morrill, Alliance, Sidney, and Chadron. Those peo... Read More

Soroptimists help young women with career development

Soroptimist International of Scotts Bluff County honored its graduates from the program “Dream It Be It” on Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Scottsbluff Country Club. The program provides girls with access to professional role models, career educatio... Read More

Monument-al Shutdown

The federal government has shut down, and is affecting local federal employees- including rangers at the Scotts Bluff National Monument. Signage went up Saturday morning alerting patrons that due to the lapse in federal appropriations, the Nationa... Read More

Cougars knock home 22 3-pointers in 110-55 win

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team connected on 22 3-pointers and put five players in double figures in rolling to a 110-55 Region IX South sub-region win over North Platte Community College Friday evening at Cougar Pala... Read More

Students, faculty and alumni involved in third annual Range Day

CHADRON – Chadron State College students, faculty and alumni totaled more than half the nearly 200 attendees at the Upper Niobrara White Natural Resource District’s (UNWNRD) annual Range Day on campus Tuesday, Jan. 16. Others in attendance, accor... Read More

Thoughts from the gym tonight: Including the Cats making the plays

On a night off from the microphone i had the chance to get into three local gyms tonight. Just gonna offer up some thoughts here on some things i saw tonight in the Twin Cities. Obviously the game of the night took place at Scottsbluff where th... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Friday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Alliance 80, Ogallala 60 Arcadia-Loup City 52, Ravenna 50 Aurora 58, Seward 45 Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur 70, Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 45 Bellevue West 51, Omaha North 37 Bishop ... Read More

Perdue Outlines USDA Services in the Event of a Government Shutdown

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Friday outlined U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) services available in the event of a government shutdown. “USDA is committed to safeguarding life and property through the critical services we prov... Read More

Nebraska Extension offering Land Application Training in February

 LINCOLN, Neb. – Eight Nebraska Extension offices across the state will offer workshops in February providing livestock and crop farmers with information on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment. ... Read More