Pender Seniors Down Wakefield for C-2 Area Title

Pender Seniors Down Wakefield for C-2 Area Title

SCRIBNER - The Pender Seniors American Legion Baseball Team is headed back to the State Tournament as they downed Wakefield 13-5 in 6 innings in the C-2 Area District Championship Game held in Scribner and aired on 107.9 the Bull Tuesday night. Pender scored two runs in the bottom of…
Neihardt Center putting on multiple events this weekend

Neihardt Center putting on multiple events this weekend

It's a big weekend this weekend for the Neihardt Center in Bancroft as they have events going on both Saturday and Sunday. That's according to Executive Director Marianne Reynolds, who goes into detail about Saturday's inaugural "River & I" float down Logan Creek. Reynolds says registration will be at Ru-De's…
Scams targeting electric customers across the state

Scams targeting electric customers across the state

NPPD wants to warn the public about scams involving people posing as an NPPD representative and demanding payment for their bill that are making their rounds to electric customers across the state. Media Relations Specialist Grant Otten says scammers are attempting to reach people through various means. Otten says form…
ELVPHD confirms Delta variant

ELVPHD confirms Delta variant

The Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department has identified a case of theB.1.617.2 (Delta) variant of COVID-19 within the district. Other specimens of COVID-19in the district are being tested to identify possible additional cases. The health district has noted a decline in COVID-19 cases this summer, though therewas a slight…
Natural History and Habitat Days set for Ponca State Park

Natural History and Habitat Days set for Ponca State Park

LINCOLN, Neb. — Celebrate Nebraska’s flora, fauna and geology during Natural History and Habitat Days starting at 8 a.m. Aug. 21 at Ponca State Park. Tours and talks will cover natural history, geology, wildflowers, pollinators, and flora and fauna. Numerous other activities also will be available on the grounds. To…
Senator Albrecht’s Weekly Update

Senator Albrecht’s Weekly Update

107TH LEGISLATURE INTERIMIt’s Fair Season in District 17, a fun time for showing off our livestock, baked goods,hand crafted items and enjoying the comradery of our friends and neighbors as wecelebrate the richness of our Ag-land and produce at the Wayne County Fair. 30 x 30 Land GrabGovernor Pete Ricketts…
100 years of Nebraska State Parks at Ponca State Park

100 years of Nebraska State Parks at Ponca State Park

LINCOLN, Neb. — Celebrate 100 years of Nebraska State Parks on Aug. 6-7 at Ponca State Park in Dixon County. The two-day event will include a wine and cheese social, with music by the Bligh Brothers; oral storytelling under a harvest moon; hayrack rides; sunset kayaking; reenactors and more. Former…
First Human case of West Nile Virus for 2021 found in ELVPHD Area

First Human case of West Nile Virus for 2021 found in ELVPHD Area

Lincoln – The first human case of West Nile virus for the 2021 season has been found in the Elkhorn-Logan Valley Health Department area (Burt, Cuming, Madison, and Stanton Counties). The person who tested positive was not hospitalized, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). West Nile…
Health Alerts Issued for Five Lakes

Health Alerts Issued for Five Lakes

Lincoln – The state has issued a health alert for Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB), also known as toxic blue-green algae, at Maskenthine Reservoir in Stanton County, Willow Creek Reservoir in Pierce County, Calamus Reservoir in Loup County, Bluestem Lake in Lancaster County and Pawnee Lake (east and west beaches) in Lancaster…
Weekly Conversation with NE Game and Parks’ Greg Wagner

Weekly Conversation with NE Game and Parks’ Greg Wagner

Nebraska Game and Parks' Greg Wagner shared fishing tips with KTIC's JD Gibbs during their weekly conversation on 840 KTIC's Midday in MidAmerica this week. Wagner recommends operating early in the day. Wagner recommends large minnows, whole night crawlers, frogs, toads, and Thunderstick and Crankbait for catching fish. Wagner and…