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Biehl-Owens named KRVN Market Manager

Amy Biehl-Owens has been named Market Manager for the Lexington-based Nebraska Rural Radio Association (NRRA) stations,  KRVN AM, 93.1 The River and KAMI. Association Chief Executive Officer Tim Marshall made the announcement on Tuesday morning.Â... Read More

Hitchcock County Fatality

Culbertson, Neb. -- A two-vehicle apparent head-on pickup crash in Hitchcock County resulted in a fatality. Nebraska State Patrol Troopers went to the scene on Tuesday 3 miles west of Culbertson on Highway 6 at approximately 5:12 p.m. The driver o... Read More

Bill Banning Abortion Procedure Advances Amid Nebraska Lawmaker Rancor Over Rules

The rancor exhibited on the floor of the Legislature Tuesday continued Wednesday morning as lawmakers gave first round consideration of LB814, which would ban so-called "dismemberment abortion" in Nebraska, except in an emergency. A variety of mot... Read More

Kearney Man Wins $78,000 Playing Nebraska Pick 5

Kearney, Neb. -- Martin Denson of Kearney won $78,000 playing Nebraska Pick 5 from the Nebraska Lottery. Denson purchased his winning ticket at Pump & Pantry #41 at 1212 East 56th Street in Kearney. The winning ticket contained a quick pi... Read More

(AUDIO) Nebraska breakaway roping talent to compete professionally at Buffalo Bill Rodeo

Accomplished cowgirls have been able to barrel race professionally for decades. Now, they have the chance to compete at the professional level with a rope in their hands. North Platte, Nebraska, cowgirl Bailey Brown will be capitalizing on th... Read More

New property tax and business incentive package advances

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska lawmakers will try once again to pass a major property tax and business incentive package as early as Wednesday, with time running out in this year's session. The Legislature's Revenue Committee voted Tuesday in favor of ... Read More

Whether Releasing or Keeping, Handle Fish With Care.

Whether you intend to release a fish you catch or you plan to legally keep it, the fish should be handled properly. For the fish’s sake – and yours. Any caught fish that you do not intend to keep should be returned to the water immediately with ... Read More

Gov: Nebraska would have sued to stop Omaha mask mandate

OMAHA, Neb. - Gov. Pete Ricketts has acknowledged that state officials planned to sue if Douglas County's health director had issued an Omaha-area mask mandate last week to try to slow the spread of coronavirus. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Ri... Read More

Nebraska sheriff's deputy acquitted of child abuse charge

HOLDREGE, Neb. - A south-central Nebraska sheriff's deputy accused of giving a teenage girl a black eye has been acquitted of child abuse. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that a jury last week found 32-year-old Jamie Tilson found not guilty of misde... Read More

Police seek information on death of man in Grand Island yard

UPDATE: Upon initial examination of the scene, the victim appeared to have been feloniously assaulted at this location, leading to his death. The victim has been identified as Devlin R. Kenney, a 37 year old male from Grand Island. The next-o... Read More

Parole Eligibility Expansion Bill Advances But Not Without Heated Discussion

Tempers flared Tuesday at the Nebraska Legislature during debate on a bill changing parole-eligibility dates after one senator concerned with the lack of progress on property tax reform offered more than 25 one-line amendments. Senator Steve Lathr... Read More

CNPPID Board approves funds toward lighthouse construction

Holdrege, Neb. -- The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District board of directors approved a motion to allocate $4,900 from the District’s Lake Improvement Fund to the construction of a new lighthouse at Johnson Lake. The funds are int... Read More

Neb AG joins coalition to increase access and affordability for Remdesivir

Remdesivir is an antiviral drug showing promising results for those hospitalized due to COVID-19 LINCOLN – Nebraska Attorney General Peterson today joined a bipartisan multistate coalition led by California Attorney General Becerra and Louisiana... Read More

UNK students win 10 awards during national business contest

KEARNEY – Seven University of Nebraska at Kearney students recently earned awards during a national business competition. Members of the UNK chapter of Phi Beta Lambda participated in the Future Business Leaders of America-Professional Business Le... Read More