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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 connecte... 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

Northfield Elementary playground renovations underway

Volunteers from the Northfield Elementary Booster Club are working to make one of the favorite assets for students new-and-improved for the start of the new school year. Booster Club President Zac Karpf says they are trying to make the entire ar... Read More

Charge to be filed in death of German man

A 29 year old Scottsbluff woman will face a charge of misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide in the death of a 68 year old German man who died as the result of injuries sustained after being struck by a car Sunday evening. Scotts Bluff County Attorney... Read More

July 2, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 5.38 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 5.38 (-0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 5.38 (-0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 5.33 (+0.06) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 5.40 (-0.01) West Plains LLC/Gering, 5.37 (Steady)... Read More

Casper man dies in I-25 crash north of Wheatland

A 62 year old Casper man died at the scene of a crash Tuesday morning on I-25 north of Wheatland. The Wyoming Highway Patrol announced Thursday that Brad Cool was southbound on I-25 about 5.5. miles north of Wheatland at 6:25 Tuesday morning when ... Read More