Scottsbluff, Kearney, North Platte airports retain airline

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) _ The Scottsbluff airport has joined airports in Kearney and North Platte in signing new, one-year agreements with Great Lakes Airlines for government-subsidized flights. The a... Read More

Deadline Extended for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Lyons, NE - USDA's National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced  that the deadline for producer applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) has been extended to March 13, 2015. While CSP is a continuous sign-u... Read More

Meth bust & arrests in Buffalo County traffic stop

A routine traffic  stop over the weekend  on  Interstate 80 in Buffalo County netted 3.5 lbs. of methamphetamine and  the arrests of two California men.  Around 9:45 p.m. on  Saturday,  a Nebraska State Patrol trooper stopped a westbound 2013 ... Read More

Overton Fire & Rescue battle grass fire

The Overton Fire and Rescue was dispatched to Southwest Overton on a report of a grass fire at approximately 10:50 a.m. Tuesday morning. According to the Overton Fire and Rescue, the fire started in the South ditch of Road 785 before spreading to a f... Read More

USDA Withdraws Proposed GMO Regulation Rule

USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is withdrawing its 2008 proposed rule that would have amended the regulations regarding the introduction (importation, interstate movement, and environmental release) of certain genetically en... Read More

Nebraska winner-take-all bill clears first-round vote

An effort to reinstate the winner-take-all system in presidential elections has cleared a first-round vote in Nebraska's Legislature. Lawmakers voted 31-17 on Monday to advance LB10   through the first of three required votes. Supporters of the bil... Read More

Fischer to Keynote Nebraska LEAD Banquet March 13

Lincoln, Neb., March 2, 2015 --  U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer of Nebraska will be the keynote speaker at the annual Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Program recognition banquet March 13. Fischer’s address will provide insight on... Read More

Bertrand to meet Anselmo-Merna in District Final

The Boys D2-4 District Final is set for tonight in Lexington as Bertrand battles Anselmo-Merna. Bertrand Head Coach Craig Newcomb expects a good match up. "Yeah it's going to be I think a game between two similar teams. They're pretty quick and at... Read More

Statewide Food Drive Campaign Aims to Raise 85,000 Meals for Kansas Families

Manhattan, Kan. – The Neighbor to Neighbor statewide food drive launched today to support our neighbors in need and reduce hunger in Kansas communities. Harvesters-The Community Food Bank in Topeka, Kan. hosted state leaders, including Governor Sam... Read More

Health Advisory, Safety Tips Issued For Flint Hills Burning Season

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reminds Kansans that early March through the end of April is the time when large areas of the state’s Flint Hills rangeland are burned, a practice that can impact air quality. ... Read More

Nebraska gambling measure killed  by lawmakers

Lawmakers have defeated a measure that could have opened the door to expanded gambling in Nebraska. Senators voted 27-16 on Monday to indefinitely postpone the proposal, LB10CA,   after less than an hour of debate. The proposed ballot measure by Se... Read More