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Halloween Safety PSA from Poison Center

What about Trick-Or-Treating during a Pandemic? Halloween is one of the most exciting and traditional holidays for children. Trick-or-treating may be discouraged or even cancelled in some regions t... Read More

Coronavirus cases surge across the state

Lincoln - Nebraska public health officials have confirmed another 977 coronavirus cases, bringing the state's total to 61,285. The number released late Thursday tracks with a recent surge in cases that led Gov. Pete Ricketts to reimpose some social-d... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Promotes Nebraska’s Hunting Opportunities

Gov. Ricketts promotes hunting in Nebraska in a new video. Click here. Lincoln, Neb. -- Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission released a new video promoting hunting across Nebraska. The video will be promoted across st... Read More

Department of Economic Development Announces Funding for Regional Economic Development Districts

  October 22, 2020 (LINCOLN, NEB.) – The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) this week announced $700,000 in general funding to support Nebraska’s eight Economic Development Districts (EDD). “This announcement comes at an ... Read More

Enrolling in Marketplace Coverage for 2021

What You Need to Know for Open Enrollment Season The federal Marketplace, through Healthcare.gov, has open enrollment that runs from November 1 through December 15, 2020. Those who currently have Marketplace coverage, or will need it in 2021, ... Read More

Fears for Many Children

Lincoln, Nebraska – October 21, 2020 – Child abuse and neglect are on the rise.  Children too often pay a heavy price when families are under increased financial and emotional stress. This spring and summer children were out of the public e... Read More

Every Day Can Be a Drug Take-Back Day in Nebraska

  Lincoln – The prescription medications you dispose of now may just save a loved one’s health and life in the future – and whether that’s dropping off your unwanted medications at your local pharmacy any day or participating in the ... Read More

Driver arrested following road rage incident in Lincoln County

OCTOBER 22, 2020 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a Missouri man following a report of a road rage incident on Interstate 80 near North Platte. At approximately 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, NSP received a repo... Read More

2020 Nebraska Tourism Industry Award winners announced

LINCOLN, Neb. (October 22, 2020) - Nebraska tourism industry members were honored during the virtual 2020 Nebraska Tourism Industry Awards celebration on Thursday. “Congratulations to our award winners! While it has been a tough year, our touri... Read More

$106,000 Nebraska Pick 5 Winning Ticket Sold in Red Cloud

Lincoln, NE – October 22, 2020 – One lucky player who bought a Nebraska Pick 5 ticket for the Wednesday, October 21 drawing is holding a ticket worth $106,000. The Nebraska Lottery has confirmed that one ticket sold for Wednesday’s Nebraska ... Read More

Union Pacific: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $1.36 billion. On a per-share basis, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had profit of $2.01. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. Th... Read More