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Gering to seek new Finance Director after Council rejects Mejia appointment

The city of Gering will be looking for a new Finance Director starting Tuesday. The Gering City Council Monday night voted 5-3 against the reappointment of John Mejia to the post. Mejia had been ci... Read More

AJ's Soda Shop in Torrington expanding to Scottsbluff

A popular Torrington business is adding a second location in Scottsbluff.'s Ryan Murphy catches up with Jacqueline Miller- owner of AJ's Soda Shop- to talk about the new venture: ...... Read More

Woman accused of stealing car in Scottsbluff arrested

A 43-year-old Colorado woman is being held on a $25,000 bond at the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center for reportedly stealing a car Sunday morning. Court records say a Scottsbluff couple had been warming up their car outside their 4th Street ho... Read More

Heng-Moss named Agricultural Science and Natural Resources dean

Tiffany Heng-Moss, who has served as interim dean of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources since July 2017, has been named permanent dean of the college. Mike Boehm, Harlan Vice Chancellor ... Read More

Culver’s Support for Ag Education Tops $2 Million

The average age of American farmers is rising, coming in most recently at 58. The Culver’s restaurant chain wants to make sure that young people have access to quality agricultural education in order to properly maintain the nation’s future food ... Read More

Public Comment Period for Developmental Disabilities Waiver Amendments Opens

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking public input on proposed amendments to its Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Developmental Disabilities (DD) waiver applications.  A 30-da... Read More

Kimball leadership to consider options with Shopko Hometown closure

Kimball's mayor says it was disheartening to hear the city's Shopko Hometown store will close. Keith Prunty says he was out of town when the news broke that the Kimball store is among 39 across the country that will be liquidating and shutting the... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers seek warning system for city budget woes

Local governments saddled with costly pension obligations, state mandates and aging roads could face tough financial times over the next few decades, and some Nebraska lawmakers want to make sure they're ready for it. Sen. John Stinner, of Gering,... Read More

Flu activity increasing in Nebraska; first deaths reported

The first flu-related deaths this season have been reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Both people were over 65. One was from the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department area and the other was from the North Ce... Read More

Tour de Nebraska comes to the Panhandle for 2019

The 32nd Tour de Nebraska announced its route for June 19-23, 2019. This bicycle adventure starts and ends in Sidney, Nebraska home to Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitter. Day 1: Sidney to Kimball – 38 miles Day 2: Kimball to Gering ... Read More

FFA students growing skills and plants in greenhouse

The Bridgeport FFA and students at the Bridgeport High school are growing skills and growing plants in the new greenhouse at the Bridgeport High School. The greenhouse has been something the group and the community have been looking at doing for a... Read More