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Lexington City Council Meets

LEXINGTON - Tuesday was meeting night for the Lexington City Council as the members met in a 20 minute meeting. The council voted to make no recommendation on a liquor license request by Madeline's Cafe and Bakery.  Because of an incomplete appli... Read More

MEDC Announces New Executive Director

Andrew Ambriz has been named the new Executive Director of McCook Economic Development Corporation as reported by Dennis Berry, MEDC President. Ambriz has been serving as interim director since March. The interim title will officially be droppe... Read More

Furnas County vehicle stop leads to drug arrests

Five people were arrested on drug-related charges following a Monday night traffic stop in Arapahoe. A Furnas County Deputy Sheriff arrested the driver of the vehicle, a 48 year old Hastings man, for driving under suspension. During the stop, the dep... Read More

Ricketts vows to keep pursuing tax package after session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he'll keep pursuing a package of income and property tax cuts in next year's session even though his plan stalled when lawmakers considered it this year. Ricketts says he'll work with legislati... Read More

UP Foundation Awards $20,000 Grant to YMCA.

LEXINGTON – The Union Pacific Railroad Foundation has awarded a $20,000 grant to the Orthman Community YMCA to ensure continued success and participation in quality YMCA youth programs. “We are grateful to the Union Pacific Foundation for the... Read More

Nebraska commission sets O'Neill hearing for pipeline review

O'NEILL, Neb. (AP) _ A state commission that will decide whether to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline's route through Nebraska has scheduled a one-day public hearing in northern Nebraska's Holt County. The Nebraska Public Service Commission say... Read More

Cozad City Council Met on Monday, May 22.

The Cozad City Council met on Monday evening to approve plans for the termination of the water well at the Sports complex, appoint replacements on the Cozad Housing Authority, consideration of blocking off streets for June 30 for fireworks and consid... Read More

Former VP delivers keynote address at ribbon-cutting/dedication for Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

OMAHA - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center a "remarkable facility" during Tuesday's dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new facility. "I'm not sure I can fulfill what I feel in my hea... Read More

Nebraska school choice advocates applaud bill's advancement

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Private school administrators, parents and advocates say they'll keep pushing Nebraska lawmakers to pass school choice legislation next year. They gathered Tuesday at the Capitol to thank a legislative committee for endorsing ... Read More

State Treasurer Stenberg Honors NEST Writers, Delivers Unclaimed Property Check to Storm Chasers

Lincoln, Neb. --  Six seventh and eighth graders were recognized Sunday at Werner Park in Papillion in the “Why I Want to Go to College” writing contest sponsored by the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust and the Omaha Storm Chasers. In addit... Read More

Nebraska schools struggle to memorialize deceased students

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln middle school has pulled its yearbooks to remove a memorial honoring a deceased student, citing district policy violations. Irving Middle School Principal Jason Shanahan notified district officials about the yearbook... Read More

Inmate who punched guard gets 3 more years in prison

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ An inmate already serving 36 to 61 years for an Omaha murder and other crimes has been given three more years in prison for punching a guard. Online court records say 25-year-old Adrian Garcia was sentenced Monday in Lancaster... Read More

New Income Limits Provide Increased Homeownership Opportunity for Rural Families

LINCOLN, NEB. MAY 22, 2017-The U.S Department of Agriculture Rural Development has announced the new 2017 income limits for the direct and guaranteed homeownership loan programs. The increased income limits may make more households eligible to... Read More

Man killed in Sarpy County pickup collision with semitrailer

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a 55-year-old driver has been killed in a collision between his pickup truck and a semitrailer. The accident occurred around 8:55 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 34 south of Bellevue. The Sarpy County Sheriff's Of... Read More