The Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program makes available $158 million to assist Nebraska low-income households that are unable to pay rent or utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is now open and we anticipate that applications wi'... Read More

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested a California man and seized more than 25 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop in Dawson County. At approximately 6:15 p.m., Friday, February 19, a trooper observed a Hyundai Azera fai'... Read More

United Methodist Men’s Roast Beef Dinner ‘Covid Edition’ is fast approaching! The curbside dinner will be held on Sunday, February 28 at 5, 5:30, and 6 PM. Reservations are requested by Thursday, February 25. The meal includes the Men’s fa'... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY— The Custer County Board of Supervisors held their regular meeting on Tuesday, February 23 with a handful of items on the agenda. The main topic of the meeting centered on extra expenditures, the jail, and office space for the Custer '... Read More

A chili contest and helping others is about as Nebraska as it can get. On Thursday, February 25, Mr. Rudy’s Restaurant and Drinkery in Sargent, will host a chili contest where entries will have a chance to win 1 of 3 great prizes plus bragging righ'... Read More

The MyLink app and website are now available for residents of Lincoln and Lancaster County, Central Nebraska (Hall, Adams, Buffalo, Dawson), and the Sandhills region (Blaine, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Loup, Sherman, Valley, and Wheeler). The MyLink '... Read More

It’s application time for one of the biggest youth agriculture outreach events in the state—the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI).  This year, NAYI is celebrating 50 years of bringing together high school juniors and seniors to learn '... Read More

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting that involved both the Nebraska State Patrol and the Lincoln Police Department. The incident began on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at approximately 8:39 a.m., wh'... Read More

The Custer County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session on Tuesday, at 9:00 a.m., on Feb. 23rd, 2021, in the Supervisors room on the top floor of the Courthouse. AGENDA: 9:00 a.m. Minutes, Mail, Committee Reports 9:10 a.m. Disc/dec '... Read More

A newly launched survey by Nebraska Extension seeks ranchers’ input on the design of grassland conservation programs in the state. The survey, a partnership among Nebraska Extension, Nebraska Cattlemen's, Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition, Nebraska'... Read More

Visitors to Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area have a new place to gather the shade. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission recently installed a new 988-square-foot shelter at the Cedar Bay area. The $100,000 cost of the project was equally '... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY— Custer County District Court was in session this week with three criminal cases on the schedule. Jill Janssen, 57 of Broken Bow, appeared in person as she was accused of absconding in violation of her probation. Janssen pled no co'... Read More

A Loup City man died last week in a head-on collision on Highway 92. Sherman County Sheriff Michael Jepsen told Local4 Thursday that Jimmy Kusek, 79, was killed when the minivan he was riding in collided head-on with a semi. The accident happened Fe'... Read More