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Corzine, others settle MF Global lawsuit for $64.5 mln

Jon Corzine and other former executives and directors at MF Global Holdings Ltd have reached a $64.5 million settlement of litigation in which investors sought to hold them liable for the now-defunct ... Read More

Kansas Opens State Workers’ Health Plan to Same-Sex Spouses

ASSOCIATED PRESS -The health insurance plan for Kansas state government workers is allowing married gay and lesbian couples to obtain coverage for their spouses. Kansas Department of Health and Environment spokeswoman Sara Belfry says the health p... Read More

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 Barrows, highlight the weekend. Featured present... Read More

Rewriting Clean Water Regulation Would Cost $5 Million, CBO Estimates

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the cost to the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to rewrite a controversial Clean Water Act regulation would be $5 million between 2016 and 2020. Of that amount, $4 millio... Read More

NCGA Joins Lawsuit to Overturn WOTUS

The National Corn Growers Association joined 13 other organizations in filing a lawsuit last Thursday in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas against the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeking to o... Read More

Overton Bandits redeem tough June loss to Lexington

OVERTON - It took extra innings, but the First Tier Bank Bandits of Overton knocked off visiting Pinnacle Bank of Lexington, 6-5 in eight innings on Monday night. Lexington fell to 12-16, while Overton picked up their fourth win of the season (4-17).... Read More

(UPDATED) 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