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Nebraska retailer sought sale before hedge fund pressure

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Financial documents show Cabela's had been trying to sell itself months before an investor declared its big stake and publicly pushed for the sale. The Omaha World-Herald reports... Read More

Minor Semi-RV  collision west of Lexington I-80 Interchange

A westbound semi-trailer struck the rear of a westbound recreational vehicle (RV) at mid-afternoon on Thursday  west of the Lexington I-80 Interchange. RRN/Left-front section of  semi damaged in collision with recreational vehicle west of the L... Read More

Nebraska prison revolt began with spat over alcohol

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say a deadly uprising at a Nebraska prison began because inmates were angry that prison staffers had confiscated 150 pounds of homemade alcohol from their cells. Corrections officials said Thursday the inmates made t... Read More

VCHS hosts record-setting annual health fair

ORD, Neb. – Valley County Health System (VCHS) hosted a record number of attendees at its 9th annual health fair on May 23. Hosted at the VCHS Hospital in Ord, the free morning fair included discounted lab tests, vendors, interactive displays, ... Read More

Luke Bryan To Make Stop In Nebraska

NASHVILLE - (May 25, 2017) – Four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan announces the ninth annual “Bayer Presents Luke Bryan Farm Tour 2017” set to run September 28 to October 7. Since the tour’s inception in 2009 Luke has awarded 50 colle... Read More

NSP Troopers Honored by MADD

Lincoln, Neb.- Several sworn members of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) were  honored during the 18th annual Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Hero Awards on Wednesday. Each year, MADD honors law enforcement officers for their daily work to ke... Read More

Most fast-growing Nebraska cities are near Lincoln or Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Most of the fastest growing cities in Nebraska are located near the state's biggest cities of Lincoln and Omaha. U.S. Census estimates released Thursday show that the town of Hickman just south of Lincoln had the fastest growth ... Read More

Most fast-growing Nebraska cities are near Lincoln or Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Most of the fastest growing cities in Nebraska are located near the state's biggest cities of Lincoln and Omaha. U.S. Census estimates released Thursday show that the town of Hickman just south of Lincoln had the fastest growth ... Read More

USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Support the Development of Rural Community Facilities

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that USDA is seeking applications for technical assistance and training grants in the Community Facilities program. “Too often, rural community organizations lack th... Read More

Sheriff: Beatrice man killed in lawnmower accident

BEATRICE, Neb. - Gage County officials say a Beatrice man has been killed in a lawn mower accident. Gage County Sheriff Millard ``Gus'' Gustafson tells radio station KWBE  that the body of 55-year-old Max Manes, of Beatrice, was found Wednesday m... Read More

Legislative session ends with approval from governor

LINCOLN--The first session of the 105th Legislature adjourned Tuesday with speeches from the speaker, the governor, and the usual impromptu speech from Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha. With a budget shortfall of $900 million at the beginning of the s... Read More