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United Way Of Western Nebraska Launches COVID-19 Community Compassion Fund

United Way of Western Nebraska is launching a relief fund, the COVID-19 Community Compassion Fund, to help organizations and individuals most in need of assistance. This fund was made possible by a... Read More

Gering Council Rejects Initial County Offer on Past Allo Franchise Fees

The City of Gering has rejected a settlement offer from Scotts Bluff County over ALLO Communications franchise fees paid in error to the county instead of the city. On a unanimous 7 - 0 vote Tuesday, the Gering City Council decided to join the Cit... Read More

Thinking outside the box

CURTIS, Neb. _ Educators have stretched teaching methods and hands-on learning platforms to a unique level of outreach. When asked to “think outside the box” due to the coronavirus pandemic our faculty and adjunct instructors at the Nebraska ... Read More

March Mid-America Business Confidence Falls to Record Low

A survey of supply managers in a nine-state region of the Midwest and Plains is showing more signs of the coronavirus pandemic's disruptive economic impact. A report released Wednesday says the Mid-American Business Conditions index sank in March ... Read More

Prisoner escapee charged in Custer County Court

  A man apprehended after fleeing custody in Broken Bow Monday has been charged in Custer County Court. Juan Colombe, a 27-year-old man from Valentine faces charges of 1st Degree Assault, Escape and Robbery. No arraignment date was immediatel... Read More

90 MPH Pursuit North of Bluffs Ends at RWMC

A high speed pursuit midday Tuesday turned into a foot chase outside Regional West in Scottsbluff. ​Chief Deputy Troy Brown says at 12:08 p.m. the Communication Center received a complaint of a red Ford sedan traveling high rate of speed with a... Read More

COVID-19 Death in Buffalo County

Holdrege- It is with deep sadness that Two Rivers Public Health Department is announcing the death of one of our fellow Nebraskans, a man in his 90s. The death is related to COVID-19. “We send our condolences to the family of this individual,&am... Read More

Two Additional COVID-19 Cases in Scotts Bluff County

The Scotts Bluff County Health Department confirmed two people residing in Scotts Bluff County, presumed positive yesterday, are confirmed positive for COVID-19. A female in her 50s and a male in his 70s are close contacts to the first positive case ... Read More News: March 31, 2020

Today on News: Gov. Pete Ricketts orders a Directed Health Measure for the entire Panhandle First two cases of COVID-19 appear in Scotts Bluff and Kimball Counties Charges Dismissed against Gering man from November shooting inciden... Read More

NDOT: Non-Freight Traffic Volumes Drop Due to Virus Pandemic

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) released data Tuesday showing a 29 percent decrease in March statewide traffic volumes compared to the 2016-2018 three year average. “The traffic data comparison is one tool for helping us underst... Read More

NSP Investigating Reported Accidental Shooting Death

The Nebraska State Patrol and Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting death that occurred in Sheridan County earlier this month. On March 15, NSP Investigators and Sheridan County Deputies were called to a residence at 6602... Read More