US trade deficit in January falls 8.3 pct to $41.8 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. trade deficit in January dropped sharply as both exports and imports fell. The Commerce Department says the deficit fell 8.3 percent to $41.8 billion in January, down fro... Read More

Tim Tebow To Speak In Grand Island

Grand Island, NE, March 5 - East-Central Nebraska FCA Area Director Josh Reynolds is pleased to announce that 2007 Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will be speaking in Grand Island at the Heartland Events Center on April 16th. “This is an exciting ... Read More

Kansas Says 2014 Job Growth Better Than First Reported

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas labor officials say the state’s private-sector job growth last year was stronger than previously reported and the highest rate since 2007. The state Department of Labor reported Friday that the number of people employed... Read More

K-State Renames Computer Network From iSIS

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is renaming its computer network system to avoid associating with a terrorist group. Chief Information Officer Ken Stafford said in a news release Thursday that the university will no longer use the ab... Read More

Huskers poised for conference wrestling meet

The Nebraska wrestling team heads to Columbus, Ohio over the weekend for the Big Ten Championships at St. John Arena. The conference tournament begins on Saturday at 9 a.m. (CT) with the first session. Session II, also on Saturday, starts at 5 p.m... Read More

Nebraska senators pass bill to increase marriage license fee

LINCOLN, Neb.  A bill to increase the cost of marriage license fees in Nebraska has passed in the Legislature after a prolonged debate. Lawmakers voted 42-4 Friday to pass the measure, which would raise the county fee for marriage licenses from $... Read More

Windbreak Workshop Hosted by Nebraska Forest Service at Upper Big Blue NRD

The Upper Big Blue NRD and the Nebraska Forest Service will be hosting a free Windbreak Workshop on March 20, 2015, at the Upper Big Blue NRD Office in York from  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon.   The York office is located at 105 N. Lincoln Avenue. &n... Read More

Man arrested in domestic assault case

Lexington Police officers responded to a report of a domestic assault shortly before 10:00am Tuesday at a Lexington residence. According to a court affidavit, an argument broke out and a woman was assaulted by animal feces being smeared on her. The d... Read More

72-year-old man dies after Custer County crash

BROKEN BOW, Neb.  A   one-vehicle rollover east of Broken Bow has resulted in  a  fatality.   The crash occurred  Thursday nine miles east of  the community on Highway 70.    The Custer County Sheriff's Office investigated the crash which... Read More

Nebraska Medicaid Losses Top $400 Million

Lyons, Nebraska - Since Jan 1, 2014, Nebraska has been forfeiting $930,096 per day in federal funds that could provide health insurance for over 54,000 low-income, working Nebraska families and individuals. OnMarch 6th, the amount of forfeited feder... Read More

Lopers Come Up Short At MIAA Tourney

Kearney, Neb. – Senior guard Taevaunn Prince had a double double and Missouri Southern State used a big first half run to eliminate Nebraska Kearney, 97-88, from the MIAA Tournament Thursday night in Kansas City, Mo. The third-seeded Lions improve ... Read More