Facebook Group opposes R-Project

There's a group on Facebook opposing the R-Project called Save the Sandhills. Member Bob Price says it seems like their greatly valued land is being used quite a bit. "We feel like the Sandhills is... Read More

Big night planned in Cozad

Cozad high school will honor its 1961 Class B State high school football championship team this Friday night at halftime of its game with Kearney Catholic. The Haymakers went 9-0 that year after giving up just 31 points on the season. Cozad finished ... Read More

Governor Brownback Proclaims September as Farm Safety Month

To encourage all Kansas citizens to keep our state’s farm and ranches safe, Governor Sam Brownback has proclaimed September as Farm Safety Month and the week of September 21-27, as Farm Safety and Health Week. The safety and health of Kansas farm... Read More

Heineman Discusses International Trade, Announces Conference

Today, Gov. Dave Heineman discussed Nebraska’s efforts to expand international trade efforts specifically in Japan, and announced that Nebraska has been chosen to host the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association’s 50th annual conference in September 2018.... Read More

Car fire on I-80 near Lexington

A car on fire was reported at mile marker 240 on I-80 near Lexington at approximately 10:15 am, Wednesday morning. RRN/I-80 car fire Lexington Volunteer Fire Department arrived at the scene and extinguished the engine fire. State Patrol assis... Read More

Unk to honor Hall of Fame Members

Kearney, Neb. - The Nebraska-Kearney Athletic Department will honor the 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Members this Friday, September 19th. The 2014 class is Kenya Crandell (basketball), Class of 1996; Cindy Cohn (softball), Class of 1997; Beth Swift Dye... Read More

Neb. Corn Board, Univesity of Neb. create Presidential Chair

The Nebraska Corn Board has made a $2.0 million commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation to establish the permanently endowed Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair. The endowment will provide annual support to the Institute of Agricult... Read More

Three arrested in transient homicide

From Lincoln County Sheriff's Office: On September 16, 2014 at 11:10 p.m., the North Platte Police Department spoke with two citizens who reported seeing a dead body. The citizens observed a dead body on the north bank of the South Platte River, s... Read More

Heineman Discusses International Trade, Announces Conference

Today, Gov. Dave Heineman discussed Nebraska’s efforts to expand international trade efforts specifically in Japan, and announced that Nebraska has been chosen to host the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association’s 50th annual conference in September 2018.... Read More

Bella Italia in Cozad, closed

  A popular Italian eatery in Cozad has closed. Shady and Becky Aboushady opened Bella Italia in 2003 but, has closed because Shady, the restaurant's head chef will be undergoing open heart surgery. In a message to patrons, the couple say the... Read More

NCC Responds to Reuters Article about Antibiotic Use in Chicken Industry

The National Chicken Council used an article by Reuters this week as an opportunity to reiterate the fact that the majority of antibiotics approved for use in raising chickens are not used in human medicine, and those that are will be phased out for ... Read More