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Nebraska State Troopers Partner with Regional West Foundation to Provide Infant Car Seats

A tiny baby born at Regional West Medical Center gets to go home in a new car seat, specially designed for infants that weigh less than five pounds, courtesy of the State Troopers Association of Nebra... Read More

SHS Senior Katherine Reisig named National Merit Semifinalist

Scottsbluff High School is proud to announce that Katherine Reisig has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Last spring, Katherine ,  the daughter of Scott and Jennifer Reisig, attained a pe... Read More

Torrington Mayor picked to fill vacant seat on EWC Board of Trustees

Torrington Mayor Randy Adams has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board of Trustees for Eastern Wyoming College, filling the seat opened up by the resignation of Mary Fisher. Adams has lived in the community for nearly 50 years, taught and ... Read More

SHS Freshman Kaden Carlson named PVC Star Student of the Week

Scottsbluff High School Freshman Kaden Carlson has been nominated and selected as the Platte Valley Companies Star Student of the Week. Earlier this year, Kaden found money in the hallway. Rather than keeping the cash, he turned it in to the f... Read More

Grow stations help Gering students learn, add produce to school food program

The Farm-to-Table movement has arrived inside the Gering School District with the introduction of new hydroponic growing units at the high school, junior high and every elementary school. A large unit with LED grow lights from Fork Farms of Wiscon... Read More

Pathfinder Irrigation District Announces Canal Shutdown Dates

The Pathfinder Irrigation District will begin shutting down the Interstate Canal system next Friday, September 20th, with flows into the canal terminating on September 21st. A release from District Manager Dennis Strauch says deliveries from the M... Read More

Report says carbon emissions from airlines are growing fast

A new report says U.S. airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency. The International Council on Clean Transportation said Thursday that carbon dioxide emissions and fuel bur... Read More

Excellence in wellness programs highlighted during Safety & Wellness Conf.

Businesses, organizations and individuals committed to safety and wellness were honored Thursday at the Gering Civic Center during the annual Panhandle Safety and Wellness Conference and Awards. The Nebraska Safety Council honored Panhandle Co-op ... Read More

Minatare couple facing 1D Felony charges following August rollover; subsequent investigation

A Minatare couple is facing serious felony charges stemming from an investigation that began after a bad rollover accident last month. When deputies were on the scene of the crash, they found several boxes of ammunition and a digital scale with co... Read More News: September 12, 2019

Today on News: Gering Public Schools conduct emergency drill Former local art instructor sentenced to prison for 2014 sexual assaults of young teenage girl NWS confirms EF2 Tornado ripped through Goshen County earlier this week ... Read More

Nebraska homeowners to get $104.15 credit per $100K in value

Nebraska homeowners and farmers will get a slightly bigger tax credit this year to reduce what they would otherwise have to pay on their property tax bills. The Nebraska Department of Revenue announced Thursday that homeowners will get a credit of... Read More