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Weapon violations, sexual assault in Valentine Police report

Weapon violations, sexual assault in Valentine Police report

During the week of July 7-13, Valentine Police responded to 84 calls for service and made several arrests, including for weapon law violations and sexual assault.

Shots fired during burglary in Valentine

Shots fired during burglary in Valentine

In the early hours of July 15, the Valentine Police Department and Cherry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary happening in the 100 block of North Thatcher Street.

Nebraska DOT issues urgent alert after spike in deadly crashes

Nebraska DOT issues urgent alert after spike in deadly crashes

Nineteen people died in traffic crashes across Nebraska in June, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

Rosebud man sentenced for transporting stolen gun from Valentine store

Rosebud man sentenced for transporting stolen gun from Valentine store

A Rosebud man has been sentenced for transporting a stolen gun across state lines from Nebraska to South Dakota.

Pine Ridge woman sentenced for involuntary manslaughter after deadly crash

Pine Ridge woman sentenced for involuntary manslaughter after deadly crash

A Pine Ridge, South Dakota woman has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a deadly crash in 2022.

Downtown Sounds

Downtown Sounds

A live outdoor concert series that's been held in Sidney for over a decade returns for another summer in 2024.

Adding a personal touch to the Moscow Mule

Adding a personal touch to the Moscow Mule

Handlebend puts art in their Moscow Mule mugs. The mugs, with a history to a college experience, are made and offered in O'Neill, Neb.

LaGrange firefighters respond to grass fire

LaGrange firefighters respond to grass fire

LaGrange, Wyo., firefighters spent the weekend battling a fire burning about 3,700 acres.

The Afterburn: 'I've loved you since the seventh grade'

The Afterburn: 'I've loved you since the seventh grade'

"Sam, give me your best hangover remedy." The first words I echo the morning of my wedding on June 29 as my younger brother and best man sprints out the front door of my house in Sidney, gets into his black Dodge pickup and drives to Sonny's Super Foods.

150 years of history, celebration for Filley Stone Barn

150 years of history, celebration for Filley Stone Barn

Gage County Historical Society marks 150 years of the barn, with weekend events

Trump 'fine' after shooting at rally, campaign says. Prosecutor says gunman and 1 attendee are dead

Trump 'fine' after shooting at rally, campaign says. Prosecutor says gunman and 1 attendee are dead

Donald Trump's campaign said in a statement that he was “fine” after being whisked off the stage at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania after apparent gunshots rang through the crowd.

Gering celebrates 103 years of ‘Oregon Trail Days’

Gering celebrates 103 years of ‘Oregon Trail Days’

The Gering community is celebrating the 103rd Oregon Trail Days event this weekend. Activities will continue tonight through Sunday.

Sheriff reports double fatality on Highway 2

Sheriff reports double fatality on Highway 2

Two-vehicle crash in westbound lane near Dunbar

Drones to be used for transmission line inspection in Antelope, Pierce Counties

Drones to be used for transmission line inspection in Antelope, Pierce Counties

Residents in northeast Nebraska will notice drones inspecting a Nebraska Public Power District transmission line from July 16 onwards, assessing structures for maintenance needs in a four-week operation conducted by Valmont Utility.

Pillen’s promises: Economic boom and little harm for neighbors. They haven’t always panned out.

Pillen’s promises: Economic boom and little harm for neighbors. They haven’t always panned out.

As he grew Nebraska’s largest hog operation, Jim Pillen made economic and environmental assurances to residents of small communities where he was looking to build. Some residents profited. Others say Pillen Family Farms prospered while they suffered.

Beatrice man arrested after discovery of knives in vehicle

Beatrice man arrested after discovery of knives in vehicle

One of the vehicle occupants was a convicted felon, barring possession of weapons