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Midland University Unveils New eSports Arena

FREMONT, Neb. – Packed with innovative touches with competition in mind, Midland University has unveiled a new arena for its eSports team. As the first university in the region to elevate eSports to a varsity level sport, Midland’s competitors no... Read More

(Audio) Job Fair In West Point Kicks Off With Area Seniors In Attendance

Burt and Cuming counties are holding a jobs fair today at the Nielsen Center in West Point.   The morning was set aside for seniors from area schools.   Click here to hear interview with students and vendors.   At noo... Read More

West Nile Virus  Positive Horse SWNPHD Health District

  The first positive West Nile Virus horse has been reported in the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) nine county health district for 2017. “Horses cannot transmit West Nile Virus to other horses, animals or to humans.... Read More

(Audio) Thousands Of Trout Going Into Fremont Lakes On Wednesday

Get out your fishing rods!   Greg Wagner with Game and Parks says 5,000 10 to 11 inch trout will be stocked at Lake Number 2 tomorrow at Fremont Lakes. Click here to hear interview with Greg Wagner)...... Read More

(Audio) WPB School Board Update

The West Point Beemer school board met last night.   Superintendent Bill McAllister says the board accepted the lowest financing offer from First Community Bank in the principal amount of $725,000 with a 2.65 % interest rate.   ... Read More

New store to replace northeast Nebraska grocery lost to fire

OSMOND, Neb. (AP) _ A new store is being built to serve a northeast Nebraska community that lost its local grocery to fire. Owner James Bessmer says that community support helped him make a decision to reopen in downtown Osmond. Nobody was in T... Read More

Phone Scam Reported in Cuming County

WEST POINT - The Cuming County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of a scam involving callers claiming to be from Publishers Clearing House. According to the Sheriff's Office, the scammer calls the person, saying they have won anywhere from $100,... Read More

Box Butte Reservoir dropping levels for construction this week

The Box Butte Reservoir will have its water levels lowered this week. The level will remain low for at least 12 months, as construction workers repair the dam’s toe drain system. "For them to be able to complete the work we have to drain the dam... Read More

Giant Pumpkin and Cabbage contest announces winners

TORRINGTON, Wyo. - Pumpkins and cabbage took center stage at the annual 2017 Giant Pumpkin Contest Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Goshen County Extension Office in Torrington, Wyo. “We have quite a few more pumpkins this year than last year,” Caleb ... Read More

September 2017 CCPPD Operation Round-Up®

The Cuming County Public Power District Operation Round Up® board members met September 27, 2017. Following are the organizations that were awarded a total of $6,450: CCPPD Wellness Group Fun Run t-shirts, water and snacks $ 600.00 Cub Scout Pack ... Read More

Northeast to hold more classes at West Point, Norfolk, and Hartington Campuses

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a course for iPhone and iPad users later this month. iPhone, iPad - Beyond The Basics (INFO 5360/17F & CRN #60188) will meet Wednesday, October 25, from 6:30-9:30 pm. in Room ... Read More

Prosecutor won't file charges in singer Abby Nicole's crash death

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A prosecutor says he won't file any charges connected with the death of a country singer after a crash at the Thayer County fairgrounds in Deshler. According to reports, Thayer County Attorney Daniel Werner said Thursday the d... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Applauds Investment from Ontario-Based Agri-Plastics in Sidney

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts applauded plans from Ontario-based Agri-Plastics to invest in Sidney and hire Nebraskans. Corporate leaders expect the company’s first American production facility to begin operations by early 2018, which will enhance ... Read More

Nebraska Attorney General: 1937 Killings of Two Lawmen Solved

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Investigators long suspected two known criminals were responsible for a shooting that killed two Nebraska lawmen in 1937. But it wasn't until 80 years later that the case was re-examined, when one of the suspect's sons told inve... Read More