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Task force investigation in Cozad results in two arrests

Two males were arrested on weapons charges following a CODE Drug Task Force operation in Cozad Monday afternoon. Following correspondence on social media, an undercover officer made contact with a pas... Read More

Ricketts picks legislative attorney for open Nebraska seat

LINCOLN –  Governor Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of Andrew La Grone, an attorney and small business owner from Gretna, to fill an upcoming vacancy in Legislative District 49. “Andrew’s experience in private practice and work with... Read More

CWD detected for first time in Valley, Keya Paha counties

LINCOLN, Neb. – The presence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer has been detected for the first time in central and north-central Nebraska counties of Valley and Keya Paha, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Game and Park... Read More

Central's Eagle Viewing Facilities Opening Soon

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will once again provide eagle-watching opportunities to the public this winter. The regular viewing season will begin at Central’s J-2 Hydroplant on Sat., Dec. 22 and... Read More

Third Confirmed Case of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Reported to DHHS

Lincoln, Neb. --  A third confirmed case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a condition that causes muscle weakness, was reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The child, in the Douglas County Health Department jurisd... Read More

University of Nebraska Teachers Scholars Academy to address critical workforce needs

Enrollment in Nebraska’s pre-K—12 schools is growing rapidly, from 334,000 in 2009-10 to more than 361,000 today. The pipeline for preparing future generations of teachers, however, isn’t keeping pace: The number of college students i... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Names Human Resources Chief as Administrative Services Director

Lincoln, Neb. -- Governor Pete Ricketts named his Chief Human Resources Officer, Jason Jackson, as the next Director of the Department of Administrative Services (DAS). Jackson brings extensive public and private sector experience. “In his role ... Read More

Federal safety regulators are proposing to fine a northeast Nebraska dairy where an employee was fatally injured

Clearwater, Neb. -- Federal safety regulators are proposing to fine a northeast Nebraska dairy where an employee  died from workplace injuries. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a news release Mo... Read More

Dates have been set for 2019 Comstock Windmill Festival

Festival will be held Thursday through Saturday, June 13-14-15, 2019 Dates have been set for the 2019 Comstock Windmill Festival, June 13-14-15, 2019.  Due to popular demand, the festival will start on Thursday and run through Saturday night. ... Read More

Caregiver accused of stealing from northeast Nebraska man

Hartington, Neb. --  A 28-year-old caregiver has been accused of stealing more than $14,000 from the northeast Nebraska man she's been helping. Cedar County Court records say Kayla Hansen, of Coleridge, is charged with abuse of a vulnerable adult... Read More

Resident looking for dog is injured in Lincoln duplex fire

Lincoln, Neb.  -- Authorities say one person was injured in a duplex fire that displaced several people in Lincoln. Firefighters were dispatched around 4 a.m. Sunday. Fire officials say the flames were contained to the kitchen area of one side, b... Read More