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Highway 11 is now open from Wood River to Cairo, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) announced Tuesday. [Read More]
Taxes, both state and federal, have been hot political topics during the first two months of this year. Whether the U.S. Congress or Nebraska Legislature,... [Read More]
Birth announcements... [Read More]
Corinne H. Paben, formerly of Ansley, died March 16, 2019, at Mother Hull Home in Kearney. [Read More]
Robert Raymond "Bob" Holm, 88, of Mason City, died peacefully at his home south of Mason City, surrounded by family on Friday, March 15, 2019. [Read More]
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Justin Haahr didn't know when he'd be able to live in his Wood River home again. [Read More]
Usually this time of year, agricultural producers are busy preparing for spring planting season, tending to their cows and newborn calves and a list of... [Read More]
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The Northwest girls soccer team hopes experience helps for the 2019 campaign. [Read More]
Having a lot of seniors can really help a team out. [Read More]
The Grand Island Senior High boys soccer team made quite the first impression Monday. [Read More]
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Nebraska's reservoirs, lakes, and rivers are home to a wide diversity of fish species. This spring is shaping up to be a good one for... [Read More]
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Shopko today announced that it will begin closing its stores. [Read More]
York County's new drug dog, Loki, started work this past weekend with handler, York County Deputy Korey Goplin - and in their first deployment as... [Read More]
Although the Wood River is still above flood stage in Wood River, the river is receding, says Grand Island/Hall County Emergency Manager Jon Rosenlund. [Read More]
Over the past few days, Nebraska has experienced historic flooding and extreme weather conditions in nearly every region of the state. The Nebraska Emergency Management... [Read More]
Fremont-based author Tosca Lee will talk about her book, "The Line Between," at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kearney Public Library at 2020 First Ave. Admission... [Read More]
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Here are my Class by Class All-State selections for 2019. I have replaced Super-State (All-Nebraska) with a new format at that appears at the conclusion... [Read More]
A new proposal by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts to fund universal child care takes its inspiration from the success of the Head Start and... [Read More]
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