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Nebraska high school girls invited to apply for free, one-day program providing look into orthopedic surgery

Perry Outreach Program encourages careers in medicine, science, engineering High school girls in 10th through 12th grades with an interest in science, medicine or engineering are invited to appl... Read More

Nebraska tax collections above projections in August

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska state government collected more tax revenue than expected in August. The state Department of Revenue announced Friday that the state received a net total of $462 million last month, which is nearly 5% higher than its offi... Read More

Sheriff says 1 driver killed in Cedar County collision

Fordyce, Neb. -- Authorities say one driver was killed in a highway collision in northeast Nebraska's Cedar County. The crash occurred Thursday morning at the intersection of Nebraska Highway 12 and the 14A spur north of Fordyce. Cedar County She... Read More

Burger King In York Evacuates With Potential Gas Leak

YORK- On Friday afternoon York Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to Burger King out near the interstate for a potential gas leak. The restaurant evacuated due to the potential danger. Fire Chief Michael Lloyd said they would shut off the ga... Read More

1 rescued from creek in north-central Nebraska flooding

AINSWORTH, Neb. - Heavy rains in north-central Nebraska this week washed out some roads and bridges and led to at least one water rescue north of Ainsworth. Radio station KBRB reports that firefighters were called to the area around 3:30 a.m. Thur... Read More

Lexington man sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Jordan Derockbraine, 26, of Lexington, Nebraska, was sentenced on September 12, 2019, to 33 months in prison by United States District Judge Robert F. Rossister, Jr. for conspiracy to distribute and pos... Read More

Crash In York Friday Morning Results In One Injured

YORK- Early Friday morning a driver was injured when his pickup hit the back of a trailer that was pulled at by a semi. The York Fire Department and the York County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to the scene which was located at the intersecti... Read More

Grand Island-Hastings-Kearney bus service being studied

Lincoln, Neb. -- The state is studying the possibility of a bus service linking Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney in south-central Nebraska. The Nebraska Transportation Department has planned public meetings in each city to review and discuss pro... Read More

DHHS to Hold Town Hall Meetings to Discuss Family First Implementation

Lincoln – Nebraska is leading the nation as one of only 13 states committed to full implementation of the federal Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) October 1 , 2019. The landmark legislation allows states to provide additional ser... Read More

Agencies prep for weekend wildfire training

Gering, Neb. -- Several local, state and federal agencies will be performing a live fire exercise within the Cedar Canyon Wildlife Management Area (WMA) southwest of Gering, Nebraska,  on Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15. During the day s... Read More

Nebraska county OKs sales tax to pay wrongfully convicted

Beatrice, Neb. -- A Nebraska county that owes more than $30 million to six people wrongfully convicted of murder has approved a new half-cent sales tax to help pay the legal judgment. The Gage County Board of Supervisors voted 7-0 on Wednesday to ... Read More