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AK-47 Bandit strikes again

It is believed the AK-47 Bandit struck again; this time in Mason City, Iowa. On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at approximately 9:55 a.m. the Heartland Community Credit Union at 1602 S. Monroe Avenue was rob... Read More

Omaha Men’s Tennis Adds Two to 2015 Recruiting Class

OMAHA, Neb. – Omaha men’s tennis coach Tyson Thomas announced the additions of Sean Padios and Alex Woodward to the 2015 Maverick recruiting class on Wednesday. The duo recently signed their National Letters of Intent to play for UNO and join a c... Read More

Mavs Unveil 2015 Volleyball Schedule, Ticket Plans

OMAHA, Neb. -- Season tickets for the 2015 Omaha volleyball season are on sale now, head coach Rose Shires announced Tuesday, along with the Mavericks’ complete 2015 season schedule. Season-ticket packages are available for $70 per person for ge... Read More

Wildcat volleyball awarded 10th straight AVCA Team Academic Award

The Wayne State College volleyball team was awarded the AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Team Academic Award Wednesday afternoon for the 2014-15 season. The Wildcats recorded a team cumulative grade point average of 3.78 during the 2014... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR WEDNESDAY JULY 29, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    328    Beans - 913 Oakland    Corn -    324    Beans - 913 Tekamah    Corn -    324    Beans - 913 West Point    Corn -    324    Beans - 913 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Nebraska Wheat Crop Report - July 29

For the week ending July 26, 2015, Nebraska experienced near normal temperatures throughout the state, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Portions of the southeast received up to 4 inches of rain, while the rest of th... Read More

AG Schmidt asks EPA to delay ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule pending judicial review

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt yesterday joined 28 other attorneys general in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to delay the August 28 implementation of the final regulation regarding the “Clean Water Rule: Definition of Waters of t... Read More

Blair man arrested

A 19-year old Blair man was arrested on two felony drug charges on Sunday. The Fremont Tribune reports Robert Ohanlon was taken into custody following a traffic stop. Ohanlon has been charged with possession of a controlled substance with inten... Read More

Nebraska Rural Water Association Receives $99,000 to Assist Small Communities in Meeting Regulatory Requirements

USDA Rural Development has awarded $99,000 to the Nebraska Rural Water Association (NeRWA) in Wahoo, Nebraska. “USDA funds will allow NeRWA to provide onsite technical assistance to small communities and to assist them in complying with state an... Read More

Californians indicted

Two Californians face fraud and forgery charges after allegedly trying to scam money from Sioux City credit unions. The Sioux City Journal reports 46-year old Michael Thomas and 53-year old Barbara Lopp were indicted on July 16th. Both face a m... Read More

Special City Council Meeting On Thursday

The West Point City Council will hold a special meeting at 5 pm Thursday. Only two items are on the agenda. Discussion of the Wilderness Park washout.  And the 2015-16 budget review....... Read More