Cowboy Trail Cleanup

Cowboy Trail Cleanup

Volunteers in two cities have stepped up to help finish a more than 320-mile trail after the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission stopped work about halfway through. A group of volunteers from Rushville and Gordon have taken the Cowboy Trail into their own hands after...
NE State Patrol Review

NE State Patrol Review

Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced an agency-wide review of the Nebraska State Patrol. Ricketts, a Republican, revealed the review Friday in a news conference. The review comes after State Sen. Ernie Chambers, of Omaha, called earlier this week for the firing of the...
Emergency Grazing Approved in SD

Emergency Grazing Approved in SD

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has authorized emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program land in the Dakotas and Montana in response to drought. Perdue says that without alternative forage options, ranchers could be devastated economically. The...
Armed Staffers Approved in Mellette, in Spink County

Armed Staffers Approved in Mellette, in Spink County

A school in Mellette is the second in South Dakota to allow approved employees to carry guns. The American News reports that the Northwestern Area School Board approved the move unanimously this month. South Dakota lawmakers passed a school sentinel law in 2013, a few...
Demolition Derby and Fireworks July 4th

Demolition Derby and Fireworks July 4th

Independence Day activities in Valentine will kick off at 11 am with the annual Lion’s Club 4th of July parade. The theme this year is “I “Heart” Patriotism”. The parade will start at 1st and Main and take the standard parade route up...
Fire at Holiness Chapel in St. Francis

Fire at Holiness Chapel in St. Francis

After a rash of multiple break-ins and incidents of vandalism at the Holiness Chapel in St. Francis, a fire broke out at the church during the early morning hours on June 4th, 2017. It is believed that the fire was likely arson, and is still under investigation. The...