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Today on News:  Finishing touches being put on Scottsbluff's new truck stop and fueling station Gering Senator John Stinner's priority bill stalls in the legislature Scottsbluff Po... Read More

National Dairy Board Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Applications are being accepted for college scholarships that are awarded by America’s dairy farmers and importers through the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB). Eleven scholarships worth $2,500 each will be a... Read More

Two Additional Suspects Charged in October 2019 Shooting Incident

Two more people are facing felony charges related to a 2019 investigation into a shooting incident involving an occupied vehicle and an inhabited house last October. 18-year-old Isiah Moore of Gering and 21-year-old Alex Grijalva of Scottsbluff ha... Read More

Nebraska Basketball Lands Wisconsin Transfer

Head Coach Fred Hoiberg adds another talented guard to the mix for the Nebraska Basketball team as former Wisconsin Badger Kobe King announced his commitment to the Big Red Wednesday afternoon. King will have two years of eligibility when he gets to ... Read More

Feb. 26, 2020

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney/Lisco – 4.00 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.00 (-0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Gering/Lyman – 4.00 (-0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.23 (-0.02) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.23 (-0.02) Fr... Read More

Ricketts Urges Perspective as State Begins Voluntary Tracking of Travelers from COVID-19 High Risk Countries

Governor Pete Ricketts is urging people to maintain perspective as health officials start asking world travelers coming back to Nebraska from nine countries considered high-risk for the COVID-19 coronavirus to self-report through an online portal. ... Read More

Pursuit Leads to Crash Involving Bayard PD Cruiser Valentine's Day

Morrill County authorities are investigating a Valentine's Day traffic stop and pursuit that ended with the crash of two vehicles, including a Bayard Police cruiser. According to Morrill County Dispatch radio communications from that day, the Baya... Read More

U.S. Facing a Sugar Shortage and Higher Prices

Last year was a rough one for American sugar farmers. The Hagstrom Report says America is facing a sugar shortage after last year’s bad weather in the Midwest, a freeze in Louisiana, and drought in Mexico. The shortage is driving the prices for ... Read More

Nebraska sets candidates for May 12 primary ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska has set its May presidential primary ballots to include eight Democratic candidates, two Republicans and six Libertarians. The Democratic candidates are Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg, Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuch... Read More

Subdistrict basketball report: Scottsbluff wins B-8, C and D subs continue Wednesday

On Tuesday night at Scottsbluff High School it was the championship game of the boys B-8 Subdistrict tournament with Scottsbluff slipping past Alliance by the final of 58-49. Scottsbluff got a buzzer beating three from Jasiya DeOllos at the end of... Read More

Grant scores career-best 29, Nuggets beat Pistons 115-98

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic could hardly recall the last time the Denver Nuggets were at full strength. Now that they are healthy again, he instantly remembered just what a force they can be. Jerami Grant scored a career-high 29 points and Jokic h... Read More