Morrill County,

MCCH welcomes new electrodiagnostic expert

BRIDEGPORT—Morrill County Community Hospital is very excited to welcome Masumi Wilroy, DO as a full time Provider in Specialty Clinic beginning July 19, 2021. Dr. Wilroy, in practice since 2012, comes to us from Regional West Outpatient Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic, where she has beenproviding electrodiagnostic studies (EMG) for the majority of the Panhandle, parts of Wyoming and Colorado. She works closely with the orthopedic surgeons, spine surgeons, neurology and primary care physicians, and often refers to them immediate surgical cases including carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve decompression.
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Former state trooper heading to district court

SCOTTS BLUFF COUNTY, Neb. - A former Nebraska State Patrol trooper facing several child porn and enticement charges is heading to district court. According to Scotts Bluff County Court records, Brandon Dolezal, 24, is charged with 16 total counts. Two counts of child enticement with an electronic communications device, two counts of child abuse and 12 counts of possession of child porn.
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Gering, NEStar-Herald

Gering City Council 061421

City council approves Allred fireworks show, deed of reconveyance. The Allred Brothers will be at it again this Fourth of July with their 25th annual Allred Brothers Fireworks Show at the Five Rocks Amphitheater, which was approved at the city council meeting on Monday, June 14. Justin Allred spoke at...
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Gering, NEStar-Herald

Rock N' Roll Father's Day Classic returns to Five Rocks Amphitheater

Classic and custom cars will cruise the streets of downtown Gering as the Rock-N-Roll Father’s Day Classic returns June 18 and 19. After last year’s event was canceled to protect participants’ and spectators’ welfare, the High Plains Auto Club is excited to welcome the community back for this fun, free event now in its 22nd year.
North Platte,

Hottest temps to date, projected..

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb (KNEP) - Last year, it wasn’t until September before North Platte saw 100 degree heat, but its coming earlier in 2021. Wednesday will be a Weather Alert Day for dangerous heat, as afternoon temperatures over North Central and Southwest Nebraska climb into the upper 90s and lower 100s. It could be a record breaking day for North Platte if we reach the forecast high of 104, which would easily break the 100 degree record set way back in 1946. The most recent hottest temperature we’ve seen of the magnitude predicted in the city, occured 4 years ago when it hit 107 on June 21st of 2017.
Nebraska StateNebraskaTV

State patrol identifies man killed in western Nebraska crash

GERING, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol has identified a driver killed last week in a crash near Gering. Erin Vigil, 45, of Scottsbluff, was behind the wheel of a large sport utility vehicle that crashed Friday morning, the patrol said. Investigators believe the SUV was traveling east on...
Scottsbluff, NEStar-Herald

Jamie Rose Chen of Scottsbluff returns title to Panhandle

Miss Scotts Bluff County Outstanding Teen Jamie Rose Chen was named Miss Nebraska’s Outstanding Teen Saturday at the Miss Nebraska Competition at North Platte High School. Chen was selected to represent the state as the 2021 Miss Nebraska Outstanding Teen for the next year after two years of holding her 2019 Miss Scotts Bluff County title due to the pandemic.
Nebraska StateSand Hills Express

Nebraska Chief Medical Officer to visit Scotts Bluff County

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - Nebraska State Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gary Anthone will pay a visit to the Panhandle. Scotts Bluff County Health Officials said on June 16 Anthone will be at the Scotts Bluff County Health Department’s mobile COVID vaccination clinic. The business block party takes place at Western...
Scotts Bluff County, NEStar-Herald

Scotts Bluff County Fair Pageant signups set for Wednesday

Young ladies from across the valley will showcase their talents and wits for a chance to receive scholarship money for college, but first they must sign-up. The Scotts Bluff County Fair Scholarship pageant orientation and sign-up will take place Wednesday, June 16 at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, located at 1614 First Ave. in Scottsbluff. Young ladies, ages 13-24, are eligible to compete for a chance to be crowned Scotts Bluff County or Old West Balloon Fest Miss and Teen.

Bayard girl injured in jet ski accident at Bridgeport SRA

LINCOLN—A 15-year-old girl from Bayard was injured in a jet ski accident Saturday night at Bridgeport State Recreation Area near Bridgeport, Nebraska. She is recovering at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora, Colorado. The teen was injured at about 6 p.m. Mountain time when the jet ski on which she was...

Scottsbluff Tattoo Shop Owner Charged In Alleged Armed Assault

A 52-year-old Scottsbluff man is being held on $165,000 bond following an alleged altercation that occurred at his downtown tattoo shop last week on 1st Avenue. David Marez, who operates the tattoo parlor at 1516 1st Avenue, is charged with two counts of Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony; 1st Degree False Imprisonment; Terroristic Threats; and 3rd Degree Domestic Assault.