Homemakers Club pulled off a successful open class showcase at the 2022 county fair. Best of Show honors were awarded to Nancy Butcher exhibiting a large, colorful quilt.
The Carter Canyon Fire is now reported to be at 100% containment, Gering Fire Chief Nathan Flowers said in a press release Monday.
On Sunday, Aug. 21, the Legacy of the Plains Museum is holding its 3rd Annual Oregon Trail Wagon Train. The event is a continuation of Gordon Howard’s famous cookouts, with a ribeye steak, cheesy potatoes, baked beans, and roll. Ice cream is being added for dessert.
The RPMs will be high as gearheads burn rubber and stir up dust at various events Aug. 15-Aug. 21 during the High Plains Riot in Mitchell.
Mitchell will be the place to be Saturday, Aug. 13 as the final mass ascension for the Old West Balloon Fest and U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championships takes place, followed by a craft fair, cornhole tournament and weiner dog races.
About 150 firefighters from several departments battled a large fire on West Overland the evening of Thursday, Aug. 4 and into Friday morning.
Kids explained their rabbit in intricate detail before returning judge, Joel Petrus from Alexandria, Louisiana. Petrus listened as the condition and faults were pointed out by a 4-H’er as they examined their bunny from nose to tail.
A 42-year-old Gering man drowned Friday July 29 at Lake Minatare State Recreation Area near Minatare, according to information released by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Despite the lack of expected moisture forecasted for the area, firefighters made drastic gains in fighting the Carter Canyon fire on Tuesday. It's 85% contained.
The sun rose over the horizon as hot air balloon pilots and their crews worked to inflate the envelopes for the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Three-month-old Jonathan Wright looked on in awe at a sport that has become his livelihood.
We’re less than a month away from our state’s biggest annual celebration—the Nebraska State Fair. From Aug. 26 through Sept. 5, Nebraskans from across the state will gather to share all that Nebraska agriculture has to offer. It will be the 153rd time we gather for this time-honored traditio…
One local business owner has taken his passion for crafting back in time. Randy Rice, co-owner of Hand Crafted in Gering, pieces together suits of chainmail armor one metal ring at a time.
Four young ladies took home crowns at the 26th annual Scotts Bluff County Fair Scholarship Pageant on Saturday, July 30, at Gering High School.
Gering couple, Matthew and Ashley De Los Santos, have started a new family business, one they’ve taken on the road. The couple have owned and operated the Sweet Rush Ice Cream Truck since June. They serve various flavors of ice cream and frozen treats to customers young and old alike.
Watch raw footage as the Nebraska National Guard provides mutual aide with its two UH-60 Blackhawks and the SEAT planes. Air crews laid down flame retardant along a fire line.
Have you read “The Bones of Paradise” by Jonis Agee? What did you think of it? Every year Nebraskans are encouraged to read a specific book to facilitate a common topic of discussion. We are fortunate enough to have this year’s author visit the Lied Scottsbluff Public Library Aug. 25 at 1:30…
The Scotts Bluff County Board of Commissioners approved $50,000 in capital improvement funds for the Midwest Theater’s marquee project during its meeting Monday, Aug.1.
If you or a loved one has traveled recently, you’ve likely experienced flight delays or cancelations.
The Scottsbluff/Gering United Chamber of Commerce’s annual water tour will set off on Tuesday, Aug. 16, and Wednesday, Aug. 17. The event is put together and hosted by the Chamber’s agribusiness committee.
In many of the wars that occurred in the United States, there was always a main fort that served as protection to soldiers. Many of these, such as Kentucky’s Fort Knox, have been turned into famous museums.
Bright colored envelopes will float over the valley as hot air balloon pilots visit Scotts Bluff County for the U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championship Aug. 9-13.
4-H’ers polished up their horses and tack to compete for top honors at the Scotts Bluff County horse show on Saturday, July 30.
The Scotts Bluff County Fair livestock competition week began early Monday, Aug. 1, when 79 kids rinsed off their pigs for the market swine show.
In less than two months, runners from around the world will be competing in one of four events during the 11th annual Monument Marathon. As runners continue to register, there is a need for volunteers.