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Grant applications being taken to promote outdoor recreation

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting grant applications for parks, outdoor facilities and other projects promoting outdoor recreation. The grants are funded by the Land and Water Co... Read More

University of Nebraska looking to revitalize Greek life

An ongoing partnership between fraternities, sororities, advisers and university staff has launched at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to find the path toward a national model of Greek life. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the initiative... Read More

Scotts Bluff Celtic Gathering moving to new location, date

  The Scotts Bluff Celtic Gathering Executive team announces their decision to move the Celtic event to Five Rocks Amphitheater in Gering. President Andrew Hunzeker states, “We are excited to move the event to Five Rocks. We have already ou... Read More

Nebraska high court rejects Norfolk bank killer's appeal

The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected a postconviction appeal by a death-row inmate who helped carry out one of the deadliest bank shootings in U.S. history. The state's high court on Friday upheld a lower court decision rejecting _without an ev... Read More

Dairy Queen raising money for Children's hospitals on Thursday's Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen is encouraging people to eat dessert later this week to help raise money for children's hospitals. The restaurant chain will donate at least $1 from every Blizzard sold Thursday as part of the annual fundraiser  to benefit Children's... Read More

Ag sector weakness weighing heavily on rural economy

Drought conditions in some areas and weak grain prices are among factors weighing heavily on the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western states. The overall Rural Mainstreet Index for the region plummeted to 40.7 in July from June's index... Read More

Cheyenne hospital loses Medicaid and Medicare standings

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center recently lost its standing that hospitals need to serve Medicare and Medicaid patients. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported Friday that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services removed the medical cen... Read More

Bluffs man charged with breaking into friend's parents home to party

A 26 year old Scottsbluff man has been charged with the burglary of a friend's parent's home last October. Court documents say Lawrence Callahan, Jr. is accused in a burglary that occurred while the victim was on an international trip. The documen... Read More

A ceremony will be held Saturday to mark an area thirteen miles northeast of Guernsey being designated as the 27th national historic landmark in Wyoming. Hell Gap is recognized for its archaeological contribution to the knowledge of the earliest p... Read More

Scottsbluff man federally indicted for illegal reentry

A 34-year-old Scottsbluff man has been federally indicted by a federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska. Acting United States Attorney Robert C. Stuart announced that Alejandro Camacho- Perez is charged with illegal reentry after deportatio... Read More

Teen injured in Thursday night rollover

On July 20, 2017 at approximately 11:38 p.m., Deputies, Valley Ambulance and the Scottsbluff Rural Fire Department responded to a report of a rollover injury accident in the area of Lake Minatare Road and County Road 26. Investigation revealed tha... Read More