Twin Cities Legion Baseball banquet set for March 27

The WESTCO Twin Cities Baseball banquet is scheduled for Friday, March 27 at the Hampton Inn and Suites. The banquet is the main fund raiser for the organization.  You will have a chance to win $5... Read More

Polar Plunge raises record $35,000 for Nebraska Special Olympics

The 4th annual Scotts Bluff County Polar Plunge blew all the previous records for participants and donating " out of the water". 143 participants, over 40% more than last year, took part in jumping into the frigid North Platte River at Riverside P... Read More

Kansas State University's Everest and Danby are top Kansas planted wheats

Kansas Wheat Alliance varieties continue to be the leading hard red winter and hard white wheat varieties planted in the state of Kansas. Both developed by Kansas State University, the top hard red winter wheat was Everest and the top hard white whea... Read More

National Wheat Foundation Announces Wheat Yield Competition

PHOENIX, AZ – February 26, 2015 – Today the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) announced the creation and implementation of a National Wheat Yield Contest during a press conference at Commodity Classic. Through the primary support of BASF, NWF is ab... Read More

CSC freshman sets RMAC long jump record

GUNNISON, Colo. - Chadron State College freshman Damarcus Simpson broke both the school and conference records while winning the long jump Friday during the first day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Championships. The Lafayette, G... Read More

Husker Men Lead After Day One at B1G Championships

GENEVA, Ohio - After the first day of competition at the Big Ten Track and Field Indoor Championships, the Nebraska  men are in first place with 39.5 points through five events. The Husker women are in seventh with 20 points through six events. ... Read More

Charyse Geurts released from jail; refuses to speak about trial or daughter Juliette

The mother of a Gering toddler who was savagely beaten to death in July, 2008 by her boyfriend is keeping quiet. Charyse Geurts was released from the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday. She was arrested for being i... Read More

West Point Officials Updated On Wimmer's Plant Closing

West Point city officials met Friday morning with a couple of representatives from the Land O'Frost Wimmer's plant to discuss the announced closing of the plant later this Spring. Mayor Marlene Johnson says one of the topics they discusses concern... Read More

USDA Releases Data Showing How Trans Pacific Partnership Benefits All 50 States

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 - In conjunction with a series of Made in Rural America Executive Actions announced today by President Obama and the White House, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released data today showing the opportunities for ag... Read More

Two Seacat relays to swim on Saturday

The final day of the Nebraska State Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday will feature two Scottsbluff/Gering Seacats boy's relay teams swimming in the consolation finals. The 200 Medley Relay team of James Maag, Jonathon Hastings, Ian Galind... Read More