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Nebraska city on the verge of regulating drone flights

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska city is on the verge of regulating drone flights within its borders. The Sioux City Journal reports that South Sioux City is in the process of adopting a new drone ordinance. The city council passed a first... Read More

Kearney selects new airline to serve as airport carrier

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) _ Kearney city officials have chosen a new air carrier to replace an air service that declared bankruptcy in August. The Kearney City Council voted 5-0 to select SkyWest Airlines at a special meeting on Monday. The city will rec... Read More

Nebraska state Sen. Friesen seeks re-election to Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska state senator from Henderson is seeking a second term in office. Sen. Curt Friesen announced Monday he will run for re-election to the Legislature. Friesen was elected in 2014 to represent Legislative District 34 in... Read More

UNK Award: Family support helps Grossnicklaus deal with disability, follow own path

KEARNEY – It was a Monday. June 8, 2009. The summer between his seventh- and eighth-grade year. The day Luke Grossnicklaus had his right leg amputated just above the knee. “A date I will never forget,” says the University of Nebraska at ... Read More

Trial set on child enticement charges

Trial has been set for a Cozad man charged with Visual Depiction of Sexually Explicit Conduct and Enticement by Electronic Communication Device. Through his attorney, 19-year-old Jacob C. Williams waived his arraignment in Dawson County Dist... Read More

Nebraska Auto Racing Hall of Fame to enshrine seven new inductees

The Nebraska Auto Racing Hall of Fame will enshrine seven new inductees at the organization’s 20th annual Induction Ceremony on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, in Lincoln. This year’s class of inductees includes Mechanic and Engine Builder Mike Barnett... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Visits Hyogo Prefecture and Japanese Manufacturers on Final Day of Trade Mission

OSAKA, JAPAN – On Friday, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska trade delegation began the final day of the Nebraska Trade Mission to Japan in the Hyogo Prefecture with a tour of Hyogo Works, a Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) plant. Starting with... Read More

Authorities: 93-year-old man in coma following Lincoln fire

LINCOLN, Neb. - Authorities say a 93-year-old man pulled from a Lincoln house fire earlier this week remains in critical condition at a hospital Friday. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Pierre Pettinger remains in a coma. Police say he was... Read More

Waverly city clerk fired, charged with theft from other town

WAVERLY, Neb. - Waverly officials have fired the city clerk after prosecutors in Cass County say she embezzled thousands of dollars from the village of Alvo, where she's also the village clerk. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Ginger Neuhart... Read More

Neb. AG joins in asking Equifax to disable fee-based monitoring services, reimburse fees for security freezes

Lincoln, Ne.  -- Attorney General Doug Peterson on Friday joined with attorneys general from 32 other states and the District of Columbia in a letter to credit reporting firm Equifax requesting that it disable links for enrollment in fee-based credi... Read More

Ex-faculty member, wife give $10M to Creighton University

OMAHA, Neb.  --  Officials say a former faculty member and his wife have given $10 million to Creighton University for academic programming in the College of Arts and Sciences. College officials say the gift from George and Susan Haddix will sup... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Constitution Day Statement

Lincoln, Ne. --  Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Constitution Day.  Constitution Day is observed on Sunday, September 17, 2017. “The American experiment was given life by the great men who drafted the U.... Read More

Merritt Reservoir's main landing temporarily closed

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The main landing at Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area near Valentine is closing temporarily to make way for construction of a new boat-launch facility. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says construction is beginnin... Read More

Lt. Governor Recognizes Volunteers and Communities with Be Prepared Awards

  LINCOLN – Today, Lt. Governor Mike Foley presented this year’s Be Prepared Awards, recognizing volunteers and community organizations for excellence in emergency preparedness and disaster response. He was joined by Nebraska Emergency ... Read More