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‘It’s awesome’: Moravec, Maser named GHS Homecoming King and Queen, 4 other students also recognized as part of Gering’s 2018 Homecoming Royalty

Logan Moravec and Megan Maser stood on the field at Memorial Stadium on Friday night with their arms interlocked, smiling widely as they posed for pictures and took in this fun, memorable moment.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-10-21 00:52:00

Scottsbluff topples McCook to win district title

However, the Scottsbluff defense snuffed out the McCook drive, forcing the Bison to punt from its own 44 with less than five minutes to play in the frame. Starting on their own 33, the Bearcat offense moved the ball to midfield where Chris Busby broke loose for a 52-yard run to give Scottsbluff the

STAR-HERALD - 2018-10-20 05:33:00

Public Record - Oct. 20

Charges of theft by shoplifting, driving under suspension, no proof of insurance and failure to appear against Tiffany R. Shott, 30, were dismissed.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-10-20 06:00:00

HOLCOMB: State in need of skilled workers

One of the greatest challenges facing the state of Nebraska is the lack of people. Particularly, the lack of skilled workers needed to fill the trades and mid-level jobs from Omaha and Lincoln to Scottsbluff and Alliance. The out-migration of people in Nebraska that occurred after the farm crisis of

STAR-HERALD - 2018-10-20 06:00:00

Griffin anota 33, Pistons vencen a los Bulls 118-116

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STAR-HERALD - 2018-10-21 06:46:41

Lincoln Elementary students act as principal, vice principal for the day

After the students hardwork to fundraise for the school, Lincoln Elementary Principal Pam Barker turned over her duties to two students who sold the most items. Serving a principal for the day was Kale Ramirez, who sold 91 items and brought in over $1,500 for the school. Brooke Greene, who sold 90 i

STAR-HERALD - 2018-10-21 06:00:00

Sautter: Standouts from Scottsbluff's 23-13 win over McCook

Scottsbluff was the eventual winner, 23-13, to remain unbeaten. Here are the stars from the game.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-10-20 21:24:00

Former Scottsbluff resident will promote new book

Steve Rothenberger, a Scottsbluff native, played in four bands, but did not end up becoming a professional musician. He is now professor emeritus of biology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and has published more than 35 scientific papers as well as popular articles.


Rotherham recognized for his work at the airport

“He left right after receiving his award because he can’t sit still,” said Raul Aguallo, airport director. “He had something on his mind to do and he had to get back to work.”

STAR-HERALD - 2018-10-20 06:00:00

Airport looks to meet its yearly boarding numbers by the end of the month

SCOTTSBLUFF — If boardings continue at the same pace as the rest of the year, Western Nebraska Regional Airport expects to reach its 10,000 boardings by the end of October.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-10-21 03:30:00

Popular farmers' market returns for another year of produce, fun

For the first market of the season, 18 vendors will be selling their wares. As the year progress, vendors grow, with more than 20 on most Saturdays. Meadowlark Hearth and Painter Produce have a large variety of organic vegetables. The Pampered Chef and Lentfer Custom Woodworking are also back.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-10-20 01:30:00

Former Fire Chief charged with theft

WHEATLAND - Former Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department Chief, Scott Scheller, was indicted last week on a felony charge of theft.


Alcohol Inspections held in Scotts Bluff County

The Nebraska State Patrol, working with the Gering Police Department, Scottsbluff Police Department, Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office and Monument Prevention Coalition, has conducted alcohol inspections in Scotts Bluff County. The inspections were held on Saturday, Oct. 13.


Cook who served kangaroo meat no longer employed by western Nebraska school

Some students at the junior-senior high in the Potter-Dix district unknowingly ate kangaroo last week when the school’s head cook added it to some chili. He told the school district’s superintendent that he had done so “because of its nutritional value and because it is a very lean meat,” the superi

STAR-HERALD - 2018-10-19 13:00:00

Scottsbluff approves its largest development project

The company target is to employ 70 workers by the 2022-25 timeframe. Projected salaries for the production team will be in the $25,000 to $50,000 range, depending on qualifications. The loan to Prime Metal Products will be repaid through job credits negotiated with the City of Scottsbluff.


Sixth annual Save-A-Rack fundraiser raises $35,000

Regional West observed Breast Cancer Awareness month by teaming up with Backaracks Bar and Grill and KNEB to host the sixth annual Save-a-Rack bra decorating auction Wednesday, Oct. 17. The event was a huge success as the initial totals for money raised from the bras brought in over $35,000. That do


School cook fired for serving kangaroo chili

Potter-Dix Schools Superintendent Mike Williams said Thursday that Kevin Frei, the junior/senior high school’s head cook in Potter, no longer works for the district.

NEWSPRESSNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 14:41:00

Mall hosting Christmas craft fair

SCOTTSBLUFF - Get your Christmas shopping done early so you can enjoy the holidays.On Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Monument Mall is hosting a unique and personal shopping experience. Vendors will include direct sales companies as well as local artisans and crafters.


Gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist stumps in Scottsbluff

Bob Krist and Lynne Walz, Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, stopped in Scottsbluff as part of a 5-day, 15-city tour of the state to discuss the issues.JERRY PURVIS/Star-Herald


'It's one of the best decisions I've ever made': Justin Brunz, who's been working for the Gering PD for nearly 11 years, glad he chose a career in law enforcement

Justin Brunz, who’s been working for the Gering Police Department for 11 years, is in his first year as a school resource officer in Gering. He spends much of his day at Gering High School, as he’s shown here at Gering High School, but he also assists at the other schools in Gering.