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Lawmakers Amend, Advance Tax Package to Final Round

A bill combining several major tax proposals advanced to the final round of debate Aug. 11 after a successful cloture motion. LB1107, introduced by Norfolk Sen. Jim Scheer, would create a new busin... Read More

Law enforcement seeking information about hit & run accident

Minden, Neb. -- The Kearney County Sheriff's Office and the Nebraska State Patrol are investigating a hit and run accident that occurred in the southbound lane of Highway 44 between approximately 5 a.m. and 5:15 a.m. today, Tuesday, August 11. The... Read More

Four Corners Health District COVID-19 Update

August 10, 2020—The past 3-day total of COVID-19 cases has increased by 11 in the Four Corners District: Seward County has 6 new cases for a total of 125 cases, and 72 have recovered. York County has 3 new cases for a total of 83 cases, a... Read More

Lawmakers divided on tax package; move forward with other proposals 

During the Nebraska Legislature’s second to last week, lawmakers proposed amendments for the property tax compromise and advanced anti-abortion and hair discrimination bills to final reading. Although senators focused on the tax package, debates on... Read More

Safety, Social Distancing Emphasized During UNK Move-In.

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is expanding its move-in experience and implementing additional safety measures to protect students arriving on campus next week. UNK expects about 1,375 students to move into residence halls by Aug.... Read More

PSC reminds Garden & Deuel County residents of August 19 hearing

Lincoln, Neb.  -- AUGUST 10, 2020 – The Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) would like to remind residents in the telephone exchanges of Oshkosh, Lewellen and Chappell that the PSC will hold a hearing beginning at 12:30 p.m. (MDT), Wednesday... Read More

Police close Lincoln bowling alley for violating mask rule

Lincoln, Neb. -- Lincoln Police closed down a bowling alley this weekend for violating the city's coronavirus restrictions after the owner vowed to fight the rules requiring people to wear masks in public places. On Saturday, Lincoln Police enforc... Read More

York Crime Stoppers Seeking Info in Burglary Case

The York Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred on July 5th 2020 around 11:30 p.m. in the 300 block of W. 10th in York.  An unknown male was caught on camera entering a garage owned by the resident.  The male takes two bott... Read More

NSP Investigating Fatal Overnight Crash that Claims Kimball Woman

The Nebraska State Patrol says a 29-year-old woman died as the result of a one-vehicle crash overnight about two miles south of Kimball. Public Relations Director Cody Thomas says NSP received an initial report of the accident on Highway 71 around... Read More

University president’s installation is Aug. 14

University of Nebraska -- Ted Carter has been President of the University of Nebraska for 7 months and on Friday will be formally installed as NU's eighth president in a virtual ceremony during which he will talk about his multi-year vision for growt... Read More

Another Nebraska prisons staffer tests positive for COVID-19

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Another state prisons worker has tested positive for COVID-19. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services said in a news release late Thursday that the staffer works at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center in Lincoln. Th... Read More