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UNMC, UNK students build cars for kids with developmental disabilities

Students in the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Physical Therapy Education program in Kearney, along with engineering students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, recently made three children and their families very happy. The ... Read More

Sower Award nominations due June 15

  Humanities Nebraska is seeking nominations for the 2018 Sower Award in the Humanities, which will recognize an individual who has made “a significant contribution to public understanding of the humanities in Nebraska.” The Sower Aw... Read More

High school seniors can explore health care, earn  college credits during UNK’s new summer academy

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is giving high school seniors a chance to explore health care careers while earning college credits. The UNK Department of Biology, UNK Health Sciences and Central Nebraska Area Health Education Cent... Read More

(VIDEO) Explosion levels building in York

YORK - An early (Saturday) morning explosion shook parts of York. According to the York Fire Department, they were dispatched to a structure fire on W 26th Street, near Kroy Industries at 1:57 a.m. An explosion caused a commercial building to c... Read More

No change again in Nebraska unemployment rate: 2.8 percent

Lincoln, Neb. --  The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary April unemployment rate matches the March and February rate of 2.8 percent. The department said in a news release Friday that the rate is down a tenth of a point from th... Read More

"Get Out and Play" is the theme of this summer's KRVN annual vehicle giveaway. Staff members unveiled the vehicle Friday afternoon. It's a 2018 Jeep Wrangler Sport featuring customized wheels and paint along with rugged tires and window tinting. &... Read More

10 dead, 10 injured in Texas high school shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - A law enforcement official has identified a person in custody in the Houston-area school shooting as 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis. Authorities say 10 people, mostly students, were killed in the nation's deadliest such at... Read More

Nationwide Veterans Ride will make way through NE on Saturday

  A 10-day National Veterans Awareness Ride is crossing the United States and will make several stop in Nebraska on Saturday. Motorcycle riders left Auburn, CA on Tuesday and will arrive in Washington D.C. on May 25th. Stops in Nebraska Sa... Read More

UNK’s Beth Hinga learned about Kilauea volcano by living there

Beth Hinga is quite familiar with the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. She interned at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory in 1993, taking weekly helicopter rides to the edge of the lava lake pictured on the left to measure its height. (Photo by Corbey... Read More

Crews restore power to western half of Cozad

Severe thunderstorm wind loosens line, causing power glitch, but crews restore power. Cozad, Neb. -- While Cozad residents were sleeping, a storm packing rain and strong winds...caused the west side of the community to lose power at 3:30 a.m. Frid... Read More

Fortenberry Statement on Farmer to Farmer

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) today issued the following statement on his Farmer to Farmer Program amendment to the Farm Bill: “I am pleased that the House of Representatives voted to include my Farmer to Farmer ... Read More

6 young squirrels rescued from ordeal of tangled tails

OMAHA, Neb. - Six young squirrels whose tails were stuck together by tree sap are recovering after a Nebraska wildlife expert untangled them. A Nebraska Humane Society worker rescued the squirrels from a pine tree in Omaha last week. Nebraska Wild... Read More

Former Husker Randy Stella shot outside Omaha bar

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A man who played football for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and for the University of Nebraska at Omaha has been shot outside a bar in Omaha. Randy Stella was taken to Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy after ... Read More

Beaver City fugitive arrested after foot pursuit

  A person wanted on a Furnas County arrest warrant fled from a deputy in Beaver City Thursday morning but, was captured after entering a residence. Sheriff Kurt Kapperman says at occurred around 11:00am as a deputy exited a vehicle to appreh... Read More