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Scottsbluff Elementary School on Lockout due to Police Activity
Scottsbluff Elementary School on Lockout due to Police Activity

A Scottsbluff Elementary school was briefly placed on lockout Wednesday after a situation involving a heavy police.

Authorities say 17-year-old died after Panhandle crash

Authorities say 17-year-old died after Panhandle crash

Authorities say a 17-year-old died at a hospital after crashing off a state highway in the Nebraska Panhandle.

Western Nebraska man charged with shooting his son

Western Nebraska man charged with shooting his son

A western Nebraska man has been charged with assault after shooting and wounding his 39-year-old son during an argument.

Air Force airmen honored for helping Nebraska family

Air Force airmen honored for helping Nebraska family

Two U.S. Air Force airmen who helped a family as their house burned in western Nebraska have been awarded commendation medals.

Concern of the Fire at Here Wee Grow Day Care Center Turns Out to be Furnace Part Needing Replaced

Concern of the Fire at Here Wee Grow Day Care Center Turns Out to be Furnace Part Needing Replaced

The Sidney Fire Department, Sidney Police Department, and Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Here Wee Grow day care center in Sidney.

New hotel project underway in Gering

New hotel project underway in Gering

A new hotel construction project is underway in the City of Gering.

Driver whose pickup fatally struck man gets year in jail

Driver whose pickup fatally struck man gets year in jail

A driver whose pickup truck fatally struck a man in Gering has been sentenced to a year in jail.

CSC Graduate Named Neb Teacher Of The Year

CSC Graduate Named Neb Teacher Of The Year

Burwell English teacher and head volleyball coach Megan McNeil Helberg is the Nebraska Dept of Education's 2019-20 Teacher of the Year.

Woman whose body was found in ravine identified

Woman whose body was found in ravine identified

Authorities have identified a woman whose body was found in a western Nebraska ravine, next to her vehicle.

Missing woman's body found in ravine, next to vehicle

Missing woman's body found in ravine, next to vehicle

Authorities have found the body of a missing woman in a western Nebraska ravine, next to her vehicle.

Snow, bitter cold expected in Nebraska and Iowa

Snow, bitter cold expected in Nebraska and Iowa

Snow and bitter cold is expected across much of Nebraska and Iowa at the start of the work week.

High-speed internet shortage a big concern in rural Nebraska

High-speed internet shortage a big concern in rural Nebraska

Nebraska's rural areas are struggling with a shortage of high-speed internet, and consumers who live there are likely paying more for service than their urban counterparts.

Air Force airmen help fight Dix, Nebraska house fire

Air Force airmen help fight Dix, Nebraska house fire

Two U.S. Air Force airmen helped a family as their house burned in western Nebraska.

Chadron Man In Custody For Stealing Pickup And Dog

Chadron Man In Custody For Stealing Pickup And Dog

A Chadron man is in custody after stealing a pickup and a dog, then leading law enforcement on a chase from the Pine Ridge Reservation to near Chadron on Monday.

Rushville Man Accused of Assaulting Bayard Police Officer

Rushville Man Accused of Assaulting Bayard Police Officer

A 25-year-old Rushville man has been arraigned in Morrill County Court after allegedly assaulting a Bayard Police Officer

Propane suppliers struggle to meet rural demands

Propane suppliers struggle to meet rural demands

Officials say a late harvest, wet corn and the fall chill have combined to multiply demand for propane in Iowa and other states.

Nearly a year later, Canterbury Estates built and at full occupancy in Sidney

Nearly a year later, Canterbury Estates built and at full occupancy in Sidney

A special needs housing development celebrated their official opening and full occupancy during a recent ribbon cutting ceremony in Sidney.

Man accused of child sex assault, porn takes plea deal

Man accused of child sex assault, porn takes plea deal

A Scottsbluff man accused of having sex with a 12-year-old and then blackmailing her into performing for pornographic videos has taken a plea deal.

Open House Today For CAPstone In Chadron

Open House Today For CAPstone In Chadron

The CAPstone Child Advocacy Center of Chadron is holding an Open House this afternoon from 2:00-4:00 that begins with a Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting. CAPstone is at 316 Main, just south of Petersen's Drug-Just Love Coffee Cafe.

Gering Public Schools staff member resigns amid investigation involving a student

Gering Public Schools staff member resigns amid investigation involving a student

A staff member at Gering Public Schools has resigned amid an investigation into alleged inappropriate communications with a student.

Volunteers Resume Search For Wyo Man Last Seen In Gering In July

Volunteers Resume Search For Wyo Man Last Seen In Gering In July

More than two dozen volunteers turned out yesterday morning in Scottsbluff to resume the search for a Wyoming man originally from the Edgemont area who's been missing since leaving his in-laws' home in Gering nearly 4 months ago.

Report says farm bankruptcies up in Nebraska, Iowa

Report says farm bankruptcies up in Nebraska, Iowa

A new report says farm bankruptcies have risen in Nebraska and Iowa.

Standard time returns this weekend

Standard time returns this weekend

Daylight saving time returns to Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri in March.

