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Christmas Tree and Wreath Festival planned

ALLIANCE– The annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Festival will be held November 24 through December 1 at the Knight Museum and Sandhills Center. Please have all decorated trees and wreaths returned to the museum by Monday, November 19. The Festival schedule is as follows:November 24 from 10 a.m. to 8

STAR-HERALD - 2018-11-15 01:30:00

PHOTOS: Alliance Veterans Day Parade

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Scotts Bluff Sheriff's Department asks for public's help in locating man convicted of sexual assault

Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman said Joseph “Joe” Anaya, 34, is wanted on wanted on multiple felony warrants, including sexual assault of a child and possession of a controlled substance. Anaya is described as 5 foot, 7 inches, weighing 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-11-13 19:15:00

Ice rink now open in downtown Scottsbluff

Rent skates Saturday, Nov. 17 from Our Lady of Guadalupe Youth from 4-8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov, 18 from 3-6 p.m. before the Holiday Parade from Minatare Student Council.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-11-15 01:15:00

Three groups honored at Box Butte Development Corporation's annual meeting.

This year’s Entrepreneur of the Year award went to a new business in Hemingford, Table Top Meats which is operated by Clayton, Taelar, D’Ann and Clint Krause.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-11-15 01:30:00

Alliance Library to host Alliance Author Beth Trennepohl

ALLIANCE — The Alliance Public Library is excited to host Beth Trennepohl, Alliance author, for a Presentation and Book Signing of her recently published book “Hope Beckons” on Tuesday, November 13 at 7 pm in the Community Rooms! Beth is also a counselor and speaker, who is passionate about helping


“Quilts of Valor” and “International Inspirations” at the Alliance Library

ALLIANCE — The Alliance Public Library is hosting two exciting events with Kathy and Alyssa Dye. “Quilts of Valor” will be featured on Thursday, November 15 at 7 pm in the Library Community Rooms. Join Kathy and Alyssa for a presentation about the local Panhandle Blocks Quilts of Valor group. The mi


Foundation buying land at base of pioneer landmark

BAYARD, Neb. (AP) — A foundation expects to close Thursday on its purchase of land at the base of a famed pioneer landmark in the Nebraska Panhandle, Chimney Rock.

KTIV - 2018-11-14 14:30:41

Randolph elected to school board, county and state races decided

Voter turn-out across Nebraska for Tuesday’s mid-term election was 56.19 percent – the highest it has been since the Republican “Contract with America” wave of 1994, according to the Omaha World Herald. Box Butte County saw a 47 percent voter turnout. Poll workers at the St. Bridget Parish Hall in H


WESTCO, Land O’Lakes donate $2K to Hemingford Food Pantry

WESTCO and Land O’Lakes Foundation are pleased to present a $2,000 donation to the Hemingford Food Pantry. The WESTCO contribution was matched by the Land O’Lakes Foundation through its Member Co-op Match Program, Feeding Our Communities, which focuses specifically on helping alleviate hunger in rur


Picturing history: Chimney Rock, Morrill County, Nebraska

Travelers belonging to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were among those who mentioned Chimney Rock as they passed by. William Clayton, traveling with President Brigham Young and the pioneer camp, wrote that the feature “reminded him of factory chimneys in England” (see "The Mormon Tr

DESERET NEWS - 2018-11-14 14:02:00

Woman transported to Regional West after crash

One woman was transported to the hospital in an injury accident.The woman was the driver of a Chevy Impala that collided with a a Mitsubishi Montero Sport at the intersection of 25th Street and Avenue H shortly before 8 a.m. Monday.A child in the woman's vehicle was uninjured, as was the driver of t


NOTICE IN THE COUNTY COURT OF SHERIDAN COUNTY, NEBRASKA Estate of Ruth Evelyn Paul, Deceased Estate Case No. PR 18-45

Notice is hereby given that on November 2, 2018, in the County Court of Sheridan County, Nebraska, the Registrar issued a written statement of Informal Probate of the Will of the Decedent and that Gary D. Paul, whose address is 1547 670th Road, Gordon, NE 69343 was informally appointed by the Regis


Final numbers come in for Box Butte County

Incumbent County Assessor Michelle Robinson was re-elected, receiving 2,989 votes (98.23 percent of the vote).


Meyring selected to attend National 4-H Congress

Hemingford High School sophomore Jayce Meyring, the son of Shauna and Jay Meyring, has earned the opportunity to represent Nebraska at the 2018 4-H National Congress in Atlanta, Georgia from November 23-27. Nebraska youth are selected for this honor through the evaluation of their Career Portfolio w


Five seek election to Alliance City Council

Key issue:We need to work to keep Alliance a safe and pleasant place to live and raise a family, a place where children feel safe to walk to a friend’s house or the pool or to swing in the park playgrounds. As part of that we need to care for the city’s assets like the Library Learning Center, the K


Lady Raiders Strive for Consistency

Although the girls did not qualify for the state tournament, overall the year was a success for the program, highlighted by big wins, some disappointing losses, and 26-and-9 overall record.


Alliance voters to reconsider LB 840

Alliance voters will reconsider renewing a sales tax that funds economic development Tuesday.According to materials, voters must approve both Proposition #1 and Proposition #2 on the ballot.Voting yes on both will continue a 1.5 local sales tax, with 1.2 of the one percent to be used economic develo


Bulldogs fall to Waverly at state tourney, finish with 29-6 record

LINCOLN — The Alliance volleyball team fought off large deficits against Waverly in the first round of the Class B state tournament, but eventually fell to the Vikings in straight sets, 25-20, 26-24 and 26-24.


Run, pass or block, Chris Busby will make a play

But being at the top of the stat sheet isn’t unusual for Busby. Against the staunch defense of McCook in the Bearcats’ regular-season finale, he churned for 223 yards and three touchdowns. Against Roncalli, Busby finished with 36 carries, averaging nearly 10 yards per clip.