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Police officer died in northeast Nebraska crash, patrol says

WALTHILL, Neb. - A police sergeant has been killed in a northeast Nebraska highway crash. The Nebraska State Patrol says Sgt. Curtis Blackbird was responding to a call Sunday morning in Walthill when he ran into a construction crane. The patrol sa... Read More

Two Lake McConaughy SRA campgrounds closing temporarily for projects

LINCOLN, Neb. – Two campgrounds at Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area will close temporarily to allow construction crews to complete upgrades to campground amenities. Lone Eagle Campground, located between Arthur Bay and Sandy Beach, will be ... Read More

Nebraska man gets 20-60 years in prison for killing wife

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) _ A man has been given 20 to 60 years in prison for killing his wife on their farm in western Nebraska. The Nebraska attorney general's office said 62-year-old Emerson Craig was sentenced Monday in Lincoln County District Cou... Read More

Nebraska ends ban on religious garb in public schools

LINCOLN, Neb. - Public school teachers in Nebraska will soon be able to wear habits, hijabs and other religious clothing in their classrooms under a new state law. Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a measure Monday that ends the state's 98-year-old ban. T... Read More

Nebraska senators vote to broaden prison watchdog's role

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Lawmakers have given initial approval to a measure that would ensure the state watchdog for Nebraska's prison system can interview witnesses and would protect whistleblowers who work for the corrections department. Senators vo... Read More

LVFD firefighters called twice to same house last week

RRN/ Lexington Volunteer Fire Department works to extinguish a flare up at a 1506 N. Adams Street on Thursday March 23, 2017. The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department made two runs over two days last week to a small house fire at 1506 N. Ada... Read More

(AUDIO) Hay and fencing supplies departed Michigan for KS, OK and CO

From: Facebook/ Jeremy Zebrowski‎. More than 50 semis and trucks with trailers left Perry, Michigan at 7:00am Sunday bound for wildfire affected areas of Kansas. Among them is Frank Szymanski, a farmer himself from Port Austin, Michigan. He... Read More

Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals Announces  2017-18 Nebraska High School Principal of the Year

The Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals is proud to recognize Brandon Mowinkel, Principal of Milford Jr/Sr High School, as the Nebraska High School Principal of the Year for 2017-18. Mr. Brandon Mowinkel has been selected to ... Read More

Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals Announces  2017-18 Nebraska Middle School Principal of the Year

The Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals is proud to recognize Steven Adkisson, Middle School Principal for Fillmore Central School District, as the Nebraska Middle School Principal of the Year for 2017-18. Mr. Steven Adkisso... Read More

Driver killed in 3-vehicle collision, Nebraska officials say

HICKMAN, Neb. - Authorities have released the names of the drivers involved in a fatal collision in southeast Nebraska. The accident occurred around 7 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 77, at a rural road intersection about six miles south of Lincoln. L... Read More

This week in the Legislature

LINCOLN--In the last week of legislative hearings, several more bills were heard by committees and legislators established new laws. Lawmakers passed a bill that would protect the right of a public school teacher to wear religious clothing in t... Read More

New recycling trailer dedicated in Lexington

RRN/ Lexington Middle School students Amanda Lyna-Reynoso & Ana Maria Ramirez-Ochoa participate in the Keep Lexington Beautiful educational programs at the LMS After School program. Deanna White, Education Coordinator with Keep Lexington Beau... Read More

Passenger killed in Antelope County crash, patrol says

CLEARWATER, Neb. - Authorities say a passenger has been killed in a rollover crash in Antelope County. The crash occurred on a rural road early Sunday morning, southwest of Clearwater. The Nebraska State Patrol says the driver's view of an approac... Read More

Election audit confirms accuracy of tabulated results in 2016 general

LINCOLN – A hand count of ballots in 38 randomly selected precincts across Nebraska revealed few problems. Secretary of State John Gale says results point to the reliability and accuracy of optical scanners used to read those ballots in the 2016 ge... Read More