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Motorists urged to use caution to avoid collisions with deer

LINCOLN, Neb. – Deer are more active this time of the fall. Crops are being harvested and deer breeding season is in full swing. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has suggestions to help driv... Read More

Handguns and Cocaine Seized on I-80

SEWARD COUNTY- On Monday, October 14, 2019, the Seward County Sheriff conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 80 that led to the arrest of one male. The stop also resulted in the seizure of cocaine, hallucinogens, and two handguns. The stop occurre... Read More

Matching grants available from NPPD for purchase, installation of EV charging stations

Columbus, Neb. – Interest in electric vehicles (EV) continues to grow and Nebraska Public Power District is aiming to assist in the addition of charging stations in its service territory. At the same time, the Nebraska Department of Environment ... Read More

UPDATE Accident In York County Between Vehicle and Semi

YORK COUNTY- At approximately  4:53 P.M. Monday afternoon the York County Sheriff's department was dispatched to the intersection of Road 5 and Road L  just north of McCool Junction to an accident between a vehicle and a semi. The semi was hauling ... Read More

Noel Cover Foundation reaches milestone of generosity to Hastings College students

(Hastings, Nebraska) – Following its most recent gift to Hastings College, the Noel Cover Foundation has reached a significant milestone in giving more than $1 million towards student scholarships. “We are grateful to the Noel Cover Foundation... Read More

U of Nebraska offers buyouts to hundreds of tenured teachers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The University of Nebraska is offering buyouts to around 400 tenured teachers nearing retirement age. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that teachers age 62 or older with at least a decade of service to the university system ar... Read More

Omaha mayor says she supports tax on vaping products

Omaha, Neb. -- Omaha's mayor says she supports a proposal to expand a tobacco tax to including vaping. The Omaha World-Herald reports Mayor Jean Stothert said last week she would support the expansion for public health and tax fairness reasons. ... Read More

Nebraska could boost K-12 school aid to lower property taxes

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska lawmakers who pledged to lower property taxes are getting ready to try again with a proposal that would boost state aid for K-12 public schools while restricting the districts' taxing power. The tentative proposal, which ... Read More

Free MilkweedSeeds

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ People who want to help preserve monarch butterflies can obtain free milkweed seed pods through the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The pods, seeding instructions and monarch educational information will be available while... Read More


SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A jury has found a trucking company to be negligent in a deadly 2017 highway collision and awarded $40.5 million in damages to the family of a Deming woman who died in the wreck. Court documents confirm the jury's decision Fr... Read More


PENDER, Neb. (AP) - State transportation officials have announced the opening of a bridge near the northeast Nebraska town of Pender that had been significantly damaged in historic spring flooding. The Nebraska Department of Transportation says the ... Read More