Overton man charged in traffic death

A 44-year-old Overton has been charged in a summer traffic fatality near Cozad. Troy Olmstead was arraigned in Dawson County Court Monday on a charge of Misdemeanor Motor Vehicle Homicide, Driving Lef... Read More

Hastings College Picks Up The Win

Bellevue, NE - The Hastings College volleyball team fell behind two sets to none before its offense truly found its groove taking the next three sets to pull off the road victory against Bellevue on Wednesday night. After the Bruins took over the fir... Read More

Kreutzer pleads and sentenced

  The case of man who walked around the community of Arnold last fall while armed with weapons was closed Tuesday following a pleading to a lesser charge. On September 10, 2013 Christopher Kreutzer of Kearney walked into a store wearing a tre... Read More

California Governor Veto’s Animal Antibiotics Bill

California’s Governor has vetoed a bill that would have curbed the use of antibiotics in farm animals. Governor Jerry Brown says most major meat producers have already agreed to go beyond voluntary Food and Drug Administration Standards, according ... Read More

Lex Planning Commission approves Westminster Woods Second

The Lexington Planning Commission approved of a second subdivision located southeast of the Interstate 80 interchange and south of the Westminster Woods Subdivision, at Wednesday nights meeting.  Ronald and Irving Hiatt, managing members of Westmins... Read More

Dawson county injury accidents investigated

The Dawson County Sheriff's Office was kept busy early Wednesday by a couple of injury accidents. At  6:11 a.m. ,  a  three-vehicle accident occured one-mile west  of Lexington on Highway 30. A 1996 Ford Escort driven by 49 year old Paul Li... Read More

U.S. Dairy Groups Upset Over Possible Trade Deal

U.S. dairy groups said this week they are concerned that provisions in the proposed European Union-Canadian free trade agreement on geographical indications (GIs) and reallocation of a portion of the World Trade Organization tariff rate quota for che... Read More

Southern Power District to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer Month

Southern Power District will be lightening up this month with pink hard hats to help raise awareness for breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month across the country.  The 80 plus year old company is very pleased to be participating th... Read More

United States and Brazil Reach Agreement to End WTO Cotton Dispute

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 - Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced that the United States and Brazil have reached agreement to settle the longstanding Cotton dispute in the World Trade Organizat... Read More

USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for October 2014

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) today announced interest rates for October 2014. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for October is 0.125 percent, unchanged from 0.125 percent in Se... Read More

Huskers Ranked Number 1

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska women's bowling team was voted the number one nationally rated team by the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) Wednesday afternoon. NU received 11 of the 23 first-place votes in the poll (664 points), in front of se... Read More