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Cuming County Sheriff's Stats

The summary of activity for the Cuming County Sheriff's Office for the month of July includes 467 items handled and 124 calls for service. There were 30 assists to other agencies.  The office resp... Read More

Omaha couple hospitalized after dog attack in Martell

MARTELL, Neb. (AP) _ An Omaha couple is recovering after being attacked by a dog in eastern Nebraska. Reports indicate Stephanie Lawyer and Andrew Powell went to the home of Mary Kumpost in Martell on Saturday morning to buy a puppy. The Lancas... Read More

Husker women drop opener down under

Frankston, Australia - Natalie Romeo scored 25 points and dished out six assists, but the Nebraska women's basketball team dropped an 81-72 decision to the Frankston Blues at Frankston Basketball Stadium on Tuesday in Australia. The Huskers, who ... Read More

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Dodge County

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say the West Nile virus has been detected in Dodge County for the first time this year. According to reports, the Three Rivers Public Health Department is monitoring the situation with tests in Dodge, Washington and ... Read More

Federal Judge Says 'Ag-Gag' Law Unconstitutional

A federal judge granted a summary judgment on Monday to an animal-rights group, ruling that an Idaho law against videotaping farm operations is unconstitutional. The Animal Legal Defense Fund had filed a lawsuit last year against Idaho's governo... Read More

Ag Groups Say Memos Detail EPA's Disregard of Army Corps WOTUS Concerns

Internal memos released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee reveal the Army Corps of Engineers, the primary regulator over Environmental Protection Agency’s “waters of the United States” rule, believes that the rule will not ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Monday's Game Seattle 8 Colorado 7 Tuesday's Game Seattle (Nuno 0-0) at Colorado (J.Gray 0-0), 8:40 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE Monday's Games Toronto 5, Minnesota 1 Texas 12, Houston 9 Tampa Bay 5, Chicago White Sox 4 Baltimore 9, Oak... Read More

Police: Boy had gun in shooting, but no bullet casings found

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha police say a 12-year-old boy was carrying a handgun when he and two teenagers allegedly ambushed two men, but investigators did not recover any bullet casings from his weapon after the fatal shooting. According to reports,... Read More

Grain Farm Income Expected To Drop Significantly in 2015

Grain farmers should brace for a drop in net incomes this year as the prices for corn, soybeans and wheat have fallen significantly from recent years, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. The latest Agricultural Prices report, release... Read More

Feds file $218,000 in tax liens against Norfolk councilman

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ Federal authorities have filed $218,000 in liens against a Norfolk city councilman over unpaid taxes. Reports say that the liens filed by the Internal Revenue Service were related to David Fauss' personal and business obligati... Read More

Northeast softball adds another player

Rikki Cahill of Clarkson has signed to play softball with Northeast. Cahill is a pitcher and outfielder who will be a sophomore. The Hawks are up to 13 players on the roster as they start their inaugural season this fall....... Read More