LEXINGTON — Good news for the taxpayer, Lexington Public School’s tax levy will stay at the same rate it was last year. The LPS school board approved the levy and 2019-2020 budget at their meeting on Monday, Sept. 16.
LEXINGTON — The Constitution and Native American heritage were the subjects of the two proclamations which were signed by the Lexington mayor on Sept. 10.
ELWOOD — Community, "people with common interest living in a particular area." On Oct. 12 the Elwood community will come together in the first annual Generosity Day through service projects and fundraisers.
LEXINGTON — A community organization chapter for parents who have lost children is hosting Jeremy and Bailey Koch in an open meeting for those who struggle with depression and mental illness.
LEXINGTON — Head Start, a program of Community Action Partnership of Mid Nebraska (Mid), provides comprehensive services to children and families. Lexington Head Start is now taking applications for the 2019-2020 year.
COZAD — On Sunday, Sept. 15, Carolyn Worthman was named recipient of the seventh annual Make Your Mark on Cozad Award and presented a plaque by Cozad Library Foundation President Claire Bazata at the United Methodist Church in Cozad.
LEXINGTON — The Dawson County tax levy is being increased to account for the flood damage in July, necessary repairs and other road improvements.
LEXINGTON — Several community members provided comments, concerns and questions about the proposed east viaduct project during the public hearing held by the Federal Highway Administration and the City of Lexington on Sept. 12
ELWOOD — Drive a few miles south out of Elwood and as you near the crest of a hill there will be the sight of a farmhouse built in 1898 which is a family home and since 2015, a unique bed and breakfast for the Gopser County area.
LEXINGTON — Producers of any kind of crop already know the weather this year has made it difficult to grow anything to past standards and Mac’s Creek Winery and Brewery has been dealing with the same issues.
United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Jordan Derockbraine, 26, of Lexington, was sentenced on Sept. 12, 2019, to 33 months in prison by United States District Judge Robert F. Rossister, Jr. for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine. In addi…
NORTH PLATTE — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested four people and seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana and other drugs during two traffic stops on Interstate 80.
KEARNEY — Nebraskans have built their livelihoods and communities one job at a time-primarily though small, family-operated businesses and farms. In the past three years, the Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF) has provided $10.42 million in lending to Nebraska’s small and micro enterprises impac…
LEXINGTON — After nearly a decade, the Dawson County Children’s Museum now has a location to call its own. The organization held an open house on Thursday, Sept. 5 at the building at 800 N. Washington St.
GRAND ISLAND — There was a little slice of Cozad on display during the Nebraska State Fair, six of them to be exact. Several of the Cozad art palattes from the Icon Project were selected to be taken down for the 150th state fair.
LEXINGTON — Kids’ imaginations will have a chance to soar on Saturday, September 21, at the Orthman Community YMCA’s Transportation Celebration event.
COZAD — The crowds showed up to the 2019 Cozad Hay Days, held over the weekend and saw participation from students, business, individuals and the like as the community celebrated together. The theme of the 2019 Hay Days was, "LEGO and Have Some Fun." Hay Days is organized and planned by the …
LEXINGTON — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a California man and seized 155 pounds of marijuana and hundreds of THC vape cartridges during a traffic stop near Lexington.
Elwood, Neb. – The Team Jack Foundation’s 7th Annual State-wide Radiothon is set for Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 7AM – 6PM and will be streamed over 20 stations state-wide. This year’s event is presented by The Home Agency for the 6th year and will be held in Elwood, NE. Elwood is the …
LEXINGTON — Dawson County has seen the fourth highest commodity trade losses in the state, estimated to be $32,111,073.38, due to the retaliatory tariffs put in place by importing nation in repose to the Trump administration’s tariffs.
Todd Lancaster of the Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy, a state public defenders office, argued last month that comments on social media regarding Bailey Boswell and her boyfriend, Aubrey Trail, showed that a “hostile environment” exists in Saline County, so a fair and impartial jury could not be selected there.
LEXINGTON — Tyson plans on building a new private water treatment and storage facility to the east of the plant’s location to enhance their water treatment process at the existing facilities to the southeast.
Larry Paulsen of Cozad was sentenced to jail time and probation as part of a plea bargain in a drunken-driving conviction. He was also ordered to "not have or associate with anyone who has possession of firearms, ammunition or illegal weapons" as a condition of probation, which the avid hunter appealed seven months after sentencing.
LEXINGTON — Work continues on completing the Dawson County Historical Museum’s, “Main Street,” display, as two new rooms have been completed.
ELWOOD — When Elwood High School’s Youth Engaged in Leading People participants brainstormed their community service project for the leadership academy, they knew they wanted to throw it back to a bygone era.
FARNAM —A Farnam woman faces two felony charges after she allegedly shot her husband during a domestic dispute outside of their home.
The Robert Henri Museum and Art Gallery is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its Artist-in-Residence, Randall May, from September 8, 2019 to September 22, 2019. May is from Scottsbluff, Nebraska and will be spending the two weeks in Cozad teaching art classes and giving demonstrati…
GOTHENBURG — Nebraska Shakespeare presents Othello on October 18th at the Sun Theatre, as part of the 14th annual season of Shakespeare On Tour. The performance is geared toward audiences of all-ages.
LEXINGTON — A Lexington man charged with manslaughter waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Dawson County Court in Lexington.
LEXINGTON — The Dawson County Veteran’s Service Committee now has a new member, Tony Hansen was sworn in during the Dawson County commissioners meeting on Friday, Aug. 30.
LINCOLN — As Nebraskans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by storms and flooding, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and local hardware and home improvement stores have teamed up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.
LEXINGTON — Members of the Lexington Regional Health Center therapy team had the vision of a sensory friendly camp for children with different and special needs, a service which is lacking in most places. The success of the camp was reported during the LRHC board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 27.
LEXINGTON — With the official stamp of approval by the city council and the personal blessings of the mayor, First United Methodist Church is on its way to hosting a child care center to help alleviate the need in the community.
Lexington — The City of Lexington, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Sept. 12, regarding the proposed Lexington East Viaduct project in Dawson County. The hearing, held at the City Council Chambers - Lexington Municipal Bui…
LEXINGTON — The Military Vehicle Presentation Association convoy rolled into Lexington on Wednesday, Aug. 28 and stopped at the Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles. More than 50 vehicles are following the route taken by the 1919 Motor Transport Corps 100 years ago.
ELWOOD — The Lexington Clipper-Herald will begin publishing the legal notices for Gosper County after the county commissioners approved the change during their Wednesday, Aug. 28 meeting.
KEARNEY — If Dawson County residents didn’t get a chance to apply in person at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster recovery center in Lexington, they still have the opportunity to do so in Buffalo County.