Anderson to be Grand Marshal

Anne Anderson will be selected Grand Marshal for Saturday's Harvest Festival Parade in Gothenburg. Anderson is retiring from the Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce as the Executive Director of the Communi... Read More

Gothenburg Invite Results

Gothenburg Girls Golf Invite Thursday Team Scores 1st Minden 381 2nd Ogallala 406 3rd Cozad 409 4th Gothenburg 425 5th Holdrege 426 Top 5 Individuals 1st Maaike Mestl, Ogallala 83 2nd McKinley Harm, Gothenburg 89 3rd Brandi Lemek, Donip... Read More

Johanns talks about ISIL, Obamacare failures

U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns Thursday hosted a conference call with reporters to discuss efforts to equip and train moderate forces combating ISIL. Johanns says it's important to stop ISIL. "I am convinced that it's important that we act quickly to end ... Read More

USDA investing $68 million in Renewable Energy Projects

USDA secretary Tom Vilsack announced Thursday $68 million worth of funding for 540 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects Nationwide. The funding includes loan guarantees and grants for solar energy to create jobs, promote energy independenc... Read More

Shoplifting complaint leads to suspect wearing reported stolen shirt

Lexington Police appear to have developed a pretty solid case in a shoplifting complaint reported late Monday morning at a Lexington convenience store. Police Chief Tracy Wolf says a woman was reported as taking a t-shirt. After viewing surveillance ... Read More

House Passes Jobs Bill

WASHINGTON (Sept. 18, 2014) – The House passed The Jobs for America Act (H.R. 4) by a vote of 253 to 163. Bob McCan, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president and Victoria, Texas, cattleman said this was a positive move for cattle producers... Read More

Farm Groups Respond to Executive Order on Antibiotic Resistance

President Barack Obama signed an executive order announced Thursday calling for a five year plan to track highly resistant bacterial infections.  The executive order came as a response to bacteria that is resistant to antibiotic treatment, a problem... Read More

Economy remains slow in rural parts of 10 states

A new survey suggests economic growth in rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West will continue slowing down in the next few months. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said Thursday that crop prices are significantly lower than ... Read More

Man missing

Paxton, NE- Early on September 16th, law enforcement officers were contacted in regards to a report of a missing person. Officers believe that a 29-year-old male had been fishing on the Paxton Canal the night of September 15th and may have possibly f... Read More

Huskers ready for Miami

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for their Saturday night showdown with the Miami Hurricanes on Thursday afternoon, as the Huskers conducted a 50-minute walk-thru inside of the Hawks Championship Center. Nebraska H... Read More

Subcommittee Focuses on Benefits of Soil Health, Conservation Practices

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to examine the benefits of promoting soil health in agriculture and rural Amer... Read More