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The Cozad Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee is hosting Quilts Around the Block

The Cozad Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee is hosting Quilts Around the Block, August 7th and 8th in downtown Cozad. A quilt show, walking tour of quilts, and lectures with renowned quilter, Jodi... Read More

Sheriff: Car recovered from river with 2 bodies inside

Lincoln County Sheriff Jerome Kramer says car that carried two teenagers into the rushing waters of the South Platte River has been recovered with two bodies inside.    Rescuers pulled the car from the river Tuesday morning after building a tempor... Read More

Commodity Classic Trade Show Floor Opens to New Exhibitors

Companies with products, services, technology and innovation targeting the nation's leading farmers now have the opportunity to get in front of that coveted audience.   Commodity Classic, the nation's largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention a... Read More

Survey: Lesser Prairie Chicken Population Continues to Climb

The population of the lesser prairie-chicken is on the rise, according to survey results released last week by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA). Based on aerial surveys, biologists estimate the lesser prairie-chicken numb... Read More

Kearney firefighters called to structure fire

Kearney Volunteer Firefighters were called to a fully engulfed structure fire at at  3:51 a.m. west of the community.  The  fire occured at  6724 Farcer Road.  The fire was under control at 4:42 a.m.  Mutual aid was requested from the Amherst F... Read More

Blue Valley Community Action to Build New Facility

Blue Valley Community Action in York hopes to receive final bids from contractors to rebuild the facility in the next couple weeks. After much deliberation, the Board of Directors decided not to renovate the facility. Blue Valley CEO Richard Nation e... Read More

Armstrong and Collins named to watch lists

Nebraska juniors and team captains Tommy Armstrong Jr. and Maliek Collins were named to watch lists for prestigious national awards on Tuesday. Armstrong was among the players named to the watch list for the 79th annual Maxwell Award, given to Ame... Read More

Lopers Rank High In Attendance

Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska-Kearney men’s basketball team had the ninth highest season attendance average in NCAA Division II for the 2014-15 season. The Lopers, winning 10 of its last 15 games, pulled in a total of 30,277 fans over 15 home date... Read More

Ethanol Industry Provides Rural Job Opportunities for Nebraska Graduates

In conjunction with the Nebraska Agriculture Youth Institute Career Fair, the Nebraska Ethanol Board staff will discuss agriculture-related career opportunities Thursday, July 9, at 3:30 p.m.   The Nebraska Agriculture Youth Institute (NAY... Read More

July 4 Holiday Enforcement Stats Released

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol took nine impaired drivers off of the roadway during special enforcement efforts encompassing the July 4th holiday weekend.  The special enforcement, which took place July 3-5, was paid for thanks in part to a... Read More

Canadian Beef Prices Show No Sign of Easing

While U.S. producers work towards rebuilding cattle numbers after a prolonged drought, another drought has left Canadian producers in a similar situation. Bloomberg reports a drought has parched pastureland throughout the biggest beef-producing provi... Read More