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Gering man suspect in Torrington Shopko armed robbery

A  25 Yyear old Gering man  was arrested Wednesday afternoon  as a suspect in the armed robbery of the  Shopko Pharmacy in Torrington earlier in the day around 11:30 a.m. Scottsbluff Police Cap... Read More

Nebraska abolishes death penalty in landmark override vote

Nebraska has abolished the death penalty in a landmark veto-override vote backed by a coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment. Senators in the one-house Legislature voted 30-19 on Wednesday to override Governor Pete Ricketts, a ... Read More

Gering Library's summer reading program kicks off Thursday

Calling all book lovers! The Gering Public Library is kicking off their 2015 summer reading program on Thursday. Youth Services Librarian Christie Clarke says this year's theme are all hero related. For children, the theme is, "Every Hero Has a S... Read More

Eric Moreno signs to play baseball at UNO

One of the top players in Westco Zephyrs history is headed to play division one baseball at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Eric Moreno, most recently a standout pitcher for Lamar Community College in Colorado, made his decision this morning ... 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