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Burglary suspect arrested in Gosper County case

Gosper County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in a burglary reported Wednesday evening at a rural Gosper County residence. Sheriff Dennis Ocken says vehicle parts and tools were taken. ... Read More

Event schedule set for Old West Balloon Fest Labor Day weekend

The 2016 Old West Balloon Fest is only a weekend away, and promises to be a must attend, three day event. Organizers are anticipating crowds that will top last year's record setting attendance for any event in Scotts Bluff County. Co-Chair Bren... Read More

NCTA Aggies and STEM featured at Nebraska State Fair

Fairgoers to the 147th Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island can learn about science, livestock, crops and agricultural education from students and staff of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. Nebraska’s only statewide technic... Read More

74-year-old motorcyclist hospitalized following Thursday morning accident

A Gering man has been transported to Regional West Medical Center following a Thursday morning wipe-out on Avenue I. Around 9 a.m., 74-year-old John Krieschel was travelling southbound on Avenue I as he approached the stoplight on 27th Street. Sco... Read More

Ruling favors Nebraska utility in Sandhills power line survey case

A judge has ordered a family ranch inthe Sandhills to let Nebraska Public Power District access its land for survey work. Court records say the ruling came Monday in the Brush Creek Ranch lawsuit against the district. The lawsuit sought unspecifie... Read More

History is Made with Weekly Ethanol Production

According to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.028 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 43.18 million gallons daily. That is down just a hair from last week’s record-tying 1.029 million b/d. The four-... Read More

No Sheridan County fatalities during 6 week NSP special enforcement

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol Troop E- Scottsbluff took two impaired drivers off the road during a month-and-a-half long special enforcement effort in Sheridan County designed to increase seat belt usage and highlight the dangers of impaire... Read More

The Search for Top Yields Continues on The Pro Farmer Crop Tour

It's better than good, but is it a record crop? That was the question scouts on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour were trying to answer as they headed into the big corn and soybean states on Wednesday. Scouts on the western leg of the tour who drew t... Read More

Nebraska prison on lockdown after 9 staff members assaulted

Prison officials in Nebraska say nine staff members at the Lincoln Correctional Center have been assaulted by inmates who were refusing to return to their cells. Department of Correctional Services spokeswoman Dawn-Renee Smith told The Associated... Read More

Man arrested Saturday sentenced to prison on previous drug case

A man arrested for delivery of drugs this past weekend was sentenced Wednesday to prison on an a different drug related case. 28-year-old Christopher Gomez was sentenced by District Judge Leo Dobrovolny to 12 to 24 months in prison for attempted dist... Read More

WNCC women's soccer opens up season on Friday at Trinidad

The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team will be opening up the season with a depleted roster after the team has been hampered during the pre-season by nagging injuries. Still, the Cougars will have plenty of firepower when the... Read More