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Arrest Made in Assault on Kearney Jogger

KEARNEY - Kearney police have made an arrest in an assault on a jogger on July 12. At approximately 11:00 p.m., on Friday Kearney officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of 8th Avenue in Kearney in... Read More

Two people detained following Dawson County pursuit Tuesday evening

RRN/ A Dawson County Sheriff's deputy escorts a detainee at the Cozad Interstate 80 interchange following a pursuit on Tuesday July 16, 2019. Pursued vehicle in background.   Two people were taken into custody following a pursuit Tuesday ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts to host Nebraska economic development summit

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is set to host the state's annual economic development summit. Ricketts will also unveil a new website Wednesday designed to attract and retain talented workers. The Nebraska Governor's Economic Deve... Read More

Judge bars board members from voting on wind farm

Kilgore, Neb. -- A judge has temporarily barred two Cherry County commissioners from voting on a permit for a 19-turbine wind farm west of Kilgore. A landowner and the group Preserve the Sandhills have filed a lawsuit, contending that Commissioner... Read More

Nebraska health officials: Woman dies from West Nile virus

O'Neill, Neb. --  State health officials have confirmed the death of a woman in northern Nebraska from West Nile virus. Television station KSNB reports that the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the death in May from the ... Read More

Counties assess damage in aftermath of south central Nebraska flooding

 July 16, 2019 (LINCOLN, NEB.)—Damage assessments are ongoing in the south central counties affected by heavy rains and flooding July 8-12. Local governments and individuals are urged to continue to document damage that occurred as a result of f... Read More

Nebraska woman arrested, fined for climbing Mount Rushmore

RAPID CITY, S.D. - A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for illegally climbing Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive sculpture without a rope in bare feet last Friday, making it about 15 feet from... Read More

Lincoln County Board completes process of removing country treasurer

North Platte, Neb. -- The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners has completed the process of removing the country treasurer for committing what the board called ``misconduct in office.'' The board voted 5-0 on Monday to declare that Lori Koertner ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces “Sorghum Cares” Initiative with Sorghum Producers Association and Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs

LINCOLN – On Monday morning, Governor Pete Ricketts  announced a new volunteer initiative, “Sorghum Cares: Preserving Our Heritage. Building Our Future,” to collect and preserve the stories of Nebraska veterans.  The Nebraska Sorghum Produce... Read More

Missing Grand Island man found

Grand Island, Neb. -- A missing Grand Island man has been found. 23 year old Tanner Adams (Flagle) left home in the Area of Old Potash and Carey on Sunday at about 9 p.m. Grand Island Police said he has mental disabilities that prevent him from being... Read More

Nebraska tax collections topped projections last fiscal year<

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska state government collected more tax revenue than expected during the fiscal year that ended last month. The Nebraska Department of Revenue reported Monday that net tax receipts for the year totaled $4.896 billion, which w... Read More