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Nebraska Supreme Court finds Kimball not liable for attack by employee
Nebraska Supreme Court finds Kimball not liable for attack by employee

The City of Kimball cannot be held liable for an employee allegedly attacking and choking a woman at City Hall, according to the state’s highest court. 

Update on Cheyenne County district court proceedings involving four felony cases

Update on Cheyenne County district court proceedings involving four felony cases

Four men, whose alleged crimes we have previously reported at KSID, appeared in Cheyenne County District Court last week.

Now serving in Sidney: Taco John's

Now serving in Sidney: Taco John's

Three months after the announcement from the Media Relations Department at Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Taco John’s is now open and serving customers at the Love’s Sidney location.

Woman injured in western Nebraska crash dies of injuries

Woman injured in western Nebraska crash dies of injuries

Authorities say a Scottsbluff woman who was injured last month along with her 6-year-old son in a crash in western Nebraska has died.

Storm topples 3 communications towers in western Nebraska

Storm topples 3 communications towers in western Nebraska

A western Nebraska communications provider is scrambling to restore service after a wintery weekend storm toppled three of the company’s service towers in the Nebraska Panhandle.

Sen. Ben Sasse responds to Fox News report on Sidney, Nebraska

Sen. Ben Sasse responds to Fox News report on Sidney, Nebraska

A segment on Fox News Channel that shed light on the "corruption" behind the Cabela's-Bass Pro Shops merger has grabbed the attention of Nebraska U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse.

Power companies restore electricity to majority of panhandle after weekend winter storm

Power companies restore electricity to majority of panhandle after weekend winter storm

A majority of residents and business owners in the Panhandle should have power restored as electric crews continue their work following last weekend’s blizzard knocking down hundreds of power poles throughout the area.

Man Charged With Stealing Vehicles From Car Dealership

Man Charged With Stealing Vehicles From Car Dealership

A 21-year-old Scottsbluff man has been arrested after stealing three vehicles from the car dealership he worked at.

CSC Dean James Powell Named School's VP

CSC Dean James Powell Named School's VP

Dr. James Powell has been named Chadron State College’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, President Randy Rhine announced Tuesday.

North Platte leaders move to add vaping, e-cigarettes to ban

North Platte leaders move to add vaping, e-cigarettes to ban

The central Nebraska city of North Platte is moving to add vaping and e-cigarettes to its public no-smoking ban.

Man On Probation For Domestic Assault Arrested In New Domestic Assault Case

Man On Probation For Domestic Assault Arrested In New Domestic Assault Case

A Chadron man wound up spending Thanksgiving - and the days after - in the Dawes County jail following a domestic assault incident around 11:00 Wednesday night.

National news segment centers around challenges in Sidney, Nebraska

National news segment centers around challenges in Sidney, Nebraska

A national television piece of Fox News Tuesday night featured Sidney, Neb. and how a hedge fund destroyed a "good American town."

Scottsbluff Educator Receives State Music Award

Scottsbluff Educator Receives State Music Award

Vocal Music Director Brad Ronne was named Nebraska’s National Federation of State High School Association’s Outstanding Music Educator for 2019-2020.

Cheyenne County Commissioners declare state of emergency following weekend winter storm

Cheyenne County Commissioners declare state of emergency following weekend winter storm

Following a weekend of blizzard-like conditions in Cheyenne County, the County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the declaration of a Disaster Emergency with the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency.

Lexington Winery Granary Storage Catches Fire

Lexington Winery Granary Storage Catches Fire

Over two dozen firefighters battled a blaze Saturday night at a Winery in Lexington.

"Hunker down, stay off the roads, and ride it out today": No travel advised in Nebraska Panhandle Saturday

"Hunker down, stay off the roads, and ride it out today": No travel advised in Nebraska Panhandle Saturday

Areas of blowing and drifting snow is reducing visibility, covering roads with a sheet of ice and closing roads in the Nebraska panhandle and eastern Wyoming.

Service issues blizzard warnings for northwest Nebraska

Service issues blizzard warnings for northwest Nebraska

Authorities have issued blizzard warnings for northwest Nebraska that go into effect Friday evening and last through Sunday morning.

Northwest Nebraska Extension Educator earns recognition for work in range management

Northwest Nebraska Extension Educator earns recognition for work in range management

Jack Arterburn, a beef systems educator since 2016, was awarded with the "Outstanding Young Range Professional Award" by the Nebraska Section of the Society for Range Management.

McCook digs out from snow

McCook digs out from snow

Residents of McCook are continuing to battle with the latest round of snowfall in western Nebraska.

Heavy snowfall in Scottsbluff

Heavy snowfall in Scottsbluff

Early snowfall totals show that residents in the Panhandle have their work cut out for them to clear the roads and sidewalks.

Roads in southwest Nebraska quickly deteriorating

Roads in southwest Nebraska quickly deteriorating

Southwest Nebraska is forecast to bear the brunt of this winter storm and conditions are bad on the highways there.

