Businesses and Chamber Members encouraged to be a part of

The Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce invites businesses and chamber members to participate in "Light up Lexington." Executive Director Tina Reil-Lux says call the chamber or email her to show off. ... Read More

Construction underway to revive Lake Helen

Lake Helen in Gothenburg is receiving a long over due facelift. The $1.5 million upgrade will shrink the former 27 acre lake, into a 20 acre lake stocked with fresh fish when it's all said and done. City Administrator, Bruce Clymer said the lake g... Read More

ASA Reacts to EPA’s Deferral of Biodiesel RVO Number Until 2015

WASHINGTON (November 21, 2014) – In response to today’s announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency that the EPA would not finalize the 2014 Required Volume Obligations (RVO) will not before the end of the year, American Soybean Associa... Read More

Central Platte NRD to Hold Public Hearing for Changes to their Chemigation & Groundwater Quality Programs

PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE CHEMIGATION PROGRAM -Signature: The signature of the permit holder & certified applicator(s) will be required on all chemigation applications. -Permit Fees:  A change in Title 195, Chapter 3, Nebraska Department of Envi... Read More

Lexington physician group resigns from local hospital

The 6 physicians and two physician assistants that make-up the independently-owned Plum Creek Medical Group in Lexington have given notice that they are resigning from their privileges to admit and see patients at Lexington Regional Health Center. It... Read More

NEBRASKA HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATE HITS RECORD HIGH,  NEARLY REACHING STATE GOAL OF 90 PERCENT

Nebraska public schools graduated nearly 90 percent of their high school seniors in 2014, increasing the percentage of graduates to 89.7 percent, up from 88.5 percent in 2013. Year* 4- Year Graduation Rate # Graduates 2011 86.12 % 19,... Read More

National Corn Growers Association Responds to EPA's Decision

The following is a statement from Chip Bowling, Maryland farmer and president of the National Corn Growers Association, in response to today's EPA announcement related to the Renewable Fuel Standard: "Today's announcement by EPA shows the Administ... Read More

RPAC 1st Team All Conference Volleyball

West Division All Conference Volleyball First team Sydnee Harchelroad,      Wauneta Palisade Lesley Towery,                     Wauneta Palisade Brianna Einspahr,             Wauneta Palisade Christina Dani... Read More

USDA Top Lender Honors Presented to Banks in York

York, NE—Midwest Bank and Cornerstone Bank were recognized yesterday in York as Top 10 Lenders in Fiscal Year 2014 for USDA Rural Development’s Guaranteed Rural Housing (GRH) loan program.  Cornerstone Bank provided nearly $3.3 million for 37 ho... Read More

Nebraska college officials OK room, board increase

University of Nebraska-Lincoln officials have passed a five-year plan that will increase room and board costs for students. The school's Board of Regents approved the plan Thursday that will increase room and board rates by about 3.5 percent each ... Read More

Upper Big Blue NRD to Construct New Headquarters to Serve Public Better

YORK, NE – In order to serve the public better and effectively manage the ever-increasing regulatory burden placed upon Nebraska’s NRDs, the Upper Big Blue NRD Board of Directors approved building a new NRD headquarters north of the York County F... Read More