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U of Nebraska-Lincoln plan would eliminate at least 18 jobs

LINCOLN, Neb. - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor's proposed budget cuts include eliminating a degree program and a research center for the design and evaluation of educational practices i... Read More

York City Council hears next steps in remediation of downtown plume

YORK, Neb. - A contamination plume that stretches nearly three miles through downtown and residential York, could finally see some remediation. A Remedial Project Manager with the EPA was at Thursday evening's York City Council meeting to present ... Read More

Authorities find weed in bean bag chairs

BRADSHAW - Two Las Vegas men are in jail after two York County deputies discovered marijuana in their vehicle. According to the York County Sheriff's Office, a 2018 Volkswagen Jetta was stopped shortly before 1:30 p.m. on Thursday for a traffic ... Read More

Cheyenne County investigating deaths of Lodgepole man and woman as a homicide

The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths Thursday of a Lodgepole man and woman as a homicide. Ccounty Coroner Paul Schaub says the Deputies were dispatched during the noon hour Thursday to a report of elder abuse, which l... Read More

Powerball ticket worth $1M sold in Bellevue

BELLEVUE, Neb. - Officials say a Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in Bellevue. Neil Watson of the Nebraska Lottery says the ticket sold at a Kwik Shop matched the first five numbers drawn Wednesday night: 9, 10, 12, 17 and 23. But it did... Read More

AG YOUTH COUNCIL CONNECTS CITY KIDS TO LIFE ON FARM

LINCOLN –This week, the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council (NAYC) will introduce elementary-school students in the city to life on the farm. The NAYC’s annual Urban Youth Farm Tour connects students from Lincoln with nearby farmers and ranchers ... Read More

Overton family arraigned in court on animal cruelty charges

Three members of a rural Overton family appeared in Dawson County Court on Wednesday afternoon in connection with an investigation into animal neglect on rural property northeast of Overton. Diane Wempen and Eugene Wempen Sr., both 59, along with 33-... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union PAC Announces Primary Endorsements

LINCOLN, NE—NEBFARMPAC, the political action committee of the Nebraska Farmers Union, Nebraska’s second largest general farm organization with over 3,500 farm and ranch families announced its Primary endorsements.  Additional endorsements will b... Read More

Let’s take a walk April 25, National Walk at Lunch Day

  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is encouraging Nebraskans to take 30 minutes, anytime, anyplace, on Wednesday, April 25, to go for a walk and celebrate National Walk at Lunch Day. “Taking a walk a day is kind of like eating an ... Read More

All Iowa and Nebraska Younkers, Herberger's on closure list

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Court filings show that all the Younkers and Herberger's stores in Nebraska and Iowa will be closed as part of their corporate owner's sale to liquidators. On Wednesday a judge approved the sale of Bon-Ton Stores Inc. to a joint... Read More

Legislature adjourns, 24 bills sent to governor's desk

  LINCOLN--Twenty-four bills were passed before the second session of the 105th Nebraska Legislature adjourned late Wednesday afternoon. Senators unanimously passed a bill that will require payday lenders to provide borrowers with more i... Read More