ASHLAND – It’s been nearly a year since Clay Anderson moved back to his home state to run the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum.
MEAD — Residents near the closed AltEn ethanol plant were told Monday night that contaminants found in area homes were “significantly higher” than those found in houses in Omaha and another rural community, Kennard.
ARLINGTON – For the second time this year, the Ashland-Greenwood girls basketball team lost to Arlington. An 18-point fourth quarter by the Eagles resulted in the Bluejays falling 46-40 on Jan. 24 during the Capitol Conference tournament.
ALBION – The Ashland-Greenwood wrestling team finished with three first place finishes and sixth place as a team with 106 points at the Dale Bonge Invite at Boone Central on Jan. 28.
ASHLAND – For the second time this season, it was the Class C-1 No. 3 Ashland-Greenwood boys basketball team who got the better of Arlington at home on Jan. 23. The Bluejays came up with 12 steals in the contest and went on to defeat the Eagles 62-23.
VALLEY – For the second time in as many years, the Class C-1 No. 3 Ashland-Greenwood boys basketball team won the Capitol Conference Tournament. This year’s title came after a 56-47 win over Douglas County West on Jan. 28.
MURRAY – On Jan. 28, the Ashland-Greenwood High School speech team attended the Conestoga Speech meet.
LINCOLN – The Nebraska Veterans Council is sponsoring a Veterans Legislative Day for veterans to discuss proposed legislation with Gov. Jim Pillen and several state senators. The council is a coalition of recognized veterans service organizations which are banded together to serve as the “Vo…
LINCOLN – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) board of directors elected David Landis its board chair for 2023, when it met Jan. 18. Board members elect their executive committee each January.
ASHLAND — Students and staff have already completed their transition from Ashland-Greenwood Elementary School into the district’s new primary school. But aside from students’ parents, the general public has not been privy to what’s inside.
LINCOLN – Nebraska Public Service Commissioners elected leadership positions for the coming year during a meeting on Jan. 18.
CONESTOGA – At the Capitol Conference Meet at Conestoga on Jan. 21, the Ashland-Greenwood boys wrestling team improved on last year’s finish by taking third place with 111.50 points. Winning the conference was Syracuse with 149.50 points and Raymond Central was second with 148.5 points.
SYRACUSE – A great defensive performance helped the Ashland-Greenwood girls basketball team get by Syracuse 35-24 on the road on Jan. 20. The Bluejays held the Rockets to 10% from three and had eight steals in the victory.
ASHLAND – Confidence is high that Ashland will receive a substantial grant to help fund a project long in the making.
YUTAN – The Class C-1 No. 3 Ashland-Greenwood boys basketball team knocked off Yutan 49-27 in a Capitol Conference matchup in Yutan on Jan. 17. A 17-1 scoring surge they had in the second quarter was big factor in the win for the Bluejays.
ASHLAND – Even a pandemic couldn’t keep the Ashland Public Library from earning its third three-star rating from a national library organization.
LINCOLN – The big-thinking proposal to create a new 4,000-acre lake between Omaha and Lincoln is still on track, but also on pause pending a feasibility study that focuses on its potential impact on the future water supply for Lincoln and Omaha.
GRAND ISLAND – Whatever your flavor, you’ll find it at the 2023 Nebraska State Fair.
KEARNEY – Students from 92 high schools in Nebraska will participate in the annual Honor Band and Choral Clinic hosted by the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Department of Music, Theatre and Dance.
LINCOLN – Gov. Jim Pillen was recently joined by Lt. Gov. Joe Kelly, Attorney General Mike Hilgers and State Patrol Superintendent Colonel John Bolduc for the signing of a proclamation declaring January “Human Trafficking Awareness Month.”
ASHLAND – Learn how you can join the Nebraska Game and Parks team during a career fair Feb. 4 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland.