Avenue I project finally nears completion

After a number of delays, work is nearing completion on the Avenue "I" project in Scottsbluff. The lane markings are in but crosswalk and a few turn markings will be put in over the next week or two. ... Read More

Stalk and Crown Rot Diseases Likely in Many Fields

Much of the 2014 Nebraska corn crop has experienced repeated and prolonged stress and wounding. While most of the crop looks good, we are beginning to see early evidence of problems developing.  In particular, stalk rot diseases are beginning to dev... Read More

Abdullah earns big ten honor again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah is the offensive player of the week in the Big Ten for the third time in five weeks. Abdullah, who leads the nation in rushing yards and is second in yards per game, ran for 208 yards and a care... Read More

Flood Watch in effect

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood WATCH for the western Nebraska Panhandle from 3pm this afternoon through Tuesday morning....... Read More

Mailing of early voting ballots begins today

Scotts Bluff County Clerk Vera Dulaney says the first early voting ballots will be sent today. Dulaney says residents need to complete a form to file an early ballot, which they can request by mail or in person. Early ballot voting in person begin... Read More

Sen. John Nelson sworn-in as next Lt. Gov.

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has named state Sen. John Nelson of Omaha as his new lieutenant governor. Nelson was sworn into office Monday at the Capitol. He replaces Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann, who resigned earlier this month after a judge approved... Read More

NCTA Students Dig in for

Curtis – A Hills oak, water birch and sycamore are putting down roots in Curtis. College horticulture students grabbed their shovels Thursday as part of “ReTree Week” in Nebraska and planted three trees on campus at the Nebraska College o... Read More

Sidney students expected back in school after vehicle-pedestrian accident

Sidney police say two Sidney High students and members of the school's cross country team are expected to be back at school this week after they were struck by a car Thursday night while crossing a city street. Police say 15 year old Thomas Webb a... Read More

Flash floods possible when rain picks up

The rain will pick up again later this afternoon with severe thunderstorms forecast that could produce heavy rain and damaging hail. A flash flood watch is in force from 3 p.m. until noon Tuesday for the western two thirds of the panhandle due to the... Read More

NFL Scores

NFL Thursday's Game= N.Y. Giants 45, Washington 14 Sunday's Games= Green Bay 38, Chicago 17 Houston 23, Buffalo 17 Indianapolis 41, Tennessee 17 Baltimore 38, Carolina 10 Detroit 24, N.Y. Jets 17 Tampa Bay 27, Pittsburgh 24 Miami 38, Oa... Read More

Palmer Amaranth Found in South Dakota

A weed strong enough to stop combines has been confirmed in South Dakota. The presence of palmer amaranth in the state has raised concerns it could spread and cut deeply into crop production in the Upper Midwest — one of the few areas palmer ama... Read More