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Central Public Power to lower lake levels

Holdrege, Neb.  -- The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will lower water levels at two of its regulating reservoirs this fall in preparation for shoreline inspections and mainten... Read More

Signature Verification Ongoing for Medicaid Expansion Petition

LINCOLN – Secretary of State John Gale announced today that county election officials are continuing to complete their task of processing over 135,000 petition signatures submitted as part of the petition drive to expand Medicaid. At least 84,2... Read More

Man steals pickup in Benedict, leads authorities in pursuit on I-80

HAMPTON - Authorities were led on a short pursuit Thursday afternoon in York County. According to the York County Sheriff's Office, they were alerted of a stolen pickup from Benedict. When authorities made contact with the suspected vehicle near the... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate steady at 2.9 percent in July

Lincoln, Neb. -- The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate remained 2.9 percent in July, unchanged from the June figure. The department said in a news release Friday that the rate also matched the July 2017 figur... Read More

(Audio) Henderson shop leveled by early morning blaze

HENDERSON - A farmer's shop just outside of Henderson is a complete loss after an early Friday morning fire. Henderson Fire and Rescue was dispatched around 1:30 a.m. to a shop fully engulfed at 601 RD F. Fire chief Jim Epp says crews were forced... Read More

Nebraska AG asking the public to report abuse by clergy

Lincoln, Neb. -- In light of recent events reported in the news related to allegations of abuse by members of the clergy and other persons in positions of authority, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office is issuing this important reminder to all N... Read More

Hormel selling Fremont pork processing plant

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ Hormel Foods is selling its eastern Nebraska pork processing plant to a company owned by 220 farmers and other ag producers. Hormel said Thursday that its workforce at the Fremont facility will remain place after it completes ... Read More

Groups seek again to legalize casinos at Nebraska tracks

Lincoln, Neb. -- Groups that want to legalize casinos at Nebraska horse racing tracks are teaming up for another effort. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the Nebraska Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association and Ho-Chunk Inc. announced ... Read More

Three arrests in Kearney attempted robbery and shooting

Kearney, Neb. -- Three total arrests have been made in connection with what appears to have been an attempted robbery that resulted in a gun shot wound to the head for a Kearney man. Kearney Police were summoned to 1925 Avenue F on Monday night for w... Read More

Judge orders new State Dept. review of Keystone XL pipeline

Lincoln, Neb. -- A federal judge has ordered the U.S. State Department to conduct a more thorough review of the Keystone XL pipeline's proposed pathway after Nebraska state regulators changed the route. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris of Montana ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Welcomes Marcel Pika to the State Capitol

Lincoln, Neb.  -- This week, Governor Pete Ricketts welcomed Marcel Pika of Lincoln to the State Capitol.  Governor Ricketts and members of Nebraska’s federal delegation had previously advocated for Mr. Pika’s release while he was being held pr... Read More