Heineman Prepares for New Life

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman is preparing for a new chapter after nearly 10 years in office. The 66-year-old Republican is about to finish nearly two and a half terms marked by tax cuts, an expansio... Read More

Dawson County 4-H gearing up for kickoff event

Dawson County 4-H is holding their third annual kickoff event on Saturday, January 3rd at the Extension Meeting Room on the Fairgrounds. Extension Assistant Mike Wolff discusses what 4-H is all about. "Well 4-H is the largest youth organization in... Read More

Husker Women defeat High Point

Lincoln - All-American Rachel Theriot erupted for a season-high 31 points and Tear'a Laudermill pitched in 22 as No. 12 Nebraska rolled to an 83-57 women's win over defending Big South Conference champion High Point at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturda... Read More

UNK Women fall to Lincoln

Kearney, Neb. – The Lincoln Blue Tigers tied its season high of 90 points to beat Nebraska Kearney, 90-68, Saturday afternoon in Jefferson City, Mo. This was UNK's (5-6, 1-3) first trip to Lincoln (6-4, 1-3). The Lopers beat the Blue Tigers i... Read More

Moran: Obama can ease regulations on wheat exports to Cuba

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran urges the Treasury Department to immediately rewrite cumbersome regulations that have made it difficult to sell wheat and other agricultural commodities to Cuba. He says this is an issue for Kansas beca... Read More

Pension move described as 1-time Kansas budget fix

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director says Brownback doesn’t plan to divert funds from the state’s public pension system again to help close budget shortfalls. Budget Director Shawn Sullivan told a legislative commit... Read More

Nebraska court: Woman bitten by dog has no claim

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Supreme Court says a woman who had part of her lower lip bitten off by a dog she was watching has no right to seek payment of medical expenses from dog owner's home insurance company. Jennifer Van Kleek, of Omaha, agr... Read More

Obama: Keystone offers little benefit to consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama downplayed the benefits of building the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. He said it would not lower gasoline prices and argued more jobs would be created by repairing America's infrastructure. He said the pi... Read More

Dawson Co. arrest will be prosecuted in federal court

A 27-year-old Dawson County Jail inmate was served with a federal arrest warrant Thursday evening for Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Joe Flores was originally arrested following a traffic stop by Cozad Police Department on July 23rd. During a sear... Read More

Small-schools group focuses on coming legislative session

  LINCOLN--When it comes to funding education, the lines between equal opportunities among school districts can become blurred. The differences between smaller school districts and larger, metropolitan-area districts aren't hard to see, but t... Read More


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