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Neb. man sentenced to prison in DUI hit-and-run

OMAHA (AP) — An Omaha man who hit and killed a 26-year-old mother after a night of drinking last June has been sentenced to 15 to 20 years in prison. A judge sentenced 35-year-old Joseph Brosnihan Tuesday after he tearfully apologized to the...

 

Kruger, Wallace highlight NFL free agency signings

Ready. Set. Spend! The NFL’s free agent frenzy began Tuesday, with Mike Wallace, Paul Kruger and Dannell Ellerbe among the big names to switch teams for big paychecks. Several other stars, including Nnamdi Asomugha, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Antoine...

 

U.S. beats Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic

MIAMI (AP) — Gio Gonzalez gave Team USA its best start yet, and David Wright provided a big finish. Gonzalez pitched five scoreless innings and the Americans beat Puerto Rico 7-1 in the World Baseball Classic on Tuesday night. Wright drove in five...

 

Huskers tradition fuels line coach

LINCOLN (AP) — John Garrison walks into Nebraska’s indoor practice facility every day and draws his motivation from what he sees in the rafters. Hanging up there is a red banner listing the years the Cornhuskers won conference championships. The...

 

Missouri golfer survives fall into course sinkhole

ST.. LOUIS (AP) — Mark Mihal was having a good opening day on the links when he noticed an unusual depression on the 14th fairway at Annbriar Golf Club in southern Illinois. Remarking to his friends how awkward it would be to have to hit out of...

 

To mayor, NYC soda ruling just 'temporary setback'

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s bullishness, political realities and legal questions make for an uncertain future for one of the premier pieces of his legacy: a now-blocked ban on supersized sugary drinks. The city lost no time...

 

Regional West orthopaedic surgeon introduces innovative procedure for knee repair

SCOTTSBLUFF – Regional West Physicians Clinic-Orthopaedics’ new surgeon, Eric Gardner, MD, may have a remedy for patients suffering from focal cartilage defects of the knee. During fellowship training at Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopedic...

 

Seasonal allergies

As the 21st millennium begins, over 60 million Americans suffer from allergies. That’s roughly 20 percent of the population! That means 35 to 50 million Americans suffer from respiratory allergies, and the rest of the statistics have a great many c...

 

'Honest Abe'

Editor, As to my own personal reply to the “New swimming pool” I feel Abraham Lincoln said it best! You can fool some of the people some of the time, but you can’s fool all of the people, all of the time! It seems some of the people “here”... Full story

 
 By Mike Johanns    Opinion    March 13, 2013

Celebrating the role of agriculture

Each morning, while the rest of the world is still fast asleep, ag producers across Nebraska are up, checking on their herds or preparing their equipment for a long day in the fields. Careers in farming or ranching offer few days off. Cattle still...

 
 By Mona Charen    Opinion    March 13, 2013

Women troubles

If there’s one sure way to capture the attention of the usual suspects in the press, it’s to highlight the problems of women with high-powered careers, as billionaire Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has done. In her Ted talk three years ago and now...

 

April wedding planned

The parents of Kayce Froman and Daniel Ladd announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Kayce is the daughter of Britt and Ruth Froman of Crowley, Colo., and Allan and Lynette Yetter of...

 

Track project tops Creek Valley agenda

At the monthly Deuel County Board of Education (BOE) meeting, there was a lengthy discussion concerning the process and costs to either replace or repair the track at the Creek Valley High School. There is $450,000 in the budget to work with for the...

 

Chicken Pox prevention requires two shots

Chicken pox is a childhood disease that most children suffer few major problems from. But for babies, adolescents, adults, pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems, this childhood disease can be severe. The severe problems can include:...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 13, 2013

Gallaway reappointed to Sidney City Council; replaces Barnes

New City of Sidney Council Member Roger Gallaway joined the council Tuesday night after he was unanimously elected to take the seat of Aaron Barnes. Gallaway ran unopposed and swore in as a council...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 13, 2013

Council makes decision on building ordinance

Finally the City of Sidney City Council made a decision Tuesday night on the proposed ordinance of defining accessory buildings in residential zones, and discussion on other proposed ordinances was continued. Council member Joe Arterburn started... Full story

 

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