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UNK online grad program ranked 25th by U.S. News & World Report

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is among the best schools in the country for students pursuing an online graduate degree in education, according to U.S. News & World Report. For the second consecutive year, UNK tied for 25th ... Read More

(Video) Ricketts unveils property tax package, prison funding plan

Gov. Pete Ricketts is calling on lawmakers to approve his new property tax package and boost funding for Nebraska's prison system to reduce overcrowding https://youtu.be/bh00btPTsy0 By GRANT SCHULTE= Associated Press= LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Go... Read More

(AUDIO) York County Commissioners declare vacancy for Public Defender

YORK, Neb. - The York County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday declared a vacancy for the Office of York County Public Defender. The vacancy was prompted due to the theft charges surrounding elected York County Public Defender, Nancy Waldron. Wald... Read More

Learn about Nebraska fisheries management at public informational meetings

LINCOLN, Neb. – Anglers can learn about the status of Nebraska fisheries by attending one of seven public informational meetings this winter. Attendees will hear a presentation by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission on current and future proj... Read More

York High School ag ed program receives award

The agricultural education program at York High School in York, Neb., is one of only six agricultural education programs nationwide to receive the 2018 National Association of Agricultural Educators Outstanding Middle/Secondary Agricultural Education... Read More

Jeffrey Lake at fluctuating levels during late January

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s will lower Jeffrey Lake on Jan. 21, 2019 to facilitate maintenance on the hydro-electric generation units at Jeffrey Hydroplant. The lake level will fluctuate up and ... Read More

Vehicle stuck in ditch leads to arrest

An unruly suspect was taken into custody early Monday morning after a vehicle was found in a ditch. An off-duty Cozad Police officer came upon the scene at 3:45 am about 6 miles south of Cozad along Highway 21. A Dawson County Sheriff's deputy respon... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Proclaims “Religious Freedom Day”   

Gov. Ricketts hosts faith leaders, Secretary of State Bob Evnen, State Senators, non-profits, and students at the State Capitol to highlight Religious Freedom Day in Nebraska.   LINCOLN –  Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation Nonday de... Read More

From the Great Plains to Great Adventures Aboard America’s Newest Nuclear-Powered Submarine

Groton, Connecticut — Though Lieutenant Matthew Giannone hails from the landlocked state of Nebraska, he will tell you he was forged by the sea – with a family legacy of service behind him. “I was always interested in being in the military,... Read More

NDOT announces online Crash Reporting System

January 14, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) wants drivers to know there now is a cheaper, quicker way to fill out a crash report.  Thanks to NDOT’s online Crash Reporting Form, drivers no longer have to p... Read More

Task Force Finds 5 LBs of Methamphetamine, Arrests Two in Kearney

Kearney, Neb. -- Investigators with the Central Nebraska Drug and Safe Streets Task Force have arrested two people after finding nearly five pounds of methamphetamine while serving a search warrant in Kearney. The operation was conducted Friday, Jan... Read More

Michigan hunter bags trophy mule deer

LINCOLN, Neb. – Michael Dickerson had come up empty in past hunts, but he finally got his Nebraska trophy this past September. Dickerson of Davison, Michigan, now holds the Nebraska record typical mule deer taken by archery. He stalked and shot ... Read More

Omaha man accused of killing son pleads no contest

Omaha, Neb. -- An Omaha man accused of killing his 2-month-old son has pleaded no contest. Douglas County District Court records say 19-year-old Missael Valadez entered the plea last week. The charge: child abuse resulting in death. He'll be sente... Read More

Man arrested in Bellevue following multi-state pursuit

Omaha, Neb. -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Tennessee man following a pursuit that began in Iowa and ended in Bellevue. At approximately 4:30 a.m. Friday, troopers were alerted by authorities in Iowa that they were i... Read More