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 Home Federal of Nebraska to merge with Home Federal of Grand Island

Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Grand Island (HFGI)  has announced it has entered into an agreement with Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Nebraska (HFNE) to merge with HFGI, ... Read More

Sen. Davis Encourages Ranchers to Testify at Hearing on Brand Committee in Grand Island

The Nebraska Legislature's Agriculture Committee will hold a public hearing to review the fee structure of the Nebraska Brand Committee on Friday, September 4th at 11:00am at the Grand Island City Council Chambers, 100 East First Street. The Committe... Read More

Minutemen Fall To Hastings

The Lexington Minutemen Tennis team fell 6-3 to the Hastings Tigers on Thursday in the first competition of the year for both teams. All of the doubles matches were close. Coach Ben Klein summed up the day for the Minutemen. “We stated in the prese... Read More

Advocacy Group’s CEO Sees New Issues With Kansas Welfare Law

ASSOCIATED PRESS - A child advocacy group’s leader says parts of a new Kansas welfare law appear to conflict with federal child care policies, potentially jeopardizing more than $40 million a year in federal funds. Kansas Action for Children CEO... Read More

Kobach: Trump Correct on Immigration Proposals

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is correct on his immigration proposals. Kobach was an adviser on immigration policy for 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, and sa... Read More

Colorado, Kansas & Nebraska Water Agreement Further Helps Water Users

(Lincoln, Neb.) Yesterday, the states of Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska have reached an agreement that will ensure more certainty to the basin’s water users in both Nebraska and Kansas. The agreement, in the form of a Resolution approved by the Repu... Read More

Cozad Outlasts Gothenburg To Improve To 4-0

It was a game for the ages Thursday night in Gothenburg as Cozad knocked off the Swedes in softball action 17-16. Cozad blew an 11-3, lead, then trailed 16-11 before forcing extra innings by scoring 5 runs in the top of the 7th.  The Swedes had grab... Read More

High School Football Scores

Thursday's Scores< By The Associated Press= PREP FOOTBALL= Elkhorn South 35, Omaha Gross Catholic 0 Lincoln High 20, Lincoln Northeast 13 Lutheran High Northeast 43, Ponca 14 Millard West 21, Omaha North 19 Omaha Creighton Prep 33, Papillio... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Thursday (08/27/2015) Adams Central 11, Ord 5 Adams Central 4, Fairbury 3 Arlington 5, Omaha Duchesne Academy 1 Auburn 12, Cass County Central 2 Beatrice 11, Raymond Central 5 Beatrice 6, Bennington 1 Bellevue East 9, Omaha North 0 Benningt... Read More

Nebraska Counties Designated as Presidential Disaster Due to May and June Storms

(LINCOLN, NE) August 27, 2015 - Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, Dan Steinkruger, announced 51 Nebraska counties have been designated as primary and contiguous natural disaster areas due to severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line w... Read More

(AUDIO) Cowboys and cowgirls come to Hastings to compete

  Hastings, Neb. (August 25, 2015) – More than 200 cowboys and cowgirls will make their way to Hastings this weekend for the annual Oregon Trail Rodeo, and for the chance to win a big paycheck. The 24th annual Oregon Trail Rodeo takes place ... Read More