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Creighton Suffers Huge Loss

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Creighton point guard and national assists leader Maurice Watson Jr. will miss the rest of the season because of a major knee injury. Watson tweeted on Tuesday that an MRI revealed ... Read More

Fire Marshal blames electrical short for rural house fire

A process of elimination led State  Fire Marshal Ryan Sylvester to arrive at the cause of a fire that gutted a rural residence three-miles west of Lexington last Thursday morning.... "The cause of the fire was an "electrical arc" caused by a sho... Read More

Chambers submits new bill to repeal Nebraska's death penalty

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska senator who opposes the death penalty is once again trying to abolish the punishment even though voters reinstated it last year. Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha introduced the repeal bill on Tuesday. Chambers has tried... Read More

Minnesota Governor Announces $350M in Federal Funds for Water Quality

Minnesota has secured $350 million in federal funds for a voluntary program to pay farmers to protect and improve water quality in southern and western Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday, but the state will have to come up with about $95 m... Read More

Automakers Fuel the U.S. Market With More Biodiesel Capable Diesel Vehicle Models

U.S. auto manufacturers have introduced a record number of new biodiesel capable diesel vehicle options for consumers as the push for increased fuel efficiency, performance, and sustainability in America’s transportation sector grows. Despite a cha... Read More

State Patrol Captain says public heeded early warnings about ice storm

Early warnings about the recent ice storm are getting some of the credit for no fatal crashes in Nebraska as a result of the recent ice storm. That from Nebraska State Patrol Captain Martin Denton in North Platte. Captain Denton also credits technolo... Read More

Trump Team: Bayer to Boost Investment with Monsanto

The Trump transition team says Bayer will boost US investment and keep all of the company's existing jobs in the US after completing its planned $57B takeover of Monsanto. Trump spokesman Sean Spicer says Bayer committed to spending $8-Billion on ... Read More

(Audio) Construction underway for Hampton Public Schools building projects

HAMPTON - The sounds of construction equipment can be heard in the community of Hampton, as a face lift at Hampton Public Schools begins to take form. After voters passed two bonds combined for $7.25 million, the elementary school will recieve a r... Read More

Olathe to Host Regional Farmers’ Market Vendor Workshop

The Kansas Department of Agriculture, K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host a regional workshop in Olathe on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers. This is the s... Read More

SWC Basketball Tournament Pairings Released

The annual Girls and Boys SWC basketball tournaments are set. This year there will be eight schools participating as McCook is now also a member of the league. 2017 SWC Girls BB Tournament Bracket 2017 SWC Boys BB Tournament Bracket...... Read More

30th Anniversary Tour de Nebraska Bicycle Tour is June 21-25, 2017

St. Paul, Loup City, Broken Bow and Ord are Host Communities LINCOLN – Tour de Nebraska bicycle adventure will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a 275-mile route through the beautiful Sandhills June 21-25,2017. Up to 450 cyclists will leave St... Read More