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East Overland revitalization focus of public meetings

The revitalization of the East Overland corridor in Scottsbluff is one step closer after a first round of public input open houses concluded Tuesday evening. Scottsbluff City Planner Annie Folck to... Read More

Six selected for induction into Nebraska Athletics Hall of Fame

An illustrious group of six distinguished student-athletes will be enshrined in the University of Nebraska Athletics Hall of Fame this fall, the Nebraska Athletics Department announced on Wednesday, March 22. The six members of the 2017 Nebraska A... Read More

Husker Trio Named Academic All-Big Ten

Lincoln – A trio of Husker men’s basketball players were honored Wednesday, as the Big Ten Conference announced the Winter Academic All-Big Ten teams.  The Huskers who were honored Wednesday include junior Nick Fuller, and sophomores Michael Jac... Read More

Rural Nebraska population loss may be slowing, figures show

New U.S. Census Bureau figures show the loss of population in rural Nebraska may be slowing. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that according to the bureau's 2016 updates to population figures for counties and metropolitan areas, more Nebraska c... Read More

High school schedule for Thursday

Here's today's events on the high school schedule. Boys Golf The North Platte Invitational was moved up a day, from Friday to today. Gering, Sidney, and Ogallala among the teams competing today starting at 10 a.m. Boys Soccer Torrington a... Read More

Corn and Soybean Acreage Estimates Come Pouring In

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will release its Prospective Plantings Report on March 31. In the days leading up to it, several organizations are making predictions as to what the report will show. An Ag Web Dot Com article says Met Life Agricult... Read More

Wyoming into CBI finals as McManamen eclipses 1,000 point mark

Senior guard Jason McManamen’s layup through contact with 43 seconds remaining sealed the game  for Wyoming in a 74-68 win over Utah Valley on Wednesday evening advancing the Cowboys to the finals of the College Basketball Invitational presented b... Read More

Groups seek to intervene in Keystone XL review

Activists who want to derail the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska have asked to intervene in a state commission's review of the route through the state. Applications submitted Wednesday to the Nebraska Public Service Commission argue that opponent... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson on behalf of the Nebraska Agriculture Leaders Working Group Regarding Tax Reform Proposal

“While we understand the give and take of the legislative process, we are very disappointed in the tax reform proposal being considered by the Legislature’s Revenue Committee. Throughout the legislative hearing process, the Agriculture Leaders Wo... Read More

WNCC softball and baseball game changes

The Western Nebraska Community College softball and baseball team have adjusted their schedule for this week. The Cougar softball team’s game with Iowa Western Community College in North Platte scheduled for today has been cancelled. The Cougars ... Read More

Major League Baseball Spring Training

Wednesday's scores INTERLEAGUE= Final N-Y Yankees 7 Philadelphia 3 Final Kansas City 6 San Diego 2 Final Colorado 10 Cleveland 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Houston 8 Minnesota 4 Final Toronto 5 Detroit 4 Final Oakland 5 Chi White Sox 3 ... Read More