Northwest Nebraska wakes up snow-covered

Northwest Nebraska wakes up snow-covered

As the sun came up in Northwest Nebraska Tuesday, residents started the process of digging out from overnight snowfall.

Snow Blankets the Panhandle

Snow Blankets the Panhandle

Residents of the panhandle woke up to snow-covered ground today.

Winter Weather moving into central Nebraska

Winter Weather moving into central Nebraska

The winter storm expected to dump up to a foot of snow on some parts of Nebraska has arrived.

Woman who shot mom found not guilty by reason of insanity

Woman who shot mom found not guilty by reason of insanity

A woman accused of using a BB gun in trying to kill her mother at a western Nebraska motel has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.

Long-term fix found for Wyoming, Nebraska irrigation tunnel

Long-term fix found for Wyoming, Nebraska irrigation tunnel

Local officials say they’ve found a long-term fix for a tunnel failure that left a large area of Wyoming and Nebraska farmland without irrigation water.

Ainsworth Airport Receives $6.5M grant

Ainsworth Airport Receives $6.5M grant

A north central Nebraska airport is poised to get a major upgrade.

UPDATE: Scottsbluff Elementary School on Lockout due to Police Activity

UPDATE: Scottsbluff Elementary School on Lockout due to Police Activity

Scottsbluff authorities are releasing more information on a standoff that caused a local elementary school to go on lockout.

Downtown Broken Bow Accident Between School Bus And Semi Result In No Injuries

Downtown Broken Bow Accident Between School Bus And Semi Result In No Injuries

An accident between a Broken Bow School Bus and a semi hauling an empty cattle trailer, resulted in no injuries.

Lexington Man Wins $82,000 in Lottery

Lexington Man Wins $82,000 in Lottery

A Lexington man is feeling lucky after winning more than $80,000 in the Nebraska Lottery.

Recall Election Date Set for Broken Bow Mayor

Recall Election Date Set for Broken Bow Mayor

A central Nebraska mayor will face a recall election at the start of 2020.

March trial set for man accused in death of infant daughter

March trial set for man accused in death of infant daughter

A March trial has been scheduled for a western Nebraska man accused of intentional child abuse in the death of his 7-month-old daughter.

Authorities say 17-year-old died after Panhandle crash

Authorities say 17-year-old died after Panhandle crash

Authorities say a 17-year-old died at a hospital after crashing off a state highway in the Nebraska Panhandle.

Western Nebraska man charged with shooting his son

Western Nebraska man charged with shooting his son

A western Nebraska man has been charged with assault after shooting and wounding his 39-year-old son during an argument.

South Dakota academic named new Nebraska college president

South Dakota academic named new Nebraska college president

A South Dakota academic has been named as the newest president of Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff.

Air Force airmen honored for helping Nebraska family

Air Force airmen honored for helping Nebraska family

Two U.S. Air Force airmen who helped a family as their house burned in western Nebraska have been awarded commendation medals.

Concern of the Fire at Here Wee Grow Day Care Center Turns Out to be Furnace Part Needing Replaced

Concern of the Fire at Here Wee Grow Day Care Center Turns Out to be Furnace Part Needing Replaced

The Sidney Fire Department, Sidney Police Department, and Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Here Wee Grow day care center in Sidney.

New hotel project underway in Gering

New hotel project underway in Gering

A new hotel construction project is underway in the City of Gering.

Driver whose pickup fatally struck man gets year in jail

Driver whose pickup fatally struck man gets year in jail

A driver whose pickup truck fatally struck a man in Gering has been sentenced to a year in jail.

NPPD warns of Tree Trimming Scam

NPPD warns of Tree Trimming Scam

Officials from the Nebraska Public Power District are warning customers, particularly in the McCook area, that an individual is contacting customers about tree trimming that NPPD is requiring the work to be done and asking for cash payment.

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highways in Cherry County

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highways in Cherry County

The Nebraska Department of Transportation has announced the return of normal two-way traffic to Highway 83 between Thedford and Valentine.

Woman whose body was found in ravine identified

Woman whose body was found in ravine identified

Authorities have identified a woman whose body was found in a western Nebraska ravine, next to her vehicle.

November firearm season for deer opens in Nebraska this weekend

November firearm season for deer opens in Nebraska this weekend

The November firearm season for deer in Nebraska starts Nov. 16 and runs through Nov. 24.

Gering Police respond to shooting Monday night

Gering Police respond to shooting Monday night

Gering Police responded to a report of a shooting just before 8p Monday between 17th street and Gentry Street.

Missing woman's body found in ravine, next to vehicle

Missing woman's body found in ravine, next to vehicle

Authorities have found the body of a missing woman in a western Nebraska ravine, next to her vehicle.

Community rallies to harvest late farmer's fields

Community rallies to harvest late farmer's fields

When needed most, Nebraskan’s know how to step up, but no one does it better than those from small communities.

