U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks public comment on environmental impacts of proposed transmission line in Nebraska

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is publishing a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement that will assess the natural and human effects of issuing a permit to authorize the tak... Read More

COOL Reform Coaltion Asks Congress for Immediate Action

The COOL Reform Coalition has sent a letter to Congress asking for immediate action to change the Country of Origin Labeling rule for muscle cuts of meat. The letter states, " On October 20, 2014, a World Trade Organization (WTO) Compliance Panel re... Read More

American Ethanol Gets Loud and Proud in Texas

Corn farmers in the Lone Star State are bringing their message about the benefits of American Ethanol to NASCAR fans at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend with one of the largest E15 promotions of the year. "We have done 12 major promotions this ye... Read More

Consumer Groups Want Bee Killing Pesticide out of Lowe’s

Consumer campaigns are urging Lowe’s to take ‘bee-killing’ pesticides off its shelves.   Friends of the Earth said the environmental group and its allies have organized more than 30,000 people to “swarm” Lowe’s stores around the country ... Read More

Randy Rogers Band to Headline Red Dirt On the River

The Randy Rogers Band will headline what is being titled the ‘Red Dirt on the River’ concert slated for January 2, 2015 at the Viaero Event Center. Joining Rogers will be popular Red Dirt country artists’ Stoney LaRue and Wade Bowen. Tickets go... Read More


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Burwell man charged with DUS, for 17th time

A 33-year-old Burwell man faces his 17th offense on Driving Under Suspension charge in Dawson County Court.  Jordan Portiner was arrested by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office shortly after 4:00pm on Tuesday afternoon.  Portiner was allegedly drivi... Read More

Elm Creek and Arapahoe set to battle in first round of playoffs

The Elm Creek Buffaloes and the Arapahoe Warriors will battle in the first round of the Class D-1 playoffs tonight in Elm Creek. The two teams met on October 3rd in Arapahoe as Elm Creek won 42-36. The 5th seeded Buffaloes come in with a 7-1 re... Read More

Elwood and Loomis to square off in first round of playoffs

The Elwood Pirates and Loomis Wolves will square off in the first round of the Class D-2 playoffs tonight in Elwood. The two teams met in Loomis on September 26th with the Pirates winning 64-42. Elwood's Zack Hackbart has 27 touchdown passes on... Read More

Lex health center board adopts policy and receives audit report

  The Lexington Regional Health Center Board of Directors received a financial audit report Tuesday evening that covered the previous fiscal year. The auditor from the Seim Johnson accounting firm reported that the Heatlh Center operates with... Read More

West Point Native Named Public Health Association of Nebraska President-elect

Brandon Grimm, Ph.D., director of the Office of Public Health Practice in the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Public Health, was named president-elect of the Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) at its annual conference r... Read More