Husker Women defeat High Point

Lincoln - All-American Rachel Theriot erupted for a season-high 31 points and Tear'a Laudermill pitched in 22 as No. 12 Nebraska rolled to an 83-57 women's win over defending Big South Conference cha... Read More

Nebraska court: Woman bitten by dog has no claim

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Supreme Court says a woman who had part of her lower lip bitten off by a dog she was watching has no right to seek payment of medical expenses from dog owner's home insurance company. Jennifer Van Kleek, of Omaha, agr... Read More

Obama: Keystone offers little benefit to consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama downplayed the benefits of building the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. He said it would not lower gasoline prices and argued more jobs would be created by repairing America's infrastructure. He said the pi... 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