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Man gets 2-10 years for causing crash that killed 2 people

Kearney, Neb.  --  A 24-year-old man has been imprisoned for causing the crash deaths of two people in south-central Nebraska. Court records show 24-year-old Kalen Pfeiffer, of rural Amherst,was sentenced Monday in Buffalo County District Court ... Read More

Miss Nebraska wins Miss USA competition

SHREVEPORT, La. - Miss Nebraska has been named Miss USA. Sarah Rose Summers beat out 50 other women from all the states and the District of Columbia. At the start of the two-hour broadcast, the field was immediately narrowed down to 15 contestant... Read More

Iowa man gets 250 days for vehicular homicide in Nebraska

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) _ An Iowa man has been sentenced to jail for his role in a fatal traffic accident in eastern Nebraska. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Michael Bauman, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, was sentenced Thursday in Plattsmouth to 250 da... Read More

Nebraska mushroom hunters urged to get landowner permission

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska officials are reminding mushroom hunters to get permission from landowners before hunting for morel mushrooms on private land. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is reminding mushroom hunters to respect landowners by ... Read More

Body found in Central City, autopsy planned

Central City, Neb. -- The discovery of a body in Central City has raised a number of questions.  The Central City Police Department and the Merrick County Sheriff's Department were called to a  local residence on Saturday where a body was found in ... Read More

Lincoln Man, posing as a York girl was sentenced on Child Pornography Charges

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Eric J. Becker, 26, formerly of Lincoln, Nebraska, was sentenced May 18, 2018, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to 11 years in prison by United States District Judge John M. Gerrard, for distribution and receipt o... Read More

EPA to clean topsoil of Lincoln homes near smelting plant

Lincoln, Neb. --  The Environmental Protection Agency is providing new topsoil to about 15 homes near a former smelting plant in Lincoln this spring. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the more than $290,000 federal remediation project is clea... Read More

Libertarian ranks surge in Nebraska; Democrats lose ground

Lincoln, Neb. --  The number of independents and Libertarians in Nebraska is still on the upward swing while the Democratic Party continues to lose voters and Republican registrations stay relatively flat. The Nebraska secretary of state's office... Read More

State highway projects may delay travelers

Lincoln, Neb. -- State highway projects are expected to delay travelers in western and southeastern Nebraska. The Nebraska Transportation Department says work is scheduled to begin Monday on Nebraska Highway 61 in the Grant area of Perkins County.... Read More

Omaha man killed in motorcycle crash in western Iowa

Neola, Iowa --  A Nebraska man has died after the motorcycle he was driving hit a livestock trailer in western Iowa. The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports that 26-year-old Adam Blake, of Omaha, Nebraska, died following the crash Thursday nig... Read More

UNMC, UNK students build cars for kids with developmental disabilities

Students in the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Physical Therapy Education program in Kearney, along with engineering students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, recently made three children and their families very happy. The ... Read More

Sower Award nominations due June 15

  Humanities Nebraska is seeking nominations for the 2018 Sower Award in the Humanities, which will recognize an individual who has made “a significant contribution to public understanding of the humanities in Nebraska.” The Sower Aw... Read More

2018 Dawson county valuation notices to arrive soon

Dawson County -- Annual valuation notices will arrive about June 1, and changes in Dawson County for 2018 will include the agricultural sector, commercial properties, and in the  city of Gothenburg, and at Johnson Lake, assessor John Moore said thi... Read More

High school seniors can explore health care, earn  college credits during UNK’s new summer academy

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is giving high school seniors a chance to explore health care careers while earning college credits. The UNK Department of Biology, UNK Health Sciences and Central Nebraska Area Health Education Cent... Read More