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MPCC Rodeo Team Banquet moves to new location

Changes are in store for the fifth annual Mid-Plains Community College Rodeo Team Banquet. The event will be Feb. 10 at the D and N Event Center in North Platte – a move from the Holiday Inn Ex... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate unchanged in December at 2.7 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Labor Department says the preliminary December unemployment rate matched the 2.7 percent of November and October. The department said in a news release Tuesday that the rate is down six-tenths of a point from the ... Read More

Bill would let Nebraska prisoners get ID before release

Lincoln, Ne. -- Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill that would give prisoners a chance to get a state identification card or renew their driver's license before their release. The measure won first-round approval Monday on a 35-0 vote. Support... Read More

Missing Rosalie man found safe

Rosalie, Ne. -- A missing 87-year-old man from Rosalie in Thurston County has been found safe. Sen. Lydia Braasch made the announcement on the floor of the Legislature that Kenneth Brummond had been found, prior to a news conference announcement by ... Read More

Patrol says 2 killed in collision on icy Nebraska highway

KIMBALL, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say two Kimball residents have been killed in a western Nebraska collision on an icy state highway. The crash occurred on Nebraska Highway 71 around 4:45 p.m. Monday in Kimball County, about 2 miles (3 kilometers) no... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Names Lawrence Welch, Jr. to Fifth Judicial District Court of Appeals

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts, Monday announced that he has appointed Lawrence Welch, Jr. of Beaver Lake to the Fifth Judicial District Court of Appeals. Welch, 51, is a partner at Welch Law Firm, P.C.  In this role, Welch specializes in taxa... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, State Agencies Urge Nebraskans to Monitor Weather Conditions   

Lincoln, Ne.  -- Governor Pete Ricketts and state agencies held a telephone news conference Monday urging  Nebraskans to use caution and monitor weather conditions.  As winter weather affects much of the state, Nebraska state agencies are coordin... Read More

Winter storm causes estimated 30 car pileup on I-80

BEAVER CROSSING - Four people were transported to the hospital today (Monday) after being involved in an estimated 30 car pileup on Interstate 80. According to the Goehner Volunteer Fire Department, a call came in at 10:10 a.m. of several accident... Read More

Kearney man found liable for groping woman at funeral home

Lincoln, Neb. --  A jury has found a Kearney man liable for groping a woman at the funeral home where they both worked in 2015 and awarded her $10,000. The Lincoln Journal Star reports the jury sided with Leola Ward in her civil lawsuit against S... Read More

Senate leaders agree on plan to reopen government

Senate leaders have reached an agreement to reopen the government. Democrats have yielded and ended their delaying tactics against a bill financing federal agencies through February 8. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says in exchange, Majo... Read More

I-80 Eastbound re-opened

  UPDATE noon:  I-80 Eastbound re-opened. Interstate 80 Westbound is closed from Goehner to Beaver Crossing or Mile Marker 373 to 369 due to jack knifed semi. Also, Interstate 80 eastbound Waco to Utica (MM 360-366) is closed due to m... Read More