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Kimball wind turbines project to be operational in Mid-June

The Project Manager for the new, larger Kimball wind mill project says they are still "commissioning" the turbines before hoping to begin operations in the middle of June. The construction of a lar... Read More

Cheyenne Frontier Days sees drop in attendance, profit

Cheyenne Frontier Days' annual report says the outdoor rodeo and western celebration was less profitable last year than in 2016. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports the net profit last year was $887,744, down from almost $1.5 million the previous ye... Read More


Gering Senator John Stinner is crossing his fingers , remaining optimistic that Governor Ricketts will sign the workforce housing bill he has worked on for two years and was given final approval by lawmakers Friday on a 35-8 vote. Stinner said, "I... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Welcomes South Korea’s Consul-General to Nebraska

Governor Pete Ricketts hosted South Korea’s Consul-General Jong-Kook Lee at the Nebraska State Capitol. Consul-General Lee serves at the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chicago, which oversees 13 states in the American Midwest. “... Read More

Nebraska state colleges to hike tuition, room rates

Students can expect higher residence hall room rates and increased tuition at three Nebraska colleges. The Omaha World-Herald reports that mandatory fees, tuition and room and board rates will likely rise at Chadron, Peru and Wayne State Colleges... Read More

Torrington inmate, 75, dies after lengthy illness

A 75-year-old Wyoming inmate has died after a lengthy illness. The Wyoming Department of Corrections says Alfonso Jose Randall died Tuesday at a medium correctional facility in Torrington. He was sentenced out of Natrona County in January 2010 ... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers finish contentious 2018 legislative session

Nebraska lawmakers have finished a contentious legislative session dominated by disputes over the budget, taxes and social policy. Senators adjourned for the year on Wednesday after voting on more than two-dozen last-minute bills, including new r... Read More News: April 18, 2018

Today on News:  The Scottsbluff Herberger's in Monument Mall learns it fate, as all Bon-Ton stores will be closing in the coming months Leadership Scotts Bluff donates $32,000 from their March Hoops 4 Heroes event to four local non-p... Read More

Stinner, Erdman on different sides as workforce housing bill gains final approval

A workforce housing bill that Gering Senator John Stinner has championed for two years has gained final approval by the legislature and is on its way to Governor Ricketts for his signature. The bill will allow communities in Nebraska to use tax in... Read More

Court: Herberger's going out of business sale commences Thursday

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court Wednesday approved the sale of Bon-Ton Stores Inc. to two liquidators, who have been ordered to commence going out of business sales Thursday at all of the firm's stores, including the Herberger's at Monument Mall in Scottsblu... Read More

Nebraska State Fair to launch custom license plate

Grand Island, NE— Nebraska State Fair, in collaboration with the Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation, will launch a custom license plate featuring a nighttime panoramic view of the midway during the annual state fair as soon as the minimum number o... Read More