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FREE SHELTERBELT WORKSHOP THURS IN CHADRON

Chadron, Local News

Anyone interested in adding trees to their landscape is encouraged to attend a free planning & design workshop on windbreaks …Read More

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CHADRON COUNCIL DELAYS SALARY SCHEDULE ACTION OVER COMPARABILITY ISSUE

Chadron, Local News

The Chadron City Council has delayed a recommendation to give raises to 32 employees because their wages are below the …Read More

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BBGH CHIEF NURSING OFFICER TO RETIRE AUGUST 22. OPEN HOUSE SET FOR THURSDAY, AUG. 21 (With Audio Interview)

Alliance, KCOW Radio, Local News

  Box Butte General Hospital will host an open house for retiring Chief Nursing Officer Jane McConkey Thursday, August 21 …Read More

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Officials with Siemens and the Alliance Chamber of Commerce hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

SIEMENS HOLDS GRAND OPENING/RIBBON CUTTING (With Audio)

Alliance, Local News

  A ribbon cutting ceremony for the Siemens Corporation of Alliance for its new 15,000 square building at 2nd and Willliamette …Read More

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‘TRY-ATHLETES’ INVITED TO CHADRON STATE PARK

Chadron, Local News, Outdoors

Community wellness is the goal during the annual Try-Athlon at Chadron State Park this weekend. The annual event, sponsored by …Read More

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ALLIANCE IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL OPENS TODAY (Wed., Aug. 20 — With Audio)

Alliance, KCOW Radio, Local News, Uncategorized

  The long-awaited opening of the Immanuel Lutheran School will take place today, Wed., Aug. 20. Parishioners and Contractors have …Read More

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CSC HAS RECORD FRESHMAN CLASS

Chadron, Local News

Chadron State College officials say this year’s freshmen class is the largest in school history. President Dr Randy Rhine gave his annual …Read More

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Chadron City Hall

CHADRON COUNCIL FREEZES PROPERTY TAX REQUEST

Chadron, Local News

No one from the public had anything to say Monday when the Chadron City Council held the public hearing on …Read More

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PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT TUES 4:30 ON CHADRON COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE

Chadron, Local News

The Lakota Group, the Chicago-based consulting firm helping the city of Chadron update its Comprehensive Plan, is in the midst …Read More

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BOX BUTTE COUNTY FARM BUREAU ANNUAL MEETING AUG. 26

Alliance, KCOW Radio, Local News

Alliance – “Ditch the rule” is one of the hot topics expected to receive heavy discussion Tuesday, August 26, at …Read More

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OMAHA TEACHER PROCURES JAIL TIME FOR PUBLIC INDECENCY

Regional News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha high school teacher has been sentenced to about six months in jail for flashing …Read More

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GOVERNOR HEINEMAN COMPLETES ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

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(AP) — Governor Dave Heineman took an ice-cold shower for charity outside his home on Wednesday  to raise awareness about …Read More

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FOUNDER’S DAY CELEBRATION SATURDAY AT AGATE FOSSIL BEDS (With Audio Interview

Regional News

Click on the left side of the black bar to access an audio interview between KCOW’s Kevin Horn and Lil …Read More

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SD IMPLIED CONSENT LAW RULED UNCONSTITUTIONAL

Regional News

The South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s implied consent law for drunken driving enforcement is unconstitutional. The …Read More

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GERING MAN ACCUSED OF RAPING 15-YEAR-OLD GIRL

Regional News

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A 23-year-old Gering man is accused of drugging and raping a 15-year-old girl. Online court records …Read More

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NEBRASKA STATE FAIR OPENS FRIDAY WITH NEW EXHIBITS

Regional News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Fair organizers say they’ll be ready for the crowd Friday with a variety of …Read More

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LINCOLN MAN CHARGED IN CHASE THROUGH 3 STATES

Regional News

MARYVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A Nebraska man is charged in Missouri after a police chase that wound through parts of …Read More

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PLEA DEAL MADE IN PANHANDLE BOMB SCARE

Regional News

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A 39-year-old Mitchell man has made a plea deal in a case stemming from a bomb …Read More

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NRC PANEL ORDERS POWERTECH TO RELEASE DEWEY-BURDOCK STUDY

Regional News

A 3-member licensing board of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ruled that Powertech Uranium must release the results of a …Read More

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JUVENILE COURT CHARGES FILED IN FATAL CHEYENNE COUNTY TEXTING CRASH

Regional News

A 16-year-old southern Panhandle boy who told officers he’d been texting before a fatal collision near Sidney 3 weeks ago has …Read More

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‘BACK TO SCHOOL BASH’ FRIDAY AT THE PANHANDLE EVENT CENTER

Most Recent & Promotions, Show&Tell

All Out Presents “Back to School Bash” with DJ Cruz Friday, August 22nd at the Panhandle Event Center in Chadron. …Read More

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PELINI STILL CONFIDENT DISPITE NUMBER OF PRE SEASON INJURIES

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Bo Pelini isn’t feeling sorry for himself after seeing as many as three players …Read More

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HUSKERS SEND VIDEO TO BOY BEING TREATED WITH CANCER

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coaches and players are showing support in a video message for the 8-year-old cancer patient …Read More

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CYBER CORNER FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 21

Most Recent & Entertainment, National News

IN THE NEWS: BARNES & NOBLE TO RELEASE NEW TABLET NEW YORK (AP) — The Nook is dying — long …Read More

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OPEN MIC THURSDAY AUGUST 21, 2014

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THURSDAY AUGUST 21, 2014   FS..2-1940′S CONSOLE RADIOS…BOTH IN WORKING CONDITION..760-0618 YARD SALE…E-19 MEADOWS…UNTIL 3 PM TODAY…FRIDAY 8-12…HAVE DVD’S..LOTS OF …Read More

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GENE VERJRASKA, 83

Most Recent & Obituaries, Uncategorized

Eugene Gaylord Vejraska departed his earthly life and entered Heaven on August 19, 2014.  He passed away peacefully at Box …Read More

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WILLIAM R. BILLINGSLEY, JR., 68

Most Recent & Obituaries

William R. Billingsley Jr. took his last breath on Monday August 18, 2014 with his daughter and son in law, …Read More

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BOX BUTTE COUNTY JAIL ACTIVITY, AUGUST 13-AUGUST 19

Most Recent & Jail Booking Activity

This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in …Read More

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MORNING MUSIC NEWS FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 21

Most Recent & B947, Entertainment

ELIZABETH ARDEN BLAMES STOCK DROP ON CELEBRITY PERFUMES NEW YORK (AP) — People apparently don’t want to smell like Justin …Read More

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19-YEAR OLD PLEADS NO CONTEST IN CONSENSUAL INCEST CASE

Most Recent & Regional News

A 19 year old Scottsbluff-area man accused of getting his 16-year old half-sister pregnant has accepted a plea agreement in …Read More

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