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Gov. Ricketts Unveils Coronavirus Information Website

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new website dedicated to providing updates about the State’s response to coronavirus.  The website features information about the State’s plans for corona... Read More

Troopers Arrest Driver after Pursuit with Speeds of 155 MPH

Grand Island, Neb. -- July 14 -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested a Utah man following a pursuit on Interstate 80 Monday evening. The pursuit began in York County and ended in Grand Island. At approximately 8:00 p.m. Monday, tr... Read More

Cannabis Testing Laboratories becomes first ISO-Certified Lab in Nebraska

  Crete, NE --- Cannabis Testing Laboratories (CTL), a wholly owned subsidiary whose parent company is Doane University, has become the first cannabis testing lab in Nebraska. CTL received ISO-certification last week, something that is required ... Read More

Plum Creek WMA focuses on fishing access, ends camping

LINCOLN, Neb. — In order to allow for the maximum number of anglers and their boat trailers at the Plum Creek Wildlife Management Area, the south central Nebraska site closed to camping permanently July 10. The wildlife management area was designe... Read More

YRTC-K secures accreditation by American Correctional Association

  Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) today announced the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney (YRTC-K) received its latest accreditation. Auditors determined YRTC-K met 366 of 367 standards.... Read More

Lexington Board of Education Adopts New Policy for Students and Staff to Wear Masks.

LEXINGTON, NE - The Lexington Board of Education met Monday night to discuss the 2020-2021 school year reopening plan. Before voting on a resolution concerning district policies and procedures relating to the COVID-19 pandemic,Staff members of the Le... Read More

Lincoln police investigate 2nd homicide in single day

Police are investigating a stabbing death in Lincoln - the second homicide in Nebraska's capital city in less than a day. Police say officers were called around 8:30 p.m. Monday to a residential area several blocks south of downtown for reports of a ... Read More

Superintendent at Centennial Public Schools Arrested for Child Abuse and Third Degree Sexual Assault

On Monday, July 13, 2020, an investigation conducted by the Seward County Sheriff’s Office resulted in the arrest of the Superintendent of Centennial Public School in relation to charges involving a high school-aged student. Timothy DeWaard, 56,... Read More

MPCC outlines precautions for reopening to the public

  Mid-Plains Community College will reopen to the public July 15. All MPCC campuses – those in McCook, North Platte, Broken Bow, Imperial, Ogallala and Valentine – closed to the public March 30 to limit exposure to COVID-19. When the campu... Read More

Four Corners COVID-19 Monday Update

July 13, 2020—The past 3-day total of COVID-19 cases has risen by 8 in the Four Corners District: Seward County has 5 new cases for a total of 56 cases, and 34 have recovered. York County has 2 new cases for a total of 51 cases, and 42 ha... Read More

Troopers Find 42 LBs of Marijuana during I-80 Traffic Stop

SCOTTSBLUFF  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Maryland man and seized 42 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. At approximately 6:00 p.m. MT Sunday, a trooper observed a Hyundai Genesis speeding at m... Read More