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Out of the landfill, woven into a purpose: 2021-01-19 22:00:00Retired teacher Becky Topil noticed plastic bags building up in her house during the pandemic and was determined to find a better fate for them than t

Inside the process of prized recruit Kendall Coley 2021-01-19 20:30:00One hoop to jump through? AP English. “She read two books and wrote an essay in 1½ weeks. She’s a stud."

Vaccine doses remain in short supply, but Lincoln 2021-01-19 19:45:00Lancaster County still needs about 6,000 vaccine doses to complete the initial priority group and is scheduled to get another 3,900 next week, officia

PBA goes silent after Minnesota makes 15 threes 2021-01-19 19:30:00When the road team wins during a game that no fans are allowed to attend, it’s one of the quietest things you’ll experience at a sporting

First arena mass vaccination event targeted for Lincoln 2021-01-19 14:35:00Dr. Cary Ward, CHI Health’s chief medical officer, said the event is planned for Friday.

Lincoln Southeast graduate will play key foreign policy 2021-01-19 14:22:00"The U.S. brand has suffered during the last four years," says Derek Chollet. "Our reputation for competence and stability will need a rebuilding e

Want to watch Husker volleyball on TV this 2021-01-19 12:09:00Nebraska, which opens its season Friday, will play on television 15 times. Here's when (and where) you can find John Cook's team on your screen.

'I'm tired of being close to justice'; annual 2021-01-19 08:50:00The 26th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Rally and March was livestreamed on several city platforms, where performers recalled the civil rights mo

Seif Balul: 'Lincoln is family and home to 2021-01-19 08:10:00Sudan native Seif Balul works with Lincoln's 12,000 Sudanese at Lincoln’s One Voice Next Generation Sudanese Center.

The tale of a Little Free Pantry in 2021-01-19 08:00:00Michael Reinmiller had no idea whether it would take off when he tweeted the first day that the Little Free Pantry was open and available. Within 24 h

Latest Q&A as Nebraska gears up for biggest 2021-01-18 16:30:00Even as a top state official praised the vaccination preparations as “phenomenal” and “outstanding," fundamental questions about th

Phase 2 of Bryan East Campus project now 2021-01-18 12:45:00The latest work includes a new surgery prep and recovery area; a new second-floor waiting area for surgery, cardiovascular services and radiology; and

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Regional West Women’s Center’s Dr. Dorisa Polk achieves 2021-01-19 20:15:00SCOTTSBLUFF ― Dorisa Polk, MD, FACOG, a physician with Regional West Physicians Clinic-Women’s Center recently met the criteria and passed

Alliance library hosts reading contests 2021-01-19 20:15:00ALLIANCE — The Alliance Public Library invites the public to join in upcoming reading adventures for all ages.

Panhandle Coop Association announces recipient of the Roy 2021-01-19 20:00:00Panhandle Coop Association Board of Directors named Bill Havranek, Scottsbluff Main Street Market meat manager, as the winner of the Roy Chelf Employe

OTCF extends 2021 scholarship application deadline 2021-01-19 19:45:00SCOTTSBLUFF — The Oregon Trail Community Foundation (OTCF) has extended its 2021 scholarship application deadline to April 1 to allow high schoo

West Nebraska Blood Center encourages donations after move 2021-01-19 19:30:00West Nebraska Blood Center encourages those who are healthy to continue donating blood to help keep the region’s blood supply full.

Free radon kits available through PPHD 2021-01-19 19:00:00SCOTTSBLUFF - You may already know that smoking is the number one cause of lung cancer in the United States. But do you know what the second leading c

Vaccinations available locally for veterans 2021-01-19 18:30:00SCOTTSBLUFF — COVID vaccinations are now available locally at the Scottsbluff Community Based Out Patient Clinic for veterans enrolled in the VA

Work by three new artists showcased 2021-01-19 02:00:00ALLIANCE — Carnegie Arts Center has three new artists showcasing their works. The new exhibit in the upper galleries started on Jan. 5.

Wine tasting fundraiser canceled 2021-01-16 23:00:00SCOTTSBLUFF - The 2021 Wine Tasting fundraiser for the West Nebraska Arts Center has been canceled.

Knights of Columbus bingo starting up again 2021-01-16 00:00:00SCOTTSBLUFF - The Scottsbluff Knights of Columbus will be resuming BINGO at the Knights Hall on Monday, Jan. 18.

