DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ A storm spotter remains hospitalized in Sioux City after lightning struck him as storms moved across several Midwest states Su...
Office of University Communications University of Nebraska–Lincoln Writer: Sue M. Roush, College of Journalism and Mass Communications ...
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) _ The cleanup of wood debris from this year's storms has proved to be costly and time-consuming for the city of Hastings. ...
By GRANT SCHULTE= Associated Press= LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Backers of a ballot measure that seeks to raise Nebraska's minimum wage say th...
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a man who robbed a bank in Nebraska City earlier this month matches the description of the ``AK-47 Bandit''...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A contract between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and Catholic Health Initiatives' UniNet has expired, and officials say no neg...
PONCA, Neb. (AP) _ Workers will soon begin spraying herbicides on sandbars in the Missouri River to clear vegetation, so least terns and piping plover...
SUMNER, Neb. (AP) _ Voters in a small central Nebraska school district will decide in November whether to support a $4.35 million bond issue. ...
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) _ A national mental health expert is set to speak in Kearney about alternatives to psychiatric drugs. The University of Ne...
The Nebraska Legislature is currently accepting applications for student pages for the 2015 Legislative Session. State Senator Al Davis has the detail...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Letters from Willa Cather, the renowned author of ``My Antonia'' and ``O Pioneers,'' are expected to be available online in Janu...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska officials say they're close to catching up on a backlog of public benefit applications that has prompted a federal lawsu...
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) _ A motorcyclist has died in an Omaha hospital after crashing on a Council Bluffs roadway. According to reports, th...
Courtesy/Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry During Nebraska's most recently completed fiscal year -- July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014...
Two Rivers Public Health Department in Holdrege reports the first human case of West Nile has been confirmed in the seven-county district this season...
Health alerts for toxic blue-green algae are currently in effect at five lakes in Nebraska. Alerts have been issued for Big Indian Creek Lak...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Federal officials have banned a former president of Omaha State Bank from banking indefinitely. The Federal Deposit In...
Courtesy/Nebraska State Patrol (Lincoln, Neb.)- An increased Nebraska State Patrol presence is planned for Husker home football games during ...
Lyons, Nebraska - Today, the Center for Rural Affairs released their fourth biennial assessment of rural small business trends, needs and concerns in ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the 2014 Public Access Atlas is now available for those looking for places to hunt an...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Department of Veterans Affairs is hosting a town hall event in Lincoln. The event is scheduled for Thursday at 5 p...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The contract between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and Catholic Health Initiatives is set to expire Sunday after the two...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Five people who worked in Nebraska's prison system have been ordered to testify before a legislative committee investigatin...
MACY, Neb. (AP) _ The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and its utilities commission have reached a settlement with the federal government to improve the ...
It could be one of the busier Labor Day weekends on the nation's highways, with 34.7 million people expected to drive 50 miles or more away from hom...
The Nebraska Corn Board is among the many sponsors of the new "Raising Nebraska" exhibit in the State Fair's new Nebraska Building. Corn ...
NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ Two related companies in Norfolk have settled allegations regarding the production and sale of what federal regulators say a...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Supreme Court has struck down two exceptions to the state's public smoking ban, dealing a blow to cigar bars and...
KEARNEY - The Pride of the Plains Marching Band at the University of Nebraska at Kearney has named its members for 2014. The band includ...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ A farm implement plant in Grand Island intends to cut nearly 240 more jobs. CNH Industrial American on Thursday s...
SARONVILLE, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a Hastings couple have been killed and two of their children injured in a collision in Clay County. ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The University of Nebraska's Rural Futures Institute will host a series of forums beginning in September. The forums w...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska lawmakers are still looking at ways to measure how well the state's business tax incentives work. A special comm...
In efforts to improve habitat for wildlife and increase opportunities for wildlife management area users, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Federal prosecutors say a 48-year-old Omaha man has been convicted of conspiracies to launder money and sell controlled subst...
Meghan Anderson is one of the 2014 chairs of The Beef Pit at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island. Anderson says it's the place to be at the State...
ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) _ A Nebraska man has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash at the St. Anthony Sand Dunes in eastern Idaho. The Fre...
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) _ An official says attendance has been climbing at The Archway museum that spans Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska's Kearney...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A grand jury will review the shooting at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha that killed a robbery suspect and a crew member from the T...
BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) _ Broken Bow voters will decide this fall whether to change the form of their city's government. Signatures on a petitio...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ State Sen. Ernie Chambers has told Gov. Dave Heineman in a letter that the governor would be incapable of running the University ...
The new state-of-the-art Wellness Center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney officially opened its doors to the public Wednesday afternoon. ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) An attempt to invalidate a ballot measure that would allow electronic betting on old horse races is now in the hands of the Nebrask...
A crew member of the Cops TV reality show was shot and killed Tuesday night while filming a shootout between Omaha police and a robbery suspect. ...
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman is reminding citizens to prepare for emergencies and disasters in September, which he has proclaimed Nebraska Prepared...
A Banner County grass fire that kept 75 firefighters from six departments busy for six hours Sunday night and is still being watched for hot spot...
Lexington Regional Health Center is partnering with University of Nebraska Medical Center, Plum Creek Medical Group and several other organi...
One of the most visited areas at the State Fair is the birthing pavilion. So far this year, three dairy calves, one beef herd calf, two litter of...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ People who visit doctors or hospitals in the state associated with the Catholic Health Initiatives network may soon have to pay mor...
The Wolf Pack is performing at the Nebraska State Fair throughout the week. Member Sadie says they perform to raise money and awareness of wolves. ...
Mid-Plains Community College of North Platte is getting ready to raffle off their restored 1967 Camaro. Vice President of Marketing and Public Informa...
