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Troopers Find Multiple Controlled Substances, Gun in Traffic Stops

OCTOBER 19, 2018 (OMAHA, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested four people and seized marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms, unknown white powder, and a concealed handgun durin... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate unchanged at 2.8 percent in September

Lincoln, Neb. -- The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate was 2.8 percent in September _ unchanged from the August figure. The department said in a news release Friday that the rate is down a tenth of a point fr... Read More

School cook who added kangaroo meat to chili loses job

Potter, Neb. -- A Nebraska school cook who mixed kangaroo meat into chili he made for students has lost his job. Potter-Dix Schools Superintendent Mike Williams said Thursday that Kevin Frei, the junior/senior high school's head cook in Potter, no... Read More

Police investigating suspicious death in Lincoln

Lincoln, Neb. -- Police suspect a crime was involved in the death of someone whose body was found lying in a Lincoln street. Officers were sent to the scene a little before 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The victim's name and other information about his or ... Read More


City, State and federal officials announced that Antelope Creek, which runs for 11 miles through Lincoln, has been removed from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Impaired Waters list. Only 90 creeks in the nation have been removed fr... Read More

NPPD hosts career day at Kearney Operations Center

RRN/ Nebraska Public Power District hosted a Career Day for high school students at their Kearney Operations Center on Wednesday October 17, 2018. High school students from Ravenna, Kearney and Loup City visited Nebraska Public Power District's O... Read More

Iowa-based Hy-Vee recalls several products

West Des Moines, Iowa -- Hy-Vee has recalled six meat and potato products for possible salmonella and listeria contamination. The company says the potential danger was discovered when McCain Foods, a Hy-Vee supplier, announced it was recalling its c... Read More

Building move will require power outages

(October 12, 2018) -- Power outages are planned for rural Gothenburg and the Brady area on Wednesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 25.  Power lines will need to be de-energized as a building is moved through the area. Dawson Public Power Dis... Read More

Nebraska DHHS begins training on new child welfare practices

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska's child welfare agency is moving forward with a new approach to child welfare cases designed to help more youths stay with their families. The plan was outlined Thursday as part of a series of meetings held throughout the... Read More

Cozad Woman Wins $50,000 Playing Crossword Connect

  Cheryl Hock of Cozad won $50,000 playing $50,000 Crossword Connect from the Nebraska Lottery. Hock purchased her winning ticket from Pump & Pantry #32 at 604 E Highway 30 in Cozad. When Hock came to claim her prize at the Nebraska... Read More

Eastern Wyoming College alumni invest $25,000 in ATEC

Eastern Wyoming College alumni David and Gina Briggs are investing $25,000 in EWC’s Agricultural Technology Education Center. Their investment will help construct a $7.9 million state-of-the-art facility offering new and enhanced courses in agrono... Read More