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Heavican updates senators on judiciary

LINCOLN-- Chief Justice Mike Heavican discussed the Nebraska Judicial Branch’s response to the pandemic as well as community access to justice initiatives in his annual State of the Judiciary ad... Read More

Some Test Nebraska Sites Closed Monday for Winter Storm   

Lincoln, Neb.  -- Some Test Nebraska sites will close temporarily or adjust their schedule Monday as a winter storm moves through the state. Those registered for testing should regularly check messages for updates as notification via text or email w... Read More

'Right to Repair' once again at Nebraska Legislature

The Nebraska Legislature will once again look at a bill on the Right to Repair. Introduced by Senator Tom Brandt of the 32nd District on Jan. 19, LB543, entitled the Agricultural Equipment Right-To-Repair Act, will, if passed, offer farmers a way ... Read More

Mountain lion season ends with four harvested in Pine Ridge

LINCOLN, Neb. – The 2021 mountain lion hunting season in the Pine Ridge closed Jan 24 when the harvest limit of four (three males and one female) was met. Season 1 opened Jan. 2. The harvest of mountain lions allows the population to remain resi... Read More

11 new cases of COVID-19 were reported by TRPHD

Kearney, Neb. -- Eleven (11) new cases of COVID-19 were reported by Two Rivers Public Health Department in the seven- county region it serves for Sunday, January 24. Please check the Two Rivers website for more detailed information for our citizens ... Read More

Winter storm with heavy snow Monday & Monday night

I-80 in both directions: Roadway is completely covered with snow. Between Exit 257: US 183; Holdrege;Elm Creek (16 miles west of Kearney) and Exit 342: NE 93A Spur; Henderson;Bradshaw (10 miles east of Aurora). The roadway is completely covered with... Read More

TCSI inmate death

(Lincoln, Neb.) – David Harrison age 61, died the evening of January 22, 2021 at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI). His sentence started February 1, 1985. Harrison was serving a life sentence for first degree murder out of Douglas ... Read More

NSP, NDOT Urge Caution Ahead of Strong Winter Storm

JANUARY 24, 2021 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) are urging caution ahead to another round of severe winter weather that will affect much of the state. The National Weather Servi... Read More

Significant winter storm with heavy snow potential bearing down

A winter storm system is on track to produce a heavy, wet snow tonight through Monday night. A period of freezing drizzle may precede the snow. Another round of snow is expected Tuesday. • Sunday Night – Monday: Winter Storm impacts the whole ... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers now accepting online comments about bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska lawmakers have created a new way for the public to comment on proposals without attending a hearing in person. The Legislature unveiled a new website feature that will let people submit online comments at any stage in... Read More

Nebraska negotiates new contract with foster care contractor

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska is negotiating a new and costlier contractor with a troubled Kansas-based foster care contractor that is less than three weeks away from running out of money for operations. The Omaha World-Herald reports that St. Franc... Read More