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Orthman Community YMCA bids farewell to manager Katie Bohnhoff

The Orthman Community YMCA Board held a  Farewell Social  Thursday evening  for branch  manager Katie Bohnhoff  who is leaving after 5 years in the community.  During her stay the community has ... Read More

Nebraska senators urge EPA to back biofuels industry

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska senators are pushing the Environmental Protection Agency to hold its support for renewable fuels when drafting rules that could limit amounts of ethanol blended with gasoline for fuel. Forty-two of Nebraska's 49 senat... Read More

 Search for missing teens stalled until river conditions improve

Rushing water in the  South Platte River has stalled the search for a missing vehicle and two missing North Platte teenagers. Divers are staying out of the water until conditions improve.  On Thursday, divers were using long poles to feel around t... Read More

NeFB Pleased With Passage of TPA

LINCOLN, NEB., – Statement by Steve Nelson, Nebraska Farm Bureau President - “Action by the Senate to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is a critical step toward expanding trade opportunities for Nebraska agriculture commodities and agricultur... Read More

Court: Nebraska wrongly ended girl's home care benefits

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Supreme Court says the state's Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to end Medicaid benefits that had helped a woman care for her profoundly disabled daughter at home for more than a decade. In November... Read More

NCGA Action App Makes Advocacy Easy

Trade Promotion Authority. Waters of the U.S. The Renewable Fuel Standard.  Several hot issues are now percolating in Washington that will directly affect the ability of corn farmers to grow and market their corn. Now is the time for a tool that hel... Read More

ACLU of Nebraska: Lethal injection docs raise new questions

  LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska civil liberties group says records detailing the state's purchase of lethal injection drugs are likely to prompt more costly litigation. Records obtained and released Friday by the ACLU of Nebraska show that C... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL PLAYOFFS Friday's Game NY Rangers 5, Tampa Bay 1 (series tied 2-2) Saturday's game Anaheim Ducks at Chicago Blackhawks, 8 p.m. (Ducks lead series 2-1)...... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Friday's Game Cleveland 94, Atlanta 82 (Cavaliers lead series 2-0) Saturday's Game Golden State at Houston, 9 p.m. (Warriors lead series 2-0)  ...... 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

Major League Baseball Scores

MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday's Games(equals) Texas 10, N.Y. Yankees 9 Seattle 4, Toronto 3 Detroit 6, Houston 2 Baltimore 8, Miami 5 Cleveland 7, Cincinnati 3 L.A. Angels 12, Boston 5 Tampa Bay 5, Oakland 2 Chicago White Sox 3, Minnesota ... Read More