Corporate office elects to close Sidney Sonic, Halloween was last day

Corporate office elects to close Sidney Sonic, Halloween was last day

According to local management, the Sidney Sonic Drive-In location has been closed following a decision from the corporate office. The restaurant's last day was Thursday, October 31. 

NE House Members Reject Impeachment Inquiry

NE House Members Reject Impeachment Inquiry

All three of Nebraska's Republican Congressmen voted against the impeachment inquiry, as did every other Republican in the House.

NSP Issues Reminders After Trooper Hit by Car

NSP Issues Reminders After Trooper Hit by Car

The Nebraska State Patrol is issuing safety reminders about winter driving after a trooper was struck by a vehicle while assisting a driver this week in Omaha.

Gering Firefighters Work with Multiple Crews to Contain Kincade Fire in California

Gering Firefighters Work with Multiple Crews to Contain Kincade Fire in California

The Gering Fire Department is sharing an update of the three firefighters sent to California to assist in controlling the Kincade Fire.

Semi-truck driver arrested after leading police on a chase

Semi-truck driver arrested after leading police on a chase

Scottsbluff Police Department arrested a Canadian man after leading them on a chase around 10:37pm Wednesday.

Nebraska DMV warns residents to beware of scam calls

Nebraska DMV warns residents to beware of scam calls

The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles is warning residents of scam phone calls from people claiming they work at the DMV.

January sentencing set for Chappell woman in fatal assault

January sentencing set for Chappell woman in fatal assault

A January sentencing has been scheduled for a woman accused of fatally stabbing a man in western Nebraska.

Gering Fire Unit Sent to California to Fight Wildfires

Gering Fire Unit Sent to California to Fight Wildfires

Several Nebraska panhandle firefighters are traveling to California to help fight the ongoing wildfires.

Trunk Or Treat Held In Chadron

Trunk Or Treat Held In Chadron

Residents of Chadron had a chance to trick or treat a little early this past Friday with the city's annual Trunk or Treat event.

Water to be pumped into the Platte River

Water to be pumped into the Platte River

Kent Miller with the Twin Platte Natural Resources District said water from the Nebraska Cooperative Republican Platte Enhancement Project will be pumped into the Platte River to continue providing irrigation water to Nebraskans beginning in January.

Up to 8.5 Inches of Snow Reported in Parts of Nebraska Panhandle

Up to 8.5 Inches of Snow Reported in Parts of Nebraska Panhandle

A winter weather advisory remains in effect for multiple counties in the western Nebraska panhandle until midnight Sunday night.

Suspect Arrested After Ramming NSP Cruiser in Scottsbluff

Suspect Arrested After Ramming NSP Cruiser in Scottsbluff

The Nebraska State Patrol has arrested a Scottsbluff man after an incident in which the suspect drove his vehicle into an NSP cruiser.

Scottsbluff man is facing attempted first degree murder charges

Scottsbluff man is facing attempted first degree murder charges

A Scottsbluff man is facing three charges including attempted first degree murder after officers are called to a house in the 700 block of Avenue N.

Scottsbluff teen facing first degree sexual assault charge

Scottsbluff teen facing first degree sexual assault charge

A Scottsbluff teen recently released from the juvenile center in Kearney is charged with first degree sexual assault.

Nebraska Media Company Buys Sidney Radio Stations

Nebraska Media Company Buys Sidney Radio Stations

Flood Communications announced Tuesday that it acquired KSID AM/FM, a pair of radio stations in Sidney.

Scottsbluff School District finds three ugly and unkind lists by students

Scottsbluff School District finds three ugly and unkind lists by students

Scottsbluff School District says there is no reason for concern over 'ugly and unkind' lists of classmates were found.

Scottsbluff man dies in western Nebraska crash on icy road

Scottsbluff man dies in western Nebraska crash on icy road

Authorities in western Nebraska say a Scottsbluff man has died in a crash on an icy highway near the border of Dawes County and Sheridan County.

Bluffs man facing two meth distribution charges

Bluffs man facing two meth distribution charges

A 21-year-old Scottsbluff man was arrested early this morning following an investigation by the WING Drug Task Force.

Prescribed Fire Planned For Agate Fossil Beds NM

Prescribed Fire Planned For Agate Fossil Beds NM

The National Park Service plans to conduct a prescribed fire, sometime over the next month at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument to reduce the amount of old dry vegetation and encourage the growth of the native prairie plants.

Scottsbluff woman is arrested for involvement in drug delivery ring

Scottsbluff woman is arrested for involvement in drug delivery ring

A Western Nebraska woman faces up to 20 years if convicted of involvement in a drug delivery ring in Scottsbluff.

Council decides not to adopt law barring feeding of animals

Council decides not to adopt law barring feeding of animals

Terrytown council members have decided to put off indefinitely a proposed ordinance that would have barred anyone from feeding geese, other waterfowl or other wild critters inside city limits.

