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DED Announces CDBG Planning Grant Recipients for 2020

November 24, 2020 (LINCOLN, NEB.) – The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has selected 14 communities to receive Planning grants under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) p... Read More

Motorcyclist dies in Seward County crash

At approximately 5:55 pm on Wednesday, November 25th, the Seward County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident on Hwy 6 west of 266th road. The preliminary investigation shows that a 2009 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was traveli... Read More

Two transported to hospital after vehicle rollover west of Oconto

Oconto, Neb. -- A one-vehicle rollover west of Oconto Saturday afternoon west of Oconto resulted in two people being transported to the hospital. The Custer County Sheriff's Office reports that shortly before 5 p.m., a westbound vehicle on Redfern... Read More

UNMC part of $100 million grant to identify, stop emerging animal-to-human infectious diseases

The University of Nebraska Medical Center is part of an international consortium that has received a $100 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to anticipate and address threats posed by the emerging infectious dis... Read More

Iowa Tribe creates national park on Nebraska-Kansas border

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska is creating the nation's largest tribal national park on a forested bluff overlooking the Missouri River and a historic site of its people. The tribe says the 444-acre park will allow it t... Read More

NDOL, Employers Celebrate Progress with Registered Apprenticeships

Over 1,500 New Apprentices In 2020 LINCOLN – To coincide with recognition of Registered Apprenticeship programs nationwide each November, the Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) is celebrating successes with our state’s programs in 2020. The nu... Read More

Nebraska pays $850K to 2 attacked by prison escapee

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska has agreed to pay $850,000 to a woman and her daughter who were attacked in Lincoln by one of two convicted sex offenders who escaped from maximum security prison by hiding in laundry carts. The Omaha World-Herald rep... Read More

New cases of COVID-19 reported

KEARNEY –Thirty-nine (39) new cases of COVID-19 were reported by Two Rivers Public Health Department in the seven-county region it serves for Saturday, November 28. Please check the Two Rivers website for more detailed information for our citizens... Read More

Judge tosses cases involving Omaha protesters

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A judge has dismissed cases against 25 people who were arrested and jailed for blocking traffic at a bridge during a summer racial injustice protest in Omaha. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Douglas County Judge Marcena Hendrix... Read More

‘God didn’t want me yet’: UNK employee Kenny Van Horn recovering from COVID-19

KEARNEY – Kenny Van Horn doesn’t remember the first month he spent in a Kearney hospital. He can’t recall the 11 days when a ventilator pumped oxygen into his weakened body or the moments when his wife Patty stood helplessly in a nearby hallwa... Read More

New cases of COVID-19 reported

KEARNEY –Forty-two (42) new cases of COVID-19 were reported by Two Rivers Public Health Department in the seven-county region it serves for Friday, November 27. Please check the Two Rivers website for more detailed information for our citizens on ... Read More