Motion seeks hold on Nebraska gay marriage ban lawsuit

The Nebraska Attorney General's Office has filed a motion to put a federal lawsuit challenging Nebraska's gay marriage ban on hold pending a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. The move comes in the ... Read More

Nebraska State Fair planning 2 big concerts in 2015

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska State Fair organizers are planning two big concerts this year, including one with internationally known entertainers.    The Grand Island Independent reports   the fair is scheduled to run from Aug. 28 through Sept. 7... Read More

Neb. agency approves grant for outdoor projects, including  fishing piers in Lexington

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has approved several grants for various outdoor recreation projects. The 2015 Land and Water Conservation Fund Stateside Assistance Program provides funding for community outdoor recreation... Read More

STORM STIFLE OMAHA 5-1, RUN WIN STREAK TO FIVE

FIVE DIFFERENT GOAL SCORERS PROPEL TRI-CITY TO SECOND PLACE KEARNEY, Neb. – For the second consecutive game, the Tri-City Storm (19-10-5) scored four goals in the first period to open up a big lead and never looked back. Friday night’s perfo... Read More

UNK WBB: Williams Gets to 1k in Points in Defensive Effort, 65-54

UNK Overcomes 33% Shooting to Win 11th Game Kearney, Neb. – Senior post Amarah Williams reached the 1,000 career point milestone as Nebraska Kearney grinded out a 65-54 win over South Dakota Mines Friday night at the Health & Sports Cent... Read More

Leopold Center Awards 2015 Research Grants

AMES, Iowa – The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture has awarded grants to 17 innovative research and demonstration projects that promise to move agricultural production toward greater sustainability while improving Iowa’s soil and water r... Read More

North Platte man indicted on federal firearms charges

A 64-year-old North Platte man has been federally indicted on charges of unregistered firearms and possession of firearms by a prohibited person. The charges against Gary Wilson arise from a search warrant executed this past December as his residence... Read More

UNK MBB: Lopers Can't Miss, Score 99 in Victory

Lopers Score 57 2nd Half Points Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska Kearney men’s basketball team shot a season-high 61 percent from the field, and made a season-best 14 three pointers along the way, to rock South Dakota Mines, 99-62, Friday nigh... Read More

The 2015 World Pork Expo is set for June 3-5

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 22, 2015 — The dates are set for the 2015 World Pork Expo — June 3-5 — at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. World Pork Expo is brought to you by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and presents a wide... Read More

Skill Builder Help available in Holdrege, Kearney, Lexington

Grand Island, Neb.– Academic Skill Builder workshops will be held on Feb. 11 at the Central Community College centers in Holdrege, Kearney and Lexington. The workshops are designed for incoming freshmen, current college students and English lang... Read More

Eagles Win Conference Title

RPAC Conference Wrestling  Meet, Friday 1. Southern Valley 194.5 2. Southwest 180.0 3. Cambridge 160.0 4. Arapahoe 147.5 5. Medicine Valley 112.0 6. Loomis/Bertrand 92.0 7. Dundy County-Stratton 63.0 8. Hitchcock County 61.0 9. Wauneta-Pa... Read More