Lawmakers to Debate Over Minimum Wage Again

Despite resounding voter support last year to increase the minimum wage, Nebraska lawmakers could find themselves debating the issue yet again. A legislative committee on Monday will review two new minimum wage bills. One would boost the wage for restaurant workers who rely on tips, while the ot...

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Lawmakers to Debate Over Minimum Wage Again

Despite resounding voter support last year to increase the minimum wage, Nebraska lawmakers could find themselves debating the issue yet again. A legislative committee on Monday will review two new minimum wage bills. One would boost the wage for restaurant workers who rely on tips, while the ot...

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Winter Storm Warning and Advisory continues until 6:00pm

...WINTER STORM WARNING AND MUCH OF THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY EXTENDED UNTIL 6 PM... .LIGHT SNOW CONTINUES DECREASING IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AND WILL GRADUALLY END. THE MAIN THREAT THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE BLOWING SNOW. STRONG WINDS HAVE REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE A...

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Minutemaids tame the Bison, McCook boys squeak past Lexington in OT

Saturday's high school rivalry matchup between Lexington and McCook proved to be a showstopper. In the first game of the Saturday matinee doubleheader, the Minutemaids won convincingly over the Lady Bison 51-40. Meanwhile in the boys action, McCook won an overtime nail biter over the Minutemen 46-4...

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Accidents force closure of parts of I-80 in Nebraska

  LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Several sections of Interstate 80 are closed in eastern Nebraska because of accidents in the snowy conditions Sunday morning. Officials are encouraging people to stay off the roads in eastern Nebraska and Iowa if at all possible Sunday. Lancaster County offic...

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Nebraskans Filling Tax Returns Have a Chance to Contribute to Wildlife

Nebraskans filing their tax returns again have the chance to contribute to a wildlife and habitat conservation fund. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the optional donation appears on Line 42 of the state's 2014 income tax forms. Kristal Stoner, the commission's wildlife diversity progr...

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Community Calendar

Feb
2
Mon
12:00 pm Diversity Coordinator at CCC – L... @ Central Community College
Diversity Coordinator at CCC – L... @ Central Community College
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Maria Lopez, diversity coordinator at Central Community College, will be in Lexington from noon to 5 pm at CCC’s Lexington Center. She will be available to provide information and answer questions in English and Spanish[...]
6:30 pm Youth Baseball Sign-up Lexington @ Lexington Hitting Complex
Youth Baseball Sign-up Lexington @ Lexington Hitting Complex
Feb 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Any children ages 9 through 12 interested in playing baseball on the City of Lexington Youth League there are two days to get signed up. February 2nd and the 4th come to the hitting complex[...]
Feb
3
Tue
8:00 am Commodity Supplemental Food Prog... @ Cozad - Senior Center
Commodity Supplemental Food Prog... @ Cozad - Senior Center
Feb 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:45 am
Commodity Supplemental Food Program for income eligible Senior over 60, residing in the towns of Gothenburg and Cozad.
10:00 am Holdrege Water Conference @ Phelps County Ag Center
Holdrege Water Conference @ Phelps County Ag Center
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am
21st Annual Holdrege Water Conference – Come take a break from the winter weather to listen to speakers discuss the farm bill, irrigation apps, corn productivity with limited irrigation management, Republican River basin, the Dawson[...]
10:00 am REAP Office Hours – Broken Bow @ Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce
REAP Office Hours – Broken Bow @ Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dena Beck, central and southwest Nebraska Business Specialist with the Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project-REAP will hold office hours in Broken Bow on Tuesday, Feb 3rd, 2015.  Broken Bow Chamber of commerce[...]

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