(VIDEO) Roof Pros warehouse building destroyed in Sunday fire

  A building comprised mostly of wood and metal sheeting that once housed a lumber yard and a rental equipment business went up in flames Sunday. Lexington Fire Chief Dahlas Holbein tell... Read More

Winds cause rural Gothenburg fire

Nasty winds are to blame for a rural Gothenburg cornfield fire near D&D Feedlot Sunday morning. The Gothenburg Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched at 10 a.m. to Roads 772 and 408. "There was a burn permit issued on Saturday to clean up c... Read More

Kansas officials hope budget puzzle pieces drop into place

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback hopes the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature wraps up several key budget issues this week. Lawmakers must erase a projected shortfall of nearly $600 million for the next fiscal year. The Senate... Read More

April 6th Is Date For 4-H Public Speaking Contest

The Custer County 4-H Public Speaking Contest will be held Monday, April 6 at the 4-H Building in Broken Bow, beginning at 6:30 p.m., according to Colleen Peterson, 4-H Aide at the Nebraska Extension - Custer County Office. Registrations are due by M... Read More

Kansas Senate panel to consider expanding liquor licenses

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- GOP legislators are weighing the political risks of voting on legislation allowing supermarkets to sell stronger alcohol. Republican Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce said in a Wednesday meeting of the GOP Senate caucus that ... Read More

 Man sentenced to prison for running synthetic drug ring

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The leader of a large synthetic drug-dealing business has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison. According to reports, U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon sentenced 48-year-old John Ways Jr. on Friday. Ways is the former op... Read More

Roof Pros building destroyed near downtown Lexington

Update: 10:09 a.m. A fire was reported in Downtown Lexington Sunday Morning. It's being reported that the Roof Pros Building, located at Highway 30 and Lincoln Street, has been destroyed. Courtesy/ A large section of the Roof Pros building in ... Read More

Cattle killed after wandering onto Nebraska highway

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska authorities say no people were injured, but several head of cattle were killed when the animals got out of an enclosure and wandered onto a nearby highway. Reports say that five cows and one calf were killed Thursda... Read More

Corn Sales to Western Hemisphere Surge

As of March 12, the Western Hemisphere claimed nearly 708.6 million bushels in outstanding sales and accumulated exports of U.S. corn for the 2014/2015 marketing year, 102 million bushels more than last year at the same time, the U.S. Grains Councol ... Read More

UNK softball splits with Northeastern State

Kearney, Neb. – Junior first baseman Kate Ruwe knocked in four more runs and junior Cassie Roessing threw four innings of strong relief to help Nebraska-Kearney beat Northeastern State, 10-6, in the second game of a double header Saturday at Dryden... Read More

Hastings College Softball sweeps Dordt

Sioux Center, IA - After coming from six runs down in game one the Hastings College softball team finished off the sweep of Dordt 9-8 and 5-3 to stay undefeated in Great Plains Athletic Conference play on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Broncos d... Read More