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Pope selected as Commencement Speaker
Pope selected as Commencement Speaker

Chadron State College’s Winter Commencement Speaker is Karen Pope, the Director of Alumni and Development for the Chadron State Foundation.

Winter weather creates difficult driving day in Nebraska

Winter weather creates difficult driving day in Nebraska

Winter found its way to Nebraska in several different forms on Thursday.

Scottsbluff Police K9 Duke is now better protected, thanks to donation

Scottsbluff Police K9 Duke is now better protected, thanks to donation

Scotts Bluffs only police dog receives new protective vest.

Huskers fall to Ducks in round of 16

Huskers fall to Ducks in round of 16

The No. 7 Nebraska volleyball team saw its season come to a close with a five-set loss to No. 9 Oregon in the Sweet 16.

NE road deaths climbing, concerns mounting

NE road deaths climbing, concerns mounting

Highway safety groups ranking Nebraska among worst states in the nation.

Pine Bluffs Parks and Recreation does NOT have winters off.

Pine Bluffs Parks and Recreation does NOT have winters off.

Even with color weather, there are plenty of opportunities for residents

Sidney Bookmobile aims to clear up some common misconceptions

Sidney Bookmobile aims to clear up some common misconceptions

You'll see the Sidney Public Library Bookmobile all over Cheyenne County, and you are welcome to climb aboard.

Winter weather moves through Nebraska

Winter weather moves through Nebraska

A total of 74 Nebraska counties are under a winter weather advisory Thursday afternoon.

NDOT: Crash closes eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 at Dix

NDOT: Crash closes eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 at Dix

Eastbound Interstate 80 was closed Thursday morning due to a vehicle accident, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

Ornament Smash

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Garden County soars over Sioux County

Garden County soars over Sioux County

Garden County’s stifling defense and productive offense lifted them past Sioux County Tuesday 79-36.

Huskers Fall to No. 14 Hoosiers

Huskers Fall to No. 14 Hoosiers

Big runs in each half powered No. 14 Indiana to an 81-65 victory over the Nebraska men's basketball team Wednesday night at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana.

Huskers Blow By Badgers

Huskers Blow By Badgers

Jaz Shelley erupted for 31 points to lead three Huskers in double figures, as a short-handed Nebraska women's basketball team rolled to an 82-54 win over Wisconsin at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday.

With new ownership, legendary Potter Sundry keeping its charm, expanding offerings

With new ownership, legendary Potter Sundry keeping its charm, expanding offerings

Since taking over the business on October 15th, Missy Marsh has been adding homemade and grab and go options to the menu.

The City of Kimball's top staff to remain in place following annual vote

The City of Kimball's top staff to remain in place following annual vote

Four of Kimball's top ranking employees will be around at least another year

Sidney welcomes new library director

Sidney welcomes new library director

A little more than two months ago, Amanda Eastin started a new adventure, moving from a small town to a bigger "small town" in the Panhandle.

Platte Valley Bank installs new sign in downtown Sidney

Platte Valley Bank installs new sign in downtown Sidney

A fixture in downtown Sidney got a facelift Wednesday morning.

Kimball swears in new mayor as panhandle town prepares for record growth

Kimball swears in new mayor as panhandle town prepares for record growth

John Morrison replaces Keith Prunty who has been on the job since 2014.

Gift drive held for Scottsbluff family impacted by fatal accident

Gift drive held for Scottsbluff family impacted by fatal accident

A member of the Scottsbluff community is helping the Charvot family during a difficult holiday season.

Chadron police arrest three people in burglary case

Chadron police arrest three people in burglary case

The Chadron Police Department says 3 people were arrested Sunday as the result of an investigation into stolen guns.

Fair Board expects improved '23 event

Fair Board expects improved '23 event

The Cheyenne County Fair Board is busy finalizing details for the 2023 county fair. Board Treasurer Kip Miller met with the Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners Monday to. give an update on the fair board and next year's fair.

Commissioners OK change to Veterans Service Committee

Commissioners OK change to Veterans Service Committee

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday approved changes to the Veteran Service Committee.

Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud on Tuesday in a case brought by the Manhattan District Attorney, a significant repudiation of financial practices at the former president’s business.

Shania Twain adds Omaha to 'Queen of Me' tour

Shania Twain adds Omaha to 'Queen of Me' tour

If Shania Twain's stop in Lincoln next year didn't impress you much, her "Queen of Me" Tour has another Nebraska concert. 

Ricketts to seek Sasse's senate seat

Ricketts to seek Sasse's senate seat

The much-speculated-about plans for current Gov. Pete Ricketts after his term ends became official on Tuesday. 

