Troopers on patrol for Impaired Drivers over Memorial Day Weekend

Troopers on patrol for Impaired Drivers over Memorial Day Weekend

MAY 27, 2022 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol will be working overtime across the state during Memorial Day weekend. The annual Click It or Ticket initiative continues until Sunday, June 5. “Memorial Day marks the start of the summer travel season for many across the country,” said Captain…
Indian Wars history subject of Fort Hartsuff SHP presentation

Indian Wars history subject of Fort Hartsuff SHP presentation

Learn about the Plains Indian Wars as commemorated in historical monuments at a presentation May 30 at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park. Nebraska historian and author Jeff Barnes will present a chronological telling of the meetings of Native American and European Americans in Nebraska, from peace through war, as commemorated…
Multiple injuries in Gosper County accident Wednesday

Multiple injuries in Gosper County accident Wednesday

    A two-vehicle accident this morning in eastern Gosper County resulted in three injuries.  It occurred around 8:30am at the intersection of Highway 23 and Road 434 or about a mile east of Smithfield.          Initial information from Nebraska State Patrol indicates a Chevrolet Malibu was traveling northbound on Road 434 and…
Holdrege Student Among Those Recognized for Top ACT Scores

Holdrege Student Among Those Recognized for Top ACT Scores

HOLDREGE – Aaron Sturtevant of Holdrege is among 22 students who were recognized Monday by Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE). A ceremony in the State Capitol Rotunda honored graduates from the class of 2022 who achieved a top score on their ACT college entrance exam. “Achieving…
Highway Maintenance in Holdrege Starts Monday

Highway Maintenance in Holdrege Starts Monday

HOLDREGE — Weather permitting, a crack seal project will begin May 25th on US-6/34 and US-183, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Crack sealing is a process of cleaning and filling open joints and cracks in the surface with sealant to prevent entry of moisture and debris. State maintenance crews…
Sturtevant wins Whitlock Scholarship

Sturtevant wins Whitlock Scholarship

Aaron Sturtevant was awarded the William, Betty Rae and Erin Whitlock  Memorial Scholarship for 2022.  Aaron, son of David and Sophie Sturtevant, is a 2022 graduate of Holdrege  High School. Aaron is attending South Dakota School of Mines in the fall of 2022, majoring in mechanical engineering.  Mr. Sturtevant has…
Holdrege Optimists Award Six Scholarships

Holdrege Optimists Award Six Scholarships

The Holdrege Optimist Club recently selected the winners of its scholarships for 2022.  The Rod Melroy Memorial Athletic Scholarship winners are Mallory Pfeifer and Mason Marquardt. This scholarship honors the late Rod Melroy, a long-time member of the Holdrege Optimist Club. The $500 award is given annually to a Holdrege…
Unofficial Area Election Preliminary Results

Unofficial Area Election Preliminary Results

    There appears to have been some upsets in area races last evening.   All results given are unofficial.        In Dawson County, Cozad Police Chief Mark Montgomery received 2,148 votes with 1,594 votes going to incumbent Dawson County Sheriff Ken Moody for the Republican nomination in that office. Republican nominee…
PCDC ANNOUNCES NEW GO! HOME GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

PCDC ANNOUNCES NEW GO! HOME GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Holdrege-The Phelps County Development Corporation has announced its GO! HOME grant opportunities for 2022. The grants are intended to encourage new residents and the construction and sales of local workforce housing in all Phelps County communities. “GO! HOME addresses opportunities for improvement by priming the pump, so to speak,” PCDC…
Holdrege FFA Members Compete at National Land Evaluation

Holdrege FFA Members Compete at National Land Evaluation

HOLDREGE -The Holdrege FFA had four students compete at the 69th National Land Judging Competition in Oklahoma City, OK on May 5th.  The contest was hosted by the upper Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts. The team of Charlie Wells, Nicholas Taylor, Chyenne Tidyman and Mitchell May and FFA Advisor, Jeff…