Politicians Gather In New GOP Office In West Point

State Senator Lydia Brasch, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry,  Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Pete Ricketts and his running mate Mike Foley gathered in West Point Tuesday for the opening of a new cam... Read More

WHO Monitoring New Threat to Animal Health and the Poultry Industry

A new strain of bird flu is being closely monitored by the World Health Organization and other groups on animal health as it is being considered a new threat to animal health and the poultry industry. the H5N6 strain of avian influenza first reported... Read More

Ricketts And Brasch Open New Campaign Office In West Point This Morning

Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts and his running mate Mike Foley will join State Senator Lydia Brasch in West Point this morning for the grand opening of their new campaign office at 130 East Walnut. Also joining them will be Congr... Read More

Woodhead to miss rest of the year

Chargers coach Mike McCoy says running back Danny Woodhead has a broken lower right leg and will miss the rest of the season. Woodhead was hurt on the first drive of the Chargers' 22-10 win at Buffalo. He was stopped after a 1-yard gain by diving def... Read More

General Mills Shareholders Urged to Vote Against No GMO Proposal

Shareholders of General Mills are set to vote Tuesday  on a company proposal to remove genetically modified organisms from its products. The National Center for Public Policy Research is urging the investors to vote down the proposal during the annu... Read More


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Killer Found Dead In Cell

A 58-year-old Nebraska man who had been sentenced to life in prison for killing his ex-wife and his divorce lawyer last November has been found dead in his cell. Prison officials said Michael Petersen was found shortly after 6 a.m. Monday, and ef... Read More

US Airstrikes Under Way in Syria

(WASHINGTON) -- American airstrikes against ISIS targets are under way in Syria, according to a Pentagon official. "I can confirm that U.S. military and partner nation forces are undertaking military action against ISIL terrorists in Syria using ... Read More

Morgan Stanley fuels doubts over US corn, soy acreage data

So just how much corn and soybeans did US farmers plant this year? Morgan Stanley stoked ideas grew that officials may be overstating estimates for US soybean and, in particular, corn plantings by on Monday underlining a lower estimate for planti... Read More

West Point-Beemer Wins Award At Wonderful World Of Water Festival

The 25th Anniversary of the Wonderful World of Water Festival was celebrated September 17 at Gilman Park in Pierce. Twenty-six teams of ninth and tenth grade students from 14 schools across Northeast Nebraska descended upon the park for a day of outd... Read More

Abdullah picks up honor

Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah is the co-offensive player of the week in the Big Ten along with Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon.  Abdullah recorded 313 all-purpose yards, including 229 yards rushing, in the Cornhuskers' victory over Miami. Abdullah carried a c... Read More