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Stolen truck leads to felony charges in two counties

A stolen truck leads to felony charges in two counties. It started on November 10th, when a man reported the theft of 2015 Chevy pickup to the Dawson County Sheriff's Office. The owner had parked it in a field near a rural Gothenburg chur... Read More

Alma Recognized as NE’s 19th Leadership Certified Community

Growth in infrastructure, housing highlight community’s efforts to build interest and amenities in rural NE November 16, 2017 (LINCOLN, NEB.) – The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has recognized the City of Alma (pop. 113... Read More

Grand Island police officer accused of assaulting woman

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ A Grand Island police officer has been placed on leave after being accused of assaulting a 26-year-old woman. A news release from the department says the 31-year-old officer is on paid administrative leave. The release sa... Read More

Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota

AMHERST, S.D. (AP) _ The Latest on a pipeline leak in South Dakota (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The Sierra Club is urging Nebraska regulators to reject the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline after TransCanada Corp.'s existing Keystone p... Read More

Nebraska to build wind farm to power Facebook center

WAKEFIELD, Neb. (AP) _ Utility officials say a new wind farm being built in northeastern Nebraska to power a planned Facebook data center will distribute $80 million in property tax and landowners payments in its first 20 years. The Sioux City Jou... Read More

Court-martial date set for airman charged with murder

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) _ An Offutt Air Force Base judge advocate general has set a court-martial hearing on April 3 for an airman accused of killing another airman in an Offutt dormitory last year. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Air... Read More

Grand Island approves fire station sale; will build new one

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ The Grand Island City Council has approved the sale of a fire station in anticipation of building a new one. The Independent reports that council members voted 8-0, with two members absent, on Tuesday to approve an ordina... Read More

Norris schools patrons reject $9.5M in bond issues

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) _ Patrons of Norris Public Schools, just north of Beatrice, have rejected nearly $10 million in bond issues that would have paid for a host of repairs, renovations and new facilities. The Daily Sun reports that 51 percent voted... Read More

Former Smithfield man serving life sentence requests post-conviction relief

Elwood, Ne. -- A  former Smithfield man who received a sentence of life in prison for the murder of his mother was in Gosper County District Court Wednesday for a nearly day-long hearing aimed at bringing out factors to be considered for his upcomin... Read More

One person injured in early Wednesday accident in Lexington

RRN/ Looking southbound in southbound lane of Plum Creek Pkwy early Wednesday morning following two-vehicle accident. More details were released following a two-vehicle accident around 6:00am Wednesday morning on Plum Creek Parkway in south ... Read More

Community meetings Monday on Gothenburg Baldwin closing

Two public informational meetings will be held in Gothenburg Monday on the closing of the Baldwin Filters facility and it's impact on employees and the community. The meetings are being hosted by the Gothenburg Improvement Company, Dawson Are... Read More

Gaming panel approves tribe's plan for casino near Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Latest on a ruling from the National Indian Gaming Commission that approves a plan to build a casino near Omaha (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Ponca Tribal Chairman Larry Wright Jr. says he is confident his tribe... Read More

Man hospitalized following fall from tree stand

LINCOLN, Neb. – A Gretna man was hospitalized with apparent pelvic injuries after falling from a tree stand Nov. 14 while hunting in Dixon County northeast of Obert. Todd M. Church, 44, had just climbed into a hang-on tree stand at approxima... Read More

Lincoln-based keno operator closing, selling most operations

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln-based keno operator convicted of illegally extending credit for bets has begun closing or divesting from operations in 27 Nebraska communities. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Todd Zeilinger Keno will continue ... Read More