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RELEASE COURTESY UNK COMMUNICATIONS By TYLER ELLYSON KEARNEY – The timing is right for Ty Strawhecker to leave the barbecue business. The owner of Luke & Jake’s Bar-B-Q is closing his restaurant and catering business July 31, ending a 23-... Read More
By Mike Spataro,  Associate News Director HASTINGS - The Hastings Parks and Recreation is hosting a free fishing derby for kids on Saturday at Lake Hastings. Registration will begin at 9:30 and the fishing will begin at 10 in the morning. The ag... Read More
By Mike Spataro,  Associate News Director HASTINGS - The Nebraska High School Rodeo got underway Thursday at the Adam County Fairground in Hastings and will continue until Saturday. There are 150 high school rodeo athletes competing in 12 events... Read More
Nebraska Radio Network Gasoline prices in Nebraska are more than 50-cents a gallon higher this month than a year ago and it's having an impact on demand. AAA Nebraska's Rose White says it's unusual to see the amount of gas being burned by motor... Read More
Nebraska Radio Network A spokeswoman for a campaign trying to put Medicaid expansion on the November ballot says years of rising healthcare costs are helping them gain supporters. Campaign Manager for the Insure the Good Life campaign, Meghan M... Read More
By Kaleb Henry, Executive News Director GRAND ISLAND - A Loup City 5th grade teacher and Arcadia-Loup City assistant football coach was one of seven arrested Friday in Grand Island for soliciting prostitution. 32-year-old Brandon Stickley of C... Read More
By Mike Spataro,  Associate News Director HASTINGS - The Hastings City Council approved a temporary moratorium on solar energy generation facilities within the city of Hastings at Monday’s city council meeting. The moratorium was put in place ... Read More
By Kaleb Henry, News Director HASTINGS - Another Hastings business is closing this week; this time it is Applebee’s. Employees were told Sunday that the restaurant will close permanently Thursday. Many in Hastings did not think this would happe... Read More
By Mike Spataro, Associate News Director HASTINGS - Project Homeless Connect is having an event at First St. Pauls Church on June 28th from 10am to 4pm and they need volunteers. They will be connecting homeless people with various agencies to help... Read More
Nebraska Radio Network Federal officials were in Omaha today to announce the indictments of a record breaking fentanyl bust on April 26th on I-80 near Kearney.  U.S. Attorney for Nebraska Joe Kelly says two men from New Jersey will make their fir... Read More
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Texas Tech and Arkansas were winners yesterday at the College World Series in Omaha.  The Red Raiders surprised defending champion Florida 6-3 while the Razorbacks took care of Texas 11-5.  Today, Washington State will play Oregon State at 1:00pm f... Read More
The Nebraska men’s basketball team will make its first trip to Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Sunday December 16th to play an old conference foe from the Big 12 Conference.  The Huskers will play Oklahoma State at the 32-hundred seat Sanford Pentago... Read More
The NCAA has come down with two groundbreaking rule changes that take effect this season.  Division I football players can now participate in up to four games in a season without losing a year of eligibility, and all college athletes will no longer ... Read More
Nebraska football will host its Friday Night Lights camps on June 15th and 22nd at Memorial Stadium.  Both events will run from 6-8pm and are free and open to the public.  Gates to the stadium will open at 5:00pm.   The Husker Nation Tou... Read More
Texas, Texas Tech, Florida and Arkansas will join Oregon State, North Carolina, Mississippi State and Washington in this years College World Series in Omaha.  Texas beat Tennessee Tech 5-2 yesterday, Texas Tech knocked off Duke 6-2, Florida got by A... Read More
Washington and Mississippi State have locked up berths in the College World Series.  The Huskies will make their first appearance after beating Cal State Fullerton 6-5 in 10 innings in Game 3 of their Super Regional.  The Bulldogs beat Vanderbilt 1... Read More
Former Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst has a new job.  Eichorst has been hired as the executive senior associate athletics director for internal affairs at the University of Texas.  Eichorst was hired by Nebraska in October of 2012 and wa... Read More
The Nebraska football team has picked up a major commitment from a 6-foot-3, 220 pound inside linebacker from Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tennessee.  Jackson Hannah is rated as a four star prospect by Rivals and is the 236th overall player... Read More
Scott Schreiber of Nebraska was drafted in the ninth round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Houston Astros on Tuesday.  It’s the second consecutive year the Astros have drafted a player from Nebraska after selecting Jake Meyers in the 13t... Read More
The Super Regionals are set in the NCAA Baseball Tournament. This weekend Auburn will play at Florida, Duke is at Texas Tech, South Carolina is at Arkansas, Texas will play host to Tennessee Tech, Washington is at Cal State Fullerton, Vanderbilt is a... Read More
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Partyline Monday 6-18

Monday, June 18th, 2018 Today’s show is brought to you by: Papa Ray’s Pizza & Café, Highland Park Farmers Market, Pat’s Auto Repair & Towing, Animal Clinic, Project Homeless Connect, GNC and Harvard Rest Haven Moving Sale: All must go today. At 734 N Williams in Hastings. For sale: Men’s Adidas Coat in size Medium $10, Size 7 Women’s Nike Shoes $10, 402-460-7690 Look... Read More...

Partyline Saturday 6-16

Party line 06-16-18 Party line is sponsored today by Sealey Body Shop, Highland Park Farmers’ Market, Good Samaritan Society Hastings Village, Pat’s Auto Repair and Towing, South Heartland District Health Dept, Chorus of the Plains, Start Over Rover, and Auto Glass Experts ANNOUNCEMENTS Happy 50th Anniversary to Gene and Gail Krejci, with an open house at the Boelus community center f... Read More...

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Obituaries

(Alva) A.L. Lee Cookson, 68

(Alva) A.L. Lee Cookson, 68

Hastings resident (Alva) A.L. Lee Cookson, 68, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 at Mary Lanning Mem... Read More...

George L. Anderson, 85

George L. Anderson, 85

Hastings resident George L. Anderson, 85, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Mary Lanning Health... Read More...

Roy Garth Dickinson, Jr., 73

Roy Garth Dickinson, Jr., 73

Hastings resident Roy Garth Dickinson, Jr., 73, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 12, ... Read More...

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