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Tennessean gets 20-30 years for attempted murder in Kearney

KEARNEY, Neb.  A 25-year-old Tennessee man has been given 20 to 30 years in a Nebraska prison for trying to kill a friend. The Kearney Hub reports that Evan Swenson, of Nashville, Tennessee, was s... Read More

Livestock market operation suspends sales for summer

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say Nebraska Livestock Sales of Norfolk has suspended its summer schedule. Jim Barta owns the operation, and he said Monday that, ``due to the declining number of cattle in the area, we are going to go with seasonal ... Read More

171 debit and gift cards uncovered in Dawson Co. traffic stop

A 25-year-old California man stopped in Dawson County on Saturday was found to have 171 debit and gifts cards throughout his vehicle. Dawson County Sheriff Gary Reiber says Todd Hartman was stopped by a deputy about a mile west of the Lexington Inter... Read More

CNPPID board clarifies alcohol policy

The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors passed a motion on Monday to permit the use of alcohol on District lakes associated with the Supply Canal. According to Nebraska law, the consumption of alcohol on any ... Read More

Lexington To Stay In GNAC At This Time

Lexington high school will not be joining the Southwest Conference this year. This spring Lexington explored the idea of joining its old conference. According to Lexington Superintendent John Hakonson, conference reps decided not to vote on the matte... Read More

USDA Rural Development Announces Availability of Loan Programs to Support Rural Economic Development

Lincoln, Neb., May 4, 2015 – Nebraska State Director Maxine Moul today announced that Rural Development is accepting applications for loans to support community development projects, business startups, growth and job creation. Assistance is bein... Read More

Lexington High School celebrates achievements with pep rally

  Students in grades 9 through 12 were recognized Monday during the Lexington Senior High School's Academic Pep Rally for such accomplishments in areas of academics, participation in activities and attendance. Through funding from the Lexingt... Read More

Storm Plan For The Future

KEARNEY, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm started to shape the future of its roster Monday night in Phase One of the 2015 USHL Draft, selecting nine players who were born in 1999. The picks were headlined by first round selection Reilly Walsh, a defens... Read More

K-State researcher finds exercise aids in cancer recovery

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) – A Kansas State University researcher has found that fast-walking or a light jogging on a regular basis can improve cancer treatments. The university announced Monday that Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology Brad B... Read More

High School Soccer Scores

Monday (05/04/2015) Columbus 1, North Platte 0 Columbus Scotus 9, Columbus Lakeview 0 Crete 6, Beatrice 1 Kearney 3, Omaha Westside 2 Lexington 5, Gering 0 Lincoln Southwest 9, Omaha Benson 0 Millard North 2, South Sioux City 0 Norfolk 4, L... Read More

Thousands Of Tax Returns Not Processed

ASSOCIATED PRESS -The Kansas Department of Revenue says it has yet to process from 70,000 to 80,000 state income tax returns after bringing in workers from another agency last week to help open envelopes. Department of Revenue spokeswoman Jeannine... Read More