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Nebraska prisons big part of mental health care

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska corrections official says prisons effectively have become mental health facilities because so many inmates need treatment. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that abou... Read More

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approves mountain lion hunting season for 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved a mountain lion hunting season for 2019 at its meeting June 22 in Ogallala. The season will provide a harvest opportunity for up to eight mountain lions in two sub-units within the Pi... Read More

Narcotics, Marijuana Seized in Multiple Traffic Stops on I-80

LINCOLN, NEB.  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol seized more than 40 pounds of marijuana and multiple narcotics during three separate incidents on Interstate 80 Thursday, in multiple parts of the state. The first occurred at approximatel... Read More

Woman gets 1-3 years for pasture rental scam

HARRISON, Neb. (AP) _ A woman has been given one to three years in prison for her role in a pasture rental scam in the northern Nebraska Panhandle. Sioux County District Court records say 52-year-old Kelley Heller, of Crawford, was sentenced June ... Read More

Lincoln doctor indicted on federal drug charge

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln doctor has been accused of using patients and employees to obtain prescription drugs for his own use. Federal court records say Dr. Jeffrey Fraser has been indicted on a weapons charge and a charge of obtaining contr... Read More

(Audio) Henderson Mayor seeks I-80 interchange cleanup

HENDERSON, Neb. - The Mayor of Henderson, Mike Yoder, approached the York County Commissioners Tuesday morning in an effort to clean up Henderson's Interstate 80 interchange. What he described as the gateway to the community, is marred by an unsi... Read More

(Audio) York City Council hears Public Works project update, York Quiet Zone

YORK, Neb. - Before the York City Council, Public Works Director, Mitch Doht, gave an update Thursday evening of all major Public Works projects currently taking place in the City of York. Doht provided insight into the long-awaited $1.5 million, ... Read More

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

GRAND ISLAND — 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 tro... Read More

Vitalix building in Alliance destroyed by early morning fire

Explosions and lack of a dedicated water source hindered the efforts of Alliance firefighters early this morning, as a fire of unknown origin destroyed the Vitalix facility near the Alliance airport. Firefighters responded just after 1 o'clock thi... Read More

54-year-old Columbus woman killed in collision with train

NORTH BEND, Neb. - Eastern Nebraska officials say a Columbus woman has died after her vehicle hit a train at a railroad crossing. The Dodge County Sheriff's Office tells the Fremont Tribune that 54-year-old Debra Kessler was traveling northbound o... Read More

Cozad Care receiver meets with City Council

RRN/ Cozad Care and Rehabilitation Center in Cozad. Ken and Linda Klaasmeyer, representing the management of the receivership of the Cozad Care and Rehabilitation Center met with the Cozad City Council during a special meeting Monday afternoon. M... Read More