GOTHENBURG — The community of Gothenburg has the opportunity to land a major manufacturer who would move into the old Baldwin Filter building and Dawson Area Development is looking for applicants.
LEXINGTON — Parent-Child Center announced Monday that they are the recipient of a $25,000 grant from Tyson Foods for victim services. This is the first time Parent-Child Center has received Tyson Foods funding to support its work with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
The Nebraska Latino-American Commission commends and deeply appreciates bilingual news anchor and reporter Carmen Montes’s dedication to her goal of “giving a voice to the voiceless” throughout her career in Nebraska. Carmen grew up in Nebraska, graduated from Lexington High School and the U…
WILBER — A witness was taking the stand here on Monday morning when Aubrey Trail abruptly interrupted his trial, yelling “Bailey is innocent and I curse you all.”
LEXINGTON — Dawson County is lacking when it comes to all types of housing. It has been a common problem across the state of Nebraska. While there are numerous employment opportunities, businesses are having issues filling these because of the lack of affordable homes to buy or rent.
BROKEN BOW — The Tumbleweed Cafe has been a part of Carmen Bumgarner’s life since she was 13 years old.
LEXINGTON — Discussing bladder, prostate and kidney issues can leave some red in the face, but urologist Dr. Kenneth McCalla makes it his business to answer people’s questions and find solutions for issues some people would keep quiet about.
LEXINGTON — Lexington is on the road to getting a new 80 room hotel after the Community Development Agency approved redevelopment plan from Lex Lodging.
JOHNSON LAKE — After a fully familial effort, the Canyon Lakes Brewing Company is now open, offering Johnson Lake and area residents a new dining and brewery option.
BRIDGEPORT — The Morrill County Sheriff’s is able to release additional details regarding the crash that claimed the life of Nebraska State Trooper Jerry L. Smith, #373, on Thursday, June 20, 2019.
LEXINGTON — A 50-year-old Lexington man was arrested for a stabbing which occurred at the Lexington Walmart during the evening of Thursday, June 20.
Authorities released Thursday the names of four Gretna teenagers who died in this week’s car crash, along with the name of a fifth victim being treated at a Lincoln hospital.
Jerry L. Smith has been identified as the Nebraska State Patrol trooper who died in a head-on crash Thursday morning in Morrill County.
COZAD — The Robert Henri Museum and Art Gallery is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its annual Artist-in-Residence now to June 29, 2019. This year’s artist, Mary Nagel Klein, is from Minnetonka, Minn. Mary will be spending the two weeks in Cozad teaching art classes and giving dem…
Lincoln, NE – June 20, 2019 – One lucky player who bought a Nebraska Pick 5 ticket for the Wednesday, June 19 drawing is holding a ticket worth $114,000.
The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad’s completion isn’t over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May 9 ceremony in Ogden, Utah, commemorating the anniversary. The newly restored Big Boy No. 4014, the world’s largest steam locomotive, is retu…
The 128th Annual Lexington Alumni Banquet was held at the Lexington Senior High School gym on June 15, 2019 at 6 p.m. Approximately 160 alumni, spouses, and guests attended. The dinner was catered by Around the Block Catering – Jolene Block.
LEXINGTON — The “Welcome Back, Orange and Black,” alumni parade never fails to draw a crowd. Held Saturday, June 15 the parade crowd was treated to the sight of four generations of Lexington High School graduates.
LINCOLN – Historic flooding and above-normal precipitation can have a major impact on the mosquito population. With that in mind, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is encouraging horse owners to visit with their veterinarian about vaccinating their horses against mosquito-borne il…
LEXINGTON — A child abuse case is going to district court after a State Patrol investigator said a daycare provider would “bang their head into the ground.”
OMAHA, NE – Sunny Sramek, age 18, was last seen on April 20, 2019 in Trenton, NE. Sramek was reported missing to the Hitchcock County Sheriff’s Office on April 21, 2019, by her mother. She was last seen riding in a 2004 White Ford Explorer bearing Iowa license plate HGJ-341. There have been…
LEXINGTON — Nearly all of Central Nebraska, including Dawson and Gosper Counties, are under a flood watch as a cold front moves into the area and is expected to stall, bringing up to two inches of rain over a 12 hour period.
LEXINGTON — The economic development program for Lexington is now in place for the next decade thanks to the ordinance being approved by the city council during their meeting on Tuesday, June 11.
LEXINGTON — Tiffany Denker is no stranger to Lexington Public Schools or the community. Having grown up in town and worked at Lexington Public Schools for nine years, she is now the new Bryan Elementary principal.
The Dawson County Historical Museum is very fortunate to have two interns working for us this summer. Aaron Ray is a graduate student with the University of Nebraska in Kearney and Mekenzie Beattie is an undergraduate with the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
LEXINGTON — As German anti-aircraft fire exploded around the C-47 he was prepared to jump from, it is only known to Staff Sergeant Cecil Hutt what was going through his mind. The man who would later call Lexington his home was about ready to make the airborne jump into Normandy on the eve of…
LEXINGTON — Lexington Public Schools did some rearranging of personnel and hired new staff at the school board meeting on Monday, June 10.
OVERTON — A lone rider gallops away on a fresh horse, saddle bags securely fitted as both set off toward the west. It could just as easily be a scene from 1860, but in 2019, it was the scene of the Pony Express Re-Ride passing through Dawson and the surrounding counties as they commemorate t…
North Platte -When the latch opens on the gate for the annual Buffalo Bill Rodeo this weekend, the rookies will be looking for their share of the pie, alongside the veterans.
“Shoot for Fun” was the theme of this year’s Dawson County 4-H Camp at Camp Comeca south of Cozad. 24 campers, 2 counselors, and 5 staff and volunteers gathered June 3 through June 5 for fun, fellowship and education in a camp setting.
LINCOLN — Hunters have until July 5 to apply for a 2019-2020 multispecies lottery permit. Two types of permits are available: Super Tag and Combo.
LEXINGTON — Heath Keiser of Gothenburg and Jacie Wolfinger of Lexington earned gold medals and purple ribbons in the senior and junior divisions at the 2019 Dawson County 4-H Livestock Judging Contest held on May 24. The contest consisted of hog, sheep and cattle classes and oral reasons on …
LEXINGTON — The Class of ’59 is proud to announce the showing of the film titled “The Minutemen: Roothog or Die, The 1958 Championship Football Team” on Saturday, June 15 at 2 p.m. at the Majestic Theater. That team included 19 seniors and 13 juniors from the class of ’59. Several Class of ’…
LEXINGTON — It was a tale of two nights for the 16th Annual Plum Creek Rodeo held at the Dawson County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8.
A total of 467 cyclists on the 32ndAnnual Tour de Nebraska bicycle adventure will roll out of Sidney on Wednesday, June 19 and travel five days to Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff and Bridgeport in western Nebraska’s panhandle, according to Charlie Schilling, Event Director.
COZAD — DawsonHome Furniture and Décor located at 829 Meridian Ave continues to provide unique merchandise and quality shopping experience to Cozad, Dawson County and beyond. Founded by Tom Gosinski, DawsonHome has expanded from an unexpected inception business, a flower shop.
KEARNEY — Compute North, a firm based in Eden Prairie, Minn., has entered into an agreement to build a $7.65 million data center facility at Kearney’s Tech oNE Crossing tech center, according to a joint announcement today by The Economic Development Council of Buffalo County and the city of Kearney.
I have noticed a pattern during my 2019 storm chases, I pick a target, second guess that target, go to my backup and tornadoes form at the target I first considered.