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Monument invites public to summit for firework viewing

Following a tradition that started back in the 1940's, the community is invited to the summit of Scotts Bluff National Monument to view fireworks tonight. From 8:30 p.m. until 10 p.m., visitors can... Read More

New Alumni Relations Director ready to engage WNCC alumni

Gering native Jennifer Sibal was recently named Alumni Relations Director at Western Nebraska Community College. WNCC welcomes Sibal into this vital position for developing engagement and connectedness among the nearly 200,000 alumni of WNCC and ... Read More

Nebraska AG says university violated open meetings act

Nebraska's attorney general says the University of Nebraska violated the state's open meetings law when it held private meetings as part of its search for a new president. The Lincoln Journal Star reports Attorney General Doug Peterson concluded t... Read More

Cabela's hosting

SIDNEY, Neb. – Cabela’splans to host the traveling memorial photo exhibit, “Remembering Our Fallen,” in the main atrium of the company’s corporate building at 1 Cabela Drive in Sidney, Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10. “The ‘Re... Read More

Former Chadron State player headed overseas

Former Chadron State College men's basketball player Kendrick Holliman has signed a professional contract to play in Luxembourg for the Black Star Mersch, a club team in the Federaton of Luxembourgian Basketball Total League. Holliman, a 6-foot-4 ... Read More

Several Ag and Industry Groups Ask Court to Ditch EPA’s Water Rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation,  National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Public Lands Council, and 11 other agricultural and industry groups today asked a federal court to vacate the controversial new rule redefining the scope of federal jurisdi... Read More

Grand jury finds Sidney police justified in fatal shooting

A grand jury has determined two Sidney police officers were justified in fatally shooting a man they say confronted them with a knife in April. The Sidney Sun-Telegraph reports the Cheyenne County grand jury determined Wednesday that the use of de... Read More

Health Alert Issued for Sutherland Reservoir in Lincoln Co

The state has issued a health alert for toxic blue-green algae at Sutherland Reservoir in Lincoln County.  This is the first health alert issued in the 2015 recreational season.  Weekly sampling has been conducted at 50 public lakes in Nebraska sin... Read More

NSP recruiting new troopers for next camp

Applications for the 2015 Sworn Officers Selection Process for the position of Nebraska State Patrol Trooper are currently being accepted through September 8, 2015, for consideration for the 57th Basic Recruit Camp scheduled to begin on February 22, ... Read More

Meat and Dairy to Eclipse Biofuel in Agriculture Demand

Changing diets in emerging countries will boost global demand for meat and dairy products in the next 10 years, shifting grain supply towards livestock feed as use of crop-based biofuel is curbed by lower oil prices, the FAO and OECD said. In thei... Read More

CNPPID Board Deadlocked on Eminent Eomain Issue

 The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors deadlocked on a vote at a special meeting Thursday to authorize the use of the District’s eminent domain authority to acquire land associated with the proposed const... Read More