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Box Butte County gets new United Way Director

The United Way of Western Nebraska has announced that Karen Benzel of Alliance has accepted the position of Director for the United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte County. Executive Direc... Read More

Man arrested after police find cocaine in trashed hotel room

A man who was dropped off at a Scottsbluff hotel by a local pastor earlier this week is now facing several criminal charges. On Monday morning, Scottsbluff Police were dispatched in reference to an out of control male, and soon had contact with 55... Read More

Lawrence Phillips charged with murder in killing of cellmate

Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison. Phillips is suspected of killing 37-year-old Damion Soward at Kern Valley State Prison in April. Officials determin... Read More

Riley Named In Lawsuit

The wild week at the University of Nebraska continues. According to a story posted on Oregonlive.com a former student at Oregon State University has filed a federal Title IX lawsuit that accuses the school's former head football coach Mike Riley of f... Read More

Conservation officer holds man at gunpoint after vehicle break-in

An 18-year-old man is facing charges following an early morning break-in of a vehicle to steal a gun. David Retzer was arrested early Tuesday morning after Gering Police received a call about a breaking and entering in progress. The homeowner- Neb... Read More

Phillips Charged With Murder

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) _ Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison. Phillips is suspected of killing 37-year-old Damion Soward at Kern Valley State Prison in A... Read More

Current El Niño could mean more favorable crop weather

Much-needed precipitation through the U.S. heartland this year has replenished soil moisture, refilled ponds and promises to boost crop yields, thanks to the weather phenomenon known as El Niño, according to Iowa State University agricultural climat... Read More

Gov. Ricketts working on ideas to reduce property taxes

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says his administration is working on ideas to lower property taxes in preparation for next year's legislative session. Ricketts said Tuesday that he continues to hear more about property taxes from constituents than a... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Tuesday (09/01/2015) Arlington 3, Ashland-Greenwood 2 Beatrice 11, Lincoln East 1 Bennington 7, Nebraska City 1 Bishop Neumann 10, Wahoo 0 Blair 4, Norris 3 Central City 4, Madison/Humphrey/Lindsay 3 Chase County 10, Holyoke, CO 2 Chase Cou... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

September 1st INTERLEAGUE< Final Texas 8 San Diego 6 AMERICAN LEAGUE Final Tampa Bay 11 Baltimore 2 Final Toronto 5 Cleveland 3, 10 Innings Final N-Y Yankees 3 Boston 1 Final Minnesota 8 Chi White Sox 6 Final Detroit 6 Kansas City ... Read More

NCTA hits record enrollment, up 33 percent

Curtis, Neb. – Student enrollment at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis is up 33 percent from a year ago, a record for NCTA enrollment with 512 students, NCTA Dean Ron Rosati announced Tuesday. The 102-year-old school, the o... Read More