Special Prosecutor Appointed Following Garden Co. Sheriff Arrest

Special Prosecutor Appointed Following Garden Co. Sheriff Arrest

The Garden County Sheriff is facing potential charges for an alleged domestic assault last week under investigation by the Nebraska State Patrol. According to spokesman Cody Thomas, 44-year-old Michelle Quinn of Lisco was lodged into the Keith County Jail Tuesday, April 13, on suspicion of third degree domestic assault. Thomas…
First National Bank of Omaha donates $100,000 to NPCC Health and Science Center

First National Bank of Omaha donates $100,000 to NPCC Health and Science Center

North Platte Community College’s Health and Science Center expansion project received a major boost this week thanks to First National Bank of Omaha. FNBO contributed $100,000 toward the project Monday during a check presentation at the college. “All of us at FNBO are proud to support Mid-Plains Community College and…
Gilson named New Head Coach at Cozad

Gilson named New Head Coach at Cozad

Cozad-Tory Gilson has been named new head Girls Basketball coach at Cozad high school. He also will teach Business and Information Technology. Gilson has spent the last five years as the Business teacher and assistant Boys coach at Overton. Gilson has previous stops as a Boys head coach at Garden…
100 Percent Compliance in Dawson County Alcohol Inspections

100 Percent Compliance in Dawson County Alcohol Inspections

APRIL 19, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — During the evening hours of Thursday, April 15, investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol performed alcohol inspections in Dawson County. In total, 16 businesses were inspected. None of the businesses sold alcohol to a minor, for a compliance rate of 100%. All of the…
Loper Backers Set For Thursday

Loper Backers Set For Thursday

Kearney, Neb. – The 11th Annual Loper Football Backers dinner and scholarship fundraiser will be held this Thursday (April 22) at the Younes Conference Center.Since it was first hosted in 2010, the event has raised over a $1.72 million dollars for scholarships and other program needs. The Loper Football Backers is…
Hy-Vee’s Dollar Fresh to open in Lexington

Hy-Vee’s Dollar Fresh to open in Lexington

Hy-vee will be opening their smaller concept store called Dollar Fresh in Lexington on Friday, April 23 at 7:00am. Spokesperson Ivy Sprague said Dollar Fresh stores are designed to bring a bit of the Hy-vee experience to smaller communities. The store will feature a full selection of grocery items, bakery,…
Texas too Much for Huskers

Texas too Much for Huskers

OMAHA, Neb. - The fifth-seeded Nebraska volleyball team saw its season come to an end Monday, as the Huskers fell to No. 4 seed Texas, 3-1 at the CHI Health Center in Omaha. Texas won the first set 25-22, before Nebraska bounced back to take the second set 25-19. The Huskers led by…
Reservation system for Lake McConaughy to launch April 21

Reservation system for Lake McConaughy to launch April 21

LINCOLN, Neb. — The updated online reservation system for all Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala state recreation areas’ campsites will launch at 8 a.m. Mountain time April 21 through Reserve America. The updated system reflects recent changes at the state recreation areas that require an advance reservation for all campsites,…