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ALLO celebrates Sidney grand opening
ALLO celebrates Sidney grand opening

SIDNEY -- ALLO Fiber's presence became official Thursday with a grand opening at their new office.

NGPC celebrating 25th anniversary of Aquatic Habitat Program

NGPC celebrating 25th anniversary of Aquatic Habitat Program

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is celebrating 25 years of using permits for better habitat.

Pursuit near Gretna leads to arrest of Colorado minor

Pursuit near Gretna leads to arrest of Colorado minor

The Nebraska State Patrol arrested a Colorado minor near Gretna after a pursuit that reached speeds over 100 mph.

Fatality accident in southern Wyoming closes Interstate 80 across state

Fatality accident in southern Wyoming closes Interstate 80 across state

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating a fatality accident on Interstate 80 between Elk Mountain and Laramie in Carbon County Saturday.

Guardians of the Children hosts annual chili cook off

Guardians of the Children hosts annual chili cook off

Guardians of the Children hosted their annual chili cook off at the D&N event center Saturday in North Platte.

Winter weather drops more snow on Nebraska

Winter weather drops more snow on Nebraska

he weekend is here, and so is more snow for some parts of Nebraska.

More winter weather on the way for northern Nebraska

More winter weather on the way for northern Nebraska

A weekend storm could add to the already high snowfall totals in portions of Nebraska this year.

Tecumseh State Correctional Institution inmate dies

Tecumseh State Correctional Institution inmate dies

A TSCI inmate died at the age of 72 at a Lincoln hospital. 

Three arrested after two separate incidents in Kimball County

Three arrested after two separate incidents in Kimball County

The Nebraska State Patrol arrested three people in two separate drug-related incidents in Kimball County.

Eli Young Band to perform at Perkins County Fair in Grant

Eli Young Band to perform at Perkins County Fair in Grant

The Perkins County Fair announced the Eli Young Band will perform at their 2023 fair scheduled for July 22, 2023.

AG Hilgers, statewide agencies promote human trafficking awareness in January

AG Hilgers, statewide agencies promote human trafficking awareness in January

Human Trafficking is defined as "the unlawful act of transporting or coercing people in order to benefit from their work or service."

Investigating the real estate market with North Platte Chief Lending Officer

Investigating the real estate market with North Platte Chief Lending Officer

Housing in the North Platte area is hard to come by, and real estate agents are taking a huge hit.

Rep. Adrian Smith questions Biden decisions

Rep. Adrian Smith questions Biden decisions

SIDNEY -- This week's snow storm canceled a planned trip by Rep. Adrian Smith to the Cheyenne County area. Rep. Smith then called News Channel Nebraska for a quick interview Wednesday.

OVFD Paged for Structure Fire

OVFD Paged for Structure Fire

The Ogallala Volunteer Fired Department was paged out early Wednesday morning for a report of a structure fire in Ogallala.

Colorado man arrested for alleged road rage incident near Elm Creek

Colorado man arrested for alleged road rage incident near Elm Creek

Nebraska State Patrol troopers arrested a Colorado man for a reported road rage incident involving a handgun on Interstate 80 near Elm Creek.

Ogallala prepares for around a foot of snow

Ogallala prepares for around a foot of snow

With the possibility of 11 to 17 inches of snow, the City of Ogallala prepared for the incoming winter storm by declaring a snow emergency Tuesday afternoon. 

Colorado police officer accused of attacking disabled woman

Colorado police officer accused of attacking disabled woman

A police officer in suburban Denver is facing a felony charge after allegedly punching a disabled woman who was walking her dog outside his apartment complex while he was off-duty.

No injuries in accidental fertilizer plant fire in southwest Nebraska

No injuries in accidental fertilizer plant fire in southwest Nebraska

A structure fire at a fertilizer plan in southwest Nebraska has been ruled an accident by the Nebraska State Fire Marshal's office. 

NSP troopers arrest two in traffic stop after finding cocaine, fentanyl

NSP troopers arrest two in traffic stop after finding cocaine, fentanyl

The Nebraska State Patrol said they arrested two people following a traffic stop in Lincoln County this week. 

Chase County fire extinguished Thursday

Chase County fire extinguished Thursday

A fire at a fertilizer plant in southwest Nebraska that shut down traffic earlier this week has been put out.

2023 Nebraska Business Hall of Fame Honorees include Keith County family

2023 Nebraska Business Hall of Fame Honorees include Keith County family

The Nebraska Chamber and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Business announced the 2023 inductees into the Nebraska Business Hall of Fame

Fire involving chemicals closes Highway 6 in southwest Nebraska

Fire involving chemicals closes Highway 6 in southwest Nebraska

Authorities in southwest Nebraska are investigating a structure fire involving chemicals 23 miles west of Imperial on Wednesday afternoon. 

