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Historic Midwest Theater announces 12th season line-up

The Historic Midwest Theater has announced its 12th Annual Performing Arts Season. The season will begin Sept. 13, with The Hunt’s, a harmonic alt-folk band of seven siblings. The band includes t... Read More

Committee formed to research combining Kimball law enforcement

Looking to save taxpayer money and be more efficient, the Kimball County Board and City Council have decided to take a peek at the feasibility of combining their law enforcement agencies. County Board Vice Chair Tim Nolting said it was definitely ... Read More

28 balloons launch in Friday morning start of Old West Balloon Festival

After a short fog delay, 28 colorful hot air balloons filled the skies over the Mitchell area Friday morning with the 2018 Old West Balloon Festival getting started. Prior to the launch from the airfield south of Mitchell, balloonmeister Colleen J... Read More

Gale: Medicaid ballot petition could be certified next week

Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale says he expects to know next week whether or not a proposal to expand Medicaid has qualified for the November general election ballot. Gale said in a statement Friday he believes the certification process wil... Read More

Nebraska Attorney General urges reporting of abuse by clergy

The Nebraska Attorney General's Office and the Catholic Diocese of Lincoln are urging residents to report any allegations of abuse by  clergy or others in authority. Lincoln Bishop James Conley and the attorney general's office say anyone who has... Read More

Bluffs man charged in brutal attack on woman who cared for his dogs

A 54 year old Scottsbluff man has been charged with felony aggravated assault after he attacked a woman who said she had been allowed to care for his dogs while he worked construction. The assault happened in the 1700 block of Avenue X in the Hunt... Read More

State: Nebraska jobless rate steady at 2.9 percent in July

The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate remained 2.9 percent in July, unchanged from the June figure. The department said in a news release Friday that the rate also matched the July 2017 figure. Last month'... Read More

Foley, Schneweis promote Heartland Expressway during annual meeting

Nebraska Lt. Governor Mike Foley along with NDOT Director Kyle Scheneweis, promoted the $600 million investment the state is making in its highway infrastructure in the next year during the Heartland Expressway meeting in Scottsbluff Thursday. Sch... Read More News: August 16, 2018

Today on News: Airport officials highly optimistic that Western Nebraska Regional Airport will hit the 10,000 boarding mark for 2018 Gering landfill permit renewed for 5 years Congressman Adrian Smith talks Tax Reform 2.0 Dennis... Read More

NDEQ provides conditions to Gering landfill permit renewal

The City of Gering has conditions it will need to address as part of its landfill permit renewal process or face possible penalties from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality. Morgan Leibrandt, Waste Management Section Permit Units Supe... Read More

Birds of Nebraska Online provides new resource for birders in Nebraska

A new website makes it easier for birders to learn about the birds that inhabit Nebraska. Birds of Nebraska Online, available at, offers information on status, distribution and temporal occurrence of 512 species that occur regula... Read More