Nebraska woman gets 18-20 years for plotting murder of ex's new family
ELEWOOD, Neb. — An Elwood woman convicted in an attempted murder plot that included children and her own son has been sentenced. Dawson County District Court records say 41-year-old Valerie Miller was sentenced this morning to 18 to 20 years in prison for attempted first degree murder. She previously...
Maywood-Hayes Center shuts down Potter-Dix at D2-2 District Final Saturday
MAYWOOD - Jeremiah Ingison scored a game-high 20 points, including three consecutive dunks, and No. 2 Maywood-Hayes Center defeated Potter-Dix, 60-21, in the Class D2-2 District Final Saturday night in Maywood. Ingison finished shooting 50%, had five rebounds and caused four turnovers to help lead the Wolves (22-3) to their...
Experience the Heat: Discover Lexington's Trio of Must-Try Mexican Restaurants
This article presents a tour of three enticing Mexican restaurants in Lexington. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experience. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below:
Cozad Man Inflicts Severe Injuries on Infant: Facing Felony Abuse Charges
A 23-year-old Cozad man, Draven Haynes, stands accused of inflicting severe injuries on a two-month-old baby, resulting in felony juvenile abuse charges, according to a report by 1011 NOW News.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Cambridge as of 2024-02-24. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Parents receive update about Flatwater Bank Early Learning Center, part of Gothenburg Impact Center
GOTHENBURG — Parents were able to attend a series of community meetings to learn more about the Flatwater Bank Early Learning Center, which will be located in the Gothenburg Impact Center. The Impact Center is Gothenburg’s answer on how to handle the community’s need for an early childcare facility,...
Gosper County Sheriff’s Office warns of scammers impersonating Dish Network
ELWOOD — The Gosper County Sheriff’s Office would like to provide this PSA to our residents regarding a current scam being perpetrated within Gosper County and the surrounding areas. The scammers are impersonating the Dish Network Company or their employees and are making cold calls out to residents...
Superintendent Jonas Presents New Staff Members to Board
The Gothenburg school board met on Monday, Feb. 12, with one of the main discussion topics being personnel. Superintendent Dr. Allison Jonas was pleased to present six new staff members for board approval for the 2024-25 school year. Before introducing the new staff members Dr. Jonas announced the impending retirement...
Roll Out the Red Carpet for Dancing With the Stars
One of Gothenburg’s most popular events is making a return…Dancing With The Stars is back. Organizations are always looking for new and creative ways to raise funds. In 2018, a committee with the Gothenburg Community Playhouse/Sun Theatre came up with the idea of hosting its own Dancing With The Stars competition as a fundraiser. It was a huge success, so they did it again the following spring.
Highschool Basketball | 23 February Elgin/Pope John Girls Game Notice
The Elgin/Pope John Girls Basketball team will have a Conference tournament game with Maywood/Hayes Center(Maywood, NE) on 23 February, 2024, 6:30 PM. As of now, Wolfpack has won 21 games and lost 8 games, and the winning rate is 0.724.
Malcolm ends Sidney's season at C1-4 District Final
GOTHENBURG – The Red Raiders saw a return trip to the Nebraska School Activities Association State Basketball Championships slip away in the second half of the C1-4 District Final on Saturday in Gothenburg. Malcolm, the number 13 seed in the District Finals, used an aggressive defense after intermission to come from behind for a 56-45 win over fourth seeded Sidney and earn their first trip to the state tournament in 21 years.
Cozad Telephone Praised at Commissioners Meeting
On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Cozad Telephone received a shout out at the Dawson County Board of Commissioners meeting. The company has been providing Cozad area residents with internet, telephone, and television services since 1902, and the Commissioners acknowledged their hard work during a discussion about broadband and homesteads. The topic...
Ogallala's loss ends four-game winning streak at home
On Thursday, the Ogallala Indians faced the Cozad Haymakers in a battle between two of the state's top teams. Ogallala fell just short of Cozad by a score of 61-59. Having run the score up that high, both teams might be doing some extra defensive drills very soon. Noah Shoemaker...
Koen LeeRay Buckingham
Katana Lynn Lee and Dakota Nathanial Buckingham of Eustis announce the birth of a son born Jan. 30, 2024, at Gothenburg Health. Koen LeeRay Buckingham entered the world at 5:58 p.m. weighing 7 pounds 12.5 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches long. Koen is also welcomed by brothers Paston Buckingham, Kaden Buckingham, Jeremiah Garst, and Austin VanBuren, and sisters, Peyton Buckingham, Kenzie Buckingham, Samantha Lee, and Ashley Lee. Grandparents are Jack Buckingham and Cheryl Buckingham of Eustis, and Amy Lee and Gary Lee of Lexington. Great-grandparents are Kristy Wolfe of Kearney, Monty Gain of Washington, Debra McCall of Seward, Jack and Dawn Buckingham, Jr. of North Bend, and Ron and Shirley Morr of Texas. Great-great grandparents are Elizabeth Buckingham of Ashland, Bonnie McCall of Seward, and Connie Scott of Elm Creek.
State Cheer and Dance
It’s a Trifecta of Championships for Cozad Cheer. “Alone, you are strong, but together, you’ll be stronger than ever.” - Unknown.
Boys District Final Pairings Released for Cambridge, Dundy County-Stratton, and Maywood-Hayes Center
High School Boys Basketball D1 and D2 District Final matchups, dates, start times, and locations are all finalized by the NSAA. Teams qualifying for District Finals are Cambridge, Dundy County-Stratton and Maywood-Hayes Center. #3 Ansley-Litchfield vs #14 Cambridge 5:00pm CT at Litchfield on Saturday, February 24th (102.1 True Country) #7...
Letter to the Editor: Chuck Johnson
The recent resolution for license plate readers (LPRs) adopted by the City will not make citizens safer. LPRs are flawed technology that don’t deliver as expected: real-time actionable intelligence, crime reduction, and increased prosecutions are not realistic performance expectations. LPRs read license plates in real-time, but that information must...
Listen Live - High School Boys District Final Basketball
Listen live to High School Boys Basketball District Final action as Cambridge will take on Ansley-Litchfield with a trip to the Boys State Basketball Tournament on the line. Taco Johns Courtside is set for 4:40pm MT with Tip-off at 5:00pm CT from 102.1 True Country and online 1021kzmc.com. From Coyote...
Liseberg to rebuild Oceana Water Park after devastating fire
A major fire broke out on February 12, 2024, at Liseberg Oceana Waterworld, the new water park that Liseberg is building in Gothenburg. The fire originated at one of the water attractions outside the building and then spread throughout the building. At a specially convened meeting on February 16, 2024,...
Breaking the Mold: Negley Makes History
When Title IX was signed into law in 1972, and compliance became mandatory in 1978, the general outlook on sports at the high school level changed so that girls would be afforded the same opportunities as boy athletes. The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) board of directors voted unanimously to sanction girls wrestling as an official high school sport for the 2021-22 season. Since then the program has become wildly popular and each year additional schools are adding the sport to their activities.