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Storms to provide rain, cooler temperatures into next week

KNEB Meteorologist Don Day says changes in the weather are coming over the weekend and early next week. Day says the changes are due to moisture coming into the Wyo-Braska region from a tropical storm and moisture behind it that will provide rains... Read More

Color Dash early registration extended to Friday at midnight

The early registration period for the 6th annual United Way of Western Nebraska's Color Dash has been extended until Friday night at midnight. The early registration sign-up was supposed to end June 11th but Special Events Coordinator Krista Sarch... Read More News: June 14, 2018

Today on News: U.S. Senator Deb Fischer votes to help a subcommittee reading on the 2018 Farm Bill advance to the next phase West Nebraska Arts Center gets a nice grant to help aesthetic appearance of its historic building Sheridan... Read More

NEXT Young Professionals donate to United Way Day of Caring

Members of the local NEXT Young Professional group presented a $2,000 donation to United Way of Western Nebraska to help sponsor the 2018 Day of Caring Food Packaging. This year's event will be held on October 2nd, where roughly 200 community vol... Read More

Krist applauds court ruling overturning election law

Nebraska's Democratic candidate for Governor Sen. Bob Krist says a U.S. District Court ruling Thursday overturning a law that made Nebraska the most difficult state in the nation for independent candidates to get elected proves it is unconstitutional... Read More

Wyoming wildfire grows to over 11,000 acres

The Badger Creek Fire in the Medicine Bow National Forest in southern Wyoming grew significantly on Wednesday. Most of the fire’s growth was on the east side as it was driven by winds into dense vegetation. Intense fire behavior and thick smo... Read More

Rubbish barrel burn caused west Scottsbluff fire

A burn in a rubbish barrel that got out of hand caused the fire Wednesday that burned a significant amount of property west of Scottsbluff. Scottsbluff Rural Fire Captain Paul Reisig says Deputy State Fire Marshall Fred Reichert determined the bur... Read More

Ricketts talks Heartland Expressway, death penalty, and trade

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says local and state support of a federal program to fund major highway projects helped the heartland Expressway receive a recent grant. The state of Nebraska received an $18.3 million "Infrastructure For Rebuilding... Read More

Local firefighters and law enforcement to face off in softball fundraiser

The Gering Police Officers Association is partnering with Scottsbluff Police, the Nebraska State Patrol, and Gering and Scottsbluff Fire Departments for a softball game fundraiser for Shop with a Cop and Firefighter Ministry. Gering Fire Chief Nat... Read More

WNAC receives Questers grant to keep aging building in good shape

The West Nebraska Arts Center is getting help for the second year in a row from an organization dedicated to preserving historic buildings and sites. Executive Director Donna Thompson says Questers is providing a $2,325 grant to the Arts Center to... Read More

Airport Authority postpones decision on process to replace retiring director

The Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority postponed  making a decision on the process they will use to find a successor for retiring Airport Director Darwin Skelton. Skelton says the decision was made because two board members, Chair Don Overman ... Read More

Omaha Council OK with liquor license for ax-throwing venue

The Omaha City Council has recommended that a liquor license be granted to a downtown venue where people will hurl axes at wooden targets. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Flying Timber wants to capitalize on a growing national sport: competiti... Read More News: June 13, 2018

Today on News: A morning fire on the west edge of Scottsbluff causes an estimated $100,000 worth of damage Rep. Adrian Smith weighs on President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un Scottsbluff-Gering Rotary Club donates more than $... Read More

McDonald's owner celebrates celebrates Gering remodel with check to school district

During a ribbon cutting ceremony last Saturday to celebrate the Gering  McDonald's restaurant remodel,   owner Joe Johnson gave a  $1500 donation to Gering Schools. ...... Read More