This City in Nebraska Was Named One of the Snowiest Places in the Entire StateDiana RusNewsBreak Contributor
A major frozen food delivery Company is leaving town and closing 5 Nebraska LocationsS.BrownNewsBreak Contributor
Man from Gering Given a Sentence for Committing Livestock Loan & Bank Fraud.Rockwall County Breaking NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Alejandro Soto Accepts Plea Deal in Morrill County Eye Care Clinic Theft Case
Discover how Alejandro Soto, a 43-year-old from Bridgeport, avoided trial by striking a plea deal in a theft case involving an Eye Care Clinic in Morrill County. Learn about the charges, the stolen items, and the restitution paid.
Bridgeport Public Schools dismissing early due to water supply issues
The district said it was notified this morning that Aquarian may not be able to supply non-potable water to campuses starting this afternoon.
Nebraska State Patrol Conducts Alcohol Compliance Checks in Keith and Scotts Bluff Counties
• Alcohol compliance checks were conducted in Keith and Scotts Bluff counties in Nebraska. • The checks were conducted by the Nebraska State Patrol and local partners. • In Keith County, 1 out of 12 businesses sold alcohol to a minor, resulting in an 8% non-compliance rate.
Scammers are making calls around Scotts Bluff County
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - The Scottsbluff Police Department has seen an increased number of scam related calls. The scams have included Scottsbluff Police Department numbers and officer names in attempt for the scammers to convince victims that these are legit calls and text messages. These calls/texts always lead to requests...
Gering City Council Approves Purchase of New Toro Mower Despite Higher Bid
Discover why Gering City Council approved a bid for a new Toro wide area mower, despite it being $20,000 more than a John Deere bid. Learn about the factors considered, the voting outcome, and other approved purchases for city departments.
NWS Cheyenne: Colder Thursday, Mountain Snow Possible
Colder and cloudier weather is expected across southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska Panhandle on Thursday, with breezy conditions possible in the Laramie Valley. According to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, Thursday's highs will be around the freezing mark. The NWS says precipitation will be fairly limited, but a few...
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Former Bulldog set be first Alliance volleyball player to play in D-1 tourney
Records are meant to be broken. Limits are supposed to be tested, and ultimately surpassed. Unforeseen waters are made are made to be explored. On Thursday night, former Alliance Bulldog volleyball star Jordan Hopp will do something no other Bulldog has done before in recorded Alliance history, play in a Division-1 Volleyball Tournament.
Law enforcement recognize Northfield and Rock Churches for help during 28-hour stand off
GERING , Neb. (KNEP) - Law enforcement recognized the Northfield and Rock Churches for their help during the 28-hour stand off that took place in Gering in September. The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office, Gering Police Department, and FBI presented the Northfield and Rock Churches with a letter of gratitude Tuesday for supporting law enforcement during the lengthy standoff.
Scotts Bluff NM, Agate Fossil Beds NM Superintendent Retiring
The Superintendent of Scotts Bluff and Agate Fossil Beds National Monuments says he’s retiring at the end of the year. Dan Morford has spent more than 30 years with the National Park Service. Morford became superintendent at Scotts Bluff National Monument in 2016, then added responsibility for Agate Fossil...
Gering Plaza unveils three new sculptures
GERING, Neb. (KNEP) - Three new sculptures were unveiled for public viewing at the Gering Plaza on Tuesday. Back in June, the Scotts Bluff County Board of Commissioners approved a transfer of capital improvement funds to purchase three new sculptures for the Gering Plaza. The sculptures were made by Nebraska...