Hershey High School band receives honors at Alamo Bowl performances

Hershey High School band receives honors at Alamo Bowl performances

Every year the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio hosts high school bands from across the country to meet and play in competitions and during the halftime of the Alamo Bowl football game.

Police arrest two teenagers in fatal shooting in Cheyenne

Police arrest two teenagers in fatal shooting in Cheyenne

Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in the area of the Frontier Mall in Cheyenne on Monday evening.

One dead, four injured during weekend accident

One dead, four injured during weekend accident

Authorities in Lincoln County are investigating a two-vehicle accident that happened over the weekend. 

Snowmobiler search resumes after deadly Colorado avalanche

Snowmobiler search resumes after deadly Colorado avalanche

Searchers resumed looking on Sunday for a snowmobiler missing in a Colorado mountain avalanche that killed another snowmobiler the day before.

New Operations, Group Tour, & Convention Manager named for Visit North Platte

New Operations, Group Tour, & Convention Manager named for Visit North Platte

The Visit North Platte has named a new Operations, Group Tour, & Convention Manager. 

VPD looks for suspect in cemetery hit-and-run

VPD looks for suspect in cemetery hit-and-run

Authorities in northwest Nebraska are looking for a suspect in a hit-and-run that happened sometime during the snow storms. 

Colorado funeral home owner sentenced in body sales case

Colorado funeral home owner sentenced in body sales case

A Colorado funeral home operator accused of illegally selling body parts and giving clients fake ashes was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday by a federal court judge.

Storm leaves ice, snow, treacherous travel in Panhandle

Storm leaves ice, snow, treacherous travel in Panhandle

SIDNEY -- Snow and ice covered roads and walkways January 2 as the latest of storms hit the Panhandle Region.

Dog rescued after stuck on frozen lake for four hours

Dog rescued after stuck on frozen lake for four hours

The year almost started out in disaster for a North Platte family. Their 160 pound mastiff, Finn, wandered out onto frozen Lake Maloney and upon realizing the ice was thin, refused to come back.

Staff gives South Dakota governor flamethrower for Christmas

Staff gives South Dakota governor flamethrower for Christmas

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem got a hot Christmas gift from her staff — literally.

Man kills wife, himself at Colorado Jehovah’s Witnesses hall

Man kills wife, himself at Colorado Jehovah’s Witnesses hall

A man killed his wife and then himself at a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in suburban Denver, Thornton police said Sunday.

Snowmobile employed to deliver penicillin to sick child in Sandhills

Snowmobile employed to deliver penicillin to sick child in Sandhills

With snow drifts blocking local highways, residents of the Sandhills village of Cody were forced to use a snowmobile Friday to deliver penicillin to a sick child stuck at a local ranch.

Track Santa: Winter weather won't slow Santa's travels

Track Santa: Winter weather won't slow Santa's travels

The Colorado Springs, Colorado-based agency also runs the NORAD Tracks Santa service, which allows people to follow his Christmas journey through its noradsanta.org website, social media channels and mobile app.

Gov. Noem: Investment review finds limited funds in China

Gov. Noem: Investment review finds limited funds in China

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says a recent review of the state’s investment portfolio found the state did not hold any direct investments in China.

South Dakota universities reviewing events after drag show

South Dakota universities reviewing events after drag show

South Dakota’s Board of Regents has ordered a review of university campus events and its policy on minors attending them after a drag show at South Dakota State University last month.

I-80 westbound re-opens near Ogallala after serious accident

I-80 westbound re-opens near Ogallala after serious accident

SIDNEY, Neb.-- Injuries have been reported in a multiple semi accident that has closed I-80 westbound between exit 133 at Roscoe and exit 117 near Brule. Roads were snow covered and visibility was limited by blowing snow at the time of the accident. Tempe

Ethics board dismisses Noem plane case, says law is unclear

Ethics board dismisses Noem plane case, says law is unclear

South Dakota’s ethics board has dismissed a complaint against Gov. Kristi Noem for using state government aircraft to attend events hosted by political organizations because state law does not define what is meant by “state business.”

Kimball residents urged to keep water flowing, prevent frozen pipes

Kimball residents urged to keep water flowing, prevent frozen pipes

The City of Kimball is encouraging residents to keep a small amount of water running during cold temperatures to prevent frozen pipes.

Sidney economic development effort awarded grant funding

Sidney economic development effort awarded grant funding

A local entrepreneurial organization has received funding to help Cheyenne County businesses thrive.

Sterling Fire Department rings in the season

Sterling Fire Department rings in the season

STERLING -- The Sterling Fire Department's Christmas spirit is contagious with the lights and music and funny antics of the firefighters.

Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office, Sidney High School seeks new resource officer

Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office, Sidney High School seeks new resource officer

Sidney High School and the Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office is seeking a new School Resource Officer.

