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Pansing Brooks reports nearly $210K in campaign donations

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks says she has raised nearly $210,000 in her campaign for the state’s 1st C... continue reading
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GIPD: Two Seperate Strangulation Assaults Occur Friday

(Grand Island, NE) - On Friday January 7th Grand Island Police would respond to two different strangulation assault calls. At 5:15 pm Friday, Miche... continue reading
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Ricketts: Limit state spending, but OK to use pandemic cash

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts will unveil a state budget proposal much like the other frugal spending plans he has introduced over ... continue reading
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Man arrested after I-80 crash kills 1, injures 3 others

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One person was arrested after a three-vehicle crash that killed one man and closed part of Interstate 80 for more than fou... continue reading
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Recent COVID Surge Underscores Need for Vaccines

The Central District, including Hall, Hamilton and Merrick Counties, is in the midst of a COVID-19 surge that has resulted in hundreds of new cases... continue reading
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Grand Opening for Grand Island Crossroads Mission Avenue Thrift Store

Crossroads Mission Avenue would like to invite the public to the Grand Opening of the Grand Island Mission Avenue Thrift Store on January 10, 2022 ... continue reading
State Capitol Lincoln

Nebraska lawmakers begin session with abortion, gun bills

Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off a new session with contentious abortion and gun-rights measures and an expected focus on how to spend more than ... continue reading
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Mrs. Oman To Retire At School Year's End

Maureen Oman, Lincoln Elementary School Principal, has shared that she will be retiring at the end of the school year after 25 years of teaching an... continue reading
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Grand Island man killed in New Year's Day crash near Kearney

The Nebraska State Patrol says a Grand Island man died in a New Year's Day crash just east of Kearney. The patrol says the crash was reported arou... continue reading
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Three separate gun related incidents in Grand Island over the weekend

(Grand Island, NE) - The Grand Island Police Department has released details on three separate gun/shooting incidents that took place on the new ye... continue reading

Knife assault & Grand Island CVS robbery leads to arrest

(Grand Island, NE) - Thursday, December 30th, Grand Island Police were dispatched to 818 West 3rd Street (Salvation Army) at 3:20 pm. Michael Lopez... continue reading

Display turns heads in Railside Grand Island

When you’re going past the Grand Island Tourism office, you may do a double take. That’s because of a temporary exhibit that recently m... continue reading
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Central Nebraska airport gets $1 million federal grant

The Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island has been awarded a $1 million federal grant under the new infrastucture law. The Federal Avi... continue reading
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Hastings postpones hearing on proposed racetrack casino

 City officials in Hastings have postponed a hearing on a proposed casino racetrack, saying the issue wasn’t ready for a vote. The Hast... continue reading
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Busy Holiday Weekend for Nebraska State Troopers

 Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested several people during the holiday weekend following several incidents across the state. Sat... continue reading

Gov. Ricketts Appoints Kirk Penner to State Board of Education

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of Kirk Penner of Aurora to the Nebraska State Board of Education - Distric... continue reading
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NSP Issues Statement on EAS Activation

  Special Statement from the Nebraska State Patrol  Last night at approximately 11:00 p.m. CT/10:00 p.m. MT, the Nebraska State Patrol ... continue reading
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Grand Island Man Arrested Following Multi-County Pursuit

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Hall County Sheriff’s Office, Grand Island Police Department, Hamilton Coun... continue reading
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Ricketts urges vaccinations, testing amid omicron concerns

Gov. Pete Ricketts is urging Nebraska residents to get vaccinated and tested for the coronavirus and seek early treatment for severe symptoms amid ... continue reading
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State Sees Surge In Virus Cases

*Audio Version Of Story Below* The current surge in virus cases in Nebraska continues to send more people to the hospital and put stress on the st... continue reading
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Area In Cleanup Mode After Wednesday Storms

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes ripped through the state Wednesday afternoon. Yesterday cleanup day acro... continue reading
Kearney State News

Felony Terroristic Threats Arrest In Kearney

On December 14 at 1:06 a.m., Officers with the Kearney Police Department were dispatched to an apartment in the 3400 block of F Avenue, following a... continue reading
State Capitol Lincoln

Heineman Not Seeking Another Run For Governor

Former Governor Dave Heineman will not be running again for the office. In a statement this morning Heineman said he was “very close to sayi... continue reading

Lawyer: Prosecution of Nebraska Rep. Fortenberry 'political'

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An attorney for Nebraska Rep. Jeff Fortenberry is arguing that the congressman’s prosecution on charges of making fa... continue reading
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Museum of Nebraska Art Breaks Ground for the Future of Nebraska Art and Artists

It’s official: dignitaries broke ground today to launch an exciting new era forthe Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA). The turning of the dirt pav... continue reading