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Small herd of purebred bison growing on prairie in Nebraska

WOOD RIVER, Neb. (AP) _ A small herd of purebred bison in south-central Nebraska has been growing with the births of at least six calves so far this spring.      The animals have been adjusting to... Read More

Man convicted in 1985 cult killings dies in Nebraska prison

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska authorities say an inmate on death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, had died in custody.     Spokeswoman Jessica Houseman for the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in sou... Read More

Prosecutors trying to convict registered sex offender as Habitual Criminal

A Gering man convicted on a 2002 sexual assault of a child charge in Cheyenne County could be facing a lot more time behind bars. 36-year-old John Eitzen is facing numerous charges in Scotts Bluff County Court for failing to report every 6 months.... Read More

New Kansas law on concealed guns concerns campuses

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Faculty and students have expressed concern about how a law allowing people to carry concealed guns into buildings on Kansas college campuses will affect the classroom. After July 1, 2017, campus buildings in Kansas have to... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL PLAYOFFS Sunday, May 24= Tampa Bay 2, N.Y. Rangers 0, Tampa Bay leads series 3-2 Monday, May 25= Chicago at Anaheim, 9 p.m....... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Sunday, May 24= Cleveland 114, Atlanta 111, OT, Cleveland leads series 3-0 Monday, May 25= Golden State at Houston, 9 p.m....... Read More

Memorial Day message by Congressman Jeff Fortenberry

  On Memorial Day, we honor those who gave everything in service to our country. The formal remembrance of our nation’s war dead mixes feelings of both sorrow and pride. That a person would lay down his life for his friends—for another—is t... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Miami        5  Baltimore       2 Cleveland    5  Cincinnati      2 St. Louis    6  Kansas City     1 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Sunday's Games= Toronto 8, Seattle 2 Houston 10, Detroit 8 Miami 5, Balt... Read More

2015 Memorial Day Activities

LEXINGTON 10 a.m. – Memorial Day Program at Greenwood Cemetery  (alternate site in case of inclement weather  will be the Heartland Museum) Speaker - Richard Prasch, U.S. Marine Corps, 1966-1968, awarded the Purple Heart for action in V... Read More

Forecasters Predicting Mild Summer

El Nino conditions are in place in the Pacific Ocean, and the presence of that feature has forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicting that summer weather will be generally mild across the primary U.S. crop ... Read More

Phelps County Teams Have Good Weekend In Omaha

For the first time in school history the Holdrege girls track team won the Class B State title over the weekend. The Dusters edged Platteview 57-56 for the champioship. It was a total team effort to get the job done. The pole vault event gave them a ... Read More