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STREAMING AUDIO OF CHADRON AND ALLIANCE STATIONS TO STOP, TEMPORARILY, ON AUG. 1

Alliance, B947, Chadron, DoubleQCountry, Local News

Streaming audio of KCOW Radio, our two Double Q Country stations (105.9 FM and 97.5 FM) and B-94.7 FM on …Read More

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ACCURACY, FAST RESPONSE AND CONVENIENCE GOAL OF BBGH INFUSION DEPARTMENT

Alliance, KCOW Radio, Local News

Box Butte General Hospital (BBGH) Infusion Coordinator Jenni Johnson, RN, BSN, has been instrumental in developing her department’s protocols and …Read More

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BBGH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY HOLDS “TOPPING OUT CEREMONY”

Alliance, KCOW Radio, Local News

Box Butte General Hospital and Beckenhauer Constructon, the general contractor for the two-story expansion project, held a “Topping Out Ceremony” …Read More

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HEMINGFORD HIRES NEW UTILITIES SUPERVISOR

Alliance, KCOW Radio, Local News

The Hemingford Ledger reports that the Village of Hemingford Board of Trustees unanimously approved hiring former Alliance Assistant Electric Supt. …Read More

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SAND CREEK BRIDGE PROJECT NOT AS DISRUPTIVE AS MIGHT HAVE BEEN

Chadron, Local News

The reopening last week of Toadstool Road north of Crawford following construction of a new bridge over Sand Creek was …Read More

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NRD HOLDING PUBLIC INFO MEETING 10:00 AM TUES ON REDUCING IRRIGATION LIMITS IN BOX BUTTE CO AND MIRAGE FLATS

Alliance, Local News

The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District is holding public information meetings this morning in Alliance and next Tuesday in …Read More

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FORMER CHADRON CITY MANAGER BECOMES FIRST CITY ADMINISTRATOR FOR WISNER

Chadron, Local News

Former Chadron City Manager Al Vicanti has been hired as the first city administrator for the small northeast Nebraska town …Read More

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USFS TO MOVE BACK INTO CHADRON HQS NEXT WEEK

Chadron, Local News

The Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands is about ready to move back into its Chadron headquarters after a year-long million-dollar …Read More

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LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS HAVE BUSY SUNDAY

Alliance, KCOW Radio, Local News

It was a busy Sunday afternoon July 27 for local firefighters. Alliance, Hemingford, and Heart of the Hills firefighters spent …Read More

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BOX BUTTE COUNTY FARM BUREAU TO HOLD FOOD DRIVE AUGUST 6

Alliance, KCOW Radio, Local News

Box Butte County Fairgoers can help with a local food drive on Wednesday, August 6 by bringing canned goods to the …Read More

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VA RECOMMENDS DISCIPLINING 6 EMPLOYEES IN CHEYENNE, FORT COLLINS FOR FAKING RECORDS

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The Department of Veterans Affairs says six employees at one of its clinic in Fort Collins and the VA Medical …Read More

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UNION PACIFIC TRAIN CATCHES FIRE NORTHEAST OF GRAND ISLAND

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska fire crews have extinguished a Union Pacific train that caught fire and temporarily closed …Read More

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OMAHA COUPLE DIED IN ROLLOVER CRASH

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WEST POINT, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha couple have been killed in a rollover crash off a state highway in …Read More

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NEBRASKA, PENNSYLVANIA POLICE SEEK FAKE DOCTOR

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in Nebraska and Pennsylvania have been seeking a man suspected of posing as a doctor …Read More

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MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KILLING PREGNANT GIRLFRIEND

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her unborn child has pleaded …Read More

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BAR ASSOCIATION SURVEY GIVES GOOD MARKS TO STATE’S JUDGES

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Nebraska Bar Association has released its biennial evaluation survey of the state’s judges and all but 2 got passing grades …Read More

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DOUGLAS COUNTY DEPUTY FIRES AT CAR

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three people have been taken into custody after a car chase that began with gunshots from …Read More

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LINCOLN MAN GETS PRISON TIME FOR BEATING YOUNG SON

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man has been given prison time for severely beating his infant son last year. …Read More

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MORE FEDERAL AID GIVEN TO NEBRASKA FOR JUNE STORMS

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Additional federal aid is being made available to Nebraska for areas affected by recent severe weather. The …Read More

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MAN REPORTED FAKE ROBBERY AT VERIZON STORE

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Police in Rapid City say the robbery at a cellphone store that was reported in …Read More

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R-CALF PRAISES APPEALS COURT UPHOLDING OF COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN LABELING

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Billings, Mont. - Eleven judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (Appeals Court)  denied …Read More

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EAGLES ADD 2 COLLEGE ALL-AMERICAN WRESTLERS

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Two All-American wrestlers are transferring to Chadron State College. Terrance McKinney wrestled last year for North Idaho College and will …Read More

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NORTHWEST RURAL PPD PLANS WED AM OUTAGE SOUTHWEST OF CHADRON

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The Hay Springs-based Northwest Rural Public Power District has scheduled a planned maintenance power outage Wednesday morning for customers southwest …Read More

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OPEN MIC 7/29/14

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WILLIAM “BILL” L. WHITAKER, 72

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William “Bill” L. Whitaker, 72, of Scottsbluff, Nebraska went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 22, 2014 after …Read More

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CYBER CORNER FOR TUESDAY, JULY 29

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IN THE NEWS: REPORT SAYS SURVEILLANCE IS HAMPERING JOURNALISTS NEW YORK (AP) — Two human rights groups say the staggering …Read More

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MORNING MUSIC NEWS FOR TUESDAY, JULY 29

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DEMI LOVATO, CHER LLOYD, RITA ORA ADDED TO TEEN CHOICE AWARDS LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demi Lovato, Cher Lloyd and …Read More

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COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS FOR TUESDAY, JULY 29

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PITTSBURGH PLEASED WITH JASON ALDEAN CONCERT PITTSBURGH (AP) — Concerts in Pittsburgh appear to be less of a mess. Pittsburgh …Read More

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KCOW MORNING MUSIC NEWS FOR TUESDAY, JULY 29

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JIM PETERIK WRITES AUTOBIOGRAPHY NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Peterik of Survivor and of The Ides Of March recalls walking …Read More

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