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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day  April 28, 2018

Although Americans are becoming more aware of the prescription drug abuse epidemic, drug overdoses are killing more people than ever before. A recent public health study found that more than half o... Read More

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Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” here in the Spring 2018 semester by talking with Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we talk about "Celebrating Excellence Retireme... Read More

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Cases in Southwest Nebraska

  Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) has confirmed three cases of whooping cough (pertussis) in Southwest Nebraska.  SWNPHD is working with Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Epidemiology on monitoring these cases a... Read More

U of Nebraska-Lincoln plan would eliminate at least 18 jobs

LINCOLN, Neb. - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor's proposed budget cuts include eliminating a degree program and a research center for the design and evaluation of educational practices in the nation's schools. Chancellor Ronnie Green... Read More

17 people killed on Nebraska roadways in March

During the month of March, seventeen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Transportation. These 17 fatalities occurred in 15 crashes. Seven of the 14 vehicle occupants ... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate unchanged at 2.8 percent in March

 Lincoln, Neb. -- The Nebraska Labor Department says the preliminary March unemployment rate of 2.8 percent is unchanged from the February figure. The department said in a news release Friday that the rate is down two-tenths of a point from the 3 p... Read More

182 Pounds of Marijuana Found During I-80 Traffic Stop

LINCOLN, NEB.  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have seized 182 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Seward County. At approximately 1:50 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, a trooper observed an eastbound 2017 Dodg... Read More

York City Council hears next steps in remediation of downtown plume

YORK, Neb. - A contamination plume that stretches nearly three miles through downtown and residential York, could finally see some remediation. A Remedial Project Manager with the EPA was at Thursday evening's York City Council meeting to present ... Read More

Authorities find weed in bean bag chairs

BRADSHAW - Two Las Vegas men are in jail after two York County deputies discovered marijuana in their vehicle. According to the York County Sheriff's Office, a 2018 Volkswagen Jetta was stopped shortly before 1:30 p.m. on Thursday for a traffic ... Read More

Cheyenne County investigating deaths of Lodgepole man and woman as a homicide

The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths Thursday of a Lodgepole man and woman as a homicide. Ccounty Coroner Paul Schaub says the Deputies were dispatched during the noon hour Thursday to a report of elder abuse, which l... Read More

Powerball ticket worth $1M sold in Bellevue

BELLEVUE, Neb. - Officials say a Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in Bellevue. Neil Watson of the Nebraska Lottery says the ticket sold at a Kwik Shop matched the first five numbers drawn Wednesday night: 9, 10, 12, 17 and 23. But it did... Read More