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Kindergarten students complete scientific tests

After spending two weeks learning about the five senses, students in Cassandra Muhr kindergarten class recently applied their learni… Read more

Scottsbluff City Council approves pair of LB 840 fund requests

Western Farms LLC., and Gardner Technologies LLC., will both receive economic development assistance from the City of Scottsbluff. Read more

City of Mitchell considers new power agreement

At its Feb. 4 council meeting, the City of Mitchell, which operates its own electrical grid, will consider a new contract that will … Read more

Local Sports


Gering's Rick Marez earns coach of the year honor

Gering cross country coach Rick Marez was recently named girls coach of the year, adding to his trophy case that already includes th… Read more

Gering’s Splattstoesser signs with York softball

Gering’s Hannah Splattstoesser signed a letter of intent to play collegiate softball at York College on Friday, Jan. 17. Read more

WNCC women down Lamar for sixteenth straight win

All 11 Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball players scored as the No. 6-ranked Cougars rolled to a 105-54 win over … Read more



COURTS Man charged with burglary Authorities arrested a 42-year-old man after he allegedly burglarized a home and threatened a man.

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Nebraska farm, business groups spar over property tax bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would lower Nebraska’s property taxes by shifting more state aid to schools won support Wednesday f… Read more



As European Central Bank meets, eyes turn to policy review

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Thursday's European Central Bank meeting offers investors the chance to hear more about President Christin… Read more

The Latest: Ukraine premier downplays resignation talk

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): Read more