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43 pounds of marijuana confiscated near Lexington

Lexington, Neb. — 43 pounds of suspected marijuana were seized shortly after 2 a.m. near Lexington during a routine traffic stop. A Dawson County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a white van after the driver exited Interstate 80 at the Lexington I- 80 Interchange and headed east on the exit ramp. The driver


Southeast Nebraska woman killed in crash

A 30-year-old Tobias woman who wasn't wearing a seatbelt was thrown from her car during a crash and killed Tuesday afternoon, Saline County Sheriff Alan Moore said in a news release.


Lexington & McCook Advance At B-7

Lexington-Lexington used strong performances from Seniors Ajack Waikur and Jake Leger to knock off North Platte on Monday night at the B-7 Subdistrict 55-39. Leger scored nine of his game high 19 points in the first half and Waikur scored 11 of his 13 points in the second quarter to help the Minutem


9 semis crash along I-80 in Nebraska

A bad crash begot more crashes along Interstate 80 near Grand Island in Nebraska Wednesday morning, involving nine semi tractor-trailers and two passenger vehicles. According to Nebraska State Patrol, Hamilton County dispatch got a call around 9:10 a.m. that two semis had crashed and jackknifed near


College professor accused of vandalizing Nebraska GOP lawmaker's campaign signs

An assistant professor and political activist in Nebraska was ticketed Tuesday on suspicion of vandalizing a GOP lawmaker's campaign signs. Patricia Wonch-Hill, a research assistant professor of sociology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was ticketed on three counts of vandalism relating to Re


Late move gives Lexington's Riley Kopf state wrestling title

OMAHA – Lexington’s Riley Kopf was in a state of disbelief. So were the estimated 15,000 in attendance Saturday on the final day of the NSAA State Wrestling Championships at the CHI Health Center in Omaha.


Three flu related deaths confirmed in South Central Nebraska

HOLDREGE, Neb. (KSNB) - Three confirmed Influenza associated deaths have been reported this year in the Two Rivers district. The Two Rivers district includes the following counties: Dawson, Buffalo, Gosper, Phelps, Kearney, Harlan and Franklin.


Dawson County commissioners approve Mac’s Creek brewery license

LEXINGTON — The Dawson County Commissioners approved Mac’s Creek Winery’s Brewery Class L liquor license during their meeting on Friday, Feb. 15. Mac’s Creek is planning on opening their brewery after the government shutdown put the official opening on hold.


Class-action status sought for Nebraska inmates' lawsuit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Lawyers representing 11 Nebraska inmates who sued the state over prison conditions are seeking class-action status for the lawsuit. The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska filed a motion Tuesday seeking the status in federal court.


Nebraska county enacts distance rules for wind turbines

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - County officials in southeastern Nebraska have approved a rule aimed at protecting residents who aren't being paid to participate in a wind farm project. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the Lancaster County Board voted Tuesday to require wind energy developers to place tur


Bright list includes Nebraska

Quin Bright lists his location on his Twitter account as "Your end zone." The speedy athlete from Cedar Hill, Texas, has backed up...


Minutemen ease past North Platte

LEXINGTON — Three Lexington starters scored in double figures Monday night as the Minutemen defeated North Platte 55-39 in the B-7 Subdistrict semifinal at Lexington. Senior Jake Leger led the charge with 18 points for Lexington. Guard Ajack Waikur followed with 13 and Kaleb Carpenter with 10.


Easton shooting suspect nabbed in Nebraska

A man wanted in connection with a recent shooting in Easton was captured Friday evening in another state. Daniel Wayne Owens, 43, was apprehended in Lincoln, Nebraska, on a Leavenworth County arrest warrant for attempted murder and was awaiting extradition back to Kansas, a Leavenworth County Sherif


U.S. Marshals Believe Nebraska Fugitive May Be In Tulsa

TULSA, Oklahoma - Muskogee Police and U.S. Marshals are looking right now for a fugitive wanted in Nebraska for sexually assaulting a child. They believe Yarnell Payne could be in the Tulsa area this evening. They say he's wanted for sexual assault of a child, failure to register as a sex offender a


Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest empathize with Nebraska; they too are not for everyone

A while back, the Nebraska Tourism Commission sent Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest their own Nebraska coffee mugs with a variation of the state's slogan: "Nebraska. Honestly, it's not for everyone."


Women at the Nebraska Correctional Center in York are earning a college degree while serving their time.

York, Neb. - (KSNB) For the past three years the women have been taking classes. They hope that once the get out, they have a better chance at a normal life. "This is my fourth time coming here so I am a habitual criminal," said Bridgette, Incarcerated for Theft.


Minutemen Advance To District Final

KRVN Photo-Paul Pack: Lexington's Nick Saiz puts in two of his game high 15 points in Lexington's 55-39 win over McCook on Tuesday night. LEXINGTON- Following a 55-39 win over North Platte on Monday night, the Minutemen of Lexington took down McCook on Tuesday evening by the same score, 55-39. The B


Cozad man faces multiple drug charges in arrest

A Cozad Police Department investigation into drug activity at a Cozad residence, culminated with the serving of a Dawson County Arrest Warrant on a resident Tuesday afternoon. William Kostman, Jr, age 47 of Cozad, was booking into the Dawson County Jail on 9 felony counts, along with one misdemeanor


Iconic travel stop has new owners

WILLIAMS –Boondocks, USA has new owners. Harry and Shelley Chaudhari of Overton, Nebraska have purchased the iconic Williams truck stop at the intersection of Interstate 35 and Highway 20.


Family displaced after Saturday fire destroys rural Amherst house

MILLER — A Saturday morning fire has displaced a family of five from their rural Amherst home. Miller Volunteer Fire Chief Brock Elsen said his department was called to the one-story house fire at about 6:30 a.m. Saturday at 23575 Watertown Road, Amherst. The house is four miles east of Miller.