Two arrests in recent threats investigation in McCook

Two arrests in recent threats investigation in McCook

The following information is being released as an update to threats made against McCook businesses on January 8, 2022 at 5:28pm. The McCook Police Department received a call from the McCook Walmart Store reporting an individual calling the store claiming to be at the store armed with a rifle, making…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

It's a holiday shortened week and for most of the market Tuesday is bringing a risk off atmosphere to the market. A sharp rise in Treasury yields back to pre-pandemic levels caused investors to sell technology stocks. That sharp selling moved over and hit most equity markets. The US dollar…
Suspect arrested, stolen vehicle recovered in Franklin County

Suspect arrested, stolen vehicle recovered in Franklin County

JANUARY 18, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, working with deputies from Franklin and Webster Counties have arrested one person and recovered a stolen vehicle following a pursuit Monday morning. At approximately, 8:40 a.m. Monday, NSP received information regarding a vehicle theft that had just occurred…
2022 Commodity Classic Announces Evening of Entertainment

2022 Commodity Classic Announces Evening of Entertainment

ST. LOUIS (January 18, 2022) — Multiplatinum country musician Sara Evans will close out the 2022 Commodity Classic with a bang during Saturday night’s Evening of Entertainment. Commodity Classic will be held Thursday, March 10 through Saturday, March 12 in New Orleans. As the fifth most-played female artist on country…
CoBank: U.S. monetary policy poised to replace COVID as economic wild card

CoBank: U.S. monetary policy poised to replace COVID as economic wild card

Despite the surge in COVID cases and the complications it brings, the U.S. economy continues to thrive. Workers are steadily returning to the labor force; the unemployment rate is currently under 4% and consumers are still spending confidently. Until the omicron surge subsides, the biggest economic risk will be the…
Contestant to Contractor – Breaking the Barrier with Dillon Tiede

Contestant to Contractor – Breaking the Barrier with Dillon Tiede

Dillon Tiede has been in every corner of the arena: both literally and figuratively.  The Elwood, Nebraska native and current Kansas resident has made his mark in the rodeo scene in more ways than one. Tiede, an all around cowboy in high school, chose bareback riding as his event of…
Kearney Police release name of shooting victim

Kearney Police release name of shooting victim

Kearney -- One person was killed Sunday night in a shooting at 823 W 23rd in Kearney. The victim has been identified as Jared M. Shinpaugh, 31, of Lexington. A second victim, identified as Joseph L. Garcia, 29, of Lexington was treated and released at Good Samaritan Hospital for a…
Nebraska Farm Bureau outlines ag trade priorities, updates trade report

Nebraska Farm Bureau outlines ag trade priorities, updates trade report

The Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) has identified three trade priorities for the Biden administration following a year with little movement on the topic. As a majority of the world’s consumers reside outside U.S. borders, international trade is vital to the economic future of Nebraska’s farm and ranch families. The success…
Purdy Chooses Nebraska

Purdy Chooses Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Former Florida State quarterback Chubba Purdy has announced his decision to transfer to Nebraska. Purdy is the second quarterback headed to Nebraska through the transfer portal. Casey Thompson announced his move from Texas on Jan. 7. Purdy said in November he planned to leave Florida State.…