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Overton Bandits redeem tough June loss to Lexington

OVERTON - It took extra innings, but the First Tier Bank Bandits of Overton knocked off visiting Pinnacle Bank of Lexington, 6-5 in eight innings on Monday night. Lexington fell to 12-16, while Overto... Read More

Kearney firefighters called to structure fire

Kearney Volunteer Firefighters were called to a fully engulfed structure fire at at  3:51 a.m. west of the community.  The  fire occured at  6724 Farcer Road.  The fire was under control at 4:42 a.m.  Mutual aid was requested from the Amherst F... Read More

Armstrong and Collins named to watch lists

Nebraska juniors and team captains Tommy Armstrong Jr. and Maliek Collins were named to watch lists for prestigious national awards on Tuesday. Armstrong was among the players named to the watch list for the 79th annual Maxwell Award, given to Ame... Read More

Lopers Rank High In Attendance

Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska-Kearney men’s basketball team had the ninth highest season attendance average in NCAA Division II for the 2014-15 season. The Lopers, winning 10 of its last 15 games, pulled in a total of 30,277 fans over 15 home date... Read More

Ethanol Industry Provides Rural Job Opportunities for Nebraska Graduates

In conjunction with the Nebraska Agriculture Youth Institute Career Fair, the Nebraska Ethanol Board staff will discuss agriculture-related career opportunities Thursday, July 9, at 3:30 p.m.   The Nebraska Agriculture Youth Institute (NAY... Read More

July 4 Holiday Enforcement Stats Released

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol took nine impaired drivers off of the roadway during special enforcement efforts encompassing the July 4th holiday weekend.  The special enforcement, which took place July 3-5, was paid for thanks in part to a... Read More

Canadian Beef Prices Show No Sign of Easing

While U.S. producers work towards rebuilding cattle numbers after a prolonged drought, another drought has left Canadian producers in a similar situation. Bloomberg reports a drought has parched pastureland throughout the biggest beef-producing provi... Read More

Dr. Priebe joins Family Medicine Specialists full-time

  Dr. David Priebe joined the Family Medicine Specialists medical clinic in Lexington on a part-time basis last August.   In May he joined the staff as a full-time family physician.   Dr. Priebe has over 15 years of experience and is exci... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

American League Monday's Games Houston 9, Cleveland 4 Minnesota 4, Baltimore 2 (10 innings) Chicago White Sox 4, Toronto 2 Tampa Bay at Kansas City, ppd., rain Detroit 12, Seattle 5 Tuesday's Games Tampa Bay (M.Moore 0-0) at Kansas City (C.Yo... Read More

Lake McConaughy Expected to Reach Peak Elevation This Week

Lake McConaughy is likely to reach its peak elevation this week as inflows from the North Platte River recede and releases for irrigation deliveries pick up.  Inflows have fallen to about 2,000 cubic feet per second, which is approximately equal to ... Read More

Canadian smoke in Nebraska

Smoke from Canadian wildfires was evident in Nebraska last week but, it was even more visible on Monday along with the smell of smoke. Hastings National Weather Service Meteorologist Merl Heinlein explains the smoke was noticeable in the mid to upper... Read More