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County looking to take final steps before beginning detention center remodel

The Scotts Bluff County Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 4:30 this afternoon to set a bond amount for the detention center remodel project . The commissioners and Construction Manager a... Read More

Minnesota Still Engaging With Cuba Despite Setback

Minnesota’s government and businesses are actively engaging in Cuba in areas like agricultural trade. This is despite a rollback in trade relations by U.S. President Donald Trump. Reuters reports that Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith is ... Read More

Legion baseball: Weekend Recap

Here's a recap of legion baseball from the weekend. Westco Zephyrs go 4-0 hosting the NTC Tournament After a 4-0 weekend hosting the NTC Tournament the Westco Zephyrs find themselves over .500 (15-12) for the first time this season. They ope... Read More

Sanderson Farms Sued Over Drugs in Poultry

Three of the bigger activist groups filed suit against Sanderson Farms, a major poultry-producing company. Politico’s Morning Ag Report says the Organic Consumers Association, Friends of the Earth, and Center for Food Safety all allege that the com... Read More

State, Local Officials Urge Inclusive Approach to WOTUS Rewrite

Any rewrite of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) regulation – which clarifies the waters and wetlands that fall under federal protection – should reflect differences in regional climate, geology and hydrology,... Read More

Former Huskers Play For Team USA

Former Nebraska volleyball standouts Amber Rolfzen and Justine Wong-Orantes won the gold medal with the U.S. Women's Volleyball National Team at the Pan American Cup on Sunday in Cañete, Peru. The U.S. defeated Dominican Republic 3-1 (25-16, 19-25, ... Read More

Thanks for the Opportunity!

It is with mixed feelings that I write my last weekly column.  I’ve been doing this for almost 30 years.  I’ve been the unit leader in one place or another for about 25 years.  Here is what I’d like to share as final thoughts. Ever since ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball Sunday scores INTERLEAGUE= Final Detroit 7 San Diego 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Minnesota 4 Cleveland 0 Final Baltimore 8 Tampa Bay 5 Final L.A. Angels 4 Boston 2 Final Texas 7 N-Y Yankees 6 Final Oakland 5 Chi ... Read More

Calf auction to benefit Bayard families

An auction of two calves will be held on Monday, June 26, at noon, to assist the Rafferty and Liakos families after a tornado destroyed their homes and more. Platte Valley Livestock is hosting the auction and everyone is invited to bid on parts of... Read More

ACLU Transgender Voices Tour Coming To Scottsbluff Monday

Scottsbluff based Panhandle Equality  has partnered with ACLU Nebraska to present the Transgender Voices Tour on Monday evening at the Panhandle Research & Extension Center. “Panhandle Equality is exciting to partner with ACLU Nebraska, BOL... Read More

Senator stops in Gering on re-election campaign kick-off

The 2018 election season is underway, and Deb Fischer, U.S. Senator of Nebraska, was on a tour across Nebraska to announce her re-elect campaign. She was joined by past Governors Kay Orr and Dave Heineman in Gering at the Legacy of the Plains Museum ... Read More