Tree-planting week scheduled in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Trees will be planted in at least 40 Nebraska communities as part of a weeklong event. A grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust will provide more than 400 trees to the com... Read More

Man charged in jewelry store shooting denied bond

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A judge has denied bond for an 18-year-old man charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death this week of an Omaha jewelry store owner in what police called a botched robbery. Milton Dortch has also been charged with usin... Read More

Rollover crash injury east of Lex.

A one-vehicle  rollover  crash Saturday afternoon   in the eastbound lanes of   Interstate 80 east of  Lexington resulted in minor injuries to one person who was transported to Lexington Regional Health Center. Dawson County Deputy Sheriff ... Read More

Kansas deer-archery season underway

The archery season for deer is underway in Kansas, and hunters are heading out in ever higher numbers. The Hutchinson News reports the state has already issued more than 14,000 archery-alone permits for the season that opened Sept. 15 and ends Dec... Read More

Nebraska has confirmed case of respiratory virus

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Douglas County Health Department in Omaha has confirmed its first case of an unusual respiratory illness that has recently affected children across the country. Officials say a baby in the Omaha area recently tested positive f... Read More

Nebraska Supreme Court Names Judge Frankie Moore as Chief Judge for the Court of Appeals

  Judge Frankie Moore, North Platte, has been appointed Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals for the court’s term beginning September 2014. It is the duty of the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals to regulate the caseload of the court in... Read More

Minutemen win again

Lexington-For the second time in three weeks, Lexington kicker Maurico Santos delivered in the clutch.  Friday night he hit a 28 yard field goal with 21 seconds left in the fourth quarter to help Lexington to 20-18 win over Alliance.  Earlier this ... Read More

Manage Mold, Insects in Stored Corn

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Grain storage pests like insects and mold could be a problem for corn growers looking to manage a bumper crop this year. Insects and mold could rob corn growers of profits this year unless growers manage their stored grain p... Read More

Swedes fall on the road

Gothenburg's early season struggles continued on Friday night losing to Ogallala 21-14.  Ogallala scored first when Jordan Cogdill hit Brody Cleveland with a 21 yard pass to go up 7-0 in the closing moments of the first quarter. Gothenburg would ans... Read More

Ne. U.S. Sens. meet with Buffalo County Korean War Vets

Courtesy/Office of Mike Johanns Courtesy/Office of Mike Johanns Courtesy/Office of Mike Johanns U.S. Senators Mike Johanns and Deb Fischer met with Nebraska Korean War veterans from Buffalo County as they visited the memorial honoring the... Read More

High school football scores

PREP FOOTBALL= Friday night Allen 68, Omaha Nation 38 Amherst 3, Franklin 0 Anselmo-Merna 80, Elwood 52 Aquinas 61, Weeping Water 0 Arapahoe 42, Perkins County 22 Arcadia-Loup City 20, Ainsworth 14 Archbishop Bergan 58, Elmwood-Murdock 14... Read More