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Nebraska tax collections surpass expectations in September

Nebraska collected far more tax revenue than expected last month and is running ahead of projections so far in the fiscal year that began July 1. The Department of Revenue reported Monday that the... Read More

2 teens arrested in connection with North Platte slaying

Authorities have arrested two 16-year-old boys in connection with the fatal shooting a man in the city of North Platte. It's not clear what charges the boys will face or whether they will be charged as adults in the slaying of 22-year-old Ethan Po... Read More

Sixth annual Save a Rack at BackARack's bra auction slated for Wednesday

 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Regional West’s Breast Health Center wants to remind you and those you love to be screened for breast cancer. In the spirit of raising awareness, Regional West is excited to team up with Backaracks Ba... Read More

Thursday panel and community discussion on democracy, future of journalism

Two honored Midwest journalists will be at the Midwest Theater Thursday evening to help conduct a community discussion on democracy and the future of journalism. The Humanities of Nebraska as well as KNEB and the Star-Herald are promoting the even... Read More

High School Bands compete in Old West competition

An array of music from “Slow Ride” to “Harry Potter’s” theme song were performed by high school and senior high school bands, as they marched through downtown Scottsbluff. The 36th annual Old West Band and Field Competition hosted bands ... Read More

$3 million grant to assist in building Goshen assisted living facility

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board has awarded a $3 million grant to construct a 30-unit assisted living facility on a 3 acre site in Torrington. The Goshen Care Center Joint Powers board had requested the grant, which they say will meet the... Read More

WNCC Alumni Association to Recognize Alumni & Friends at 5th Annual Banquet

The Western Nebraska Community College Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the WNCC Alumni & Friends awards. Recipients will be recognized at the fifth annual Alumni & Friends Banquet, which is part of WNCC's Ho... Read More News: October 12, 2018

Today on News: Union Pacific announces plans to close South Morrill locomotive repair shop NASA provides update on aborted space mission involving astronaut with Gering ties Longfellow 5th grader named Platte Valley Companies Star ... Read More

Band competition brings in schools from Panhandle and Central Nebraska

The 36th annual Old West Band and Field Competition will be held tomorrow (Oct. 13), beginning at 10 a.m. with the parade marching down Broadway in Scottsbluff. The parade competition will be led by the Bluffs Middle School  marching band followe... Read More

Longfellow's Taylor Bright named PVC Star Student of the Week

Longfellow Elementary 5th Grader Taylor Bright got the nod this week as the Platte Valley Companies Star Student of the Week, after being nominated by not one- but two different people. Taylor excels both in and out of the classroom, is a great bi... Read More

State Troopers Union endorses Krist for governor

The union that represents Nebraska State Patrol troopers is endorsing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist, just four years after the group backed incumbent Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts. Brian Petersen, president of the State Troopers Ass... Read More