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Cool spring delays planting and pushes wheat harvest to August

Cool, cloudy days and afternoon rains have plagued the Panhandle of Nebraska and eastern Wyoming this spring. While the weather caused many farmers to plant later than usual the Hard Red Winter Wheat, which was already in the ground is still tryi... Read More

Gering woman charged with felony Abuse of Vulnerable Adult

A 43-year-old Gering woman has been charged with Abuse of a Vulnerable Adult- a Class 3A Felony, stemming from an investigation that began back in October. Melody Marsh is accused of abusing power attorney of her 94-year-old grandmother's financia... Read More

Community Members Get First Look At Platte Valley Companies Performing Arts Center

Hundreds of community members got a first look at the Platte Valley Companies Performing Arts Center and Judy Chaloupka Theater at Western Nebraska Community College Thursday evening. Tours of the newly completed facility included all of the backs... Read More

Time's running out to apply for some federal flooding aid

Time's running out for Nebraska and Iowa homeowners, renters and business owners to apply for federal help to recover from this spring's flooding. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Wednesday's the Nebraska deadline for individual assistance fro... Read More

Man sentenced for role in December fatal accident on Broadway

A 32-year-old Wyoming man who was behind the wheel in a fatal car-pedestrian accident in downtown Scottsbluff last year has been sentenced in Scotts Bluff County Court. Tyson Rein of Cheyenne pleaded no contest in April to a charge of misdemeanor ... Read More

Gering man accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl

A Gering man is behind bars for the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl at a Scottsbluff trailer court in May of this year. Kevin Short Bull Jr. was arrested Wednesday on a charge of felony First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child more than 12 ... Read More

Pony Express Re-Rides again through the Nebraska Panhandle

Back in 1860.... a small group of riders for the Pony Express would make the ten day trek from Missouri to California to deliver letters. Despite lasting less than two years... the legacy of the 1,900 mile route lives on today. Each year, members ... Read More News: June 13, 2019

Today on News:  The Pony Express rides once again, as the annual re-ride of the original route gallops through the Panhandle Wednesday afternoon farming accident claims life of Mitchell man Gering man accused of sexually assaultin... Read More

Public listening sessions on university president search begin June 20-21

Faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters, and members of the public are invited to a series of listening sessions beginning June 20 and 21 to gather input on the search for the next president of the University of Nebraska.   The executive... Read More

Scottsbluff injury accident sends Gering woman to hospital

An 18-year-old Gering woman has been taken to Regional West following a two-vehicle accident that took place Thursday morning in Scottsbluff. Police say 22-year-old Tyler Buskirk of Minatare was westbound on Highway 26 and attempted to turn south ... Read More

Rural Mitchell farmer dies in accident Wednesday afternoon

Family and friends are in mourning for a 77-year-old rural Mitchell man following a Wednesday afternoon farming accident that claimed his life. The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Office confirms to KNEB News that Orin Bolzer died from injuries suff... Read More

Middle School bond refinancing will save SBPS $336,000, cut 2 years off payments

The Scottsbluff Public Schools Board of Education approved a resolution this week allowing the refunding and refinancing of general obligation bonds for the Middle School, a move that will save the district thousands of dollars. District Chief Fin... Read More

Elderly Wyoming inmate convicted of killing husband dies

An 80-year-old Wyoming inmate who was convicted of murder nearly 40 years after her husband went missing has died. The Wyoming Department of Corrections says Alice Uden died Wednesday from chronic health issues at Regional West in Scottsbluff. ... Read More News: June 12, 2019

Today on News. The WNCC community says goodbye to two high ranking educators taking new posts and to two retiring staff members Drivers encouraged to attend a bike safety class ahead of the Tour de Nebraska Theatre West in Scottsbl... Read More