Chadron Enticement Suspect Arrested In New Mexico

Chadron Enticement Suspect Arrested In New Mexico

A man sought by Chadron Police for the past three weeks in an investigation involving a minor has been arrested in New Mexico.

Chadron Record Editor Kerri Rempp Named County Tourism Director

Chadron Record Editor Kerri Rempp Named County Tourism Director

Chadron Record Editor and longtime journalist Kerri Rempp has been named Dawes County Tourism Director.

Gering woman accused of stealing from Grandmother Convicted

Gering woman accused of stealing from Grandmother Convicted

A Gering Woman accused of stealing from her grandmother has been convicted.

Prison Term Ordered In Chadron Drug Case

Prison Term Ordered In Chadron Drug Case

A Chadron woman has been sentenced to 4 to 8 years in prison on drug and child abuse charges stemming from a January search warrant raid and investigation.

Nebraska trial delayed over crash deaths of 4 from Iowa

Nebraska trial delayed over crash deaths of 4 from Iowa

The Nebraska trial of a Kansas man charged with the collision deaths of four Iowa motorcyclists has been delayed again.

Authorities say driver died after ATV flipped over on him

Authorities say driver died after ATV flipped over on him

Authorities say a Scottsbluff man is dead his ATV flipped in the Nebraska Panhandle.

Sidney Police help Colorado authorities search for missing man

Sidney Police help Colorado authorities search for missing man

The Sidney Police Department is assisting Logan County Colorado authorities track down a missing elderly man.

Colorado man imprisoned in Nebraska child sex case

Colorado man imprisoned in Nebraska child sex case

A Colorado resident has been imprisoned for sexually assaulting one of his art students in western Nebraska.

Canadian company cancels plans to expand in western Nebraska

Canadian company cancels plans to expand in western Nebraska

A Canadian company has canceled its plans to buy Cabela’s former distribution center and create 300 jobs western Nebraska.

Police: Man who killed himself in Nebraska killed Iowa clerk

Police: Man who killed himself in Nebraska killed Iowa clerk

Authorities say they’ve determined that an Illinois man who shot and killed himself as he fled troopers in western Nebraska last month was the gunman who killed a Bettendorf, Iowa convenience store clerk a day before his death.

North Carolina man gets jail for Nebraska crash death

North Carolina man gets jail for Nebraska crash death

A North Carolina truck driver has been sentenced to a year in jail for the crash death of a 14-year-old girl in Nebraska.

Body of missing Sioux County man located

Body of missing Sioux County man located

Authorities say foul play is not suspected in the death of a Sioux County man whose disappearance prompted a search north of Henry.

Cheyenne man dies in fatal I-80 accident near Sidney Tuesday afternoon

Cheyenne man dies in fatal I-80 accident near Sidney Tuesday afternoon

The Nebraska State Patrol says a Cheyenne, Wyoming man was killed in a two-vehicle accident west of Sidney Tuesday afternoon.

Scottsbluff authorities looking for man that tried to rob delivery truck

Scottsbluff authorities looking for man that tried to rob delivery truck

Police in the Panhandle are asking for the public’s help in finding a man they say tried to rob the Scottsbluff Walgreens.

Scottsbluff schools lock down after attempted robbery at nearby Walgreen's

Scottsbluff schools lock down after attempted robbery at nearby Walgreen's

Schools were kept in lockout through the remainder of the day, which meant students were unable to leave for lunch.

Officials say county was overpaid for cable franchise fee

Officials say county was overpaid for cable franchise fee

A Panhandle county board must decide how to return more than $413,000 that was erroneously received for cable franchising fees.

Man Dies from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound Following I-80 Pursuit

Man Dies from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound Following I-80 Pursuit

An Illinois man has died following an incident on Interstate 80 near Brule Sunday evening.

Car Hauler Collides With Peanut Butter & Jelly Truck

Car Hauler Collides With Peanut Butter & Jelly Truck

Nebraska State Patrol Troopers and other response teams had to clean up a sticky situation along Interstate 80 today.

Five Injured, Two In Critical Condition Following Accident In Scotts Bluff County

Five Injured, Two In Critical Condition Following Accident In Scotts Bluff County

Five people are injured, and two are in critical condition following an accident in Scotts Bluff County.

Man With Federal Felony Warrant Arrested In Chadron

Man With Federal Felony Warrant Arrested In Chadron

A man with a federal felony warrant was arrested in Chadron on Saturday.

UPDATE: Morrill County crash claims five lives

UPDATE: Morrill County crash claims five lives

Authorities have released the names of those involved in a car accident that claimed the lives of five people.

Unclear when irrigation tunnel will be fixed after collapse

Unclear when irrigation tunnel will be fixed after collapse

It’s still not clear when an irrigation tunnel that collapsed last month will resume handling water, so more than one hundred thousand acres of farmland in Nebraska and Wyoming remains dry.

Nebraska patrol says 5 people killed in SUV-semi collision

Nebraska patrol says 5 people killed in SUV-semi collision

Authorities say five people died when their vehicle collided with a semitrailer on a Nebraska Panhandle highway.