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Custer County prosecutor accused of official misconduct

BROKEN BOW, Neb. - The Nebraska attorney general's office has filed a misdemeanor charge of official misconduct against the top prosecutor in central Nebraska's Custer County. The charge was filed earlier this month against Custer County Attorney ... Read More

Fischer, Smith Visit Central Nebraska Communities Affected by Flooding

  Gibbon, Neb. – On Saturday, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Congressman Adrian Smith (Neb-03) visited the communities of Lexington, Kearney, and Gibbon to hear directly from Nebraskans about the impact of the most recent flooding. ... Read More

Grand Island man missing

Grand Island, Neb. -- Grand Island Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing man. 23 year old Tanner left home in the area of Old Potash and Carey on Sunday at about 9 p.m. They say he has mental disabilities that preven... Read More

Game and Parks seeks additional conservation officers

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking to add new conservation officers. Conservation officers have the important job of protecting our natural resources and helping keep the people who use our state parks and other pu... Read More

Nebraska Chamber Fall Forums to Feature  New Blueprint Nebraska Report

30-Community Tour Fosters Connection with Chamber Members LINCOLN – Attendees of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s annual “Fall Forums” will be among the first Nebraska residents to get an in-person briefing on the results of... Read More

AG Peterson Obtains Settlement from Health Insurer Premera over 2015 Data Breach

Lincoln, Neb. -- Attorney General Peterson and 29 other attorneys general entered into a settlement today that requires Premera Blue Cross, the largest health insurance company in the Pacific Northwest, to pay a total of $10 million to the states ove... Read More

Omaha judge finds police 'reasonable' in killing man

Omaha, Neb. --  A Nebraska judge has dismissed a wrongful death case brought by the family of a sound technician for the TV show ``Cops'' who was killed by police during a robbery at a fast-food restaurant. Police killed Bryce Dion during a shoot... Read More

Questions about Nebraska execution drugs may go unanswered

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska's corrections director won't have to testify before lawmakers about the state's lethal injection protocol or how prison officials obtained the drugs used in an execution last year. The Nebraska Supreme Court sided Friday ... Read More

Fortenberry Statement on Introduction of Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today after introducing the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. “Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA) is the most exciting public policy development ... Read More

Be wary of limited access at recreation, wildlife areas

LINCOLN, Neb. – Access at many state recreation and wildlife management areas may be limited or restricted because of high water after recent heavy rains in south-central Nebraska. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reminds people not to dri... Read More

Flood victims transitioning from UNK residence halls

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is transitioning flood victims out of its residence halls into other housing in the community, while continuing its work with travelers and hotel guests who were evacuated and are now returning home.... Read More

Flood preparations paying off for Nebraska community

Wood River, Neb. --  Flood preparations are paying off for a south-central Nebraska community menaced by a rain-swollen river. Wood River Mayor Greg Cramer said Friday that a temporary diversion dike and other preparations have helped keep the fl... Read More

Art Palettes in Cozad Brighten the Town, Celebrate Art Heritage.

COZAD, NE - This last Spring, the community of Cozad had it’s street brightened up with artistic icons in the shape of art palettes. Placed in front of businesses, in parks and other staple areas of the town, the art palettes not only add an int... Read More

Economic Assistance May Be Available for Those Affected by Central Nebraska Flooding

Lincoln – The Department of Health and Human Services is offering assistance for individuals who lose, or may lose, income as a result of the recent flooding in central Nebraska. This includes assistance programs that help with food, energy, cooli... Read More