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Nebraska Crime Commission director Fisher to retire

Lincoln, Neb.  -- The Nebraska Crime Commission's executive director is planning to retire next month. Darrell Fischer has served in the position since 2014 and previously spent 28 years with the Nebraska State Patrol. Gov. Pete Ricketts issued a... Read More

NDA announces Ag Youth Council members

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) announced its selection of the 2018-2019 Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council (NAYC). NAYC members are college students that work throughout the year promoting Nebraska agriculture and teaching young studen... Read More

Nebraska unveils 20-year development plan for Capitol campus

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska officials have released details about a 20-year development plan for the area surrounding the state Capitol, which calls for the construction of a new facility for the state Supreme Court. The Lincoln Journal Star rep... Read More

2 students accused of sex assault at campus residence hall

Kearney, Neb. -- Two male students have been accused of sexually assaulting a female acquaintance in a campus residence hall at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Buffalo County Court records say 19-year-old Prestin Melroy, of Holdrege, and 18... Read More

Help Syngenta feed families by sharing photos in special #RootedinAg holiday frames

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The holiday season is a time for family, food and good cheer. This year, Syngentaaims to spread that food and cheer to families all over the world with the help of the ag community. From now through Dec. 15, 201... Read More

Officials release name of man who died at workplace

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities have released the name of a man who died after falling into some equipment at a plant on the eastern edge of North Platte. Firefighters and medics were sent to Western Engineering Co. around 1:50 p.m. Wednesda... Read More

In Blow to Pipeline Project, Court Invalidates Trump Administration's Keystone XL Environmental Review, Blocks Construction

GREAT FALLS, Mont.— A federal judge ruled Thursday that the Trump administration violated bedrock U.S. environmental laws when approving a federal permit for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline project. The judge blocked any c... Read More

Kearney to Celebrate Annual National Adoption Day on November 17

Kearney will celebrate National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 4500 Linden Drive, Kearney, Nebraska 68847. The event is hosted by Judge Gerald Jorgensen and Judge... Read More

Ricketts seeks applicants to Nebraska legislative seats

Lincoln, Neb. -- Gov. Pete Ricketts is seeking qualified applicants for two Nebraska legislative seats that became available after the incumbents were elected to other offices. Ricketts announced plans Thursday to appoint replacements for state Se... Read More

Fumes lead to evacuation of downtown Omaha skyscraper

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha's tallest building _ the First National Tower downtown _ has been ordered evacuated after cleaning solution fumes spread throughout the building, sending several people to the hospital. The Omaha World-Herald reports that ... Read More

Jailed mayoral candidate gets less than 13 percent of votes

Holdrege, Neb. -- A mayoral candidate who's been jailed since being charged with gun crimes has lost the election in the south-central Nebraska city of Holdrege. Thirty-year-old Joseph Melton is charged with illegally possessing a gun silencer tha... Read More

Stolen Semi Recovered, Man Arrested in Hastings

NOVEMBER 8, 2018 (HASTINGS, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a California man and recovered a stolen semi-tractor/trailer following a pursuit in Hastings Wednesday morning. At approximately 10:30 a.m., troop... Read More

Power restored in west Kearney following vehicle accident

Kearney, Neb. -- Dawson Public Power District crews report power was restored by 10  a.m. in the Cottonmill, Cedar Hills, Dove Hill area of west Kearney.  An outage  affecting about 500 homes  as a result of a vehicle hitting a pole was reported... Read More

Snow blankets much of southern Nebraska

Authorities say several inches of snow have fallen in much of southern Nebraska. The Nebraska Transportation Department said Thursday that Interstate 80, highways and county roads are covered with snow in much of south-central Nebraska, making dri... Read More