Moran: Obama can ease regulations on wheat exports to Cuba

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran urges the Treasury Department to immediately rewrite cumbersome regulations that have made it difficult to sell wheat and other agricultural commodities to... Read More

Dawson Co. arrest will be prosecuted in federal court

A 27-year-old Dawson County Jail inmate was served with a federal arrest warrant Thursday evening for Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Joe Flores was originally arrested following a traffic stop by Cozad Police Department on July 23rd. During a sear... Read More

Small-schools group focuses on coming legislative session

  LINCOLN--When it comes to funding education, the lines between equal opportunities among school districts can become blurred. The differences between smaller school districts and larger, metropolitan-area districts aren't hard to see, but t... Read More


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McNew enters plea

A 26-year-old Cozad man pleaded guilty Friday in Dawson County District Court to felony charges of Terroristic Threats, Child Abuse and Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person. In exchange for the pleas, a charge of Use of a Firearm to Commit ... Read More

Can Crude Drop to $20 Per Barrel?

How low can it go — and how long will it last? The 50 percent slump in oil prices raises both those questions and while nobody can confidently answer the first question (I will try to in a moment), the second is pretty easy. Low oil prices will ... Read More

Lexington Loses Two At Northwest

Grand Island-A 13-0 spurt to start the fourth quarter wasn't enough as the Lexington Minutemaids fell to Northwest on Friday night 48-39. The Minutemaids started the fourth quarter down 38-22, but pulled to within 3 on a three pointer from Ellie Rowe... Read More

Eagle-Viewing Facilities Open for the Season Dec. 27

  (HOLDREGE, Neb.) -- The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will once again provide eagle-watching opportunities to the public this winter. The J-2 viewing center will open on Fri., Dec. 26 from 8 a.m. until noon to acc... Read More

Nebraska November jobless rate drops to 3.1 percent

A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for November dropped to 3.1 percent. The Nebraska Labor Department said in the report released Friday that the rate was six-tenths of a point under the November 2013 rate of 3.7... Read More

Nebraska ranked in top tier of highest carbon monoxide mortality rate

The Nebraska Poison Center has seen a 24% increase in calls on carbon monoxide so far this year over 2013. Every year more than 400 Americans die from unintentional CO poisoning and 20,000 are seen in emergency rooms, while another 4,000 are hospital... Read More

(VIDEO) Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska hold annual meeting

The Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska, ICON, met today in Brewster. The event was held at Uncle Buck's Lodge and drew in producers from much of the state. The day featured an "Up Close and Personal" conversation with Senator Al Davis about what's hap... Read More