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 ... 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

Alert: Extreme Fire Danger

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY... THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON. EXTREME FIRE DANGER MEANS THAT FIRES START QUICKLY...SPREAD FURIOUSLY AND BURN INTENSELY. ALL FIRES ARE POTENTIALLY SERIOUS. ALL OUTD... Read More

Roof Pros building largely 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

Storm lose to Fargo

KEARNEY, Neb. – A pair of Fargo Force (25-26-6) forwards  scored their first goals of the season to defeat the Tri-City Storm (34-16-6) 2-1 at the Viaero Event Center on Friday night. The Force swept the weekend series with Tri-City, and claimed t... Read More

Nebraskans urged to use caution with downed power lines

Nebraska's largest public power utility is urging residents to be prepared for possible power outages due to spring storms.    The Nebraska Public Power District's warning comes in observance of Severe Weather Awareness Week.  Joel Dagerman with ... Read More

Focus On Summer Camp

Summer camp is a great opportunity for kids to branch away from home and make new friends. However, the idea of leaving home for the first time can be scary for children. It isn’t unusual for first-time campers to feel uncertain about being away fr... Read More