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Chadron State to pay $900K in settlement of Title IX lawsuit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska State College System will pay $900,000 to settle two lawsuits alleging Chadron State College failed to prevent dating violence that led to a softball player's 2015 su... Read More

Nebraska monthly unemployment rate spikes in April

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April jumped to 8.3%, more than double March's 4% as the state saw businesses shuttered in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.  The April rate was released Friday by the Neb... Read More

COVID-19 screening app for individuals, groups now available to Android users

The University of Nebraska launched a new mobile app, 1-Check COVID, to help guide the screening of large groups of individuals concerned that they might have COVID-19 and to help first responders and other health care providers determine a person's ... Read More

Nebraska sees increase in lobbyists, spending on lobbyists

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Lobbyists in Nebraska raked in more cash than ever last year and more people joined their ranks to try to influence public officials. A new report by Common Cause Nebraska says lobbyists collected $19.4 million in gross earnin... Read More

Supplemental SNAP Funds to be Issued June 6

Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be issuing emergency supplemental allotments to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who receive benefits for the month of May on June 6. On April 8 ... Read More

UNK offers students entire first year online with O.N.E. Loper

KEARNEY – Students looking to start their university experience but who can’t attend in person are offered a new program this fall at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. O.N.E. Loper (Online Networking Experience) is an academic and student-... Read More

Memorial Day Weekend Kicks-Off “100 Days of Summer”

MAY 22, 2020 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — As Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer travel season, Nebraska State Troopers will be on the road working day and night to keep Nebraska roads safe. “Troopers have been working dili... Read More

Man arrested in North Platte homicide

At 2:32 PM on May 22, 2020 the North Platte 911 Center received several 911 calls reporting gun shots in the 100 block of N. Chestnut St.  One caller reported that he was forced to defend himself and shot another person.  North Platte Police Office... Read More

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Update

The Four Corners District two-day total of 9 new COVID-19 cases includes: 7 new cases in Butler County 2 new cases in York County This 2-day case total brings the Four Corners District COVID-19 total to 116. Polk remains at 9, Seward Cou... Read More

Lexington man sentenced to prison in child sexual assault investigations

  A Lexington man was sentenced to prison Thursday morning in two separate cases of child sexual assault investigations conducted by Lexington Police Department and Dawson County Sheriff's office. Twenty-seven-year-old Elbin Perez-Manchame wa... Read More

Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

Ashland, Neb. -- Due to loosening of restrictions on gatherings, the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum has reopened its doors to the general public. The museum, directly west of Mahoney State Park near Ashland, closed March 16 to limit the... Read More