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Junior High bands compete in music contest

Instrumental music students from Alliance Jr. High, Bluffs Middle School, and Gering Jr. High participated in the 14th Annual Western Nebraska Middle-Level Music Contest on Saturday, February 17. In ... Read More

For vegetable gardening success, K-State recommended varieties consistently shine

OLATHE, Kan. – K-State Research and Extension has updated its recommendations of vegetable varieties that have consistently proven themselves to be hearty, resistant to drought and disease, while producing good amounts of fruit. These last few wee... Read More

Edwards Named Big Ten Player of the Week

Nebraska softball outfielder/infielder Tristen Edwards was named the Big Ten Player of the Week, announced by the conference on Monday afternoon, for her performance over the weekend at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. It’s the second straight weekly c... Read More

Uhlir Elected as State Pork President

Darin Uhlir from St. Paul, Nebraska was elected as President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA). Joining Uhlir as NPPA’s leaders are Tim Chancellor, 1st Vice President of Broken Bow and Kevin Peterson, 2nd Vice President of Osceola. ... Read More

Correction: Associated Press University Budget story

In a story Feb. 14 about state budget cuts facing the University of Nebraska, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the cuts would force the closure of UNL Extension offices statewide. The cuts wouldn't force closures statewide, but would c... Read More

Husker Softball loses to Boston College

Atlanta, Ga. -- The Nebraska softball team (8-2, 0-0 Big Ten) snapped its seven-game winning streak Sunday morning, falling to Boston College (3-6, 0-0 ACC) 3-0 in its final game of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Nebraska struggled against All-ACC ... Read More

Commissioners to consider rescinding Gering church exemption

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners Tuesday will consider rescinding an exemption they gave a small Gering church on its 2016 property taxes after the pastor failed to file properly for the exemption nearly two years ago. Gering Bible Missionary... Read More

Pre-Registration for 2018 Commodity Classic Closes February 21

ST. LOUIS—There are only a few days left to pre-register for the 2018 Commodity Classic held Feb. 27-March 1 in Anaheim, Calif.   The deadline for pre-registration is Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer... Read More

Cadrien Livingston Awarded Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship

Cadrien Livingston of Orchard, NE, has been awarded the 2018 Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship. Cadrien is a sophomore studying Agricultural and Environmental Science Communications with a minor in Political Science at the... Read More

Snow, cold brings return of wintry weather

Light snow is continuing to fall through much of southeastern Wyoming and the Southern panhandle area. Most areas are reporting no more than a couple inches of snow. Richard Emanuel with the National Weather Service says the snow amounts in our im... Read More

Classrooms being set up Monday in new SHS Freshman Academy

Despite the President's Day holiday Monday, staff at Scottsbluff High School were busy making preparations for the arrival of students into the newly constructed Freshman Academy. The Freshman Academy occupies the northwest portion of the high sch... Read More