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NWS Cheyenne: Storm Chances Return Today, Some Could Be Strong

There's a chance some strong thunderstorms could fire up this afternoon and evening, bringing gusty winds and small hail to portions of southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska Panhandle. According to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, daily storm chances will stick around through at least Wednesday, with storms on Saturday...
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Judith Ann Sterkel, 79

Judith Ann Sterkel, 79, of Bridgeport, Nebraska, passed peacefully on Friday, June 4, 2021, at Skyview of Bridgeport. Cremation has taken place; private family services will be held. Memorials in Judith’s honor may be made in care of the family to be designated at a later time. Online condolences may be made by viewing Judy’s memorial page at
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WCCA Board names John Marrin interim president

SCOTTSBLUFF – The Western Community College Area (WCCA) Board of Governors announced that John Marrin has been selected to serve as the interim President of Western Nebraska Community College. The Board voted to select Marrin after formally accepting the resignation of Dr. Carmen Simone at the June Board of Governors...
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Mike Masid, 68

Mike Masid, 68, of Mitchell, Nebraska, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the Clarkson Tower of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 16, at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Bayard with Father Christopher Xanthos and Reader Andrew Newman officiating. Burial followed at Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff. In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions may be made in Mike’s name to be designated later. An online obituary and condolences may be left at www.
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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Robert C. Wright

Robert C Wright, 88 of Chappell, NE passed away on May 30, 2021 at the Garden County Nursing Home in Oshkosh, NE. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Monday, June 14, 2021 at the Chappell United Methodist Church with Pastor Ceciliah Igweta officiating. Burial will follow in the Chappell Cemetery with military honors.
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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...
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Lightning causes as many as six fires in Nebraska Panhandle

Firefighters in Dawes, Sioux, and Box Butte Counties were kept busy Tuesday night and Wednesday with a series of fires, mostly small and mostly caused by lightning. Chadron Fire Chief Branden Martens says all the area fire departments were jumping fire-to-fire to help where and how they could – all while still taking care of their own fires.

WNCC board names longtime former administrator, John Marrin, as interim president

The Western Community College Area Board of Governors formally accepted the resignation of President Carmen Simone during its Wednesday, June 16 meeting. Earlier this week, Western Nebraska Community College informed the public the WCCA Board of Governors received Simone’s resignation Friday, June 11. Although her resignation was effective immediately, Simone remained the president until the board accepted her resignation Wednesday. Since Friday, Grant Wilson, the vice president of educational services, served as the administrator in charge while Simone was off campus.