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Clark Sees Future for Professional Wrestling in Alliance

Clark Sees Future for Professional Wrestling in Alliance. Mangas’ Melee Mayhem was deemed a success by organizer Briar Clark, who believes there is a future for professional wrestling in Alliance.


Nebraska State Patrol troopers find 399 pounds of marijuana in traffic stops, officials say

Two different traffic stops by the Nebraska State Patrol resulted in the troopers finding and seizing nearly 400 pounds of marijuana on Monday, officials said. Two arrests were made in the multiple traffic stops, according to officials.


BBGH to remain open after storm

ALLIANCE - All essential services at Box Butte General Hospital will continue to remain open. The GNMSS clinic in Alliance will resume normal business hours on Friday. Changes to our services for Friday March 15th will include:


Nebraska native Nick Townsend makes American Idol's Top 40

Nebraskans can continue to root for one of their own on ABC's American Idol. Nick Townsend, a native of Tekamah, advanced to the show's top 40. Townsend, who now lives in Los Angeles, lost two brothers to suicide. He says it's his mission to spread happiness, and has used his platform on the show to


UNL professor cited for vandalism of Nebraska reps property appears in court

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor cited for vandalizing property of two Nebraska representatives appeared in court Friday. Patricia Wonch Hill, a research assistant professor of sociology at UNL, faces two misdemeanor counts of vandalism.


Snow piles up around Carhenge in Alliance

ALLIANCE, NE (News Channel Nebraska) – While Eastern Nebraska deals with flooding, Western Nebraska is looking at around a foot of snow and high winds. This video taken around three P-M from Alliance’s Carhenge shows around eight to twelve inches of snow with very high winds.


The Chokecherry Capital of Nebraska

Many towns are known as the capital of something! It turns out, Sargent is the "Chokecherry Capital" of Nebraska. Janie Weverka says Sargent got the name around 1990. She says she managed a business back in 1989 called "Janie's Place." At the time, she belonged to the Chamber of Commerce, and was pr


Roads updates, closures and openings for Friday

As the area recovers from a late winter storm, business as usual has been interrupted. Also, the Nebraska Department of Transportation has provided the following updates on road openings and closures:


Back in business after the flood in Valley, Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — In Valley, roads are cut off, homes and buildings are underwater, fields are flooded. People throughout Western Douglas County are still dealing with the aftermath of the flood.


Nebraska eligible for portion of $13.45B disaster relief fund for flooding

Nebraska is eligible for a portion of emergency funds included in a disaster relief bill passed by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday. The measure provides $13.45 billion in supplemental funding for states and territories recently ravaged by tornadoes, flooding, hurricanes, wildfires, ea


UNMC dental hygiene program called 'hidden gem'

GERING — Dental hygienists are a necessary part of proper dental care, but until the early 2000s, those health professionals were scarce in western Nebraska — and a local dentist decided to do something about it.


Attorney General mobile office set for March 27 in Alliance

Lincoln — On Wednesday, March 27, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office will host mobile office hours in Alliance inside the Alliance Senior Center (212 Yellowstone Ave.) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Local Athletes Named to Western Conference All Conference Winter 2018

Local Athletes Named to Western Conference All Conference Winter 2018-2019. ALLIANCE: Mason Hiemstra, Joel Baker and Bradyn Palmer. Honorable Mention was given to Reece. as Colton Olson and Trevor Berry.


Volunteers in Hemingford community hosting donation drive for community affected by flooding

Dave and Rhonda Swanson along with the Hemingford Ledger are putting together a donation drive to assist those in the eastern part of the state that have been affected by all the flooding. Organizers are working with a contact in Peru, a specific small community like Hemingford to deliver donations.


Morrill Early Bird Track and Field Results

1, Morrill, 71. 1, Sioux County, 71. 3, Bridgeport, 61. 4, Burns, 58. 5, Bayard, 56. 6, Pine Bluffs, 37. 7, Guernsey-Sunrise, 31. 7, Hemingford, 31. 9, Kimball, 23. 10, Niobrara County, 22. 11, Leyton, 15. 12, Hay Springs, 12.


Unforgettable Storm: Blizzard impacts Hemingford, Panhandle

Early last week warnings went out that much of the Midwest would be hit by a major winter storm, the “storm of the century." Many had hoped that the predictions would be wrong or that the record breaking low pressure that was set to mix with a strong jet stream was inaccurate but the predictions hel


Box Butte 4-H ‘FUN’draiser set

The Box Butte County 4-H Council’s annual Celebrate 4-H “FUN”draiser is scheduled for Monday, March 25, at the West Side Event Center from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The fundraiser serves as the club’s major fundraising event. A ticket gives access to the meal and activities of the event.


New Hemingford trustee sworn in

The Hemingford Village Board of Trustees and Chairman John Annen called a special meeting on Friday, March 1 at 4:30 p.m. to discuss and possibly act on a nomination for the board vacancy. The two Hemingford residents who applied were present during the special meeting and were asked to say a few wo


Celtic guitarist Jerry Barlow to perform in Alliance Friday

The Alliance Arts Council is pleased to present a concert by acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow. He will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 15 at the Alliance High School Performing Arts Center.


Alliance see high winds and heavy snow

ALLIANCE, NE (Chris Williams / News Channel Nebraska) – The situation continues to worsen out west. Chris Williams has the latest on the blizzard in Alliance.