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Legislation expands issues that can be voted on by mail

Secretary of State John Gale says the passage of L.B. 575 will expand the types of issues decided during special elections conducted by mail. Vote by mail in special elections on economic issues ha... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Sunday, May 24= Cleveland 114, Atlanta 111, OT, Cleveland leads series 3-0 Monday, May 25= Golden State at Houston, 9 p.m....... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Miami        5  Baltimore       2 Cleveland    5  Cincinnati      2 St. Louis    6  Kansas City     1 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Sunday's Games= Toronto 8, Seattle 2 Houston 10, Detroit 8 Miami 5, Balt... Read More

Forecasters Predicting Mild Summer

El Nino conditions are in place in the Pacific Ocean, and the presence of that feature has forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicting that summer weather will be generally mild across the primary U.S. crop ... Read More

Scottsbluff High Graduate Receives International DECA Award

A former Scottsbluff DECA student has been honored with the Outstanding Service Award at the Grand Awards Sessions in Orlando. 1965 SHS graduate Steve Einsel received the award last month at the 58th Annual International DECA Conference. Einsel... Read More

Hawaii Groups Protest Against Monsanto Research

Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against Monsanto. The protesters on Saturday complained about the effects that companies like Monsanto allegedl... Read More

Girls basketball camp in June at WNCC

Western Nebraska Community College will be holding a girls’ basketball camp from June 15-18 in Cougar Palace. The camp is open to girls in grades 1st through 9th and the cost is $50 per camper which includes a T-shirt and pizza on Thursday. The ... Read More

NSAA board votes against executive director's contract extension

The Nebraska School Activities Association board of directors has voted not extend the contract of executive director Rhonda Blanford-Green. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the 5-3 vote against extending Blanford-Green's contract occurred T... Read More

Mandatory evacuations issued for parts of Sterling

A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for residents in the Globe Meadows area on the north side of Sterling after the North Sterling Reservoir inlet ditch spilled over its banks. The Northeast Public Affairs Collaborative issued a statement... Read More

Flood Advisory for the North Platte River at Lewellen until further notice

Updated: 6:35 AM MDT Monday, May 25, 2015 High flows continue on the North Platte River near Lewellen. At 4 AM MDT, The Lewellen gage read 7.6 feet, or 0.1 feet above the flood stage of 7.5 feet. At this stage water overflows into low lying ar... Read More

WNCC to host Military Women's Conference

Western Nebraska Community College and the Military & Veterans Office in Sidney are sponsoring this year's Service Women Attain Power Conference. This free event is open to all women who have served or are serving in the Armed Forces. The e... Read More