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Alliance Mission Store announces 2023 Mini-Grants for Box Butte County
The Alliance Mission Store has announced its 2023 Grant Recipients for its 16th Annual Grant Year. We have awarded $85,505.00 in grants for this year. Those receiving Grants this year are as follows: KAB(Keep Alliance Beautiful); UNITED WAY OF WESTERN NE; SANDHILLS CENTER FOR HOPE; ALLIANCE CHAPTER OF FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA; ALLIANCE PUBLIC LIBRARY; HEMINGFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY; HAVEN ON THE BRICKS; ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL BAND; ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH GREENHOUSE MINISTRY; ALLIANCE SPARTANS BASEBALL; ALLIANCE FCCLA; ALLIANCE OLDTIMERS ASSOCIATION; ALLIANCE AFTER PROM PROGRAM; BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA TROOP 216; BOX BUTTE BLASTERS 4-H CLUB; DOBBY’S FRONTIER TOWNERS INC.; ST. JOHN’S PIECEMAKERS; PHOTOGRAM PROJECT STUDENT WORKSHOP; COMMUNITY TABLE; ST. JOHNS HEADSTART BACKPACK PROGRAM; SANTAS HELPERS; ALLIANCE PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION; ALLIANCE MOMS IN PRAYER INC; BOX BUTTE COUNTY FAIR BOARD; PANHANDLE BLOCKS QUILTS OF VALOR; HIGHLAND PARK CARE CENTER; ALLIANCE TRAP & GUN CLUB; VILLAGE OF HEMINGFORD RECREATION; MISS ALLIANCE PAGEANT; EAST POINT HORSPICE; SENIOR CITIZENS CARD CLUB; CARNEGIE ARTS CENTER;BOX BUTTE COUNTY FAIR LARGE ANIMAL COMMITTEE; ARC (ALLIANCE RECREATION CENTER); AREA I OHD; CHURCH OF GOD OF INDIAN MISSION; MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION; and BACKPACK PROGRAM.
Giving Tuesday Fundraiser at BBGH to benefit Jane's Closet, goes to Thursday
Tuesday was giving Tuesday at Box Butte General Hospital as the hospital was raising funds for Janes Closet in Box Butte County, an organization that supports cancer patients in the Panhandle. The Fundraiser goes through Thursday, and you can mail your cash or check to the hospital or donate online...
NGPC has big game meetings scheduled for December in Panhandle
Hunters and landowners are encouraged to offer their feedback on big game issues during the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s public information meetings this winter. These meetings, which are scheduled in each Game and Parks district, begin at 6:30 p.m. local time and will last 2½ hours. The...
Christmas on the Prarie event coming to Scottsbluff National Monument
(GERING, NE) “Christmas on the Prairie” is a FREE holiday event happening in the Scotts Bluff National Monument Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2023. Throughout the event, participants will have an opportunity to make a variety of holiday ornaments including popcorn strings, paper lanterns and stars, dough ornaments to paint, as well as covered wagons and bird ornaments. Refreshments will be provided by Black Hills Parks and Forests Association, the official non-profit partner of Scotts Bluff National Monument.
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Getting Ahead: The Christmas Trees: Providing gifts in our communities
The Christmas tree is one of the symbols of the holiday season we all recognize. The evergreen tree is still beautiful when all its cousins have lost their leaves. The idea of a decorated Christmas tree was brought to America by German immigrants about 200 years ago. They decorated their trees with candles and cookies.
FFA District 12 Leadership Contest Draws Most Competitors Since Pre-Pandemic
Some 380 FFA students from 20 western Nebraska high schools competed earlier this month in the District 12 Leadership Contest at Chadron State College. Alliance FFA chapter adviser Ashtyn Vivion says that’s the most since before the pandemic, which led to the temporary elimination of district competitions and the implementation of virtual state contests in 2020 and 2021.
PPHD highlights area athletes that include Alliance and Hemingford who say no to tobacco
Panhandle Public Health District (PPHD) once again has partnered with area students to spread the word on the dangers of tobacco use of any kind. A campaign on PPHD’s Facebook page featured six athletes from around the Panhandle who are leading the charge in their schools and communities on vowing to not use tobacco or vape products. The athletes highlighted included: