For the first time in nearly eight years, 100% of Nebraska is in drought. The last time that was the case was at the end of April 2013, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, a drought-tracking system developed by the National Drought Mitigation '... 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

Senator Lou Ann Linehan (District 39), Senator Tom Brewer (District 43), and lawyer Allison Heimes held a press conference on Tuesday, January 12, in the Capitol Rotunda regarding Legislative Bill 261, which ensures our National Guard members receive'... Read More

Nebraska state senator Steve Erdman, of Bayard, introduced a constitutional amendment and bill that would change what Nebraska taxes. The two pieces of legislation, LR11CA and LB 133 would eliminate property, income and corporate taxes. '... Read More

Updated as of 2:30 PM on 1/13/2021: According to the National Weather Service in North Platte, a High Wind Warning has been issued for all of western and north-central Nebraska from 9 PM CT Wednesday through 6 PM CT Friday. Wind gusts up to 60 mph'... Read More