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Standing water after flooding brings health concerns

Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department and Dundy & Hitchcock County Emergency Manager, Patrick Gerdes would like the public to be aware of some health concerns after the flood waters have end... Read More

Shrine Soccer Classic Set For Saturday

The 22nd annual Nebraska Shrine Soccer Classic is set for Saturday (May 30) in Omaha at Morrison Stadium.  The first match is scheduled to start at 11:00 am with the girls squads taking the field. The boys match will follow at approximately 1:00 pm.... Read More

Six Huskers Capture Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Six Husker men's golfers earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades on Thursday when the conference announced its list of honorees for spring sports in 2015. Josh Reinertson earned his fourth award at Nebraska. The Gibbon, Neb., native majored in Busin... Read More

Five Huskers Earn NCAA Championships Bids

Austin, Texas – Five members of the Nebraska track and field team punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships with their performances on Thursday at the NCAA West Preliminary Round at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the University of Texas campus. ... Read More

Nine Huskers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

The Nebraska softball team was recognized for another successful year in the classroom on Thursday, as nine of a possible 11 Huskers were named to the academic All-Big Ten team. All nine Huskers honored have earned academic All-Big Ten recogni... Read More

Nebraska railroad track renovation to be completed in August

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. Union Pacific Railroad is undertaking a major track renovation project on its main line east of Grand Island and as far as Columbus. Union Pacific will replace 36,000 concrete rail ties and put in place 153,000 tons of new balla... Read More

SW Nebraska Bull Center

  Mark & Lisa Dixon, Owner/Operator 72199 Ave 377, Benkelman, NE 69021 Office: 308-423-2700 Fax: 308-423-2706 Cell: 308-414-2274 email: dixoncattle@gmail.com...... Read More

Hulton Named USHL GM Of The Year

CHICAGO, Ill. – The United States Hockey League today announced that Tri-City Storm Head Coach and General Manager Jim Hulton has been named the 2014-15 USHL General Manager of the Year as determined by a vote of league coaches and general managers... Read More

(Audio) Eagle Riders collect letters to raise awareness about children's mental health

LEXINGTON- The Pony Express, motorcycle riding mental health advocates, The Fraternal Order of Eagles-Eagle Riders, are traveling across the state collecting letters from youth and families about mental health and substance use issues, before they pa... Read More

Semi tips near Elm Creek,  two people injured

The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office and emergency responders handled a semi-trailer accident early  Friday near Elm Creek.  Sergeant Dave Gibbs says shortly after 3:30 a.m.,  sheriff's deputies were called to mile-marker 256, near the Elm Creek In... Read More

EPA Releases RFS; Ethanol Volumes Below Statute, Boost for Biodiesel

While the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard keeps corn-based ethanol below the statutory 15 billion gallons for 2015 and 2016, the proposal released by EPA Friday would provide a much-needed boost for biodiesel. In 2014, the rule proposes 13.25 billi... Read More