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EPA Rules Would Restrict Pesticides, Protect Pollinators

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new pesticide label restrictions designed to protect managed bees used as part of pollination services from foliar applications during bloom, acco... Read More

May 27, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.67 (-0.13) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.67 (-0.13) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.67 (-0.13) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.54 (-0.12) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.62 (-0.12) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.58 (-0.12) ... Read More

Nebraska Football Fan Day Set for August 5th

Nebraska fans will have their first opportunity to meet Coach Mike Riley’s 2015 Husker football team at the annual Nebraska Football Fan Day presented by U.S. Cellular. This year Husker fans will have the opportunity to spend an evening at Memori... Read More

Richard Trapp charged in both Scottsbluff Walgreen pharmacy robberies

The  25-year-old Gering man  that was arrested Wednesday afternoon  as a suspect in the armed robbery of the  Shopko Pharmacy in Torrington has now been charged in connection to two Scottsbluff Walgreen pharmacy robberies. Richard Trapp is fa... Read More

Nebraska death penalty backers consider challenges to repeal

Death penalty supporters in Nebraska are looking to challenge the Legislature's landmark repeal vote in court and on the ballot. The Nebraska Attorney General's Office said Thursday that it plans to challenge part of the law that changed the sente... Read More

Westco Zephyrs win 3rd straight, beat Torrington 14-10

Despite a 10-1 lead early it wasn't easy last night for the Westco Zephyrs as they held on for a road win at Torrington, 14-10. The two squads combined for 21 hits. Westco swung the metal for 12 hits and it was the meat of the order that did most ... Read More

Gering Platte Valley Companies off to 2-0 start

The Gering Platte Valley Companies Senior legion team got a dominant pitching performance in a 3-0 win over Alliance last night as they improved to 2-0 to start the season. Trace Fulk was dealing all night according to Head Coach Rick Kinnaman. ... Read More

Huskers Add Assistant Volleyball Coach

Lincoln - University of Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced Thursday the hiring of Chris Tamas as an assistant coach, with his wife, Jennifer (Joines) Tamas, joining the Huskers as a volunteer assistant. Chris Tamas was the assistant c... Read More

Falling rock danger closes trail at Scotts Bluff National Monument

With all of the recent moisture, Scotts Bluff National Monument is being strongly affected by erosion, as rocks have been falling and blocking the trail. So, the decision was made to close a large portion of the foot trail up the Monument temporarily... Read More

Flood concerns continue as North Platte River crests in Scottsbluff

Scotts Bluff County officials were told this morning that the North Platte River should crest in Scottsbluff by early afternoon. The river was cresting at 8.8 feet, a foot above flood stage, in Mitchell earlier today but is expected to gradually r... Read More

Gering man dies in Minnesota rail yard accident

A 29 year old Gering man has been identified as a BNSF Railway employee who died in a rail yard accident in Minneapolis, Minnesota Monday. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office identified the man Wednesday as Tyrell Anderson of Gering, Neb... Read More