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Temporary closure on reservations at Lake McConaughy to be lifted

LINCOLN, Neb. – A temporary closure on camping reservations at Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area and Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area will be lifted on Friday, Jan. 31 at 9 a.m. Central Time.... Read More

UNK graduate finds happiness as designer, social media personality

Nothing about Jenna Pilant’s life is ordinary. When the 35-year-old renovated her master bedroom, she went with purple carpet, orange and blue doors and a lime green bookcase. For Christmas, her rainbow tree was decorated with disco ball ornament... Read More

Lefever case bound over to Dawson county district court

  A case of a stolen pickup and possession of firearms came for preliminary hearing in Dawson Court Wednesday morning. Luke Lefever is 31 and currently serving a prison term on unrelated crimes at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution. ... Read More

USDA Invests $5.7 Million in Broadband for Rural Nebraska Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Marketing and Regulatory Programs Under Secretary Greg Ibach announced that USDA has invested $5.7 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create o... Read More

Chief Justice: Nebraska courts working to expand public services

Courtesy/Photo from Nebraska Supreme Court website/ Nebraska Chief Justice Mike Heavican delivers 2020 State of the Judiciary address -- https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/ Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska's chief justice says the state's courts are e... Read More

More than $2 million in drugs off streets and 21 arrested in Iowa-based investigation

DES MOINES, Iowa –Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Des Moines Resident Office partnered with the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force, United States Postal Inspection Service and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investig... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Names New Children & Family Services Director

Today, Gov. Ricketts announced the appointment of Stephanie Beasley of Indiana as the next Director of Children and Family Services (CFS) Division for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  Beasley currently works as the Chief... Read More

Justice Heavican: Nebraska courts working to expand public services

Nebraska's chief justice says the state's courts are expanding their public services to protect abused children, keep former prisoners from re-offending and help some counties save money. Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Heavican outli... Read More

Starfish Gala to Support Chromosome 18 Research

If you don't have plans for your Valentine's Day yet, invite the family for the Starfish Gala at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney on Feb 14 from 5:30 - 8:30 PM. The Gala is in support of the Chromosome 18 Registry and Research Society and ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Names New DHHS Children & Family Services Director

Gov. Ricketts has announced the appointment of Stephanie Beasley of Indiana as the next Director of Children and Family Services (CFS) Division for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Beasley currently works as the Chief Oper... Read More

UPDATE: Three Vehicle Accident In York Results In One Fatality

YORK- Shortly After 5:30 P.M. on Tuesday evening a three-vehicle accident occurred directly west of Sahling Kenworth on South Lincoln Avenue (Highway 81) in York and it resulted in one fatality.  The vehicles involved included two cars and one semi ... Read More