Bella Italia in Cozad, closed

  A popular Italian eatery in Cozad has closed. Shady and Becky Aboushady opened Bella Italia in 2003 but, has closed because Shady, the restaurant's head chef will be udergoing open heart sur... Read More

Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Captain Citrus, the mascot of the Florida Department of Citrus, is getting a makeover. Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhe... Read More

High school football rankings

The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on ... Read More

Highway 30 between Lexington and Cozad is officially OPEN

The Nebraska Department of Roads announced Tuesday that Highway 30 is officially open to thru traffic from Cozad to Lexington. The remaining work of rumble strip placement, seeding, delineator installation and minor work will be done with traffic bei... Read More

Chinese Crushing Companies Agree to Buy $2.3 Billion of Beans

Chinese soybean crushing companies signed agreements to purchase 4.8 million metric tons of soybeans, or 176 million bushels, for a total of $2.3 billion dollars on Monday afternoon. Ten Chinese crushing companies signed 21 purchasing contracts and ... Read More

Kansas Judges Question Why Democrat Can't Withdraw

TOPEKA, Kan. Several Kansas Supreme Court justices are questioning why a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate who wants his name off the ballot should be prevented from doing so by the state's chief election officer. The court heard arguments ... Read More

COPS crew member who died will be honored by show

The crew member with the TV show ``Cops'' who was killed in Omaha last month when police opened fire on a robbery suspect will be remembered in a special episode of the show this weekend. Langley Productions said Monday audio technician Bryce Dion... Read More

Kansas NRCS Receives $3.8 Million to Protect and Enhance Agricultural and Wetland Easements

September 15, 2014, Salina, Kansas—Eric B. Banks, Kansas State Conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that $3.8 million in conservation funding has been allocated in... Read More

Visitation at CHI Health Good Samaritan Restricted for Young Patients

  KEARNEY— CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney is restricting visitation to its young patients to prevent the spread of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)—a virus that can cause mild to severe respiratory illness. While Nebraska has not yet rep... Read More

Huskers and Bluejays renew volleyball series

For the first time since 2011, the No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team will face Creighton in the regular season when the Bluejays visit the Bob Devaney Sports Center for a 7 p.m. match on Wednesday. Although the teams met in the spring season, Wednesd... Read More

AFBF Leads Delegation to Reduce Trade Barriers Abroad

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 15, 2014 – American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to increase trade through comprehensive agreements that wo... Read More