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Nebraska troopers seize THC items in traffic stops

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers have seized thousands of marijuana and THC products and arrested eight in four separate stops. Three of the stops occurred Wednesday, the first being just before noon on Interstate 76 in western Nebraska. The patrol says a car stopped for sp


One killed in fatal crash near Nebraska City

The Otoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal accident on Highway 75 south of Nebraska City. Fire crews were dispatched at 11:45 p.m. to a truck on fire before learning it was a multi-vehicle crash.


Man charged with child abuse in death of infant daughter

KIMBALL, NE (AP) – A western Nebraska man has been accused of intentional child abuse in the death of his 7-month-old daughter. Kimball County Court records say 23-year-old Alexander Romero was arraigned earlier this month. His next hearing is scheduled for April 24. His attorney didn’t immediately


Four drug busts, 8 people arrested across Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (KNOP) - Eight people and several types of controlled substances were confiscated after NSP Troopers made four drug busts on Nebraska Interstate and roads this week.


Kimball County Commissioner Nolting calls an end to years in public service

KIMBALL — After six years as a Kimball County Commissioner and 11 years as a member of the Bushnell Village Board of Trustees, Tim Nolting is stepping down from public service.


Nebraska reaches new contract with corrections workers, including long-sought longevity raises

LINCOLN — State corrections workers, who have argued for years that low pay was causing low morale and high turnover of staff at state prisons, now have something to celebrate.


Immigrants seek Nebraska congressional support

Young immigrants who live in Nebraska with DACA protections joined with community leaders on Thursday in calling upon members of Nebraska's congressional delegation to support pending legislation to provide them with permanent resident status and a pathway to citizenship.


April is Safe Digging Month in Nebraska

LINCOLN, NE – Apr. 17, 2019 – As the signs of spring appear, weather warms and the ground is ready for digging, eager do-it-yourself residents and contractors are jumping into projects. Whether putting in a fence, planting a tree or building a deck, knowing where the utility lines are before you dig


Nebraska City businesses feeling the burn from lingering flood damage

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (WOWT) -- High water and broken roads are choking the lifeblood out of Nebraska City. Word that work to reopen Interstate 29 got under way Thursday came as welcome news for one town to the south where local businesses are feeling the pain from the flooding.


Southwest Nebraska helping 4-H’ers in flood recovery

Nebraska Extension and 4-H in southwest Nebraska is reaching out to our communities to participate in the 4-H'ers Helping 4-H'ers program. The bomb cyclone that created devastating flood and blizzard conditions across much of Nebraska is a month behind us however, the reality of it continues for man


Massachusetts man indicted in Nebraska for allegedly interfering with flight crew

A grand jury in Nebraska has indicted a 37-year-old Mansfield, Massachusetts, man on allegations that he interfered with a flight attendant on a 2017 flight. Timothy Columbare was involved in a disturbance while on board Southwest Airlines Flight 4011 from St. Louis to Seattle on March 19, 2017, acc


Pine Bluffs 2019 Prom Dance

Prom, is a night to remember and this year's theme is Night at the Oscars. Everyone is dressing to impress and anything less just won't do. The Grand Entry had its own little balloon arch that just pulled everything together. The prom itself had confetti filled balloons, streamers and lights of cour


USDA recalls meat in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming

The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on April 12th that the Denver Processing LLC in Denver, CO is recalling approximately 13,865 pounds of raw pork and beef that was produced without federal inspection. The FSIS has determined that no adverse affect


19th Annual Pheasants Forever Banquet a success

Great food provided by Uncle Fred's Catering and amazing company provided by the residents of Pine Bluffs were found at Saturday night's annual Pheasants Forever Banquet. Held in the Pine Bluffs Community Center, the event was a huge success with several hundred in attendance. Monies earned from the


Tree planting for Arbor Day

PINE BLUFFS: Join the Pine Bluffs Elementary 1st Grade Class in Pine Bluffs City Park on Friday, April 26 at 2:45pm for a tree planting to celebrate Arbor Day!. In 1872 J. Sterling Morton proposed to the Nebraska Board of Agriculture that a special day be set aside for the planting of trees, and thi


Kimball, Chadron’s Berry win golf titles in Morrill

MORRILL — Powered by a season-low score of 338, the Kimball boys golf team captured the championship of the Morrill Invitational on Tuesday at Morrill’s Rolling Green Golf Course.


Lions Club awards Students of the Quarter

The Lions Club awarded their Student of the Quarter Awards tonight at a dinner held at the Rock Ranch Restaurant here in Pine Bluffs. Mackenzie Faircloth, a senior from Burns and Ty Sweeter, a freshman from Pine Bluffs, were each awarded a plaque and a check for $100.00. In an annual presentation ea


Mitchell sweeps WTC track and field titles

MITCHELL — In just their second meet of the snow-filled spring, the Mitchell boys and girls track and field teams both showed how excited they were to compete at Tuesday’s Western Trails Conference meet in Mitchell.


Kimball City Council meeting Monday

The city of Scottsbluff will hold its regularly schedule meeting on Monday, April 15 at 6 p.m. in the council chambers at 2525 Circle Drive. On the agenda are public hearings for a redevelopment plan pertaining to Aulick Industries and a consideration for the city council to make a recommendations r


Gering boys win title in Burns

BURNS, Wyo. — Taking advantage of a rare opportunity to see something different than the usual competition on the schedule, the Gering boys and girls track and field teams piled up a number of impressive results during the Burns Invitational on Monday across the border in Burns, Wyoming.