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Today on News: Torrington man in custody after shooting Scottsbluff woman in the head  Gering rapist sentenced to 40 to 60 years in prison Mitchell man arrested on charges stemming... Read More

Scottsbluff Rural Fire Seeking More New Members After Mass Resignation

Scottsbluff Rural Fire is seeking more new members for the department after a group of firefighters left en-masse last week. Six members tendered resignation letters last Tuesday, many telling Rural Radio News they believed former Chief Rusty Scha... Read More

State Patrol Camp 63 Application Process Closes February 3

There is still time to become a Nebraska State Trooper by the end of 2020. Applications for the 63rd Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Basic Recruit Camp will be accepted through Monday, February 3. “Last year was a solid recruiting year for NSP and we... Read More

Minatare Woman Cited After Driving Car Into Building

A Minatare woman was issued a citation for driving under the influence after driving a car into a building just southeast of Scottsbluff Saturday night. Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman says in a release that at 10:03 p.m., the  County Co... Read More

Nebraska Consumers Received More Than $1.1 Million in FTC Refunds In 2019

New data released by the Federal Trade Commission shows that consumers across Nebraska received $1,142,818 in refund checks from the FTC in 2019. In addition to refunds, the newly released data also shows that Nebraska residents filed 10,499 compl... Read More

Nebraska Tuberculosis Hospital Documentary Airing On NET

Tuberculosis plagued the United States for nearly two centuries. The highly contagious disease was a leading cause of death in the U.S. and Europe, killing 1 in 7 people during the late 1800s. For 60 years, the Nebraska State Hospital for Tuberculo... Read More

UNMC study will explore sleep disorders in adolescents

Sleep problems are common in adolescents with ADHD and/or autism. Sleep problems are often linked to physical and mental health problems. Family members may also be impacted by their child's sleep problems. The purpose of this study is to compare sle... Read More

WNCC to Host Open House at Guadalupe Center

The Western Nebraska Community College Multicultural & Inclusion Office and Admissions will co-host an Open House Sunday, Feb. 23 at the Guadalupe Center in Scottsbluff. The Open House will provide an opportunity to learn about education... Read More

Scottsbluff Woman Hospitalized Following Gun Shot to Head; Condition Unknown

Goshen County authorities say a Torrington man had been apprehended after reportedly shooting a Scottsbluff woman in the head. On Friday afternoon, Goshen County Deputies responded to a residence and found Deedra Strauch had been accidentally shot i... Read More

Gering Rapist Gets 40 to 60 Years in Prison

A 41-year-old Gering man convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl on multiple occasions in the spring of 2019 has been sentenced to 40 to 60 years in prison. Joseph "Joby" Smith was sentenced to consecutive 20 to 30 year prison terms  on both of hi... Read More

Ancova Empowerment Project recipient of OTCF grant

The Ancova Empowerment Project was the recipient of a $2500 Oregon Trail Community Foundation Grant. The grant will be utilized for needed musical equipment upgrades and purchasing needed video supplies. Ancova Empowerment Project is a panhandl... Read More