Big night planned in Cozad

Cozad high school will honor its 1961 Class B State high school football championship team this Friday night at halftime of its game with Kearney Catholic. The Haymakers went 9-0 that year after givin... Read More

Unk to honor Hall of Fame Members

Kearney, Neb. - The Nebraska-Kearney Athletic Department will honor the 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Members this Friday, September 19th. The 2014 class is Kenya Crandell (basketball), Class of 1996; Cindy Cohn (softball), Class of 1997; Beth Swift Dye... Read More

Ne Corn Board partners with UNL for distinctive Presidential Chair

The Nebraska Corn Board has made a $2.0 million commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation to establish the permanently endowed Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair. The endowment will provide annual support to the Institute of Agricult... Read More

Three arrested in transient homicide

From Lincoln County Sheriff's Office: On September 16, 2014 at 11:10 p.m., the North Platte Police Department spoke with two citizens who reported seeing a dead body. The citizens observed a dead body on the north bank of the South Platte River, s... Read More

Gov. Heineman Discusses International Trade Efforts,  Announces Nebraska will Host Upcoming International Trade Conference

(Lincoln, Neb.) Today, Gov. Dave Heineman discussed Nebraska’s efforts to expand international trade efforts specifically in Japan, and announced that Nebraska has been chosen to host the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association’s 50th annual conference in... Read More

Bella Italia in Cozad, closed

  A popular Italian eatery in Cozad has closed. Shady and Becky Aboushady opened Bella Italia in 2003 but, has closed because Shady, the restaurant's head chef will be undergoing open heart surgery. In a message to patrons, the couple say the... Read More

NCC Responds to Reuters Article about Antibiotic Use in Chicken Industry

The National Chicken Council used an article by Reuters this week as an opportunity to reiterate the fact that the majority of antibiotics approved for use in raising chickens are not used in human medicine, and those that are will be phased out for ... Read More

Heineman appoints seventeen to Nebraska Sesquicentennial Commission

Governor Dave Heineman recently announced seventeen appointments to the Nebraska Sesquicentennial Commission. The 150th anniversary of Nebraska’s Statehood occurs on March 1, 2017. The Nebraska Sesquicentennial Commission will develop programs a... Read More

NCGA Testifies on Importance of Biotechnology at GMO Hearing

The National Corn Grower Association’s Biotechnology Action Team testified to a National Research Council committee on the importance of biotechnology. Ohio corn grower John Linder testified on behalf of NCGA during the hearing Monday in Washington... Read More

Lopers hold off Hays

Kearney, Neb. – The 4th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team used a balanced offensive attack and got a big effort from reserve LaRose Currie to slip past Fort Hays State (-11, 23-25, -20, 15-25, -12) Tuesday night at the Health & Sports Cen... Read More

PEDv Cases dropping, Concerns Still Persist

The number of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus cases is dropping according to reports from American and Canada growers. Just five new cases have been found since April in Ontario according to recent reports. That’s compared to the 60 cases identifie... Read More