GRAND ISLAND - The former Grand Island Northwest music teacher accused of embezzling money from a show choir fund is taking a plea deal. David Sackschewsky had been facing seven felony counts related to money missing from the North'... Read More

LINCOLN - Nebraska’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.1% again in September, matching the August and July figures, the state said Friday. The preliminary September rate was four-tenths of a point higher than the adjusted September '... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY--Although it may seem as deer are always active in Custer County, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) reminds drivers to be extra cautious this fall as deer become more active this time of year. With crops being harvested and'... Read More

Public bodies, non-profit community organizations, and Indian tribes are encouraged to contact Central Nebraska Economic Development District (CNEDD), to learn how they can apply for grant funds to improve community facilities or purchase equipment. '... Read More

SARGENT—A vehicle caught fire on Thursday evening resulting in one fatality. Approximately 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 17 the Sargent Police Department and Sargent Fire Department were dispatched to an accident off of Highway 183. According to t'... Read More

The deadline to submit grant applications to the Custer County Foundation is October 31, 2019. The goal of the Custer County Foundation is to improve the quality of life in the Custer County area by supporting the needs of the communities. Any non'... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY—The Custer County Ag Society met last week for its monthly meeting in the Shooting Sports Building at the fairgrounds. Treasurer Ron Chytka broke down some of the numbers with approximately $5,623.63 in the events fund, more than $'... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. – A 9-year-old novice shooter from Broken Bow is the first youth to complete a Nebraska Duck Slam. Cooper Loughran may be a beginning shooter, but he has been hanging out in the blind with his dad, Matt, since he was an infant. “A'... Read More

In support of those who have fought or are currently fighting breast cancer, the Broken Bow Post Office staff has agreed to dye their hair pink and wear it for a month if they are able to reach their goal of selling a certain number of the breast can'... Read More

LINCOLN - A Lincoln woman is being charged with felony child abuse and terroristic threats after an argument that started over hot dogs, according to documents filed in Lancaster County Court. Stacy Jones was arrested October 11 '... Read More

GRAND ISLAND - Police say a 15-year-old girl brought cocaine into Grand Island Senior High School and gave it to another student. According to a report from the Grand Island Police Department, the incident happened around 10 AM Fri'... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY— Opioid addiction has caused more than 200,000 overdose deaths since the late 1990’s according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Now, a lawsuit is about to see its first trial on October 21. From that trial an'... Read More

BROKEN BOW—The Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce officially welcomed another member this week with a ribbon cutting celebration for House of Hugs Childcare. Tammi Campbell has always been around kids and has provided in-home childcare services in B'... Read More

BROKEN BOW—After nearly two years in the making, a Grand Island-based church has recently opened a branch in Broken Bow. The former First Christian Church at 831 Buffalo Run Road has now transitioned into the Broken Bow campus of Third City Christi'... Read More