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Governor cancels Lexington stop to head back to Lincoln

Gov. Pete Ricketts is cutting his out-state travel plans short today to return to Lincoln to address staff assaults at the Lincoln Correctional Center. He participated in a planned town hall ... Read More

Nebraska prison on lockdown after 9 staff members assaulted

LINCOLN, Neb. - Prison officials in Nebraska say nine staff members at the Lincoln Correctional Center have been assaulted by inmates who were refusing to return to their cells. Department of Correctional Services spokeswoman Dawn-Renee Smith told... Read More

Japanese Trade Organization Leader to Speak at UNL

Hiroyuki Ishige, chairman and CEO of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), will speak at the University of Nebraska on Sept. 13 as a guest of the developing Clayton K. Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance. Ishige will address... Read More

Grimm To Leave Huskers

Nebraska freshman receiver Derrion Grimm is reportedly leaving the program. Apparently being homesick is one of the factors in his decision. Grimm who is from Stockton, California, enrolled in school early last January and took part in spring work ou... Read More

Major League Baseball

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Wednesday's Scores Houston 5, Pittsburgh 4 Oakland 5, Cleveland 1 N.Y. Yankees 5, Seattle 0 Baltimore 10, Washington 8 L.A. Angels 8, Toronto 2 Miami 3, Kansas City 0 Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3, 11 innings T... Read More

Sen. Matt Williams to run for Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature

A state senator from Gothenburg has announced his intention to run for Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature in January. Gothenburg Sen. Matt Williams is looking to replace Speaker Galen Hadley of Kearney, who won’t return to office next year because... Read More

Sorghum Board Elects Pleasant Dale Man To Fill Vacancy

The Grain Sorghum Board voted at their August meeting to elect Del Ficke of Pleasant Dale, Nebraska to fill a vacancy on the Board.  Ficke will serve the remaining term of the Board-Appointed At-Large position, which runs until July 1, 2018.  In ex... Read More

Lexington man arrested following probation search

A man serving probation on possession of a controlled substance convictions was re-arrested on similar charges Monday. According to an arrest affidavit, a Lexington Police Officer assisted the Dawson County Probation Office in conducting a ... Read More

Grand Island approves project for hospital, hotel

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ The Grand Island City Council has rezoned 100 acres of land at two highways and has authorized $28.7 million of tax-increment financing for a new development that includes the construction of a second hospital in the city. ... Read More

Kansas launches crime victim notification system

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas is launching a centralized computer system that will give victims of crime the ability to track offenders being held in county correctional facilities. The Lawrence Journal-World reports the Kansas Victim Information and ... Read More

Kansas forms task force to study how agencies can use drones

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas has formed a task force to study how state agencies can use drones in their operations. The Kansas Department of Transportation said in a news release Wednesday that the Unmanned Aerial Systems Joint Task Force will also ... Read More