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EPA Releases Final Ruling on Waters of the U.S.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today, despite criticism from numerous agriculture groups. According to the EPA,the goal of the rule is to ens... Read More

Husker women set to play NC State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Lincoln - Nebraska will welcome a North Carolina school to Pinnacle Bank Arena for the second straight season, when the Huskers take on North Carolina State on Thursday, Dec. 3, in the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Huskers, who defeated No. 9 D... Read More

Cougar men sign six players

WNCC men’s basketball coach Russ Beck has signed some key recruits for next season. So far, Beck has inked seven newcomers along with Mason Smith, who is returning to the Cougar program after taking two years off for his Morman mission. Beck ... Read More

Sidney hires new economic development director

The city of Sidney has a new Development Director effective June 15. Tina Hochwender will be working with the Sidney / Cheyenne County Economic Development Partnership in a comprehensive county wide approach to economic development Hochwender brin... Read More

Downtown Plaza Open House to be held at Midwest Theater

The City of Scottsbluff will be holding an open house to gather public input on the Downtown Plaza project on June 2nd. The project will dramatically change the look of downtown Scottsbluff, creating a nearly one acre city square between Broadway and... Read More

Rockies win streak comes to an end

CINCINNATI (AP) _ Skip Schumaker hit a game-winning double in the ninth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds ended a nine-game losing streak _ their longest in 17 years _ with a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. Players piled out ... Read More

Nebraska One Step Closer to Meatpackers Owning Hogs

Nebraska lawmakers moved one step closer Tuesday to lifting the state's ban on meatpacker-owned hogs, despite objections by senators who say it protects small and independent producers. The measure won first-round approval on a 28-10 vote after supp... Read More

First Crop Ratings for Corn Slightly Bearish

The nation's corn crop was rated 74% good to excellent as of May 24, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress and Condition report released Tuesday. This was the first week condition ratings on corn were reported this growing season. "This resulted ... Read More

Gering sweeps past Chadron on opening night

A young Gering Platte Valley Companies baseball team played like veterans on opening night at Oregon Trail Park Tuesday as they whipped Chadron 13-to-3 in a game called in the bottom of the sixth inning because of the 10-run rule. It was only appr... Read More

Providence Transfer to visit NU

Providence Transfer Paschal Chukwu, plans to visit Nebraska in June. Chukwu averaged nearly 3 points and over 2 rebounds in about 10 minutes in over 34 games as a freshman for the Friars. He will have to sit out this upcoming season, and will h... Read More

Legislature wants input on fracking wastewater process

Local residents will have an opportunity to testify from a remote video conference site at the ESU #13 building when the legislature's Natural Resources Committee takes public testimony Wednesday on a bill regarding a more thorough review of hydrauli... Read More