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Omaha mayor won't undergo surgery following fall

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert's office says she will not need surgery after a fall earlier this week. Stothert was hospitalized Thursday after she fractured a vertebra in a fall whil... Read More

Food Bank For The Heartland partnering with Farm Credit Services of America to target rural hunger

Mobile Pantry in Broken Bow Scheduled for September 28 OMAHA, Neb. – Hunger is not an issue that only affects people living in cities. Many children, families and seniors in rural communities struggle with food insecurity. Food Bank for the Hear... Read More

9 with ties to Omaha Tribal Council face federal charges

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nine people with ties to the Omaha Tribal Council are accused of using federal money to pay themselves bonuses.  The U.S. Attorney's office announced Thursday that eight of those charged are current or former council members and... Read More

New rule could aid civilian recruitment of military police

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Crime Commission is considering a rule change that would make it easier for military police officers to become civilian enforcers of the law. The proposal would let the state's four law enforcement academies fast-tr... Read More

New Study: Nebraska's Highways Rank 4th in US in Condition, Cost-Effectiveness

Reason Foundation's Annual Highway Report ranks every state's highway system on pavement condition, traffic congestion, deficient bridges, traffic fatality rates, spending per-mile and more.   Los Angeles - Nebraska ranks 4th in the nation... Read More

(Update) Multiple Vehicle Crash Claims Three Lives

(GIBBON, NEB.) — Three people were killed and two others injured in a multiple vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near the Gibbon exit in Buffalo County. RRN/ Multiple vehicle accident occurred just east of the Gibbon interchange on Interstate 80 l... Read More

Nebraska Game and Parks To Hold Fisheries Meetings

INCOLN – The public is invited to attend informational meetings across the state in October regarding the future of Nebraska’s aquatic resources. Fisheries personnel from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission have been developing a road map for... Read More

Work to Begin on Highway US-6, McCook to Indianola

September 22, 2016 (McCook, Neb.) — Weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin October 3 for the first phase of construction on the McCook to Indianola highway construction project, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads. This w... Read More

Central Power approves bid for repairs to Kingsley Dam spillway

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors approved a bid proposal for repairs to the spillway at Kingsley Dam during a special meeting on Friday. Simon Contractors of North Platte submitt... Read More

Three fatalities confirmed in Interstate accident near Gibbon

A multiple vehicle accident just east of the Gibbon interchange on Interstate 80 occurred late Friday afternoon. Three deaths have been confirmed, the extend of any other injuries has not been confirmed. The fiery accident involved two semis... Read More

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska leaving ACA exchanges

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska has announced it's leaving the federal Affordable Care Act's public insurance exchanges. The state's largest health insurer said Friday in a news release that it will leave the government h... Read More