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Bridgeport boys advance to state with OT win over Oakland-Craig

The Bridgeport boys basketball team will be in Lincoln for the State Basketball tournament after a 56-46 overtime win over Oakland-Craig in the NSAA Class C2-3 District Final at Kearney Saturday after... Read More

Health Officials: COVID U.K. Variant ID'd in Nebraska

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Nebraska Public Health Lab (NPHL) have confirmed the first known case of the U.K. variant of COVID-19, known as B.1.1.7 (B-117) in the state. The individual is a woman in her 20s and is a residen... Read More News: February 26, 2021

Today on News: A Morrill County District Court jury has convicted a Bridgeport man on a charge of 1st Degree Sexual Assault; Gering man killed following crash on I-80 Gering City Council to interview two finalists for vacant counc... Read More

Huskers Split With Hoosiers on Opening Day

The Nebraska softball team opened its season Friday, splitting a doubleheader with the Indiana Hoosiers at the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex in Leesburg, Florida. Indiana came from behind to take game one, 3-1, before Nebraska rallied for a 4-2 victor... Read More

Scottsbluff Public Schools Board of Education selects Dr. Andrew Dick as next leader of the District

At its meeting on Friday, February 26, 2021, the Scottsbluff Public Schools Board of Education selected Andrew Dick, ED. D. as the next district superintendent. Dr. Dick currently serves as the Administrator for Educational Service Unit #13. Board... Read More

Sustainable farming pioneer and visionary leader remembered

TERREBONNE, Ore. —Sustainable farming leader, advocate, and pioneering farmer Andrew Gunther passed away on Feb. 19, 2021 at the age of 57. Gunther was the Executive Director of the global nonprofit certifier A Greener World (AGW) for over a decade... Read More

Four Facing Charges Stemming from WING Traffic Stop

Four people are facing drug and weapons charges stemming from an investigation that took place this week involving the WING Drug Task Force. Jessica Reichert of Bayard, Justin Johnson of Lodgepole, Travis Buckley of Lyman and Halie Smith of Henry ... Read More

Feb. 26, 2021

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney/Lisco/Mitchell – 5.71 (-0.18) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport/Torrington – 5.71 (-0.18) Crossroads Co-op/Gering/Lyman – 5.71 (-0.18) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 5.84 (-0.20) New Alliance / Alliance ... Read More

Scottsbluff City Manager to Start Monday

Scottsbluff's new City Manager will begin his new duties starting this Monday. In December, Dustin Rief was selected as the City Council's top choice out of a field of three finalists. He will be coming to Scottsbluff from Orono, Minnesota, whe... Read More

Kelly Taking Post Overseeing Nebraska Atty. Gen. Criminal Bureau

The outgoing US Attorney for the District of Nebraska is joining the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office. Doug Peterson Friday announced Joe Kelly is joining the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office as Chief of the Criminal Bureau, providing oversi... Read More

Ricketts: Nebraska to be at Disadvantage with Proposed Fed Stimulus Package

Governor Pete Ricketts says the 2021 stimulus package being pushed by Democrats in Congress based in part on unemployment rates will be detrimental to Nebraska. During a news conference in Lincoln Friday, Ricketts said each state took a different ... Read More