CUSTER COUNTY— With Custer County District Judge Karin Noakes in quarantine, cases were held remotely on Thursday, January 21. The first criminal case of the morning was Trenton Esch, 44 of Broken Bow, who is facing alleged charges of first-degr'... Read More

The 5th Annual Custer County Ag Society Winter Ball will be the first major in-person event of 2021 despite COVID-19 restrictions. Custer County Fairgrounds Administrator Michelle Nelson told KCNI/KBBN that the hope is to reach the maximum capacity a'... Read More

With a new President at the helm for the United States, the Nebraska Farm Bureau is sharing its hopes about the presidential transition and what it means for the agriculture industry. President Mark McHargue told News Channel Nebraska its 2021 pr'... Read More

LBPHD: Twenty-eight new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the nine counties of Loup Basin’s district since Monday. The cases were reported from: Custer (16), Greeley (4), Howard (2), Sherman (2), Valley (1), Wheeler (1), Garfield (1), and Blai'... Read More

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission adopted wildlife regulations that enacted a Special Landowner Deer Season and allowed the purchase of a bonus or a preference point with regard to big game hunting at its Jan. 13 meeting in Lincoln. The Special'... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY— Wind is likely to blame for an accident near Oconto on Thursday, January 14 that overturned a semi and trailer. According to the accident report from the Custer County Sheriff’s Office, Daniel Brien 62 of Dracut, Massachusetts, '... Read More

January 18, 2021 LINCOLN – The Broken Bow Police Department has received six handheld alcohol breath testing units through a traffic safety grant award from the Nebraska Department of Transportation, Highway Safety Office (NDOT-HSO). "The dep'... Read More

LBPHD: Twenty new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the nine counties of Loup Basin’s district since Friday's update (30). The cases were reported from: Custer (9), Valley (4), Howard (4), Sherman (1), Loup (1), and Blaine (1). All know'... Read More

The North Platte Community College Physical Resources department is clearing out surplus construction materials, tools and equipment. The public can bid on the items now until 6 p.m. Jan. 20 through the Isabell Auction Service website at: isabellauc'... Read More

Dawson County Extension Board members recently elected officers for 2021 during their annual meeting. Phillip Burkhalter of Elwood was elected president and Eric Ryan of Overton, vice president. The other elected officer was Da’Lacy Lans of Lexing'... Read More

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is offering additional incentives to landowners who sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program, commonly known as CRP. Agricultural producers and private landowners can enroll in the CRP general sign-up throu'... Read More

According to the Pheasants Forever website, fire affects the composition, structure, and pattern of vegetation on the landscape. In most terrestrial North American ecosystems, fire disturbance is necessary to maintain ecological processes. Therefore,'... Read More

A total of 113 students qualified for the President’s List during the 2020 fall semester at Mid-Plains Community College. To make the list, each student had to complete 12 or more applicable credit hours in college-level courses and maintain a g'... Read More

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney announced students who earned a place on the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. Students who are on the dean’s list must have completed 12 credit hours or more of classes with a 3.5 grade '... Read More