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Timetable still unclear for expanding Medicaid in Nebraska

The voter-approved law to expand Medicaid in Nebraska is quietly taking shape as the state prepares to extend health coverage to an estimated 90,000 recipients, but key challenges still must be resolv... Read More

Final NSAA State High School Wrestling Results

Team Champions Class A 1st, Millard South 2nd, Columbus Class B 1st, Northwest 2nd, Skutt Class C 1st, Valentine 2nd, Broken Bow Class D 1st, Plainview 2nd, Bergan A106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Gabe Grice of Bellevue Eas... Read More

Husker Men pull away late for home win over Northwestern

Lincoln – Behind a big night from Isaiah Roby, the Nebraska men’s basketball team won its second straight game with a 59-50 victory over Northwestern Saturday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Roby filled up the stat sheet while producing his th... Read More

Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold

A federal judge in Montana has largely kept in place an injunction that blocks a Canadian company from performing preliminary work on the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline   BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) _ A federal judge in Montana has largely kept... Read More

Cattle stock dog demo is Sunday in Kearney

CURTIS, Neb. – Stock dogs and their owners from southwestern Nebraska will provide a public demonstration of cattle handling savvy on Sunday in Kearney. The Outback Stock Dog Association and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Stock Dog Te... Read More

Farm income still lagging, but solid economic growth expected in Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska, Feb. 15, 2019 – Nebraska’s economy will continue to grow, though lagging farm income – due to tariffs and low commodity prices – will dampen the growth. Manufacturing, construction and service industries will add jobs and... Read More

Nebraska considers kicking its habit of recall elections

Lincoln, Neb. --  Nebraska's habit of booting mayors and county commissioners out of office before their terms end could be in jeopardy under an unusual proposal that would end the state's status as one as one of the nation's most prolific users of ... Read More

Seward County Deputy Arrested

LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Seward County Sheriff’s Deputy for first degree sexual assault following an investigation that began in November 2018. On Friday, February 15, NSP Investigato... Read More

Secretary Perdue Statement on President Trump’s Signing of Appropriations Bill & Declaration of National Emergency

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement regarding President Donald J. Trump’s signing of legislation that funds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and declaration of a national emergency at the souther... Read More

Nebraska justice's father pronounced dead at crash scene

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the father of a Nebraska Supreme Court justice was pronounced dead at the scene of a traffic accident in Lincoln. Police say 79-year-old Thomas F. Funke was driving his sport utility vehicle west on Nebraska ... Read More

Autism & Developmental Disabilities Registration Program

Grand Island, Neb. -- Effective immediately, the Grand Island Police Department will be accepting registration forms for a newly implemented Autism & Developmental Disabilities registration program. Officer Michael Belleci, with help from Officer... Read More