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A bountiful harvest in western Nebraska

In a year where the Covid-19 pandemic seemed to close businesses and put a damper on events. Nebraska farmers of corn, dry edible beans, and sugar beets saw a good harvest and production. Nebraska De... Read More

Bluffs Man Sentenced to Prison for 2003 Rape of Child

A Scottsbluff man has been sentenced to 10-15 years in prison after pleading no contest to First Degree Forcible Sexual Assault for an incident that occurred in 2003. 46-year-old Ignacio Mendoza was sentenced on Monday by District Judge Andrea Mil... Read More News: November 24, 2020

Today on News:   GHS teacher Tyler Thompson shares his COVID story with Gov. Pete Ricketts and the rest of Nebraska Minatare native finalist in nationwide contest Theatre West announces 2021 summer lineup Bill Boyer wi... Read More

Estes Honored for 'Pop-Up Drive-Up', SkyView Drive-In Innovation During Pandemic

The Executive Director of the Midwest Theater has been selected by Third District Congressman Adrian Smith as one of nine winners of an Excellence in Innovation and Adaptation award. Billy Estes will receive the honor due to his work during the pa... Read More

Gering School Board Announces Finalists for Superintendent Position

The Gering School Board of Education has selected four candidates to interview to be the district's next superintendent. At a special meeting Monday afternoon, the board voted to interview the following candidates beginning on Monday, November 30:... Read More

Gering Public Library Goes Fine Free

Gering Library has announced that they are now a fine-free library. They will no longer charge fines for overdue items. “We started waiving fines in March when everything closed down due to COVID, and we didn’t have any problems, people sti... Read More

Lucky Keno Owners Seek Transfer of Business to New Company

The owners of Lucky Keno have announced their intention to sell their keno operating business, hopefully by the end of this year. Andy Clarkson told the Scotts Bluff County Board last week he and his family have been looking for the right buyer fo... Read More

New Location, Modest Fees Added for Tree Debris Disposal in Gering

Gering residents and tree service companies will have a new option in the future for the disposal of debris from trees and shrubs, however there will be a small price tag attached to the disposal. Monday night, the Gering City Council approved a r... Read More News: November 23, 2020

Today on News: Gering man arrested after fleeing the scene from an accident Authorities investigating death of inmate at Scotts Bluff County Detention Center Gering's Santa's Village up and running- with 2020 modifications Bill ... Read More

Unified Command Announcing 393 New COVID Cases Monday

The number of new COVID-19 cases in the Panhandle continues to grow as the pandemic surges further into November, with public health officials calling for universal masking. Unified Command announcing on Monday afternoon that since Thursday's brie... Read More

Theatre West Announces 2021 Summer Repertory Season

With the COVID pandemic impacting performing arts across the Panhandle, state and country this year, Scottsbluff-based Theatre West is planning an ambitious schedule for their 30th season in the summer of 2021. Beginning June 2021, The 39 Steps, a... Read More