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Death penalty sought against man in Lincoln woman's death

LINCOLN, Neb. - Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a Nebraska man accused of strangling a woman with an extension cord, dismembering her and dumping her remains in a field. The Nebraska Attorney General's Office said in a Thursday filin... Read More News: July 12, 2018

Today on News: NDEQ hears testimony on the Gering landfill during their renewal process Board members with Oregon Trail Days gearing up for 2018 festivities and highlight Friday's food fair and car show KNEB launches a brand new ra... Read More

United Way of Western Nebraska looking for volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the United Way of Western Nebraska Duck Dash, which is just nine days away, Saturday, July 21st @ Trails West Pavilion United Way Executive Director Steph Black says it is hard to do the event without help both on land an... Read More

Colorado designates I-76 from Denver to Nebraska as pollinator highway

The Colorado Department of Transportation is working to make a stretch of interstate from Denver to Nebraska friendlier for bees and butterflies. The Greeley Tribune reports the state Legislature in May designated the stretch of Interstate 76 as t... Read More

Volunteers still welcome to provide OTD Safe Rides

For the seventh year, local volunteers will take calls on the SAFE Ride OTD hotline to offer sober rides home during Friday and Saturday night of Oregon Trail Days. The pool of volunteer drivers and dispatchers will be headquartered this year at Monu... Read More

Real Country 101.7 The Trail Signs On

Radio listeners in western Nebraska and eastern Wyoming now have a new radio station. The Nebraska Rural Radio Association launched a new radio station today – Real Country, 101.7 The Trail. The station plays a mix of traditional country musi... Read More

Ricketts urges patience on collecting online sales taxes

  Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is taking a wait-and-see approach on whether legislation is needed to begin collecting online sales taxes after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Ricketts said Wednesday a number of national organizations have urge... Read More

Citizens group says Gering landfill not in compliance

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality conducted a public hearing Wednesday evening where officials heard formal testimony on concerns related to the permit renewal for the Gering landfill. Bobby Allbaugh spoke on behalf of a large group... Read More News: July 11, 2018

Today on News: A Tuesday evening fire destroys a building in northern Scotts Bluff County  Gering ready to tackle landfill discussions this evening United Way of Western Nebraska names its 2018-2019 campaign co-chairs. Catch ... Read More

Tompkins and Couse named United Way Campaign Co-Chairs

A new chapter for the United Way of Western Nebraska begins, as the new chairs for the 2018-2019 campaign are introduced. During today's Pace Setter Kickoff Luncheon in Scottsbluff, Becca Tompkins and Doug Couse were announced as this year's Campa... Read More

Scottsbluff man accused of sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

A 21-year-old Scottsbluff man has been arrested for 3rd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child following a Tuesday afternoon incident. Court documents allege that Logan Trigg assaulted the girl on a home on Avenue F. It states that the alleged incident ... Read More

Scotts Bluff County special enforcement removes 11 impaired drivers

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol Troop E have completed a three-month special enforcement operation focused on alcohol-related crashes. The enforcement, which ran from April 1 through June 30, included sobriety checkpoints throughout Scotts B... Read More

Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services sets new goals

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has unveiled a new set of goals for the current fiscal year as part of its annual business plan. The list announced Wednesday includes new initiatives to improve birth outcomes in Nebraska, addr... Read More

Tuesday evening fire destroys building in Rural Scotts Bluff County

Burning debris in a barrel causes significant damage on a property in northern Scotts Bluff County Tuesday evening. Crews with the Minatare/ Melbeta, Scotts Bluff Rural and Gering Fire Departments were dispatched to a structure fire near Lake Mina... Read More