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Culver’s Support for Ag Education Tops $2 Million

The average age of American farmers is rising, coming in most recently at 58. The Culver’s restaurant chain wants to make sure that young people have access to quality agricultural education in order to properly maintain the nation’s future food ... Read More

Treatment ordered for woman accused of attempted murder

Kimball,  Neb. -- The scheduling of a trial for a woman accused of trying to kill her mother at a Nebraska Panhandle motel has been postponed while she undergoes psychiatric treatment. Kimball County District Court records say 37-year-old Shirrin... Read More

Nebraska tourism guide mistakenly features Missouri picture

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska's newest state travel guide mistakenly features a picture of a Christmas celebration at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. The Omaha World-Herald reports that a production error allowed the picture of the Kansas City... Read More

First Flu Deaths of Season Reported to DHHS

Flu activity is slowly increasing in Nebraska   Lincoln – The first flu-related deaths this season have been reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Both people were over 65. One was from the Lincoln-Lancaster... Read More

Tennessee man sentenced for Felon in Possession of a Firearm

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Michael Wayne Parsons, age 57, formerly of Arlington, Tennessee, was sentenced today to 84 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release following his conviction by a United States D... Read More

FFA students growing skills and plants in greenhouse

The Bridgeport FFA and students at the Bridgeport High school are growing skills and growing plants in the new greenhouse at the Bridgeport High School. The greenhouse has been something the group and the community have been looking at doing for a... Read More

Judicial Resources Commission Annual Meeting

Lincoln, Neb. -- On Tuesday, Dec. 11  at 10 a.m., central time, the Judicial Resources Commission will hold its annual meeting pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1205 to determine whether (1) a new judgeship is appropriate in any judicial district or... Read More

Stenberg promotes quality financial ed in discussion with Ft Calhoun students

Makes Last School Visit as Treasurer in Successful Financial Literacy Initiative Fort Calhoun, Neb. (December 7, 2018) – In his last school visit in office, Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg sat down today with students in Gina Kotas’s P... Read More

Troopers Find 243 LBs of Marijuana, Other Drugs in I-80 Traffic Stops

Lincoln, Neb. -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two men and seized more than 240 pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine, and controlled substances following two traffic stops on Interstate 80 Thursday. The first stop occurred ... Read More

Father arrested after kids taken to Grand Island hospital

Grand Island, Neb. -- Police in Grand Island say a father has been arrested after his two toddlers were taken to a local hospital with injuries. Television station KSNB reports the children - ages 2 and 3 - were taken to the hospital on Wednesday,... Read More

First Flu Deaths of Season Reported to DHHS

Lincoln – The first flu-related deaths this season have been reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Both people were over 65. One was from the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department area and the other was from ... Read More

Woman injured, 26 cats killed in Scottsbluff house fire

Scottsbluff, Neb. --  Authorities say a woman was injured and 26 cats were killed in fire at the Scottsbluff home where she lives with her husband. Firetrucks were dispatched to the home about 2:15 a.m. Thursday after smoke detectors alerted the ... Read More

York Mayor Recall Election date set

YORK, Neb. - A date has been set for the Recall Election of York Mayor Orval Stahr. Thursday evening, the York City Council convened, and selected the date of February 12, 2019, for the fate of York's Mayor. It is not clear at this time if any can... Read More

Nebraska Lottery Tickets Make Great Gifts, If You’re At Least 19

Lincoln, NE – December 6, 2018 – During the holiday season, and throughout the year, the Nebraska Lottery suggests tickets as a gift option for those hard-to-buy-for individuals on your list. Lottery Director Brian Rockey has something to add ... Read More