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Joe Nichols headlines March 30 UNK concert; Parmalee, Logan Mize open

KEARNEY – Four-time Grammy nominee Joe Nichols is headlining this spring’s concert at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Nichols – Academy of Country Music’s Top New Male Vocalist in ... Read More

Firefighters deal with Buffalo County hay bale fire

The Kearney Fire Department  was assisted by other fire crews Sunday night in fighting a sizeable hay bale fire near 130th & Keystone. News partner NTV News says Kearney Fire Department was called around 7:30 p.m. and found 50 to 60 bales of hay... Read More

Lenders, low-income advocates face off on payday loan bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Payday lenders are squaring off against those who say the loans prey on minority communities as Nebraska lawmakers prepare to hear two vastly different approaches to regulating the industry. Sens. Lou Ann Linehan and Tony Vargas... Read More

Armed robbery in Cozad early Monday morning, suspects driving U-Haul

The Cozad Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Monday morning at a motel near the Interstate 80 interchange. Police Chief Mark Montgomery said it occurred around 2:15am at the Rodeway Inn(809 S. Meridian) as two mal... Read More

Vandals do nearly $7K in damage to Gage County golf course

BEATRICE - A Beatrice man is in jail after driving his pickup on a golf course. The Gage County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched Thursday to a report of a vehicle in a ditch off of Lilac Road, near Southwest 61st Road. The deputies investigating the... Read More

Interstate 80 delays expected from Odessa to Elm Creek

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Traffic slowdowns are expected in south-central Nebraska as workers seal cracks on Interstate 80. The project is expected to begin Monday on a stretch from Odessa to Elm Creek. Workers will be cleaning out and sealing cracks to ... Read More

Economist, environmentalist Winona LaDuke to speak at Hastings College

(Hastings, Nebraska) – Indigenous leader and activist Winona LaDuke will speak about the importance of protecting water in her speech “Water is Life” on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in French Memorial Chapel on the Hastings Colleg... Read More

Omaha works to boost activities by the Missouri River

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A group associated with the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce has hired a director to focus on boosting activities near the Missouri River. The Omaha World-Herald reports that former Lincoln Railyard employee Rachel Halbmaier be... Read More

Easier citizenship path sought for slain officers' spouses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska says he will re-introduce a measure aimed at helping secure citizenship for the widower of an Omaha police officer killed in the line of duty nearly two years ago. The measure, first introduced by... Read More

Western Nebraska man's vehicular homicide trial delayed

GERING, Neb. (AP) - The trial of a western Nebraska man charged in a fatal crash last year has again been delayed. Scottsbluff radio station KNEB reports that the motor vehicle homicide trial for 23-year-old Joshua Bolzer, of Mitchell, is now set ... Read More

Students learn life skills through Automotive Technology

Courtesy/ Mid Plains Community College. Automotive Technology students Kyle Van Pelt, of McCook, Bryce Thoman, of Taylor, and Dylan Brown, Anthony Hill and Anthony Noffsinger, all of North Platte, work on an engine at North Platte Community College... Read More