High school rodeo athlete to pursue majors in animal science, neurology

High school rodeo athlete to pursue majors in animal science, neurology

McCook, Neb.  (May 27, 2022) – Tucker Gillespie has a full plate, and he’s fine with that. The McCook cowboy, a member of the Nebraska High School Rodeo Association, competes in the reined cow horse competition, and in high school, was involved in FFA, speech, Mock Trial, Interact, Thespian, and…
Midwest sheep and goat market report for the week of May 28th

Midwest sheep and goat market report for the week of May 28th

Bull Tackle Feed in Lexington Nebraska sponsors this weekly report. Bull Tackle Feed has creep feed ready for your kids and lambs. Neal notes he has a fresh batch arrive this week so get it before it’s gone. Check out Bull Tackles feed and mineral here: https://www.facebook.com/bulltackle/ For the week…
Former Olympian to teach basic shooting skills

Former Olympian to teach basic shooting skills

Entry level shooters will have the opportunity to learn from a former Olympian next month in North Platte. Ellie Schad will teach a shooting basics clinic June 11 at theLincoln County Wildlife Gun Club at Lake Maloney. The event will serve as a fundraiser for the Mid-Plains Community College Shooting Club…
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…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

Reminder there will be no Sunday overnight market activity or Memorial day Monday. Up, down and clear around sum up the markets this week. Coming into the end of the week just ahead of an extended weekend with Memorial Day Monday having no trade equities are on the rise, grains…
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…
New Acting U.S. Attorney for District of Nebraska named

New Acting U.S. Attorney for District of Nebraska named

Longtime prosecutor Steven Russell has been named the Acting United States Attorney to take over following the retirement of Interim United States Attorney Jan Sharp.  Russell’s appointment will be effective on May 28, 2022.  Russell, a 1982 graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Law, has been with the…
Progress quickly made on derailment track repairs

Progress quickly made on derailment track repairs

One track is back open, while two others remain closed following a Union Pacific train derailment Thursday morning near Gothenburg. RRN/ About 30 Union Pacific rail cars with coal derailed 2 miles southeast of Gothenburg around 7:30am Thursday. (Paul Pack/ KRVN Radio) According to Union Pacific Spokeswoman Robynn Tysver, an…