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Legislation Against Farm Bill Cuts a Non-Starter

Senator Pat Roberts says there will not be a vote on a proposal to protect the farm bill from budget cuts. The Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman says the Senate will not consider the bill offered ... Read More

Nebraska seat belt usage increasing

The Nebraska Department of Transportation seat belt usage rate has increased for the third consecutive year. The newest survey shows Nebraskans seat belt usage is 86%. The previous high mark was 85% in 2009. It then decreased and leveled off at 79... Read More

1939 Christmas dinner planned at Fort Robinson

Fort Robinson State Park in Crawford will again hold its annual historical Christmas dinner this year. The dinner will be held December 2, featuring the menu of the original Fort Robinson Christmas dinner in 1939. That's the year World War II bro... Read More

HS volleyball: Alliance captures Pilfold Invite title

2017 Pilfold Invite Results Pool A (comprised of seeds #1, #4, and #5) Game 1 1 vs. 5 Alliance vs. Red Cloud (Alliance over Red Cloud 25-7, 25-10) Game 2 4 vs. 5 Chadron vs. Red Cloud (Chadron over Red Cloud 25-12, 25-11) Game 3 1 vs. 4 ... Read More

WNCC sweeps Trinidad for 27th win of season

Brooke Kaawa and Joise Maldonado combined for 33 kills and the Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team swept past Trinidad State Junior College 31-29, 25-16, 25-13 in a Region Ix South sub-region contest Saturdayafternoon in Trinidad Colo... Read More

WNCC men's soccer top Northwest, advance to regional playoffs semifinals

Silvio Xavier scored a hat trick and Lawan Abary scored two goals as the Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team registered a 5-1 Region IX Playoff first-round win over Northwest College Saturday at the Landers Soccer Complex. WNCC ... Read More

Long plays help Eagles down Hardrockers 29-17

CHADRON, Neb. -- October 21, 2017 -- Long plays that opened and closed the scoring helped the Chadron State College football team to a 29-17 victory over South Dakota Mines during a windswept Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference game here Saturday aft... Read More

Huskers Top Illinois 3-1

Huskers Battle Past Illinois, 3-1 LINCOLN, Neb. - The No. 7 Nebraska volleyball team completed the first half of its Big Ten schedule with a 3-1 (25-19, 24-26, 25-20, 25-17) win over Illinois on Saturday night in front of a Bob Devaney Sports C... Read More

Gering council to consider keno committee funding recommendations

The Gering city council Monday night will consider several recommendations from the city's Keno Committee to help fund a number of key projects. The committee is recommending approval of $100,000 to help fund construction of the new baseball field... Read More

Nebraska prison workers voice worries about morale, turnover

Nebraska prison workers say they're deeply concerned about employee morale and turnover in the corrections department, despite recent efforts to make improvements. Some workers spoke through tears Friday at a legislative hearing to examine issues... Read More

Ongoing NSP investigation impacted Bolzer Motor Vehicle Homicide case

Scotts Bluff County Attorney Dave Eubanks says the ongoing investigation of the Nebraska State Patrol had an impact on the Joshua Bolzer Motor Vehicle homicide case. Eubanks said he offered a plea agreement last month because NSP Sergeant Travis W... Read More