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Gering man admits to sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl

A 40-year-old Gering man has been arrested after admitting to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl multiple times starting this spring. Joseph Smith, alias Joby Smith, is charged with two counts ... Read More News: July 16, 2019

Today on News: Scottsbluff City Council deadlocked over emergency agenda item regarding Monument Pathway North project Scotts Bluff County Commissioners ready to tackle upcoming budget workshops Big change coming to this year's Rub... Read More

Man accused of passing $2,600 in bad checks

A 40-year-old Scottsbluff man who faked a medical emergency last week in attempt to avoid being arrested is facing a new felony charge following a Scottsbluff Police Department investigation. Anthony Plummer was contacted by police at Murdoch's af... Read More

Recent local Hwy 26 break-ups not a sign of future infrastructure failure

Nebraska Department of Transportation officials say a series of recent pavement fractures on Highway 26 in Scotts Bluff County isn't an epidemic, nor is it a symptom of problems with roadway construction. Two concrete break-ups near Morrill and on... Read More

United Way

United Way of Western Nebraska is teaming up with CAPWN (Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska) to expand their Stuff the Bus school supply drive program in Sidney. They invite area residents to participate in a Stuff the Bus school supply... Read More

Council Inaction Places Entire Pathway Project In Jeopardy

A possible change to the Monument Valley Pathway north project might not even be considered after the Scottsbluff City Council Monday evening failed to place the item on the agenda as an emergency action on a 2-2 vote. A number of residents in tha... Read More

Morrill Public Schools expanding early childhood development offerings

There has been a heightened focus on early childhood development for educators over the past few years, with the first five years being highlighted as a pivotal time for maximizing potential for America's children. At Morrill Public Schools, they ... Read More

Scotts Bluff County Board sets budget workshop schedule

Scotts Bluff County Commissioners have set their schedule to begin work in earnest on next year's budget. Starting July 29th, the panel will begin preliminary workshops on requests by each department, with subsequent meetings every Monday either a... Read More News: July 15, 2019

Today on News: The 98th annual Oregon Trail Days wraps up in Gering Makerspace at Lied Scottsbluff Public Library debuts today Morrill Public Schools expands its early childhood development offerings with new "zumbini" classes B... Read More

Planned water shut-off set for Tuesday in Terrytown

The City of Terrytown will have a planned water shut-off on Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for repairs. Residents affected will include Terry Boulevard on the south side from Woodley Park Road to the Carpenter Center....... Read More

Bridgeport woman accused of breaking into Scottsbluff home, choking sleeping ten-year-old

A 19-year-old Bridgeport woman is being held on a $20,000 bond after a bizarre Monday morning burglary in Scottsbluff. Court documents say that Dori Schneider broke into a home on Avenue C shortly before 2 a.m. Monday. Once inside the home, Schnei... Read More