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Nebraska Football Fan Day Set for August 5th

Nebraska fans will have their first opportunity to meet Coach Mike Riley’s 2015 Husker football team at the annual Nebraska Football Fan Day presented by U.S. Cellular. This year Husker fans will ... Read More

Huskers Add Assistant Volleyball Coach

Lincoln - University of Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced Thursday the hiring of Chris Tamas as an assistant coach, with his wife, Jennifer (Joines) Tamas, joining the Huskers as a volunteer assistant. Chris Tamas was the assistant c... Read More

Falling rock danger closes trail at Scotts Bluff National Monument

With all of the recent moisture, Scotts Bluff National Monument is being strongly affected by erosion, as rocks have been falling and blocking the trail. So, the decision was made to close a large portion of the foot trail up the Monument temporarily... Read More

Flood concerns continue as North Platte River crests in Scottsbluff

Scotts Bluff County officials were told this morning that the North Platte River should crest in Scottsbluff by early afternoon. The river was cresting at 8.8 feet, a foot above flood stage, in Mitchell earlier today but is expected to gradually r... Read More

Gering man dies in Minnesota rail yard accident

A 29 year old Gering man has been identified as a BNSF Railway employee who died in a rail yard accident in Minneapolis, Minnesota Monday. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office identified the man Wednesday as Tyrell Anderson of Gering, Neb... Read More

Scottsbluff man wanted for Sunday robbery of grandparents

Gering Police are asking for the public's help in locating a 24 year old Scottsbluff man accused of tying  up his grandparents for four hours Sunday and robbing them of a small amount of cash, credit cards and two vehicles. Detective James Jackso... Read More

EPA Official Says They Did Listen to Ag When Drawing Up WOTUS

EPA's head of the office of water, Ken Kopocis, acknowledged Wednesday the odds are stacked against the agency in convincing agriculture the final waters of the United States rule will change nothing on the farm. Judging by the reaction from many ag... Read More

Stokes Named Third-Team All-American

Kiki Stokes was recognized for an outstanding junior season on Wednesday, May 27, when she was named a third-team All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). The 15th Nebraska softball player to be recognized as an NFCA ... Read More

Good turnout for Heartland Expressway meeting in Chadron

About 40 people from 6 states were in Chadron on Wednesday afternoon for the annual meeting of the Heartland Expressway Association, an advocacy group for the proposed 4-lane highway from Denver to Rapid City. The Expressway is part of the Ports-t... Read More

New Portal Enables Farmers, Ranchers to Request Conservation Assistance Online

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that farmers, ranchers and private forest landowners can now do business with U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) through a new online portal. With today's ... Read More

Federal appeals court upholds dismissal of Earhart lawsuit

A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a Wyoming man's claims that an aircraft recovery group found wreckage of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart's missing airplane in the South Pacific but kept it quiet to continue raising funds for the s... Read More