Air Force airmen help fight Dix, Nebraska house fire

Air Force airmen help fight Dix, Nebraska house fire

Two U.S. Air Force airmen helped a family as their house burned in western Nebraska.

Hundreds of THC Products Found During Custer County Traffic Stop

Hundreds of THC Products Found During Custer County Traffic Stop

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Minnesota man and seized hundreds of packages of THC products following a traffic stop in Custer County.

Chadron Man In Custody For Stealing Pickup And Dog

Chadron Man In Custody For Stealing Pickup And Dog

A Chadron man is in custody after stealing a pickup and a dog, then leading law enforcement on a chase from the Pine Ridge Reservation to near Chadron on Monday.

BDS battles back, stuns Bertrand in five sets to move to semifinal round

BDS battles back, stuns Bertrand in five sets to move to semifinal round

No. 3 BDS stormed back to down No. 6 Bertrand 25-18, 25-21 and 15-12 in the final three sets on Thursday night at Lincoln Northeast High School.

Rushville Man Accused of Assaulting Bayard Police Officer

Rushville Man Accused of Assaulting Bayard Police Officer

A 25-year-old Rushville man has been arraigned in Morrill County Court after allegedly assaulting a Bayard Police Officer

"This is extremely sickening:" Bass Pro/Cabela's eliminating 118 more jobs in Sidney

"This is extremely sickening:" Bass Pro/Cabela's eliminating 118 more jobs in Sidney

Sidney Mayor Roger Gallaway is voicing his frustrations with Bass Pro after the hunting fishing and camping retailer announced Wednesday they will be relocating 118 positions from Sidney to its headquarters in Springfield, Missouri in 2020.

Nearly a year later, Canterbury Estates built and at full occupancy in Sidney

Nearly a year later, Canterbury Estates built and at full occupancy in Sidney

A special needs housing development celebrated their official opening and full occupancy during a recent ribbon cutting ceremony in Sidney.

Man accused of child sex assault, porn takes plea deal

Man accused of child sex assault, porn takes plea deal

A Scottsbluff man accused of having sex with a 12-year-old and then blackmailing her into performing for pornographic videos has taken a plea deal.

Gering Public Schools staff member resigns amid investigation involving a student

Gering Public Schools staff member resigns amid investigation involving a student

A staff member at Gering Public Schools has resigned amid an investigation into alleged inappropriate communications with a student.

Volunteers Resume Search For Wyo Man Last Seen In Gering In July

Volunteers Resume Search For Wyo Man Last Seen In Gering In July

More than two dozen volunteers turned out yesterday morning in Scottsbluff to resume the search for a Wyoming man originally from the Edgemont area who's been missing since leaving his in-laws' home in Gering nearly 4 months ago.

Gering firefighters see progress with California fire

Gering firefighters see progress with California fire

The Gering firefighters that traveled to Santa Rosa, California to assist in fighting wildfires are reporting progress in their mission.

Lexington woman dies after minivan rams rear of trailer

Lexington woman dies after minivan rams rear of trailer

Authorities say a woman died at a hospital after her minivan rammed the rear of a trailer in Dawson County.

Corporate office elects to close Sidney Sonic, Halloween was last day

Corporate office elects to close Sidney Sonic, Halloween was last day

According to local management, the Sidney Sonic Drive-In location has been closed following a decision from the corporate office. The restaurant's last day was Thursday, October 31. 

Grand Island Man Arrested After High Speed Chase

Grand Island Man Arrested After High Speed Chase

A Grand Island man is in jail after a high speed chase with Broken Bow Police on Wednesday.

Arterburn to Lead Flood Communications at Sidney

Arterburn to Lead Flood Communications at Sidney

Morning show host and Operations Manager returning to his hometown after Flood Communications acquires Panhandle radio station.

Recall petition is reported to have received 476 signatures

Recall petition is reported to have received 476 signatures

John Walters, the main proponent in gathering signatures towards the recall of Broken Bow Mayor Jonathon Berghorst, has informed KCNI/KBBN that the petition has been submitted.

Scottsbluff man is facing attempted first degree murder charges

Scottsbluff man is facing attempted first degree murder charges

A Scottsbluff man is facing three charges including attempted first degree murder after officers are called to a house in the 700 block of Avenue N.

Scottsbluff teen facing first degree sexual assault charge

Scottsbluff teen facing first degree sexual assault charge

A Scottsbluff teen recently released from the juvenile center in Kearney is charged with first degree sexual assault.

Nebraska Media Company Buys Sidney Radio Stations

Nebraska Media Company Buys Sidney Radio Stations

Flood Communications announced Tuesday that it acquired KSID AM/FM, a pair of radio stations in Sidney.

One dead in Sutherland Semi-Trailer Accident

One dead in Sutherland Semi-Trailer Accident

Authorities say a man whose car broke down on I-80 was struck and killed by a semi-trailer in Lincoln County.

Woman Found in Burning Car

Woman Found in Burning Car

Authorities are investigating after a woman was found dead in a burning vehicle in Custer County on Thursday.