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Board of Regents seeks nominations for Presidential Search Advisory Committee

    The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska is seeking nominations for students, faculty, staff, alumni, supporters and members of the public to serve on a Presidential Search Advisory Committee that will play a key role in the sel... Read More

Active duty military get in free at 2019 Comstock Windmill Festival

Star-studded concert series is June 13-15 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MAY 20, 2019 The Comstock Windmill Festival will continue a 20-year tradition of honoring all active duty military personnel with free admittance to this year’s Windmill ... Read More

Memorial Day Service planned at Lexington

10 a.m. Monday morning, Greenwood Cemetery Speakers are Lexington VFW Post 5136 Commander Jared Woody, VFW Auxillary Chairman Suzanne Nichols, outgoing American Legion Post 111 commander Steve Zerr and Legion Auxillary Chairman Donna Hatfield. ... Read More

Legislature: Week in Review

LINCOLN--Time is running out for Nebraska state senators to get their bills passed before the last day of the current legislative session, recently announced by Speaker Jim Scheer as May 31 — four days shy of the regular 90 days in odd-year legisla... Read More

Curtis woman uses life experiences to prepare young women for success

North Platte, Neb. – May 20, 2019 – Linda Evans is passing on the things she’s learned to the young women around her. And she’s doing it through rodeo queen pageants. The Curtis, Neb. woman has helped in one way or another with t... Read More

Stinner: New property tax relief plan is more palatable

State Senator John Stinner says he will be supporting a new plan to eliminate certain sales tax exemptions to provide additional tax relief for landowners. An amendment to LB 183 would end about 20 exemptions for non-business related services, and... Read More

Average US price of gas drops 3 cents per gallon to $2.93

Camarillo, Cal. -- The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.93. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that it's the first price drop at the pum... Read More

EPA Awards $100,000 to Four Nebraska School Districts to Clean Up Diesel School Buses

(Lenexa, Kan) - Four Nebraska school districts were awarded $100,000 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to replace five older diesel school buses. The new buses will reduce pollutants that are linked to health problems such as asthma a... Read More

(Audio) 10 tornadoes sweep through Nebraska Friday

A strong storm system crossed the Great Plains on Friday while a cold front was draped across the Sandhills, setting the stage for severe thunderstorms. One particular supercell thunderstorm moved from near McCook to near Oconto during the early even... Read More

Inmate missing from community correctional facility

Lincoln, Neb. -- Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L). On Sunday,  Antonio Collier #87434 was granted permission to attend a local church but failed to return to the facility af... Read More

Tee Bush, Mark Gardner earn NCTA awards

CURTIS, Neb. – Excellence and dedication exemplified by the faculty and staff of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture are valued traits. Year-end awards were recently announced at an appreciation luncheon for all campus employees. A... Read More

Two 17-year-olds charged with assaulting center staffer

Kearney, Neb. -- Two 17-year-old boys have been charged with assaulting a female staff member before escaping the state's Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney. Both boys are charged with assault, robbery and escape. One also is cha... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers grumble at likelihood of puny tax cut

Lincoln, Neb. -- Farmers, ranchers and homeowners throughout Nebraska are likely to get more state money next year to offset their property tax bills, but it won't make a big difference for many people and that's leaving some lawmakers exasperated as... Read More

State Patrol says 4-month-old child dies in I-80 crash

Gretna, Neb. -- Authorities are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a 4-month-old child in eastern Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says the crash happened on Interstate 80 near the Nebraska Crossing Outlet stores exit near Gretna on ... Read More