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Memorial Day Service planned at Lexington

10 a.m. Monday morning, Greenwood Cemetery Speakers are Lexington VFW Post 5136 Commander Jared Woody, VFW Auxillary Chairman Suzanne Nichols, outgoing American Legion Post 111 commander Steve Zerr a... Read More

EPA Awards $100,000 to Four Nebraska School Districts to Clean Up Diesel School Buses

(Lenexa, Kan) - Four Nebraska school districts were awarded $100,000 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to replace five older diesel school buses. The new buses will reduce pollutants that are linked to health problems such as asthma a... Read More

(Audio) 10 tornadoes sweep through Nebraska Friday

A strong storm system crossed the Great Plains on Friday while a cold front was draped across the Sandhills, setting the stage for severe thunderstorms. One particular supercell thunderstorm moved from near McCook to near Oconto during the early even... Read More

Inmate missing from community correctional facility

Lincoln, Neb. -- Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L). On Sunday,  Antonio Collier #87434 was granted permission to attend a local church but failed to return to the facility af... Read More

Tee Bush, Mark Gardner earn NCTA awards

CURTIS, Neb. – Excellence and dedication exemplified by the faculty and staff of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture are valued traits. Year-end awards were recently announced at an appreciation luncheon for all campus employees. A... Read More

Two 17-year-olds charged with assaulting center staffer

Kearney, Neb. -- Two 17-year-old boys have been charged with assaulting a female staff member before escaping the state's Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney. Both boys are charged with assault, robbery and escape. One also is cha... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers grumble at likelihood of puny tax cut

Lincoln, Neb. -- Farmers, ranchers and homeowners throughout Nebraska are likely to get more state money next year to offset their property tax bills, but it won't make a big difference for many people and that's leaving some lawmakers exasperated as... Read More

State Patrol says 4-month-old child dies in I-80 crash

Gretna, Neb. -- Authorities are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a 4-month-old child in eastern Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says the crash happened on Interstate 80 near the Nebraska Crossing Outlet stores exit near Gretna on ... Read More

High-tech van helping Grand Island keep streets in shape<

Grand Island, Neb. -- A technologically advanced van is helping Grand Island determine how to keep its streets in good shape and save taxpayer money in the process. Grand Island has hired a Savoy, Illinois-based firm, Engineering & Research In... Read More

From France to Peru, Hastings College first-year students select travel destinations for next year

(Hastings, Nebraska) – It’s not every day students get to sit down and select classes that will take them to places like Peru, Spain or France. Yet every Hastings College first-year student got to do just that when they registered for the inaug... Read More

Better Business Bureau study shines light on prevalence of counterfeit products in online retail

Lincoln, Neb. -- An in-depth investigative study at bbb.org/scamstudies by Better Business Bureau (BBB) finds that fraudulent consumer goods are ubiquitous, difficult to tell apart from the legitimate products they are counterfeiting and stem from a ... Read More