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EPA providing nearly $70M loan for Omaha sewer project

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha has obtained a nearly $70 million federal loan to help the city vastly reduce water pollution from overwhelmed sewers. The Environmental Protection Agency said in a news release Thursday that rain runoff fills the combined sewage and stormwater sewer system in eastern Oma...

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EPA providing nearly $70M loan for Omaha sewer project

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha has obtained a nearly $70 million federal loan to help the city vastly reduce water pollution from overwhelmed sewers. The Environmental Protection Agency said in a news release Thursday that rain runoff fills the combined sewage and stormwater sewer system in eastern Oma...

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I-80 Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests, Seizure of 290 LBs of Marijuana

GRAND ISLAND, NEB.  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two men and seized 290 pounds of marijuana and other products during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. The traffic stop occurred at approximately 8:20 a.m. Wednesday when a trooper observed an eastbound, maroon Freight...

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Lt. Gov. Foley Applauds New Apprenticeship Program

SCOTTSBLUFF –  On Wednesday, Lt. Governor Mike Foley helped Scottsbluff Public Schools launch a new partnership with Aulick Industries to offer a new Youth Registered Apprenticeship Program for industrial manufacturing technicians.  To celebrate the launch, Lt. Governor Foley and Commissioner of...

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NU's proposed 2018-19 budget has $28M in spending cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The University of Nebraska's proposed budget for the upcoming year includes more than $28 million in spending cuts that will see a loss of more than 100 jobs across four campuses, department consolidations and a possible tuition increase. The university system said in a news ...

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Ex-Creighton student sentenced 30 days in jail for slashing woman's neck

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A former Creighton University student accused of slashing a fellow student's neck has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years' probation. Twenty-year-old Christopher Wheeler was sentenced in Douglas County District Court on Wednesday. He pleaded no contest in April to ...

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