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) _ A 33-year-old Ravenna man who was convicted of incest and sexually assaulting a child has been given 15 to 25 years in prison. ...
The Nebraska U.S. Senate debate was held at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island, Monday evening. The 90 minute debate was sponsored by Nebras...
An eight-year-old girl from Engleman Elementary School in Grand Island was injured today when she was struck by a Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) d...
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) _ A Kentucky company has won a bid to build a re-entry center in Kearney for federal prisoners. The Kearney Hub says the ...
Join the Wilson Public Library in Cozad for an evening with author Kirstin Cronn-Mills, Thursday, September 11, at 7:00pm. . Kirstin ha...
NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ New headstones mark the final Nebraska resting places of two veterans of the Civil War. The Norfolk Daily News say...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ A central Nebraska jail is now offering email service because inmates complained about the cost of in-state phone calls. ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska's attorney general says the state's corrections department has been too busy dealing with other problems to focus on res...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Dove hunting season is about to begin in Nebraska. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says doves may be hunted state...
The 2014 Work Hard Play Hard Chevrolet Silverado traveled to Buffalo Stampede Days in Elm Creek on Saturday where we participated in a great parade a...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska game officials say pheasant hunting in the state this year should be on a par with last year or slightly better. ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A new U.S. Department of Agriculture report says the number of cattle in large Nebraska feedlots is up 4 percent compared to Augu...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Electric car owners will soon have more places to charge their vehicles in Lincoln. The Lincoln Journal Star reports Li...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a man has been arrested in connection to a shooting in Omaha that injured one person. The Douglas Co...
ROCKVILLE, Neb. (AP) _ Construction work is scheduled to begin next week on the Rockville South Bridge in central Nebraska. The bridge sits ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Some Nebraska prisoners serving time for driving under the influence were kept behind bars longer than they should have been...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Space is still available for a retreat that teaches women skills they can use in the outdoors. The Nebraska Game a...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Labor Department says it's recovered nearly $5.8 million so far this year from people who were given too much u...
ALBION, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a Greeley man has been killed in a traffic accident in east-central Nebraska. The Boone County Sher...
The Lexington Community Foundation is kicking off its fourth annual Give BIG Lexington campaign scheduled for Wednesday, November 12th. This is a...
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration announced Thursday that it has allocated $8,348,423 in health and safety trainin...
The Nebraska State Fair was opened Friday morning with a dedication of the newest building on the grounds called the Nebraska Building. ...
(Grand Island, Neb.)- Safety information and giveaways will once again be provided by the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) to visitors during the Neb...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Business and agricultural groups are joining forces to campaign for a Nebraska ballot measure that would allow electronic betting...
NELIGH, Neb. (AP) _ Organizers say nearly all the $50 tickets for a Willie Nelson and Neil Young concert organized by opponents of the proposed Keysto...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A new monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy is slowing down in rural areas of Nebraska, Iowa and eight other Midwestern st...
United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Vance David Baumbach, 37, formerly of Oxford was sentenced in Lincoln to 15 years in prison...
A one vehicle rollover with Michigan license plates, was reported on mile marker 242 on interstate 80 or six miles west of the Overton on-ramp. Troope...
Nebraska Public Power District's Board of Directors just approved a resolution authorizing planning and engineering work for a new transmission line. ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A new name will be going on some hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. Alegent Creighton Health and the other Catholi...
The 4th and 5th grade Ag Exposure Day is scheduled for Sept. 10th at Platte Valley Farms in Cozad. The event teaches both groups the vital part that a...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska State Fair organizers say they'll be ready for the crowd Friday with a variety of entertainment options, plenty of food on...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) _ Western Nebraska authorities say a man whose body was found near a parking lot of a fast-food restaurant in North Platt...
GERING, Neb. (AP) _ A 39-year-old Mitchell man has made a plea deal in a case stemming from a bomb scare in the Nebraska Panhandle town. ...
ADM Alliance Nutrition, Inc. facility has announced they will close their Cozad facility in October. ADM Alliance Nutrition is a subsidiary of ...
The world learned Wednesday about the beheading of American journalist James Foley at the hands of the group Islamic State. Foley was kidnapped in S...
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) _ A 19-year-old Nebraska man who faced a felony incest charge has taken a plea deal. The man pleaded no contest...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Gov. Dave Heineman took an ice-cold shower outside his home to raise awareness about a devastating disease. Heineman com...
SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) _ A 16-year-old Nebraska boy who told officers he'd been texting before a fatal collision has been charged in juvenile court. ...
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska authorities say a Texas-based mortgage company will be eliminating 90 more jobs at its Scottsbluff office in the Neb...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A new report says Nebraska's 2014 high school graduates scored higher on the ACT college entrance exam than students nationally a...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ A 58-year-old Nebraska man who's already serving a life sentence for shooting his ex-wife to death has been given another li...
The 35th Annual Cozad Chamber of Commerce Farmer and Businessman Appreciation BBQ was held Tuesday evening. An Ag Service Award and Farm Family Award ...
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has highlighted the importance of rural entrepreneurs to the U.S. economy and said investments in them are helpin...
KRVN announcer Big Al Weekley has been nominated for an award by the International Bluegrass Music Association. Big Al joins four others in the...
Cheyenne County authorities say a petition has been filed in juvenile court against a 16 year old boy accused in an accident July 31st that ki...
COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) _ The city is still looking for private parties willing to spend $750,000 or more to move and save Columbus' old Union Pacifi...
NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ The City Council has acknowledged that a tax hike will be needed to subsidize new hangars at the Norfolk Regional Airport. ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A new report says Nebraska law enforcement officers have misused stun guns in several recent incidents. The ACLU o...