Minor injuries in single-vehicle accident in Sidney hotel parking lot

Minor injuries in single-vehicle accident in Sidney hotel parking lot

One person was transported to Sidney Regional Medical Center by ambulance when their vehicle hit a pole in the Motel 6 parking lot in Sidney Monday evening.

21st Century Equipment unveils mobile STEM lab

21st Century Equipment unveils mobile STEM lab

MITCHELL — A new program through 21st Century Equipment combines hands-on learning with the classroom, and it is mobile. 21st Century Equipment held an unveiling event at the Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds today, Dec. 5.

Authorities provide update to deadly accident near Potter Saturday night

Authorities provide update to deadly accident near Potter Saturday night

Authorities released the name of the semi-tractor-trailer driver who passed away in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 near Potter Saturday night.

Toys For Tots Gears Up for a Weekend of Helping Kids in Need

Toys For Tots Gears Up for a Weekend of Helping Kids in Need

On Saturday, Toys for Tots in Sidney will be providing gifts for families that could use a little help this Christmas.

Hershey man identified as weekend accident victim

Hershey man identified as weekend accident victim

Authorities have released the name of the man who died in an accident between North Platte and Hershey Sunday night. 

Driver suffers minor injuries when vehicle slams into interstate sign at 70 mph at Sidney exit

Driver suffers minor injuries when vehicle slams into interstate sign at 70 mph at Sidney exit

A driver was taken to Sidney Regional Medical Center by ambulance as a precaution after the vehicle they were driving slammed into a road sign on the eastbound interstate off-ramp at exit 59 in Sidney early Monday afternoon.

Authorities charge driver involved in Scottsbluff accident with narcotics possession

Authorities charge driver involved in Scottsbluff accident with narcotics possession

A driver involved in a two-vehicle accident in Scottsbluff Monday morning was charged with possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

50 years ago: Johnny Rodgers wins Nebraska's first Heisman Trophy

50 years ago: Johnny Rodgers wins Nebraska's first Heisman Trophy

Monday marks a significant anniversary for Husker football: 50 years since Johnny Rodgers became the first Husker, and first wide receiver, to win the Heisman Trophy.

To the mat: high school wrestling season underway across Nebraska

To the mat: high school wrestling season underway across Nebraska

While high school basketball season was tipping off across Nebraska this weekend, it wasn't the only winter sport getting underway throughout the state.

Huskers upset No. 7 Creighton, 63-53

Huskers upset No. 7 Creighton, 63-53

Derrick Walker and Sam Griesel combined for 40 points and 20 rebounds, as Nebraska knocked off No. 7 Creighton, 63-53, Sunday afternoon at the CHI Health Center. 

Sidney's new economic development director takes the reins

Sidney's new economic development director takes the reins

Sidney's newest Economic Development director is ready to take on the challenges of promoting the Sidney area.

Nebraska to face Oregon in NCAA Regional on Thursday

Nebraska to face Oregon in NCAA Regional on Thursday

The seventh-ranked Nebraska volleyball team will face ninth-ranked Oregon on Thursday at 10 a.m. CT in an NCAA regional semifinal at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.

Lady Raiders Win Western Conference

Lady Raiders Win Western Conference

A harassing defense, solid rebounding, and an attacking offense propelled the Sidney Lady Raider basketball team to a 51-37 win over Scottsbluff in the championship game of the Western Conference Invitational Tournament at WNCC Saturday afternoon.

Sidney celebrates Christmas holiday

Sidney celebrates Christmas holiday

Sidney celebrates the Christmas holiday

Chadron State gets historic win on Saturday

Chadron State gets historic win on Saturday

The Chadron State College women's basketball team had its largest margin of victory since a 37-point 2010 win over Regis University, on Saturday afternoon in the Chicoine Center.

NU Tops Kansas, Headed to NCAA Regional

NU Tops Kansas, Headed to NCAA Regional

It wasn't easy but the Nebraska volleyball team advanced to its NCAA-record 38th regional appearance with a 3-1 victory over Kansas Friday night at the Devaney Center.

Jackknifed semi-tractor-trailer closes Sunol exit on Interstate 80

Jackknifed semi-tractor-trailer closes Sunol exit on Interstate 80

No injuries were reported in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 80 at Sunol Friday evening. 

NSAA names Jennifer Schwartz as interim executive director

NSAA names Jennifer Schwartz as interim executive director

The Nebraska School Activities Association has named Jennifer Schwartz, currently the Associate Director of the NSAA, as the Interim NSAA Executive Director. 

Reward passes $200k for missing Gering man

Reward passes $200k for missing Gering man

The announcement was made Friday, Dec. 2, which marks Chance Englebert’s 29th birthday.

