LPD adds another man in blue

Recently the Lexington Police Department added another young body to their staff. Current University of Nebraska-Kearney student, Jordan Hawkins has been working with the LPD since Feb. 3 while he fin... Read More

Danger kick off home schedule against Wichita Falls

GRAND ISLAND, NE – The Nebraska Danger open their 2015 IFL home schedule this Saturday night against the Wichita Falls Nighthawks. The Nighthawks travel to Grand Island for their second ever game in the Indoor Football League. They fell to the Colo... Read More


Des Moines, IA - Prominent leaders from agriculture's diverse value chain issued an open letter to policymakers and presidential hopefuls attending the first ever Iowa Ag Summit, urging them to consider Iowa's renewable energy record in wind, solar a... Read More

EITC vital in Rural and Small Town Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska - Today, the Nebraska Legislature’s Revenue Committee is hearing public testimony on LB 495 - a legislative proposal that would increase the state Earned Income Tax Credit to 13 percent of the federal EITC for tax years 2016 and b... Read More

World Dairy Expo Announces New Board Leadership

MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo held its annual Board of Director and Committee Meetings March 2 and 3 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. Major stakeholder groups from across North America provided input and policy guidance for future E... Read More

Wizard of Oz Musical being put on by Cozad

Cozad Schools is holding a Wizard of Oz Musical this weekend. Vocal Music Teacher Stacie Blackmore felt this would be a good fit for the students. "Well we do a musical every two years, and well we spend hours and hours and days and days going thr... Read More

UNK to Begin Search for Seventh Head Women’s Basketball Coach in School History

Kearney, Neb. – Nebraska Kearney and head women's basketball coach Kevin Chaney have agreed to part ways, it was announced today by Athletics Director Dr. Paul Plinske. Chaney, the sixth head coach in the program's 46-year history, recently comp... Read More

Fatal accident claims West Point mans life

The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a car-semi accident that claimed the life of Humberto Moreno, 37 of  West Point and sent the other driver to the hospital for treatment. The accident was reported just before ... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union Sponsors College Students  Attendance to College Conference on Cooperatives

Lincoln, NE – 19 agricultural students and their professors from 3 different Nebraska Colleges traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota February 19-22 to learn about cooperatives under the guidance of Nebraska Farmers Union.  The participating colleges ... Read More

62-year old Cozad resident rolls vehicle

On Monday March 2 at 4:14 p.m., 62 year-old Cozad resident Rita Thieman was eastbound driving a 1996 Jeep on Road 763 west of Cozad, between roads 416 and 417 before losing control and rolling her vehicle. Thieman was transported to the Cozad Hospita... Read More

Agriculture Under Secretary Scuse Leads USDA Trade Mission to Southeast Asia March 9-13

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 – Leaders from six state agriculture departments and 21 U.S. agribusinesses and organizations will accompany U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary Michael Scuse on a trade mission to Southeast Asia from Mar... Read More