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Woman sentenced to probation and distracted driving presentations

A powerful statement was delivered by the mother of a traffic fatality victim in Dawson County District Court Monday. Nineteen-year-old Hailey Boutin of Elwood was the driver of a car that ran a stop sign about 9 miles south of Cozad on Septem... Read More

Copper theft: gain a buck, lose a life

Columbus, Neb. – The price of copper has been inching up slightly in 2017, and so have copper thefts. Copper theft, done specifically to pick up a small amount of cash quickly, is especially harmful because of the safety risks it creates when take... Read More

Former church employee sentenced in theft

A former employee of a rural Cozad church was sentenced Monday to three years of probation following her conviction of felony theft. Candice Hasbrouck, 34 of Cozad, had taken more than $46,000 from St. John's Lutheran Church from a period ... Read More

Gale questions how Trump panel will use voter data

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska's secretary of state wants to know more about how a federal commission plans to use voter information before he provides it. Secretary of State John Gale sent a letter Monday to President Donald Trump's election commi... Read More

Lions Club Taking Peaches and Pears Order

LEXINGTON -  The Lexington Chapter of Lion's Club International is once again selling peaches and pears as a fundraiser for money to help visual and hearing impaired people. Robert Spear is a member of the chapter and says the money goes to help ... Read More

Grant to fund research on Nebraska rural school safety

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A nearly $646,000 federal grant will pay for research into how law enforcement works with rural schools across Nebraska on safety and emergency preparedness. The research will be led by the University of Nebraska Public Policy... Read More

(Video) Nebraska County School's Association Holds Conference

KEARNEY - For many, a country school was the center of their early education and in many case the social center of the rural community. Country schools dotted Nebraska's rural landscape. As with so many things, change came to those little schools ... Read More

Former rural Cozad church employee gets probation for theft

COZAD, Neb. (AP) _ A former employee who stole from a rural Cozad church has been given three years of probation. Court records say 34-year-old Candice Hasbrouck was sentenced Monday in Dawson County District Court in Lexington. She'd pleaded guilt... Read More

(VIDEO) Nebraska Game and Parks Raise Fish and Mussels

The Nebraska Game and Parks (NGP) Commission operates five fish hatcheries across the state.  They are the North Platte, Calamus, Rock Creek, Valentine hatcheries and the Grove Trout Rearing Station. Recently, the Rural Radio Network was able to tou... Read More

Cozad stabbing victim treated and released from hospital, wife in custody

Cozad Police responded early Sunday to a report of an assault involving weapons in a residential area of the community. Officers found 29 year old Justin Morrison laying on the ground with a knife protruding from his left shoulder. Morrison said his ... Read More

2017 Urban Agriculture Conservation Grantees Announced Includes One from Nebraska

The National Association of Conservation Districts, in partnership with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, has awarded $1 million in grants to 19 conservation districts in 14 states to boost technical assistance capacity for urban agric... Read More

Four-wheeler accident kills McCool Junction man

MCCOOL - A McCool Junction man is dead after his ATV rolled over on top of him in rural York County Sunday. The York County Sheriff's Office responded to a field approximately three miles west of McCool at 1:30 a.m. It was determined that 65-year-ol... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers discuss cash, perks to lure new residents

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska lawmakers who want to preserve the state's small towns are considering a new approach - paying people to move there. Senators are looking into relocation incentives designed to draw residents back to rural areas. Small cit... Read More

Lawmaker to run for Nebraska governor as 3rd-party candidate

OMAHA, Neb. - State Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha says he plans to leave the Republican Party and challenge GOP Gov. Pete Ricketts as a third-party candidate. Krist told the Omaha World-Herald that he'll seek signatures to put a new party on the ballot ... Read More