News

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The classroom addition at the O’Neill Jr.-Sr. High School is nearing completion. In anticipation of the opening of the school year, the administration and board will be offering tours of the new facility from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. 

Sports

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HASTINGS — The Nebraska High School Rodeo season wrapped up last weekend with the high school finals in Hastings at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Rodeo athletes from across the Cornhusker State competed in two go-rounds on June 13-14 and the short go-round on June 15. The top four contestant…

Commentary

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Home ownership increases family and community stability and is a key strategy to help low- and middle-income families build assets. In many regions, rural residents benefit from more affordable housing stock.

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In the last 200 years, our world has transformed because of two major waves of innovation. The first began in the 18th century with the Industrial Revolution, which ushered in machines, factories, electricity, cars and air travel. The second revolution was the emergence of the internet, whic…

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With July upon us, we are now more than halfway through the first year of the 116th Congress. So far 2019 has been marked by partisan divides which have stood in the way of results.

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I say it all the time: Nebraska is the best place in the world to live, work, and raise a family. It’s not just a slogan — it’s my sincere conviction. And there’s plenty of evidence to back up my belief. From great-paying jobs to a family-friendly culture, a wide variety of measures help mak…

Community

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GRAND ISLAND — Pack 245 Scouts from the Holt County area were among the nearly 500 youth attending Camp Augustine near Grand Island through the summer.