Colorado, Nebraska state patrol units partner for traffic enforcement

Colorado, Nebraska state patrol units partner for traffic enforcement

On Wednesday, December 21, the Colorado State Patrol Troop 3B (northeast Colorado) will be joining Nebraska State Patrol for a joint team operation along Interstate 76.

Lincoln County Raceway hands out meal boxes to ensure everyone has a warm Christmas meal

Lincoln County Raceway hands out meal boxes to ensure everyone has a warm Christmas meal

On Saturday the Grinch and Santa showed up to Lincoln County Raceway to make sure that everyone has a merry Christmas.

Anti-LGBTQ hate thrives online, spurs fears of more violence

Anti-LGBTQ hate thrives online, spurs fears of more violence

In the days after a gunman killed five people at a gay nightclub in Colorado last month, much of social media lit up with the now familiar expressions of grief, mourning and disbelief.

Wallace man receives over four years in prison for armed bank robbery

Wallace man receives over four years in prison for armed bank robbery

A man from Wallace was convicted on Friday for an armed bank robbery in Gothenburg.

Snow removal faces setback

Snow removal faces setback

Progress made by state and county road crews Thursday have all but disappeared as high winds are moving snow and closing roads again.

Perspective: a hotel adventure in a blizzard

Perspective: a hotel adventure in a blizzard

The blizzard of 2022 left many hotel guests in northwest Nebraska stranded. It also shows what can happen when people are forced to set aside the schedule and just... be.

Sidney School Board recognizes students of the month

Sidney School Board recognizes students of the month

Sidney school board recognizes students of the month
The Monthly Performance Award acknowledges other criteria as well as achievement.

Ehlers announce resignations from Sidney school district

Ehlers announce resignations from Sidney school district

The Cheyenne County School District No. 1 will be looking for a new superintendent and a new Curriculum and Assessment director.

Game and Parks points to widespread drought as factor in decrease of deer harvest numbers

Game and Parks points to widespread drought as factor in decrease of deer harvest numbers

As the deer season nears its end, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is taking a closer look at deer harvest data.

Sentence handed down in 2019 fatal hit-and-run in Rapid City

Sentence handed down in 2019 fatal hit-and-run in Rapid City

More than 3 years after he killed a man in a hit-and-run accident, a Rapid City man has finally been sentenced.

Two community college students from Nebraska join others at White House summit

Two community college students from Nebraska join others at White House summit

Two Northeast Community College students, one from Creighton and one from Potter, were among those from across the country selected to attend a summit with Vice President Kamala Harris.

McCook inmate sentenced out of Buffalo County dies

McCook inmate sentenced out of Buffalo County dies

An inmate at the Work Ethic Camp in McCook died on Saturday.

Club shooter’s 2021 bomb case dropped, family uncooperative

Club shooter’s 2021 bomb case dropped, family uncooperative

The Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooter had charges dropped in a 2021 bomb threat case after family members who were terrorized in the incident refused to cooperate, according to the district attorney and unsealed court documents.

One person killed in Highway 83 accident north of North Platte

One person killed in Highway 83 accident north of North Platte

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a rollover accident on Highway 83 between North Platte and Stapleton.

South Dakota governor orders review of Chinese investments

South Dakota governor orders review of Chinese investments

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has called for a review of the state’s investments to determine if it has stakes in Chinese companies.

South Dakota's Noem tries to convince lawmakers on tax cut

South Dakota's Noem tries to convince lawmakers on tax cut

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is trying to win over the Republican-controlled Legislature with details of her plan to enact a historic repeal of the state’s tax on groceries.

Building sustains minor damage in fire north of North Platte

Building sustains minor damage in fire north of North Platte

The North Platte Fire Department responded to a grass fire at the Highway 83 and Highway 97 junction Sunday afternoon.

Head-on collision west of North Platte leaves one person dead, another with minor injuries

Head-on collision west of North Platte leaves one person dead, another with minor injuries

One person is dead following a two-car crash west of North Platte.

Rapid City woman convicted on lesser charge in stabbing death of boyfriend

Rapid City woman convicted on lesser charge in stabbing death of boyfriend

It took a Pennington County jury in Rapid City less than a day of deliberation to convict a Rapid City woman of 1st-degree manslaughter in the stabbing death of her common-law husband in June of last year. 

Colorado man convicted of conspiracy to distribute meth

Colorado man convicted of conspiracy to distribute meth

A Colorado man was convicted on Wednesday for meth related charges and faces a potential sentence of 15 years to life in prison.

Rapid City Teen Misses The Cut In NBC’s The Voice

Rapid City Teen Misses The Cut In NBC’s The Voice

Rapid City teenager Rowan Grace failed to make the cut to the round of 8 last night on the NBC-TV show The Voice. 

S. Dakota AG hires missing Indigenous, trafficking positions

S. Dakota AG hires missing Indigenous, trafficking positions

South Dakota’s attorney general has announced that he has filled a position to coordinate efforts from state, tribal and local law enforcement agencies.