Scottsbluff Kindergarten/Preschool and Sixpence Birth to Three Program 2021-01-15 23:15:00SCOTTSBLUFF - Scottsbluff Public Schools is now accepting online registration of kindergarten students for the 2021-2022 school year. This year, in-pe

ESU #13 announces move of Sidney location, sale 2021-01-13 20:00:00SCOTTSBLUFF — Educational Service Unit #13 (ESU 13) announces the move of its Sidney office location to a newly built wing of Western Nebraska C

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VACCINE TIMELINE: Douglas County Health Department releases latest New! 2021-01-21 12:09:00On Thursday, the Douglas County Health Department released the latest information on who is getting the COVID-19 vaccine and when.

The White House contact form now lets people New! 2021-01-21 12:09:00President Biden has vowed to be a champion for inclusivity during his time in the White House.

How to show your pet love without dishing New! 2021-01-21 12:01:00Treats are great, but quality time is better.

Experts say these are the most effective ways New! 2021-01-21 11:42:00These low-impact workouts and diet tweaks will counter the stiff joints, sore muscles and metabolism shifts of middle age.

China hopes for cooperation, better relations under Biden New! 2021-01-21 11:41:00Beijing imposed travel and business sanctions on 28 members of the Trump administration including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Security Ad

Temperatures fall Thursday night, snow likely this weekend New! 2021-01-21 11:36:00January weather returns tomorrow, and that includes several opportunities for snow in the next week. Meteorologist Matt Serwe updates your Weather Now

Former Presidents Obama, Bush and Clinton honor Biden New! 2021-01-21 11:23:00Appearing side-by-side in a video message recorded as part of the "Celebrating America" inauguration concert, the trio each wished Biden well as he

'Absolutely tragic': Police say 3-year-old girl fell from New! 2021-01-21 11:18:00Heartbreaking.

19 secrets of couples who stay together forever New! 2021-01-21 11:17:00Be on time. Don't fight when you travel. Love each other unconditionally.

NSP: Teenager led troopers on 110 mph chase New! 2021-01-21 11:05:00Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a teenager and recovered a stolen vehicle after a high-speed chase Wednesday.

VIDEO: Air Force Sergeant reunites with dog after New! 2021-01-21 11:04:00“I’ve had him since he was a pup and I didn’t have anyone that could take care of him. It was tough leaving him behind,” Maste

Lifesaving COVID-19 antibody treatments are plentiful, but still New! 2021-01-21 11:02:00Studies show these treatments can prevent high-risk COVID-19 patients from developing severe symptoms, yet health officials say not enough of the avai

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US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000 New! 2021-01-21 10:52:00WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 900,000, still a historically high level that

Licking set to make mark on Nebraska wrestling New! 2021-01-21 10:38:00LINCOLN — The Nebraska wrestling team — which entered the season as the fifth-ranked team in the country — has high expectations for

Some Wayne State alumni receive notice after Social New! 2021-01-21 10:32:00A group of Wayne State College alumni and donors are experiencing a possible personal information exposure after a recent security breach with Blackba

County prepares for 2021, including with new commissioner New! 2021-01-21 10:28:00MADISON — In their annual reorganization meeting Wednesday, members of the Madison County Board of Commissioners were reminded that being a comm

Experts: 15 more days to reach trapped China New! 2021-01-21 10:24:00BEIJING (AP) — It will take at least 15 more days to get through a massive amount of debris and reach miners already trapped for 11 days since a

Cryptocurrency act could bring new, high-skilled jobs to New! 2021-01-21 10:23:00Sen. Mike Flood provided additional background on his proposed Nebraska Financial Innovation Act on Wednesday morning at a meeting of the Norfolk Cham

Powerball jackpot winner worth $731.1M sold in Maryland New! 2021-01-21 10:22:00LONACONING, Md. (AP) — The jackpot-winning Powerball ticket worth $731.1 million was sold at Coney Market in Lonaconing, the Maryland Lottery an

Biden takes the helm, appeals for unity to New! 2021-01-21 10:14:00WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” and su

Two hospitalized following Wednesday evening collision New! 2021-01-21 10:05:00A head-on collision Wednesday evening in eastern Norfolk sent two people to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

Biden to sign virus measures, requires mask use New! 2021-01-21 09:56:00WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep in the deadliest coronavirus wave and facing worrisome new mutations, President Joe Biden will kick off his national COVI

Work on Keystone XL pipeline suspended ahead of 2021-01-20 15:43:00TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian company behind the Keystone XL oil pipeline said Wednesday it has suspended work on the pipeline in in anticipation

New Mexico college teams finally returning home 2021-01-20 14:47:00PHOENIX (AP) — New Mexico State relocated to Arizona in an attempt to play a basketball season. Restrictions in the Aggies’ home state mad