New VA leader will not be visiting Hot Springs facility until report is finished

      Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald says he won't come to visit the Hot Springs VA Medical Center until after the Environmental Impact Statement on an agency proposal to close the... Read More

Husker Women defeat High Point

Lincoln - All-American Rachel Theriot erupted for a season-high 31 points and Tear'a Laudermill pitched in 22 as No. 12 Nebraska rolled to an 83-57 women's win over defending Big South Conference champion High Point at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturda... Read More

DOT extends deadline to submit bids for Chadron, Alliance EAS

The federal Transportation Department has extended the bidding for the 2-year Essential Air Service subsidy contract for service to Denver from Chadron and Alliance by a month. The current contracts held by Great Lakes Airlines expire in May and t... Read More

Obama downplays benefits of Keystone pipeline

President Barack Obama downplayed the benefits of building the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. He said it would not lower gasoline prices and argued more jobs would be created by repairing America's infrastructure. He said the pipeline would ma... Read More

WNCC instructor donates puzzles to Veterans

Western Nebraska Community College Science Instructor Lorin King visited the Western Nebraska Veterans Home on December 17 with a unique delivery for the holidays. He brought boxes of puzzles, gifts purchased with donations he received for a project ... Read More

Sinclair named preseason All-American

Lincoln – Nebraska senior pitcher Chance Sinclair was named a third-team Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American on Friday morning, announced by Collegiate Baseball. The Osawatomie, Kan., native was named a third-team All-American by Collegiate B... Read More

Rapid City man sentenced to prison for Melbeta robbery

A 35-year-old Rapid City man convicted of robbing a convenience store and stealing a car in Melbeta July 7th was sentenced Friday to five to eight years in prison. Travis Leier was sentenced Friday by Scotts Bluff County District Judge Randy Lippstre... Read More

Can Crude Drop to $20 Per Barrel?

How low can it go — and how long will it last? The 50 percent slump in oil prices raises both those questions and while nobody can confidently answer the first question (I will try to in a moment), the second is pretty easy. Low oil prices will ... Read More

Wyoming prosecutor charged with theft

The Wyoming Attorney General's Office has charged Albany County's top prosecutor, saying he used county money to buy cameras and computer equipment for his own use. The Casper Star-Tribune reports Richard Bohling was charged Thursday with nine co... Read More

Bluffs man receives prison for child pornography conviction

A 30-year-old Scottsbluff man convicted on two counts of possession and  distributing child pornography was sentenced Friday to serve seven to fourteen years in prison. 30-year-old James Larive was arrested in March by the Nebraska State Patrol f... Read More

(VIDEO) Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska hold annual meeting

The Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska, ICON, met today in Brewster. The event was held at Uncle Buck's Lodge and drew in producers from much of the state. The day featured an "Up Close and Personal" conversation with Senator Al Davis about what's hap... Read More