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Fonner Park chooses Elite Casino Resorts, LLC to construct, manage new casino

GRAND ISLAND - Fonner Park President Dan Fogland announced in a press conference Friday that Elite Casino Resorts, LLC will construct and manage a new casino resort at the race track. Fogland said ... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau seeks answers on 30×30 climate executive order

Nebraska Farm Bureau is pushing the Biden administration for answers regarding how the president will implement a Jan. 27, 2021 executive order setting a goal of conserving at least 30 percent of lands and waters by 2030 (30×30). The 30×30 order co... Read More

Youth Lifetime Half-Price Permit drawing will award 150 permits

LINCOLN, Neb. – A drawing this spring will provide 150 young Nebraskans a chance to purchase a youth lifetime permit at half price. In an effort to encourage young Nebraskans to participate in hunting and fishing, the Nebraska Game and Parks Fou... Read More

93rd Nebraska FFA State Convention kicks off Wednesday

The 93rd Nebraska FFA Virtual State Convention kicks off Wednesday, April 7 and runs through Friday, April 9. Sessions will be streamed on the Nebraska Agriculture Education website,, and can be watched live during the scheduled time o... Read More

Missing inmate arrested in Omaha

(Lincoln, Neb.) – An inmate who went missing from the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (CCC-L) one month ago has been arrested by the Nebraska State Patrol. Amanda Samaroo #99723 was taken into custody on the morning of April 5, 2021 in O... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Urges Nebraskans to Get Their Coronavirus Vaccination

LINCOLN – This morning, Governor Pete Ricketts held a press conference to encourage Nebraskans to sign up for the coronavirus vaccine.  He noted that statewide coronavirus hospitalizations increased last week for the first time in 19 weeks.  He ... Read More

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Update

Starting this week, all Four Corners residents age 18+ are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination at the District’s designated vaccination sites.  As of Monday, April 5, there are still open slots available for vaccines this week, and new time slots wi... Read More

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Weekly Update

On Friday, April 2, the Four Corners Risk Dial was reset and remains at 1.83 for another week.  For the next week, the dial is set in the Yellow: Moderate COVID-19 Risk Level.  Public health recommendations and the COVID-19 dashboard are posted on... Read More

Miracle Fruit Tablets | TRY DAY | 104.9 Max Country

Happy TRY DAY! Today we are going to turn sour food sweet - say what? Apparently, there are tablets you can buy that will do this! Bryce, Gene and Alex give it a shot!    ...... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Signs Bills to Support Military Families, Protect Seniors from Financial Fraud

LINCOLN – This morning, Governor Pete Ricketts signed two bills into law during a press conference at the State Capitol.  Legislative bill (LB) 389 was introduced by Senator Rita Sanders of Bellevue at the Governor’s request.  The bill makes i... Read More

Four Corners Health District Resident Medical Event Following Vaccine to be Investigated

Lincoln – The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has been made aware that a medical worker in the Four Corners Health District experienced a significant medical event a week after receiving their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vacc... Read More