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Prosecutors trying to convict registered sex offender as Habitual Criminal

A Gering man convicted on a 2002 sexual assault of a child charge in Cheyenne County could be facing a lot more time behind bars. 36-year-old John Eitzen is facing numerous charges in Scotts Bluff ... Read More

Memorial Day message by Congressman Jeff Fortenberry

  On Memorial Day, we honor those who gave everything in service to our country. The formal remembrance of our nation’s war dead mixes feelings of both sorrow and pride. That a person would lay down his life for his friends—for another—is t... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Miami        5  Baltimore       2 Cleveland    5  Cincinnati      2 St. Louis    6  Kansas City     1 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Sunday's Games= Toronto 8, Seattle 2 Houston 10, Detroit 8 Miami 5, Balt... Read More

2015 Memorial Day Activities

LEXINGTON 10 a.m. – Memorial Day Program at Greenwood Cemetery  (alternate site in case of inclement weather  will be the Heartland Museum) Speaker - Richard Prasch, U.S. Marine Corps, 1966-1968, awarded the Purple Heart for action in V... Read More

Forecasters Predicting Mild Summer

El Nino conditions are in place in the Pacific Ocean, and the presence of that feature has forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicting that summer weather will be generally mild across the primary U.S. crop ... Read More

Phelps County Teams Have Good Weekend In Omaha

For the first time in school history the Holdrege girls track team won the Class B State title over the weekend. The Dusters edged Platteview 57-56 for the champioship. It was a total team effort to get the job done. The pole vault event gave them a ... Read More

Hawaii Groups Protest Against Monsanto Research

Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against Monsanto. The protesters on Saturday complained about the effects that companies like Monsanto allegedl... Read More

NSAA board votes against executive director's contract extension

The Nebraska School Activities Association board of directors has voted not extend the contract of executive director Rhonda Blanford-Green. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the 5-3 vote against extending Blanford-Green's contract occurred T... Read More

BicyclistDies

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A 53-year-old Lincoln bicyclist has died, 10 days after he was hit by a car as he tried to cross a city street. Larry Lienemann died Thursday at a Lincoln hospital. He had been hit while riding his bike on May 11. Police say Li... Read More

Major League baseball

INTERLEAGUE< Final Cleveland 2 Cincinnati 1 Final Miami 1 Baltimore 0, 13 Innings Final Kansas City 3 St. Louis 2, 5 Innings AMERICAN LEAGUE< Final Texas 15 N-Y Yankees 4 Final Seattle 3 Toronto 2 Final Houston 3 Detroit 2 Final M... Read More

NBA

^Friday, May 22= Cleveland 94, Atlanta 82, Cleveland leads series 2-0 ^Saturday, May 23= Golden State 115, Houston 80, Golden State leads series 3-0 ^Sunday, May 24= Atlanta at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m. ^Monday, May 25= Golden State at Houston, 9 p... Read More