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NPCC softball team rallies around alum at boot camp

  She might be gone, but she hasn’t been forgotten. Former North Platte Community College Knights softball player Siarra Velasquez has been getting plenty of reminders of her alma mater recen... Read More

Comprehensive genetics clinic now open at Gordon Memorial Hospital

Clinic provides access to services residents would have to travel several hours for Gordon, Neb. -- A comprehensive genetics clinic is now open at Gordon (Neb.) Memorial Hospital through a partnership with the Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) Departme... Read More

Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation awards $10,000 in Scholarships to four Nebraska University Students

Omaha, NE: The Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation (NBAF) has awarded $10,000.00 in scholarships to four students who are currently attending Nebraska universities with aspirations to work in broadcasting upon their graduation.   ... Read More

Nebraska state tax collections below projections in November

Lincoln, Neb. -- State officials say Nebraska collected less net revenue than expected in November. The Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state last month netted $390 million, which is 2.3 percent below the certified forecast of $400 ... Read More

Allmand Bros. announces expansion of Holdrege plant

Expansion to add 20 new jobs to support further growth Holdrege, Neb.  -- Allmand Bros. Inc., a subsidiary of Briggs & Stratton Corporation and an 80-year-old manufacturer of high-performance portable job site equipment, on Tuesday announced ... Read More

Merrick County Sheriff's Deputies pursue driver in stolen car

Central City, Neb. -- Merrick County Sheriff's Deputies on Wednesday pursued and eventually arrested a Saunders County man driving a stolen 2001 Ford Mustang. The driver tried to elude deputies for several miles until the vehicle went into a ditch we... Read More

Nebraska dumps 2 major system upgrades, costing state $12M

Lincoln, Neb. -- The state of Nebraska has abandoned two major computer system upgrades for different agencies after spending more than $12 million combined on them. The Omaha World-Herald reports that officials acknowledged Wednesday that the Neb... Read More

Butler County Sheriff's Deputy passionate about helping at-risk youth

DAVID CITY, Neb. - The holidays are meant for togetherness with family and friends. However, not everyone's living situation is that simple. In a 2017 report produced by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, there were 37,660 repo... Read More

NPPD electric rates will remain stable in 2019

    Columbus, Neb. – The message is nearly the same from Nebraska Public Power District.  NPPD retail and wholesale customers will see no overall average electric rate increase in rates for 2019, following action Thursday by the utilit... Read More

Take back old, leftover medications

Take Medications Back to a Nebraska MEDS Participating Pharmacy Lincoln, NE (December 13, 2018) – There’s an important task to add to your holiday to do list – clean out your medicine cabinet and take back unwanted medications to a Nebrask... Read More

Prescribed burn training workshops scheduled

LINCOLN, Neb. – Pheasants Forever and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host prescribed burn training workshops across the state early in 2019. These workshops will provide guidance and instruction for completing safe and effective pre... Read More