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Fourth Case of Avian Influenza Found in Nebraska

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed preli... Read More

Riverside Discovery Center remains open despite river flooding

Flooding conditions along the North Platte River have caused the closure of Riverside Park and the Monument Valley Pathway in Scottsbluff. However, Riverside Discovery Center is reporting no flooding at this time and remains open. Zoo Director Pet... Read More

Latest flood warning predicts less water in North Platte River

The National Weather Service in their latest flood warning issued shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday morning is indicating the North Platte River will not crest as high as in earlier projections. Previous forecasts indicated the crests at Mitchell a... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers scrap medical marijuana bill for 2015

Nebraska will not legalize medical marijuana this year in light of other controversial measures dominating the final days of the legislative session. Senator Tommy Garrett of Bellevue asked Wednesday to hold his bill until June 15, ensuring sena... 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