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Dust storm reduces visibility in northeast Colorado

Dust storm reduces visibility in northeast Colorado

An area of dust along a line extending from four miles southwest of Haxtun to eight miles southwest of Akron initiated the National Weather Service to issue a dust storm warning for northeast Colorado Friday afternoon.

High winds wreak havoc on traffic

High winds wreak havoc on traffic

STERLING, Colo. — High winds are making travel dangerous and even impossible in parts of northeast Colorado.

State Patrol investigating officer-involved shooting in Gering

State Patrol investigating officer-involved shooting in Gering

Nebraska State Patrol investigating Gering Police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of M Street earlier today, December 1, regarding a male who was making statements of self-harm. According to a press release issued by Gering Polic

Two-vehicle fatality accident involves Bayard woman

Two-vehicle fatality accident involves Bayard woman

The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in the Nebraska Panhandle at 10:15 p.m. Thursday night. 

Crawford, Banks, Hausmann enter transfer portal

Crawford, Banks, Hausmann enter transfer portal

Three more Husker football players have entered the transfer portal, as of late Thursday night.

Sidney teams advance in Western Conference Invitational

Sidney teams advance in Western Conference Invitational

The Sidney Lady Raiders and Red Raiders cruised to first round wins in the Western Conference Invitational Thursday night in Gering.

Huskers cruise past Hornets in NCAA Tournament opener

Huskers cruise past Hornets in NCAA Tournament opener

The Nebraska volleyball team opened the 2022 NCAA Tournament with a dominant sweep of Delaware State Thursday night at the Devaney Center.

Huskers Succumb to No. 9 Hokies

Huskers Succumb to No. 9 Hokies

Nebraska's Isabelle Bourne notched a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds, but No. 9 Virginia Tech jumped to an early lead and pulled away late with an 85-54 women's basketball win over the Huskers .

Firefighters respond to structure fire in rural Scottsbluff

Firefighters respond to structure fire in rural Scottsbluff

A malfunction in an oil boiler that sparked a fire is blamed for the destruction of a rural Scottsbluff business Thursday morning. 

Cheyenne County sheriff on lookout for good behavior this holiday season

Cheyenne County sheriff on lookout for good behavior this holiday season

Local arcade and gaming store helps law enforcement reward kids doing good in the community.

Court documents reveal new details in alleged Joseph strangulation, domestic assault case

Court documents reveal new details in alleged Joseph strangulation, domestic assault case

Former Nebraska Interim Head Coach Mickey Joseph allegedly choked an adult woman during an argument at his Lincoln home on Wednesday afternoon, according to court filings.

NE House members split on rail strike vote

NE House members split on rail strike vote

Congressmen Don Bacon and Mike Flood voted in favor of a bill that would impose a compromise labor agreement.

Potter-Dix wins District One-Act competition

Potter-Dix wins District One-Act competition

Potter-Dix wins District One-Act competition
Potter-Dix High School drama students reached another in a series of "first" goals on Nov. 30.

NSP Captains Roby, Wilcynski promoted to Major posts

NSP Captains Roby, Wilcynski promoted to Major posts

The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) announced the promotion of Captain Jeff Roby to the position of Western Operations Major, as well as the promotion of Captain Jeff Wilcynski to the position of Eastern Operations Major.

Wallen coming to Lincoln

Wallen coming to Lincoln

Country music star Morgan Wallen has announced a new tour, and it includes a stop in Nebraska.

Red Raiders Tip Off Winter Sports Thursday

Red Raiders Tip Off Winter Sports Thursday

The high school Winter sports season gets underway this week for the Sidney Lady Raiders and Red Raiders.

Tominaga fires Nebraska past Boston College in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Tominaga fires Nebraska past Boston College in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Keisei Tominaga tied his career high with 23 points off the bench as Nebraska cruised past Boston College, 88-67, at Pinnacle Bank Arena in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge Wednesday night. 

Husker notes: Huskers host Delaware State in NCAA opener

Husker notes: Huskers host Delaware State in NCAA opener

The Nebraska volleyball team was selected as the No. 7 overall seed for the 2022 Division I Women's Volleyball Championship on Sunday night and will host the first and second rounds at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this Thursday and Friday. 

Authorities arrest Gering man for unauthorized purchases on company debit card

Authorities arrest Gering man for unauthorized purchases on company debit card

An employee of a Gering trucking company is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking.

Former Bayard cemetery district secretary-treasurer charged with embezzlement

Former Bayard cemetery district secretary-treasurer charged with embezzlement

A former Morrill County woman is facing felony charges for embezzling from the Bayard Cemetery District when she served as its secretary-treasurer.