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State hiring freeze eliminates nearly 300 Nebraska jobs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says a hiring freeze implemented last fall has eliminated nearly 300 state government positions that he described as unnecessary. The number of empl... Read More

Good Neighbor Award Nominations Now Available

Omaha, Neb. (January 24, 2017) – AKSARBEN Foundation is currently accepting nominations for the annual Good Neighbor Award. Sponsored by AKSARBEN Foundation and Omaha World Herald, the program recognizes individuals or groups nominated by frie... Read More

2017 Holdrege Water Conference Scheduled for Jan 31

Looking for a diversion from the dead of winter? The public is invited to attend the 23rd annual Holdrege Water Conference on Jan. 31 at the Phelps County Ag Center. Water is perhaps one of the most prevalent topics of discussion across Nebraska. ... Read More

NSP Urges Caution, as Snowstorm Hits State

JANUARY 24, 2017 (SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB.) – The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is urging motorists to be extra cautious in parts of the state where snow is making travel difficult and dangerous. More than a foot of snow ha... Read More

Soy Growers Urge Prudence on NAFTA Renegotiation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has communicated to the White House that the significant trade benefits U.S. farmers have achieved under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) must be protected as President Donald Trump moves forward ... Read More

Woman who helped Lincoln escapee gets 2 years of probation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A woman has been given two years of probation for helping an inmate flee to Omaha after he escaped a Lincoln prison. Court records say 51-year-old Wanda Minor was sentenced Monday in Omaha. She'd pleaded no contest to being an a... Read More

Chinese Spring Festival celebration set for Saturday

KEARNEY – The 10th annual Chinese Spring Festival at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is Saturday (Jan. 28). The festival, which is free and open to the public, begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room. “The... Read More

Busy Time For New Concordia Head Coach

It been a busy last month for new Concordia Head Football Coach Patrick Daberkow. This past week he announced the hiring of  Thomas Byrd as offensive coordinator and the promotion of Corby Osten, who transitions from junior varsity head coach and sp... Read More

(AUDIO) Lower Republican NRD Penalizes Estate for Flowmeter Tampering

The Lower Republican NRD in Alma has taken action against an estate in their district for tampering with flow meters. Lower Republican Manager Mike Clements told the Rural Radio Network that an employee from the N-R-D  found five flowmeters on ... Read More

Nebraska officials won't prosecute man in Iowa woman's death

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities have decided not to prosecute a man whose vehicle fatally struck an Iowa woman in southeast Nebraska. Nineteen-year-old Merzedes Hart, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was killed late Jan. 13 as she crossed U.S. Highway 6 ... Read More

Haymakers Advance to SWC Semis

COZAD - The Haymaker boys and girls basketball teams advanced to the semi-finals of the Southwest Conference Tournament on Monday. The girls beat McCook 42-35 and the boys beat Minden 61-54. The boys put an end to their four-game losing streak as ... Read More