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Sidney campus of WNCC breaks ground for student housing tomorrow
A groundbreaking ceremony for two student housing structures will take place at Western Nebraska Community College's Sidney campus on WEdnesday at 3 p.m. According to Sidney Campus Director Paula Abbott, the new structures will house up to 24 students to help alleviate a housing shortage in the Sidney area.
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Lawn Ornament Business Sparks Conversation
When the weather gets nice more people go outside to take in the fresh air, but for one retired Nebraska couple it means it's time for their business to take to the streets.
Scottsbluff Police Department one step closer to becoming fully staffed
The Scottsbluff Police Department has been short staffed for quite a while, but things are shaping up slowly to finally get to full strength.
Veteran's Home thief back in court Thursday morning
The man accused of robbing a local veteran of his wallet will be back in court Thursday morning for his preliminary hearing.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Three Men Sentenced for Western Nebraska Thefts from Vehicles
Three men have been ordered to pay fines and given probation for a string of thefts from vehicles in the Panhandle last year.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
County Commissioners want Gering and Minatare to vote on joining Comm center
The Scotts Bluff County Communications Center could no longer provide non-emergency services to residents in Gering and Minatare if the cities' council members do not to sign an amended interlocal agreement with the county.
SBPD investigating Monday afternoon accident
Police say that at 12:55 p.m. officers from the Scottsbluff Police Department, EMT's from Valley Ambulance and Scottsbluff Fire and Rescue responded to an injury motor vehicle accident on Circle Drive next to Monument Mall.
Former WNCC basketball players charged with theft fined $5,000, probation
Three men - including two who started the season on the Western Nebraska Community College basketball team - have received hefty sentences for their involvement in a string of 2013 thefts.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
The Rockefeller Consumed By Cannibals: A Chat With Author Carl Hoffman
The story goes like this: In 1961, the 23-year-old Michael Rockefeller , was in the Asmat region of New Guinea, collecting local relics for his father's Museum of Primitive Art.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Construction crews working on utilities in Box Butte General Hospital expansion
There's still a lot of construction to be done in the Box Butte General Hospital's expansion project but its chief executive officer says residents should start to see more visible changes soon.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Governor Heineman vetoes $65 million from budget
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has vetoed $65 million from this year's state budget, and is calling on lawmakers to put more toward property tax relief.
Gering High School's Leos Club receives charter
Twenty students at Gering High School have officially received a charter for starting a club which focuses on serving the community.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Scottsbluff Police investigate Veteran's Home burglary
At approximately 11:10 p.m. in the late evening hours of March 27th, 2014 the Scottsbluff Police Department was requested at the Western Nebraska Veterans Home to investigate a reported theft that had just occurred.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Taliban Claims Responsibility for Attack on Luxury Kabul Hotel
Four people suspected of launching a violent attack on the Serena Hotel in Kabul on Thursday have been killed by security forces, Afghan officials said.
Melting away: vanishing ice warning for - Africa's Alps' : March 21, 2014,
In swirling snow, John Medenge prods a thin ice bridge over a crevasse with an iron-tipped spear, guiding climbers scaling the steep glacial wall using crampons and axes.
Mon Mar 17, 2014
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Melting away: vanishing ice warning for 'Africa's Alps'
Mountain climbers head to the top of Mount Stanley at the Rwenzori mountain range on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo on March 8, 2014.