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Former Scottsbluff man loses appeal on child sexual assault conviction

The Nebraska Supreme Court has confirmed a lower court's rejection of an appeal for post-conviction relief for a former Scottsbluff man serving a 50-year prison sentence. 59-year-old Timothy Fuentes was convicted in 2013 of third-degree sexual ass... Read More

ESU 13's Dr. Jeff West Heads East

After serving ESU 13 for more than a decade, Dr. Jeff West and his wife Laura are moving to Pennsylvania for a new job opportunity.'s Ryan Murphy caught up with Dr. West this week, to talk about the work he's done, his successor, and more.... Read More

Scottsbluff man facing 15 felonies after allegedly having sex with 12-year-old

Fifteen felony charges have been filed against a Scottsbluff man accused of having with a 12-year-old girl and possessing multiple files of child pornography on his phone. 19-year-old Ashanti Kelley is charged with two counts of Forcible 1st Degre... Read More


MANHATTAN, Kan - Kansas's number of farms and ranches increased during 2018, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of farms and ranches in the State, at 58,900, was up 300 farms from 2017. Numbers of farms and ra... Read More

Nebraska's unemployment rate remained unchanged last month at  2.8%

Officials say Nebraska's unemployment rate remained unchanged last month at 2.8%. The Nebraska Labor Department said in a news release Friday that the preliminary March rate was a tenth of a point under the year-ago figure of 2.9%. It also was ... Read More

(Audio) Huskers Headed To McCook

Click here to listen to interview with John Cook Husker volleyball is in Southwest Nebraska this weekend as NU plays its lone 2019 spring match against Colorado State at the McCook Community College Graff Events Center in McCook at 1 p.m on Saturd... Read More

(Video) Sundstroms Receive Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award

Russ, Angela, and Cheyenne Sundstrom are the recipients of the 2019 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award®. The Sundstroms own and operate Broken Box Ranch in Moorefield, Nebraska. The prestigious award, given in honor or renowned conservationis... Read More

Now Accepting NSP Board Member Applications

The National Sorghum Producers Nominating Committee is now accepting applications from members for the 2020 board of directors. Each director can serve two consecutive three-year terms and is charged with representing, leading, advising and suppor... Read More

Scottsbluff and Gering split on the pitch

There was rivalry soccer action on Thursday at the Landers Complex in Scottsbluff with the Bearcats and Gering splitting their girls and boys matches. In the girls game Gering got two goals from Taylor Philbrick and one from Avery Mitchell in a 3-... Read More

Scottsbluff sweeps titles at Twilight T&F Invite

Despite rugged conditions for outdoor activities on Thursday afternoon the Scottsbluff girls and boys track and field teams were able to sweep titles. On the boys side the Bearcats tallied 158 points for the win, beating second place Gering by 24 ... Read More

Southwest Nebraska Helping 4-H’ers in Flood Recovery

Nebraska Extension and 4-H in Southwest Nebraska is reaching out to our communities to participate in the 4-H’ers Helping 4-H’ers program. The bomb cyclone that created devastating flood and blizzard conditions across much of Nebraska is a month ... Read More

Gering, Scottsbluff perform well at SHS Tennis Invite

Scottsbluff High School hosted their girls tennis invite on Thursday afternoon with matches taking place at the high school, the country club, and over at Gering High School and it was North Platte finishing in first place. Gering was a close seco... Read More

Deuel County Attorney Joel Jay appointed to North Platte Judgeship

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts appointed Joel B. Jay of Chappell to the County Court of the Eleventh Judicial District. Jay is currently the Deuel County Attorney, where he prosecutes or defends all suits, applications, or motions in which the county... Read More News: April 18, 2019

Today on News:  Education leaders explain the impact of a comprehensive, early childhood education study Scottsbluff Schools celebrates their Career & Technical Academies during Thursday breakfast WNCC President interviews for... Read More